overview

Location: Sacred Valley, Peru

Dive deep within your subconscious during this 10-day Sacred Journey of the Soul Retreat at Willka T’ika Essential Wellness in the Sacred Valley of Peru. In the heart of the Sacred Valley you will participate in a daily yoga and meditation practice, led by Megan Christensen and Chris Tate. Throughout the week, you will experience the beauty and time held traditions of Andean culture. You will participate in an authentic Andean offerings and transformative fire ceremony to honor Pachamama, Mother Earth, yourself and your loved ones. The ceremony also reminds us to focus on our intention for this journey and serves as a wonderful preparation of mind, body and spirit for the pilgrimage to Machu Picchu.

accommodations

Willka T’ika is a premier, luxury retreat center and fully inclusive. The eco-friendly and sustainable construction encourages simple but refined luxury. All guest rooms and group areas are made from all-natural local materials including mud bricks and stone from the land of which Willka T’ika was built. The sustainable guest rooms are adorned with local artwork. The spacious luxury rooms, designed using Feng shui principles, include a seating area and offer mountain and garden views, and either two queen beds or one king bed, and are assigned in order of registration. Each room is named for the Andean medicinal plant that grows at its doorstep. Guests may request a room with easy access to the main building and dining room.

food and dining

Group dinner at the famous Greens Organic in Cusco. While at Willka T’ika, three gourmet vegetarian meals are served daily. For our Machu Picchu, overnight stay, a fabulous celebratory three-course dinner at one of the finest restaurants in Aguas Caliente.

activities

We will have lectures/workshops, gentle yoga and meditation on most days. Throughout the week you will take fully guided tours of Cusco, Korikancha Temple, the amazing Incan ritual fountains of Tipon, the awesome giant stones of Saksaywaman, the mysterious and magical Moray Circles, the ancient Maras salt farms, a visit to Quechua mountain school, one of five schools supported by the non-profit Willka T’ika Children’s Fund, the spectacular ruins of P’isaq, take a morning tourist train to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to the majestic terraces of Machu Picchu, experience 2 days at Machu Picchu, hike to the Incan Inti Punku, gateway to the City of Light, and to the Incan Bridge Stop, visit the ceremonial site of Ollantaytampu and its famous Sun Temple. There will be time set aside to enjoy a spa treatment, a Crystal light therapy session or Solar Bath. For the more active, choose from a variety of hikes and activities through the valley and up the mountains. Private Coca-leaf readings with local Qero healers as well as Personal Qero healings.

Travel Details

Check In

3:00 PM

Check Out

10:00 AM

Directions

Airport - Cusco, Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Terms and Conditions

$1000 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration Full Refund at 120 days prior to departure 50% refund at 60 days prior to depature *5-day optional extension to Puno & Lake Titicaca, space is limited on a first come, first serve basis. Direct inquiries to megan@lighthouseyogaretreats.com

WHAT’S INCLUDED

accommodations Willka T'ika Essential Wellness
yoga all levels
meals one dinner in Cusco, 3 meals daily at Willka T'ika, one dinner in Aguas Caliente
transfers group airport transfers, buses and trains
workshops daily
group excursion fully guided tours of Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
airfare international round-trip airfare not included
alcohol you are welcome to buy your own
tips $100 per guest for our guides, etc