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Sacred Journey To Peru - March 2025 In-Person Retreat

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Join Us on a 10-day Retreat and Trip of a Lifetime!

With Andean Medicine Carrier
Puma Fredy Quispe Singona


Featuring:
Stephen Dinan, Dr. Marie Mbouni, Tito La Rosa, Wiñaypaq Takin,

Ñutu Runas, Laura Inserra, and Lindsey Wise


March 22–31, 2025

Urubamba, Sacred Valley & Cusco

Would you like to learn more about this retreat? Please email Program Manager Lola Young with your questions or to set up a time to speak.

Live Sales Page Link:  https://theshiftnetwork.com/course/18PSingona05_25


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What is the Cost?

What is the Cancellation & Refund Policy?

What are the Dates?

What is the Elevation?

How long is the Health Application process?

Are there any Scholarships?

What is the Maximum Number of Participants?

Can I Volunteer for this event?

What Airport do I fly into?

What Travel Insurance companies do you recommend?

Are Airport Transfers included?

Arriving before | Departure after the Retreat Dates

Will there be a Doctor available?

What kind of Physical Activity level does this require?

Who are the Musicians?

Will there be vegetarian Meal Options?

How many people are in the Smaller Groups?


What is the Cost?

Special Limited-Time Offer (costs are per person):

  • Single Occupancy = $9,897 (regularly $11,397)
  • Double Occupancy = $7,497 (regularly $8,997)

Price is per person; airfare not included

Reserve your spot with a $500 application fee and deposit. Upon registration, you’ll be directed to a health application intake form to complete. Should your health application be declined, all deposits, payments, and fees will be fully refunded. 

Flexible payment options are available.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Upon registration, you’ll be directed to a health application intake form to complete. Should your health application be declined, all deposits, payments, and fees will be 100% refunded.
  • In the last year, there has been some instability in Peru, which appears to be over. Rest assured, if The Shift Network needs to cancel the retreat in the event of a recurrence, all payments and fees will be refunded in full.*
  • In the highly unlikely event that the retreat is canceled by The Shift Network, all deposits, payments, and fees will be refunded in full.*
  • Once your health application intake form is accepted, the following refund policy applies:*
    • Until December 2, 2024: all deposits, payments, and fees are fully refundable, less a $500 USD application and processing fee.
    • December 3, 2024 – January 2, 2025, all deposits, payments, and fees are 50% refundable.
    • As of January 3, 2025: No refunds.
  • Deposits, payments, and fees must be paid in full prior to attending the retreat.
  • Deposits, payments, and fees are listed in USD. You are responsible for any additional fees you may be charged by your financial institution such as foreign currency exchange fees if paying from a non-U.S. account. Contact Customer Support if you require assistance with your payment.

*Please note that this refund policy pertains to the payments and fees you have paid to The Shift Network for the event as described above, and does not apply to your airfare and any miscellaneous costs, which are not included with your registration.

What are the Dates?

March 22 - 31, 2025

What is the Elevation?

Cusco: 3,399 meters / 11,150 feet
Sacred Valley: 2,871 meters / 9,420 feet
Machu Picchu: 2,430 meters / 7,972 feet
Chinchero: 3,725m / 12,221 feet

How long is the Health Application process?

Once you submit your health application and deposit, please allow approximately ten business days for our medical supervisor to review. Should we determine that we need more information, we will reach out to you for further discussion. 

Please make the time to answer the questions thoroughly and honestly. Just so you know, all information you share with us will be kept confidential and will only be used to assess your participation in this trip.

Thank you for your time, dedication, and interest in joining us on this trip of a lifetime!

Are there any Scholarships?

No

What is the Maximum Number of Participants?

56 people

Can I Volunteer for this event?

We appreciate your willingness to offer your time and expertise; however, we currently do not have volunteer opportunities.

What Airport do I fly into?

(CUZ) Alejandro Velasco Astete Cusco International Airport
*For long layovers in Lima Airport, you may opt to stay overnight at Wyndham Costa del Sol, which is located just across the walkway from the airport.

What Travel Insurance companies do you recommend?

WorldTrips

SafetyWing

World Nomads

*Travel insurance coverage*
. Retreat Fee
. All Travel Costs
. Medical Coverage

Are Airport Transfers included?

Airport transfers are included for arrivals on Retreat Day 1 (March 22) and the final day of Retreat Day 10 (March 31).

For Arrivals on March 22:
Please book your domestic flights (Lima-Cusco) to arrive by 12pm Cusco. 

Our team will greet everyone at the airport and private transport to the Sacred Valley (approximately 90 minutes drive). 

For Departures on March 31:
Please book your flights to leave CUZ in the late afternoon. 

Arriving before | Departure after the Retreat Dates

You will need to organize the arrangements on your own. If you choose to arrive early to acclimatize to the altitude before our retreat start date, we suggest arriving at least 1-2 days prior and going directly to the Sacred Valley, Taypikala Valle Sagrado Retreat Center in Urubamba.
Book online: https://taypikala-deluxe-valle-sagrado.hotelvallesagrado.com/en/

Guests arriving early must arrive at Taypikala Valle Sagrado Retreat Center by 2pm on March 22nd, 2025. 

Will there be a Doctor available?

Yes. Dr. Marie Mbouni will be with the group on the journey, and a local medical doctor will be on-call during the retreat. 

What kind of Physical Activity level does this require?

The sacred sites we will visit require light walking to hiking, e.g., Machu Picchu, and there are no alternatives to walking.

Who are the Musicians?

Tito La Rosa Flute healing and ceremonial music
Sociologist, Musician, sound healer and builder of musical instruments.
The last 20 years he has worked healing through sound using ancestral
instruments from ancient Peru. He has 12 musical productions based on
his proposal to unite the ancestral-contemporary in a dialogue of
cultures and time. Conductor of harmonization workshops with
companies and leaders of communities. Winner of the national award
for his contribution to music for the Ministry of Culture of Peru.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXVkfx3kfvg&t=3064s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BARI-2WhCLQ

Wiñaypaq Takin Ceremonial music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZZdH_8qkdM
https://www.facebook.com/Winaypaqtakinperu/videos/895119764302745
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcZocdZFIjY

Ñutu Runas Celebratory, fusion folkloric music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG0C4xabcQY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOqmJlWI_2w

Laura Inserra https://www.laurainserra.com/
Lindsey Wise https://www.shamamawise.com/

Will there be vegetarian Meal Options?

Yes

How many people are in the Smaller Groups?

The groups will consist of 10-12 people, depending on full group size, for integration circles and to help navigate sacred site visits.

Our full group will be in Plant Medicine Ceremonies together with all the Facilitators.
•Puma will have a team of (8) Ceremony Facilitators and Assistant

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