Casa Del Maestro Medicina 11 Day Ayahuasca Retreat

11 Days

Select Your Arrival Date

TRIP DATES PRICE
March 31, 2024 - April 10, 2024 $2,290
July 28, 2024 - August 7, 2024 $2,290

Overview

Casa Del Maestro is a family-run plant medicine center that offers safe, transformative 11 day retreats with ayahuasca and plant medicine dietas. We follow the lineage of Maestro Don Alberto Torres Davila, a highly-reputable healer who has over 50 years experience working with plant medicine.

Ayahuma: Reaching for the Sky with a Mountainous Embrace. Nature's Majesty at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Ayahuma: Reaching for the Sky with a Mountainous Embrace. Nature’s Majesty at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Our approach is down-to-earth, withe a focus on empowering individuals to connect with and cultivate meaningful relationships with the plants and the process in order to get the most out of the experience. We take an educational, experiential approach, where we share the foundations of Amazonian plant medicine while exploring wider perspectives that help people make sense of this world and turn it into valuable, practical, and supportive tools to bring home.

Guardian of the Jungle: Standing in Awe of the Mighty Lupuna Tree, a Timeless Presence at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Guardian of the Jungle: Standing in Awe of the Mighty Lupuna Tree, a Timeless Presence at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Groups are small, with a maximum of 12 participants. We help facilitate a warm, inviting container that fosters a spirit of communion and community. Accommodations are simple, clean, and comfortable. The local environment and our strong medicine lends to slowing down and going deeper.

Harvesting the Sacred: Sage Gathering Sanango Roots for Spiritual Medicine here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Harvesting the Sacred: Sage Gathering Sanango Roots for Spiritual Medicine here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Highlights

  • Intimate, authentic environment
  • Family ambience
  • Clean, strong medicine made fresh onsite
  • Experienced, skilled medicine team
  • Small groups

Processes

Substance sourcing

Many of our plants are grown on our land, and we supplement by harvesting locally. Everything is harvested fresh and prepared onsite, with participants.

Roots of Connection: A Collective Effort in Harvesting Sanango for Healing and Growth here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Roots of Connection: A Collective Effort in Harvesting Sanango for Healing and Growth here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Intake / Prescreening Process

Registration; Health Form and Screening (with additional details requested if necessary before acceptance; Welcome Packet that includes Travel and Preparation information; Logistic email and direct communication to organize travel

Venturing into the Heart of the Jungle: A Serene Boat Expedition on the Retreat Lake here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Venturing into the Heart of the Jungle: A Serene Boat Expedition on the Retreat Lake here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Preparation

Preparation information on our website (dietary, medical, psychological, spiritual) ; a more comprehensive version of this is sent in our 12-page Preparation Guide; Travel and logistical information provided on our website, and a detailed 15-page Travel Guide is sent to all participants. Participants also have direct messaging and email access to our facilitators for any questions and guidance.

Nurturing the Soul: Inside the Maloca, Where Healing Magic Unfolds in the Night here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Nurturing the Soul: Inside the Maloca, Where Healing Magic Unfolds in the Night here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Ceremony

Traditional ayahuasca ceremonies as led by Maestro Alberto, his son Maestro Eliseo, and a team of apprentices/facilitators. Ceremonies are held at night, and are conducted in a format that includes icaros, one-on-one healing sessions, and facilitator support. Participants typically experience everything that an ayahuasca ceremony can be: purging, emotional release, psychological insight, energetic purification, receiving lessons and wisdom, and experiencing connection to greater meaning and higher purpose.

Nature's Wisdom Unveiled: Behold the Majestic Ayahuasca Vine in Full Bloom here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Nature’s Wisdom Unveiled: Behold the Majestic Ayahuasca Vine in Full Bloom here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Integration

90 days of content sent via email after the retreat ends; access to facilitators for support and questions; and for deeper work we offer integration sessions

Unlocking the Wisdom of Nature: Sanango Roots, Our Path to Healing and Growth here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru
Unlocking the Wisdom of Nature: Sanango Roots, Our Path to Healing and Growth here at Casa Del Maestro Medicina Ayahuasca Retreat in Jenaro Herrera, Peru

Accommodations

  • Private rooms in common bungalows with shared bathroom facilities.
  • All bathroom facilities are modern, and building construction is in the local style (wooden buildings with thatch roof, mosquito netted).
  • Beds are modern-style wooden frames with mattresses and mosquito nets.
  • Our two main bungalows have large common lounge areas with hammocks, reading material, tea, tables, and rocking chairs, as well as space for yoga.
  • We have a dining and kitchen building that comfortably accommodates our groups, with a lounge area as well.
  • The Maloca is reserved for daytime activities, night-time meditations, and ceremonies.
  • We also have an open-air building where we prepare plant medicines.

Select Your Arrival Date

TRIP DATES PRICE
March 31, 2024 - April 10, 2024 $2,290
July 28, 2024 - August 7, 2024 $2,290

Itinerary

Day 1 :
ARRIVAL

10:30 am - Meet in Iquitos, check-in w/transport company
11:00 am - Bus ride to Nauta
13:00 pm - Arrive in Nauta, board the boat to Herrera, lunch
16:30 pm - Arrive at port in Herrera
17:00 pm - Settle in at Casa Del Maestro, orientation
19:00 pm - Dinner

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Pre-ayahuasca & dieta overview discussion
13:00 pm - Lunch
14:00 pm - Introduction to dieta plants
15:00 pm - Dieta selection & prep with Maestro
17:00 pm - Dieters start the dieta
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Group sharing
11:00 am - Exploration of tree spirits workshop
13:00 pm - Lunch
15:00 pm - Swimming trip
17:00 pm - Dieters continue the dieta
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Group sharing
11:00 am - Property walk
13:00 pm - Lunch
17:00 pm - Dieters continue the dieta
18:00 pm - Guided meditation
19:00 pm - Dinner

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Dieting as spiritual practice workshop
13:00 pm - Lunch
16:00 pm - Q&A w/ Maestro
17:00 pm - Dieters continue the dieta (final remedy)
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Group sharing
13:00 pm - Lunch
15:00 pm - Swimming trip & jungle hike
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Tree drawing/painting workshop
13:00 pm - Lunch
18:00 pm - Evening yoga/guided meditation
19:00 pm - Dinner

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Group discussion on dieta practice at home
13:00 pm - Lunch
15:00 pm - Group activity
18:00 pm - Evening yoga
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

08:30 am - Breakfast
10:00 am - Group sharing
13:00 pm - Lunch
14:00 pm - Preparation for final ceremony
20:00 pm - Ayahuasca ceremony

Day 10 :

05:00 am - Wake up call
05:30 am - Cut the dieta w/Maestro
08:30 am - Celebratory breakfast
10:00 am - Group photos
10:30 am - Jungle trip
14:30 pm - Lunch
16:00 pm - Local artisans
19:00 pm - Dinner

Day 11 :

05:00 am - Wake up call
05:30 am - Goodbyes w/Maestro, departure
06:00 am - Take away breakfast
06:10 am - Boat departs
11:00 am - Drop-off & arrival in Iquitos

Costs

Which costs are included in the retreat price?

  • All ceremonies

Which costs are excluded from the retreat price?

  • Airfare
  • Travel Insurance

FAQs

What is your cancellation and refund policy?

If people cancel within our 60-day period, we provide a full refund minus a $100 admin fee. Guests can also change their dates within a 12-month period without any fee. If cancellations are within the 60-day period, we will change to a new date with a $100 admin fee. Depending on the circumstances, we are flexible with these policies.

How do you calculate dosage of plant medicine and substances?

Based on traditional expertise and experience

What is not included in the cost of your services?

Our retreats are inclusive from the moment we meet to the time we drop participants off. All accommodations, food, local transportation, activities, plant remedies, ceremonies, and support is included. This does not include flights, and we also have bottled water available for purchase.

How do guests get to your retreat and/or place of business?

We meet in Iquitos, Peru at a local transportation office. From there, we take a bus to the port town of Nauta, where we board the boat to the village where our center is located. Our team meets us at the village and we take local transportation (usually trucks) to our center.

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