Since the beginning of times, men has always raised his eyes to the sky, looking for answers about his connection to the universe and the origin of his provenance. He has always wanted to reflect what he saw on the sky on earth and understand nature, to try to systematize time and even seek its spiritual and religious significance. In that great search, in the Andes, men have found many answers in the universe, for example, considering it as a cosmic force (Pachakama) and when interacting with the telluric force (Pachamama), they generate all forms of life and interact with every process of nature and life. This concept confirms the energetic interrelation between earth and cosmos, being the Pachamama the essence that provides, nourishes and sustains men kind, while the Pachakama represents the invisible, the cosmic energy that protects and guides us through our stay on earth. Join us to this mystical and spiritual journey where we will learn of the Andes believes and traditions!
Upon arrival at Lima’s airport, a private driver will be meeting and driving you to your hotel. Free evening in the dynamic districts of the Peruvian capital. Overnight in Lima.
In the morning, we will start our journey with the visit of the colonial and modern part of the Capital. It is here where colonial palaces, monasteries and convents exist in amazing harmony with modern buildings and the most impressive and ancient Pre-Inca huacas. We will head towards the Larco Herrera Museum, with a palpable explanation of Peru’s history before the Incas culture. The museum is filled with a valuable collection made up of more than 10,000 pieces of Mochica, Chimú and other Pre-Inca civilizations. For those interested in the most intimate customs of this ancient culture, the Museum’s collection of erotic ceramics is a faithful and unique representation of its kind. On the way we will see Miraflores and San Isidro, two of the most beautiful and exclusive neighborhoods in the capital. In the afternoon, our transportation will take us to the airport for a national flight towards the northern city of Tumbes. Upon arrival, reception, and private transportation hotel. Overnight at the Hotel in Tumbes.
After breakfast, we will leave the Hotel and visit the local market to be able to see the great variety of seafood: Crabs, oysters, shells and more. These are collected by hand in the ocean and on the mangroves of Tumbes.
Then we will visit the house of a local healer to show us the famous Pasada de Huevo, a very entertaining and unique experience with and egg.
In the afternoon, we will head towards the Pizarro Port for lunch, and then take a boat to go on direction of the Tumbes Mangroves. There, we will visit the Yacaré crocodile zoo, a place with a breed of crocodile similar to the ones on the Nile River.
In the afternoon, we will go to the bus station to take a line bus towards Punta Sal. Arrival to the station and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Punta Sal.
On our fourth day, we will have the time to relax in one of the most beautiful beaches in Peru, walking its shores and enjoying the views.
Optional (not included on package): Possibility to do activities on the Pacific Ocean.
After breakfast, we will depart towards the bus station that will take us to Piura.
Upon arrival, a transportation will be taking us to the Hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit the Catacaos market in the heart of the city.
Overnight in Piura.
Early in the morning, we will depart east of Piura towards Huancabamba, going from the beach at sea level to the jungle at 1900 m. On the route, we will see the changes of the flora and fauna and of course the beautiful changing landscapes. Arrival to Huancabamba and transfer to the Hotel. In the afternoon, we will have the option to explore the town or experience a very spiritual ceremony called Wachuma ceremory or San Pedro Ceremony. Overnight in Huancabamba.
The Wachuma ceremony or San Pedro ceremony is a ritual that is carried out by a shaman (Andean priest). Previously, the shaman prepares the brew that contains the San Pedro plant, very well known in the Andes for the natural hallucinogens that contains. The main objective of this ceremony is to seek the mental, emotional and physical balance of the participant. Clear the fears and traumas that the person experiences during their lives, the same that lead to psychological and physical alterations. Then, the person enters a state of meditation and connection, a process during which he/she is forced to face his/her deepest fears and traumas with the intention of finding a resolution for them.
After breakfast, we will depart towards the so-called Laguna La Negra (The Black lagoon). In this region, there are around fourteen healing lagoons, being the lagoons La Negra and La Shimbe the most accessible. We arrive by foot and take a healing bath for purification and cleansing, complemented with perfumes and guided by the local shaman. Return to Huancabamba and overnight.
On our last day, we will explore the area, visiting the famous Huaringas waterfalls and the nearby archaeological sites. Overnight in Huancabamba.
Early in the morning, transfer from Huancabamba to the airport of Piura for a national flight with destination Lima. This flight can correspond with your international one.
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