Retreat Itinerary: Journey to Willka T’ika September 3-10, 2022
By Lisa Koulak
Cusco – Day 1
Program begins with one transfer from the Cusco airport to your lovely hotel conveniently situated off the historic Plaza de Armas.
Cusco & Sacred Valley Day-2
Visit the vat Inkan site of Saksaywaman overlooking the city of Cusco. Continue on to the ritual fountains at Tampumachay. Participate in a ceremony to honor Yaku, the spirit of water, to open the body’s chakras.. A traditional coca-leaf ceremony invites you to tap into the presence and energies of Pachamama, Mother Earth.
Fire Ceremony Day-3
AM: This day is dedicated to Pachamama, Mother Earth. Relax in the splendors of nature and enjoy a tour of the Seven Chakra Gardens. Optional private coca-leaf reading with an authentic Qero healer visiting from the high Andes.
School Visit & P’isaq Day-4
An ayni day. Drive through the Sacred Valley to a Quechua mountain school supported by the nonprofit Willka T’ika Children’s Fund. Since 1995, Willka T’ika has supported high mountain community communities where few tourists are privileged to visit. Continue to the spectacular ruins of P’isaq, overlooking impressive Incan terraces. Hike to the Temple of the Sun and walk in a silent personal vision quest.
Machu Picchu Day-5
Visit the sunlit terraces of Machu Picchu. Enjoy a fabulous guided tour of the ancient “City of Light.” Experience a journey through the masculine energy temples of political and spiritual power, followed by a deep re-connection of feminine earth energies. Hike to Inti Punku, the original Incan Gateway to the Sun or to the Incan bridge.
Ollantaytampu & Maras Day-6
Visit the ceremonial site of Ollantaytampu and its famous Sun Temple. Meditate in the Chakra Gardens of your choice and allow yourself time to receive the ancestral crown chakra energies beneath the 1000-year-old lucuma tree. Enjoy an Andean SPA treatment, or crystal light therapy session.
Choose a guided morning hike to the town of Urubamba through farming neighborhoods, visit a typical, lively Peruvian market, a high quality alpaca factory store and the famous Seminario ceramics shop.
Option for early morning yoga, meditation or a closing session before breakfast. Ideal flights to schedule depart from Cusco between 2 pm-5 p.m. Additional costs apply for an individual transfer for guests with earlier/later departures. Arrive home feeling blessed with the pure spiritual energy of your transformational Andean journey-of-a-lifetime.
Written by Yully Ludena, Yulli Therapeutic Healing Center