Hosted by Dr. Alberto Villoldo



The Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness is built on the banks of the Vilcanota River, on the lands of an old colonial hacienda of the 17th century, which was completely restored to provide luxury accommodations while preserving the original details of that time. Tents provided during camping portion.

You may contact the hotel for general question while room assignments will be managed by the Four Winds Society.


Sample itinerary subject to change.

Day 1: Afternoon meeting in our hotel. Introductions to the shamans and overview of the goals and objectives of the Expedition. Evening fire ceremony.

Day 2: Hike to Mt Pumamarca for a healing ceremony and calling on the medicine of the jaguar and its lessons of the journey beyond death.

Day 3: Visit to the Temple of Tipon, the ‘palace of flowers’ and ceremony at the Sun Temple at the top of the archeological site. After a picnic lunch, we drive across the valley to foot of Mt. Pachatusan and our camp, which has been prepared for us by our staff. Dinner and overnight in camp. Camping day.

Day 4: Morning prayer at the lagoons, meeting with the Keeper of the Sacred Mountain. Healing ceremonies and a reading of the prophecy of the Time to Come. This is an opportunity to shed the limitations that lives inside each one of us, and to break the spell of the nightmare of history that we are living under. Camping day.

Day 5: Initiation ceremonies as Earthkeepers. An empowerment rite where we are initiated into a lineage of medicine men and women dedicated to the welfare of all beings, similar to the Buddhist Bodhisattvas. The shaman’s transmit to each person the wisdom, the kindness, and the courage to dream a new world into being. Afternoon return to our hotel.

Day 6: Leisurely morning in our hotel to process and integrate the experiences of the last few days. Closing lecture and ceremony with Alberto & the shamans. Program ends at 1:00 pm.

Sample itinerary subject to change.