Day 1 - Monday, March 13th
Depart Cusco by van to the village of Pacchanta at the base of Apu Ausangate
First Ceremonial Offering to make initial contact with the Apus, Pachamama and our Paqos.
We ask for humbleness, strength, good weather, good health and for permission to continue this sacred journey.
We offer our deepest gratitude, our highest intent and blessed reverence for this powerful opportunity.
Dinner and overnight camping at the home of Ruffino Turpo.
Day 2 - Tuesday, March 14
Wake up to hot coca tea, breakfast and depart on horseback and walking
Arrive at Azul Ccocha (Blue Lake) where we camp for 2 nights
With this sacred glacial lagoon we will make a ceremonial offering to Pachamama, honoring the Feminine Nusta Earth Beings.
In Ayni with the land and waters, we will receive the blessings of the Hatun Karpay : a powerful sacred initiation and connection
Day 3 - Wednesday, March 15
Wake up to hot coca tea, breakfast and morning meditation, movement and mesa work.
Explore the surrounding area and Otorongo Ccocha (Jaguar Lake)
Here we connect with Apu Ausangate and receive the Hatun Karpay initiation and connection with the mountain.
Afternoon time for personal ceremonial work and exploration
Day 4 - Thursday, March 16
Wake up to hot coca tea, breakfast and morning meditation/prayers.
Pack up and depart for a day of walking/riding
Today we trek over the highest point of our journey, looking down upon turquoise lagoons with magestic peaks in every direction.
Our destination - the ancestral home of Don Mariano Turpo a deeply revered Yachaq healer - where we will spend the night at the feet of Apu Huaman Lipana on the banks of the Mama Ccocha lagoon.
We are blessed and delighted to meet Dona Julia and see her beautiful weavings!
Closing gratitude ceremony and celebration
Day 5 - Friday, March 17
Wake up to hot coca tea, breakfast and morning practice
Pack up and depart on foot and horseback for Tinquy village and the hot springs where we can refresh ourselves before the drive back to Cusco.