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We are an ayahuasca retreat healing center, operating as a lodge in the Amazon rainforest. We are located 90 minutes outside of Iquitos, Peru near the small village of Llanchama along the Nanay River.We provide traditional Shipibo medicine services wich includes: healing and learning diets, master plant medicine, and traditional Shipibo ayahuasca ceremonies.

Once you are here, you will meet with our shaman master healer Ricardo Amaringo, and with the asistance of a profesional translator, you can explain him your intention for the healing procces.

Your treatment will then be tailored to your personal needs, often including further treatment with a master plant. Furthermore, in traditional style, you will then adhere to a strict healing diet developed to promote the healing work of the curanderos and our medicinal plants.

Once on the diet, you will be invited to participate in ayahuasca ceremonies four times a week, for further ceremonial healing under the guidance of Ricardo and his assistants shamans. In ceremony, you will be further treated by the curanderos through the traditional healing song, called icaros.

The day after every ayahuasca ceremony, with the exception of Fridays, there is a group discussion led by Ricardo to review experiences in the ceremony and the progress of all of our participants, apprentices and visitors.In some cases, further treatment techniques are also indicated, including healing plant preparations for bathing and vapor treatment, or cataplasm.

Traditional treatment requires time, so visitors are encouraged to visit us for one week or more. Group programs are often designed for 10 days or 2 weeks and more advanced treatment can take one/two months or longer.For particular individuals, we also offer traditional diets for learning under the guidance of Ricardo. This level of training is best discussed in person with Ricardo himself.

We charge an all-inclusive daily fee for our services, which covers transport from the Iquitos airport, private room, modern bathrooms and showers, diet meals, laundry service, electricity, wifi internet, traditional medicine and experienced international facilitator staff support.If you are interested in visiting, please email us to establish contact and verify availability at our center. From that point, we can plan your visit!

Nihue Rao is a precious gem deep in the Peruvian jungle. It’s a beautiful and authentic environment to heal and change your life. The experience is profound and transformative. The medicine brewed on site is powerful and pure, a mix of only Ayahuasca and Chacruna. The food cooked on an open fire is prepared according to the strict dieta to facilitate maximum healing.

Master shaman Ricardo Amaringo a powerful healer, artist and teacher. He and his team are experienced and care deeply about the work and the patients and students they work with. His icaros are mesmerizing and extremely powerful and together with his apprentices and curanderos the most remarkable healing icaros are delivered in ceremony four times a week. I’ve done two retreats at Nihue Rao and seen many people leave healed and transformed.

If you want to change your life and are prepared to do the work, I can’t imagine a better place in the world than Nihue Rao. Rory Venue Highlights WHY US?- 100% traditional Shipibo plant medicine knowledge center- We exclusively work with the master Shaman Ricardo Amaringo (from a lineage Shipibo shaman family) with 40 years of experience who have trained shaman of other centers- 4 high skilled Shipibo shaman per ceremony family relatives and Ricardo´s friends- Limited up to 24 guests for a maximum care- Nihue Rao provide shamanic training under Ricardo´s guidance- 2 dedicated facilitators ethically trained and experienced for assisting you during your ceremony- 4 facilitator to support you during your retreat-

Professional translator Spanish/English/French available 24-h- 24-h security guards and video surveillance on site- Our shuttle cab float is trusty- We are open 365/365NUMBERS:- Nihue Rao Rao Centro Espiritual has 7 years of activities- Nihue Rao has already provided more than 4,000 ceremonies- Master shaman healer Ricardo Amaringo has already attended to more than 8,000 guests for ayahuasca journey from more than 70 different countries in the world.- Maestro Ricardo has thousands of ayahuasca ceremonies of experience- Our manager facilitator has about 1,000 ayahuasca ceremonies of experience and 10 years of experience


– Dr. Joe Tafur (Book: The Fellowship of the River)

– Kris Killam – (Fox News, Medicine Hunter recommended ayahuasca retreats: http://www.medicinehunter.com/recommended-ayahuasca-retreats/ & Book: Ayahuasca Test Pilot)

– We are in the top 5 best centers of Iquitos – Practcioner Misha Almira – (http://mishaalmira.com/top-5-best-ayahuasca-retreats-for-2018/)-

We are highly positively rated in www.ayaadvisors.org (Ayahuasca retreat reviews) and soon on retreat.guru (we just start here:-)

– Our shaman Ricardo Amaringo is personally recommended by Terence McKenna

– Our prices range are competitive Amenities Free Wifi Pool Towels Kitchen Tour Assistance Coffee/Tea Restaurant House-Keeping Menu Types Vegan Vegetarian Gluten Free Dairy Free Nut Free Menu/Cuisine

We do propose:

– ayahuasca diet

– Medicinal plant diet

– Master plant diet- standard diet on request (passengers with no diet plant or not drinking ayahuasca for ikaros healing purpose only)

Accommodations We do offer the individual bedroom for ayahuasca and medicinal plant and individual isolated bungalows for training dieters Directions We provide our cab trusted float.Pick up directly at Iquitos airport

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