Ayahuasca Dead Rope Vine & Giant Otters Tour, Peru
A 4-day tour including lodging, meals, plants and the guidance of a master specialist in botanic. This is a program that includes the initiation to the dead rope plant Ayahuasca and master plants from Amazonia. During the tour, you will hike to the forest with the target of identifying master plants and trees that will be used in the ceremony (approx. three hours) whilst also searching for giant otters.
The Dead Rope Plant
The dead rope plant, known as Ayahuasca (or the link between the world of the alive and the world of the dead people), has been used for centuries by aboriginals of Peruvian amazon. Used with the clear objective of healing the body and the spirit of people in pain, that is also looking for a balance in their lives. The ceremony takes you to an astral journey to find yourself with the aid of the Ayahuasca master plant. It also helps to discover any physical illness you may be unaware of.
Physical and Spiritual Exploration
The ceremony that is performed at night initiates with the songs of the Shaman, the ones that are known as ICAROS, this song will make you plunge into a deeply spiritual place. Then, during three hours in average time, you will also experience physical conditions that will manifest as vomiting or an upset stomach, in addition to hallucinations.
Giant Otters Tour
This tour will also take you to the Tres Chimbadas Lake, to watch a family of Giant River Otters, several bird species such as the rare Hoatzin or Stinky bird, the Hornet screamer, the Cocoi Heron, the olive Cormorans or Puma Heron, flycatchers, Black Cayman among others, there also the chance to spot black Caymans. Jungle hikes on the most comprehensive trail system in the amazon with more than 24 Km of different paths to explore the richness of this pristine forest.
An interesting visit to a local plantation with crops such as the white cacao, maize, wild cacao or macambo, bananas, papaya trees, noni, cocona, and others will amaze you with the way they get cultivated with the help of very few people, you will also be able to taste some of them. The river excursion at night on the Tambopata River is also an exciting part of the tour.
Ayahuasca Dead Rope Vine & Giant Otters Tour Highlights:
- The Dead Rope Vine or Ayahuasca is the one in a lifetime experience that will work with both your spiritual and physical dimensions in a way that may change your life perception
- Visit the Explorer’s Inn Clay Lick, to spot the Red and Green Macaws, the Scarlett Macaws, Chesnut Fronted Macaws, Orange cheeked parrots, blue-headed parrots, white-bellied parrots, etc
- White Caymans on the Tambopata River in a great night excursion to spot them on river banks
- Walks through the most pristine Amazon Forest to look for fauna and get explained the value of the flora
If you don't want to confine yourself to just wildlife trip this holiday and are keen to add to your experience, have a look at The Clay Lick Chuncho tour.