How well do you know Andean culture? Join us on this tour to take part in an Andean despacho ceremony, where you will be a witness of 5000 years of tradition in the Andean culture.
In the ancient Inca period, this Andean despacho ceremony was one of the most important ceremonies, symbolizing the reciprocity between Mother Nature and human beings as well as provided balance, protection, gratitude and abundance for their lives. This Andean despacho ceremony was done at least once a year, and you now have the opportunity to experience how it is like.
An authentic Andean host will bring you through the ceremony. Be prepared for a unique and unforgettable experience, as you get in touch with Mother Nature and what it has to offer.
Duration: Half-day (5.5 hours) or Full day
Start/End location: Sacred Valley, Peru
You will be picked up from your hotel in the Sacred Valley at 8:30 am, and be transported to San Pedro Market, where you will get all the stuff essential for the Andean despacho ceremony.
Next, at 9:00 am, you will visit a local Andean hostess Damianita, who will be our guide to make this ceremony possible. She will guide you through the ceremony, which will take place at a special place decided on the same day by the Andean healer, usually out of the sight of tourists or other people. You will also have the opportunity to have a coca leaf reading by the Andean Healer or shaman.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.