8 Days » Nourishing Detox & Yoga Retreat in Tarapoto, Peru
8 days / 7 nights
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Tuesday, October 3, 2119
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Come and experience the peace that comes from practicing yoga and meditation, eating well, breathing fresh air, detoxifying, letting go and becoming more connected with nature and your "Self".
The 'detox' process is simple but a diet and schedule must be respected, which can be a challenge while living a busy life. At Tambo Ilusión, we facilitate the process of this cleanse by offering a calm environment surrounded by nature and by taking care of you throughout the process bringing a hot lemon water tea to your balcony every morning, ensuring that you take your supplements, that your diet is adequate throughout the process, that you don’t drink anything cold, that you move your body through yoga practice, swimming, walking, and so on.
This cleanse is a simple and safe technique based on the consumption of fresh fruit extracts, superfoods, and a healthy balanced vegan and gluten-free diet to help eliminate toxins accumulated in the body due to dietary and environmental factors.
The focus of this detox is on cleansing the liver, the workhorse of the body. With the exception of the skin, the liver is the largest organ in the body and performs over 500 functions, far more than any other organ in the body. It is a vital organ that supports nearly every organ in the body in some facet. It is only the liver that can purify the bloodstream, and you only have one liver so come take care of your liver and yourself!
Your stay includes delicious healthy and balanced meals with no animal products, no fried food, no processed sugar and no wheat. Johanne will prepare fresh fruit extracts that are used in this purification process as well as homemade fermented food and drinks to help with digestion.
It takes a full 6 days to prepare the body for the liver flush by eating a diet high in alkaline-forming foods and low in fats to take the toxic pressure off your organs for the liver flush which is done on day 7 in the morning. Afterwards, you'll have free time to integrate all your experiences, relax and prepare for your journey home!
You will enjoy the Reiki sessions, nature walks, an herbal bath, a massage, yoga and meditation sessions and have plenty of quality time resting in your hammock or at the dock of the secluded lagoon. Being surrounded by lush green vegetation and getting in tune to the sounds of nature will further help the cleansing and relaxation process.
The yoga program for the detox retreat includes 4 gentle yoga classes including restorative yoga and yoga Nidra. A low-intensity practice to relax and create space in the body offers the right intensity when doing a detox treatment. The yoga classes include guided meditations and pranayama (breathing) exercises to help you feel better, more centered and connected to the earth.
The yoga classes are held in Tambo Ilusión's gorgeous yoga space which looks out on the surrounding natural beauty. The soundscape (the natural chorus of wind, birds, monkeys, insects, etc.) will transport you to a place of natural serenity deep within yourself during your practice; especially in Savasana, the final relaxation pose.
Natural & Holistic Therapies
- 07:30 Cleansing lemon water tea
- 08:00 Fruit extract
- 08:30 Breakfast
- 09:30 Free time to spend at the lagoon
- 12:30 Fruit extract
- 13:00 Lunch
- 14:00 Free time for quality hammock time
- 16:00 Yoga and meditation practice
- 17:30 Herbal bath & free time
- 19:00 Nourishing supper and conversations
- 20:30 Free time to observe the stars followed by bed time
At Tambo Ilusion Retreat Center, guests sleep in rustic and quaint wooden bungalows. They have two very comfortable double beds and mosquito netting, its private bathroom with heated shower and a screened-in veranda where two hammocks hang for your enjoyment. Each bungalow has electricity as well as a solar lamp. There is a total of 6 bungalows.
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Food Types Supported
Gluten Free , Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian, Lactose Free, Other Dietary Requirements, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food
Additional Things to do
- Accompany Johanne to watch the sunset and feed her horse!
- Tambo Ilusion can organize excursions to the main tourist attractions of the region as well as alternative options which can be visited before and / or after your yoga holiday at an extra cost.
- During your stay, you can take a moto-taxi to town (Tarapoto is only 15 minutes away) to find souvenirs at the "mercado" and savor delicious Peruvian chocolate.
What is included
7 nights cozy accommodation
4 yoga classes (gentle yoga, restorative yoga, and yoga Nidra)
Yoga props and accessories
1 Reiki session to help balance the chakras
Daily Cellercise routine for the lymphatic system
A one-hour massage
1 aromatic herbal bath to cleanse the aura
1 Chi session to oxygenate the body
2 coffee enemas (a personal enema kit is provided)
2 daily fresh fruit extracts and daily natural supplement
Daily plant-based, gluten-free breakfasts, lunches, and dinners (except for the one day juice fast)
Documentation to support your detox
Guided walk of 1.4 km in Tambo Ilusión's protected forest
A mind-body nutrition coaching session
Natural body care kit
Natural loofah sponge for exfoliation
Purified drinking water
Plenty of time for napping, swimming, observing wildlife, cloud watching, reading, journaling and relaxing
Suggested journaling exercises to emphasize positive habits and emotions
Transfer to and from the local airport by mototaxi (15 minute drive)
What is not included
- Optional lunch on arrival and departure day
- Optional massage session (30 UDS for a one hour session) and other optional treatments
- Optional tours
Know before you go
At Tambo Ilusión, we live in a low electromagnetic field area and pride ourselves of offering a digital detox experience to our guests thus there is no Wi-Fi service available.
To have some access to the internet, guests can plan ahead and make an arrangement with their cell phone supplier about an international plan before their departure for Peru or purchase a prepaid SIM card at the airport in Lima but the quality of the connection on the land is not great. Also, there is Internet service in town, a 10 minute mototaxi drive from Tambo Ilusion.
At Tambo Ilusion, it is possible to send a quick email to your loved ones to let them know you arrived safely and to make your check-in the day before your flight.
We are located in the Amazon rainforest at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level. At times there are few mosquitos and at other times, there can be a lot, especially at sun down. It is recommended to wear long-sleeved, light colored, loose fitting shirts and pants, a light scarf, and socks, especially at the end of the day when mosquitoes are more active. When going into the forest, it is highly recommended to wear clothing that covers most of your body, keeping as much of your skin covered as possible.
Always carry insect repellent (biodegradable if possible).
The incidence dengue in the Tarapoto area is extremely low. There are no required vaccinations nor the need for malaria medication for the Tarapoto area. There is no malaria or yellow fever in this area.
How to get there
The flight from Lima's International airport (LIM) to Tarapoto (TPP) takes one hour and fifteen minutes. There are four airline companies that fly daily to Tarapoto (Star Peru, Peruvian Airlines, LATAM and Viva Air). The flight from Iquitos (IQT) to Tarapoto (TPP) takes one hour.
Tambo Ilusión is located 15 minutes away from the airport. Transfers to and from the airport by mototaxi (tuk tuk) are included.
It is also possible to arrive to Tarapoto by bus from other cities.
The rest of the payment should be made 15 days before arrival
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Availability Notes / comments.
Retreats are offered all year round. There is no availability in March, August and October.
Ideally retreats start on Mondays.