Located in the middle of the Amazonian rain forest, Selva Madre is one of the most renowned place for an Ayahuasca retreat according to your path of awakening.
Honoring our principles, our brew is made only by Shamans fasting during the cooking process. We use only pure, fresh Ayahuasca vines and Chacruna leaves, nothing more is added.
Drinking the sacred medicine allows you to expand your consciousness, to encounter your real self and to heal your Karma. In other hand, it ensures your body of a perfect health.
Every ceremony is followed by a personal consultation and debriefing with Don Luis, plant baths and natural remedies can be recommended to you following his diagnosis.
Selva Madre’s mission
- To help and guide our guests do a serious work on themselves
- Safe and transformative ceremonies with experienced healers
- Use of the highest quality of Ayahuasca without dangerous additives
- A maximum of 10 persons per retreat
- To keep the fees reasonable and supporting local community
- To offer the opportunity to diet master plants under the supervision of our Shaman
We are committed not only to providing the safest and deepest Ayahuasca healing and plant-spirit shamanism experience in the Amazon, but of equal importance, ensuring that you are able to sustain, cultivate and integrate your healing experiences back into day-to-day life after your retreat.Taking Ayahuasca is a permanently transforming process on all levels of your being physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It reveals your higher inner self and facilitates deep healing.
The days after ceremonies you will be invited to meet Maestro Don Luis Rimachi. You have the opportunity to speak about your visions and their significance and the Shamans will explain what they have seen within you during the ceremony. you will receive a direct feedback regarding your progression and healing. Don Luis will also prescribe natural medicines if you need it.
During your retreat, you are staying in a private double traditional Amazonian house, they are very comfortable and spacious, protected by mosquito netting. Each room contains a private bathroom and shower.
Our primary concern is your safety during your retreat. For this reason we have several medical checking during the retreat with our doctor and a nurse, they are coming on site for any needs. Also read our safety protocols
Plant diets (20 days)
Guests who wish to deepen their experience can ask to take part into a plan diet along with Ayahuasca ceremonies. The plant diets are traditionally the ways Shamans were trained, receiving healing power from the master plants. It induces a powerful and profound healing on all aspects and opens the sensitivity and counsciousness. Diets are done in isolation in a private bungalow receiving only visits from the Maestro Shaman.
3 ceremonies per week
Unlike other Ayahuasca retreats that propose 5 ceremonies per week or more for financial returns, there are no more than 3 ceremonies per week in your retreat with Selvamadre because Ayahuasca demands at least two days to be fully processed by the body, the mind and the soul. For the Ayahuasca teachings to be understood and integrated into your life, doing more ceremonies in a short time is not beneficial and also does not comply with our philosophy as we want to give the best Ayahuasca experience and healing to our guests.
For us the food is very important in order for you to have the best experience during your retreat, for this reason we serve fresh and natural local food. The meals are healthy and balanced with a dietetic care.
After the ceremonies there will be vegetarian food served and the following elements are omitted: Salt, sugar, saturated fats.
The transport is provided between Selva Madre and Iquitos city center on your first and last day, the transportation during the retreat except tours are not included. We are located at the other side of the river Nanay from Iquitos so the journey takes approximately one hour including taxi and boat.
The benefits of Ayahuasca
- Improves your health
- Rejuvenates your body
- Improves your mental and emotional health
- Increases intellectual capacities
- Provides a spiritual journey
- Awaken Psychic perceptions
- Attracts abundance in one’s life
- Has the potential to be as effective as many years of Psychotherapy