The best way to experience Ayahuasca is to detach a little from the buzz of the city and have plenty of time to reflect in Nature on the Teachings we receive from the Plants. It is also very important to follow a proper diet.
At Spiritual Dimensions we offer 10 days workshops as a general rule, but if anybody is interested in longer stays or an apprentiship program, please contact us and we can discuss availability and costs.
At the moment we can accomodate up to 20 people in the centre. We have now nine comfortable and independent tambos of 5 meters by four, eight with two beds, one with three beds, all with private bathroom, storage, tables and chairs. However, the centre is in continuous expansion, so we will possibly have more room in the near future!
All the meals are prepared in our large kitchen, we have an airy mosquito net screened lounge with hummacks, mattresses and cushions. Our beautiful big malloca ceremonial has been built according to the ancestral way of the Bora tribe, which lives not far from the centre and visits the groups staying at the centre to show their customs and beautiful artefacts.
There is also a beautiful creek for swimming, refreshing and relaxing.
Here below is the detailed program for the workshops.
The cost includes all expenses from the day we collect you from Iquitos airport until the final tour of Iquitos on the last day. Everybody has different needs, and the price may vary if you need a translator into Spanish, so please contact us with your request and we'll give you our best offer. Extended stays are also possible, so please contact us for that.
Our payment/refund policy:
At the moment of booking we require 50% of the fee to be sent in advance. The remaining half is to be paid upon arrival. Please note that we cannot refund the payment if you decide to shorten your stay at the centre after the booking is confirmed and paid for. (Emergencies are of course considered)
Please note that the workshop dates are indicative only. The centre is always open, and you are welcome any time, just email us with your requested dates. However, we try and and advertise at least one date a month in order to try and create a homogeneous group.
The next workshop will take place in July 2012 , from the 10th until the 20th.
Please make your booking through the Contact us page.
We'll be happy to accomodate requests for extended stays or later bookings as well.
Please note: You can write to us in English OR Spanish!!!
Day 1 We will collect you from Iquitos airport and transport you to Spiritual Dimensions.
Day 2 Morning
Breakfast, explanation of the various medicinal plants (chiri sanango, ajos sacha, guayusa , bobinsana, chacruna, ayahuasca). Preparation for the evening ayahuasca ceremony (questions and troubles)
Afternoon free to relax or swim in the pond
8 pm: meeting in the casa ceremonial for the first ayahuasca ceremony.
Day 3 Morning
Breakfast, discussion about the first ayahuasca experience (explanation of visions)
baños de flores (flower bath)
Demonstration of the preparation of ayahuasca
Day 4 Morning
Breakfast, baño de vapor (steam bath), teaching of the icaros
Afternoon free to rest for the second ayahuasca ceremony
8 pm: second ayahuasca ceremony in the casa ceremonial
Day 5 Morning
Breakfast, consult with the shaman, plant collection for the second baño de flores, plant preparation.
Walk in the forest to know the plants, baño de flores (flowerbath)
Day 6 Morning:
Breakfast, teaching of icaros and preparation of the shacapa
Baño de flores
Afternoon free to rest in preparation for the third ayahuasca ceremony
8pm: third ayahuasca ceremony in the casa ceremonial
Day 7 Morning:
Breakfast, tour to the indigenous tribes Boras and Yaguas.
Meeting in the malloca ceremonial for consultation with the shaman.
Teaching lesson about plants with the shaman
Day 8 Morning:
Breakfast, drinking of medicinal plants. (This is optional, as the plants need to be drunk on empty stomach, so if you have had breakfast you will not be able to drink the plant).
Afternoon free to rest for the fourth ayahuasca ceremony.
8 pm: meeting in the maloca for the fourth ayahuasca ceremony.
Day 9 Morning:
Breakfast, discussion on the ayahuasca ceremony
Medicinal plants medicaments preparation
Teaching of icaros and medicinal plants.
8 pm: fifth ayahuasca ceremony in the casa ceremonial
Day 10 Morning:
Breakfast, tranport to iquitos , tour in iquitos (Pasaje Paquito, Belem Market, La Casa de Fierro, etc). In the evening optional choice of conversation with the shaman about diet or plants, or free to tour in town or be on your own.