Dates & Itineraries

Our itineraries are thoughtfully organized and skillfully curated, making your time in Ecuador as seamless as possible and freeing you to focus fully on the experience.

A Powerful Year-End Deep Dive with the Achuar

December 27, 2014–January 8, 2015

This journey will bring you into intimate contact with our founding Achuar partners in the heart of their pristine rainforest territory with stays at the special community lodge of Ti’inkias and the highly acclaimed Kapawi Lodge. Prior to entering the forest, we’ll have the ideal introduction to Ecuador and indigenous life-ways through an inspiring home-stay with the Karanqui, Quichua people of San Clemente on the flanks of the sacred Imbabura volcano.

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Dancing with the Heart of the World III

January 5–19, 2015

Building upon the powerful consecutive offerings and deep partnership of Pachamama Journeys Director, David Tucker, and School of Movement Medicine founders, Ya’Acov and Susannah Darling Khan, Dancing with the Heart of the World moves toward the most in-depth Amazonian offering yet to our founding Achuar and Sápara partners. This intensive journey, working with a variety of shamanic, movement and creative processes, will be highly participatory, appropriate for those who have both experience with inner personal work and a commitment to being part of the solution in these critical times.

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Rainforest Immersion with the Shuar

March 7–19, 2015

We’re thrilled to announce a return journey to these legendary guardians of the forest. Our Shuar friend and visionary leader of the Jungle Mamas initiative, Narcisa Mashienta, and her extended family will accompany us to the village of her birth to share the miraculous beauty, power and wisdom of her land and culture. Prior to entering the forest, we’ll have an inspiring home-stay with the Karanqui, Quichua people of San Clemente in the high Andes.

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The Ultimate Rainforest Journey for Men

April 10–23, 2015

In this special first-time offering, we invite you to join a group of like-minded, awake men for the journey of a lifetime.

This trip, unlike any other, will give you the unique opportunity to separate from your normal routines and way of life, and to immerse yourself into a transformational experience in the magical environment of the rainforest. We will be deeply exploring our interior selves and truth, with the intention of igniting (or reigniting) our unique gifts and purpose in service of the world at this critical time.

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Journey in the North – A Training Immersion in Indigenous Wisdom

May 1–7, 2015

Held in collaboration with ceremonial leader, author, and Pachamama Alliance friend and advisor, Arkan Lushwala, this immersion in indigenous wisdom blends ancient Andean and North American traditions at the ceremonial center and community of Arawaka in the high desert of New Mexico. Given the urgency to protect life on Earth, Arawaka is committed to delivering teachings that train and support individuals who are actively working in service of the planet and humanity.

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An Immersion With the Achuar

June 6–18, 2015

This journey will bring you into intimate contact with our founding Achuar partners in the heart of their pristine rainforest territory with stays at the special community lodge of Ti’inkias and the highly acclaimed Kapawi Lodge.

Prior to entering the forest, we’ll have the ideal introduction to Ecuador and indigenous life-ways through an inspiring home-stay with the Karanqui, Quichua people of San Clemente on the flanks of the sacred Imbabura volcano.

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Bobonaza to Pastaza: An Intimate Journey with the Achuar

July 11–24, 2015

After an inspiring home-stay with the Karanqui, Quichua people of San Clemente on the skirts of the revered Imbabura volcano in the Andes, fly to the most remote place in Ecuador; Achuar territory in the sacred headwaters of the Amazon rainforest. After an in-depth immersion with the special community of Ti’inkias we’ll descend the Bobonaza river and ascend the mighty rio Pastaza to the visionary Achuar community of Sharamentsa for another unforgettable intimate encounter.

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Journey for Change Makers

August 1–13, 2015

We extend a special invitation to Changemakers who are working toward a more just and sustainable future. Immerse yourself in the earth’s deepest natural beauty and wisdom – the pristine Amazon rainforest and high Andes in Ecuador and the indigenous stewards who live there. Take the precious opportunity to allow yourself to fully let go and feel your passion in such a way that reminds you of why you do the work you do. Replenish yourself through a once in a lifetime experience with travelers who share your commitments. Emerge from the experience renewed, reignited, clear and more committed than ever to do the work that is yours to do, and that must be done at this critical time in history.

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An Immersion with the Sápara

August 15–27, 2015

This journey includes an intimate stay with our welcoming and deeply spiritual Sápara partners, whose threatened culture has received UN world-heritage recognition. We’ll be accompanied by Ecuadorian indigenous movement leader and dream shaman, Manari Ushigua, and his loving and compassionate mother, Mukusawa, an elder Sápara wisdom keeper and one of the last living speakers of their ancient language.

Prior to entering the rainforest, we’ll have the ideal introduction to Ecuador and indigenous worldview through an inspiring stay with the Karanqui, Quichua people of San Clemente on the flanks of the sacred Imbabura volcano.

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Journey in the North – A Training Immersion in Indigenous Wisdom

August 28–September 3, 2015

Held in collaboration with ceremonial leader, author, and Pachamama Alliance friend and advisor, Arkan Lushwala, this immersion in indigenous wisdom blends ancient Andean and North American traditions at the ceremonial center and community of Arawaka in the high desert of New Mexico. Given the urgency to protect life on Earth, Arawaka is committed to delivering teachings that train and support individuals who are actively working in service of the planet and humanity.

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