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Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru
October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru
October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru
October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru
October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru
October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime. Spaces are limited. Register now.
 
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Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

 Join Michele Klink for mystery, magic and mysticism in the Sacred Valley of Peru. 

This epic journey of a lifetime will take you through the peaks and valleys of your own heart, as we venture out of our ‘shelters’ and, with a small group, explore the travel world of wonder. 

The first 6 nights of your ten-day journey will be supported with daily Yoga classes led by Michele Klink in a beautiful retreat center surrounded by lush vegetation of native plants, fruit trees, and nourished by a magnificent waterfall deep in the Sacred Valley. These daily Yoga and Meditation practices, blended with mystical experiences, will provide insight and inspiration that will deeply reconnect you with the passions of your heart and open the windows to your Soul.  An expert and loved local guide will lead you on rich cultural excursions in the Sacred Valley, including a tour to a local alpaca farm and a visit with local artisans.  Peruvian cuisine will divinely delight your palate each day and night. From Sacred Valley, your journey will continue via train to explore the mysterious and mystical ruins of Machu Picchu for a transformational experience of Peru's great “Wonder’s of the World”. The trip will conclude in Cusco where we will soak in the vibrancy of the city, enjoy local food and visit several historical sites. 

 This sacred journey provides a special opportunity to be personally guided through a land steeped in culture, tradition, and history. You will experience sacred practices, Shaman’s ceremonies, and visit many magical ruins dotted throughout this mystical land, the sanctuary for the ancient and intelligent Inca culture. Your sacred journey is not just about the beauty from travel, not just about meeting new friends, but also about awakening the divine spark within your own heart and soul.

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Pricing

Double Occupancy

$ ($4095)Show Details

Single Occupancy

$ ($4795)Show Details
 
Included
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Private airport transfers to and from Cusco Airport
  • Extensive cultural excursions
  • Private drivers
  • Train ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fees for historical sites
  • Expert local guides
  • Donation to local school
  • All taxes
  • Extensive pre-trip assistance 

 

  • Lunches and dinners in Aguas Calientes and Cusco
  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
 
Payment and Cancellation Policy:

All retreats include a $500 non-refundable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to t ... he final balance due date we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable after the final balance due date. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions to which you agree upon registration. Travel Insurance which covers 'Cancel For Any Reason, which must be purchased in a timely manner after registering, is strongly recommended.  Additional Flexibility in the time of Covid-19:  Your deposit can be transferred to another trip or kept on file to be applied at a later date anytime before the final balance is collected. We will be collecting final balances later to allow more time for you to make a final decision about participation. If the retreat is prevented from running due to government travel restrictions to our destination country we will postpone the retreat and transfer your reservation and all payments towards the new date.

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Michele Klink
Based in Marin County and teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michele Klink is an experienced Senior Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500+. Michele’s classes incorporate vinyasa flow linked with breath, precise alignment, longer holds with an added emphasis on philosophy, meditation and positive psychology. Michele has over 20 years of continuing education (CE) with Iyengar-influenced Yoga and Therapeutic-oriented methods. She has completed 300+ hours of Functional Movement study with Jill Miller and is a Yoga Tune Up ® Certified Instructor. This method combines Yoga, Therapy Balls for massage and Corrective Exercise Movement. She is also trained in Roll Model Method (myofascial massage ball techniques). She continues to study the latest in fascia and neuroscience research for pain m... Read More

Number of Years Teaching

20 + Years

Teaching Style

flow, alignment, therapeutic, inspirational

Inspiration

Life, Love, Light

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FAQ

When should I place my deposit for this trip?

We strongly recommend placing a deposit to secure your space on this trip as soon as possible. Given the complexity of this journey, there are multiple reservations which require significant advanced booking and financial commitments. These are made on your behalf (space permitting) as soon as you place your deposit. These types of reservations include but are not limited to: multiple hotel bookings, train tickets, bus transportation, entry permits to Huyana Picchu (extremely limited & government regulated) and more. We will do everything we can to confirm all necessary reservations and permits however, we can not guarantee these arrangements without advanced booking. For questions please email info@internationalyoga.com.

What are the accommodations like?

Our retreat center is a natural and transformative setting, perfect for diving deep into the practice of yoga. Body, mind, and soul can be nourished and fed in the center's outdoor and indoor yoga spaces. These simple yet lovely accommodations will be home in the sacred valley as you explore both your yoga practice as well as the nearby ancient ruins. 

During our time in Aguas Calientes and Cusco, we will stay at hotels selected carefully for their location and level of service. More details will be provided upon registration.

How many people are expected on this trip?

Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 15-25 attendees is a general average.

What if I am traveling alone?

We get hundreds of travelers each year who go on retreat alone. If you are traveling without a friend or partner, but prefer to share your room, we will do our best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. If for some reason, we are not able to match you with a roommate, a single supplement will apply.

 

If you prefer to have your own private room, a single supplement will apply.

Do I need a visa for travel to Peru?

American citizen visitors to Peru do not need a visa if they are traveling as a tourist with a valid U.S. passport. You will be issued a tourist card upon entry, which is valid for up to 90 days.

What airport do I fly into?

You will book your international flights into and out of Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (Code: CUZ) to arrive on October 24, 2021, and depart on November 2, 2021.

Are there group airfares?

No, there are no group airfares, as we will have people joining us from all over the US, with some arriving early, some arriving late, some using miles, etc. We are happy to provide guidance, resorces for booking and review any itineraries you are considering. Please contact us before purchasing flights, and as always, travel insurance is strongly recommended.

Are airport transfers included in the price of my trip?

Yes, private airport transfers are included in the price of your trip. We recommend arriving on the morning of October 24th. Note if you arrive early and decide to stay at an alternate location other than our group hotel, you will be responsible for coordinating and paying for your own transportation directly with the hotel where you will be staying.

Are meals included?

All meals are included during the first 6 days of the program in the Sacred Valley at our retreat center. Lunches and dinners are not included during our days in Aguas Calientes and Cusco.

What is the cancellation policy for this trip and is there increased flexibility in the time of CV-19?

All retreats include a $500 non-refundable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to the final balance due date we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable after the final balance due date. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions to which you agree upon registration. Travel Insurance which covers 'Cancel For Any Reason, which must be purchased in a timely manner after registering, is strongly recommended. 

Additional Flexibility in the time of Covid-19:  Your deposit can be transferred to another trip or kept on file to be applied at a later date anytime before the final balance is collected. We will be collecting final balances later to allow more time for you to make a final decision about participation. If the retreat is prevented from running due to government travel restrictions to our destination country we will postpone the retreat and transfer your reservation and all payments towards the new date.

Do I need Travel Insurance?

Yes. As all payments to International Yoga are non-refundable, the purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommended to ensure you are covered should any unexpected event arise. A personal, political, environmental, health or weather-related incident or pre-existing medical condition may prevent or interrupt your travels.  Should you elect to not purchase travel insurance, note that you will be assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption. 

There are a broad variety of policies and providers for you to choose from. Be sure to understand the fine print of the policy you select to ensure you know exactly what is and isn’t covered — especially if you are concerned you may need to cancel for COVID-19 / pandemic-related reasons which most carriers would cover only under a "Cancel for Any Reason" tier of coverage. IMPORTANT: in order to guarantee maximum coverage, most travel insurance providers require that you obtain a policy within 5-10 days of placing your initial deposit. Although International Yoga cannot advise on specific policies or providers, you may find this guide helpful.

What are the current Covid-19 related entry/exit requirements for the trip?

As per the CDC Covid-19 travel guidelines, all travelers should be fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to the start date of the retreat. In addition, the Peruvian government requires all travelers to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours be before boarding the flight to Peru

Currently, all air passengers traveling to the US, regardless of vaccination or antibody status, are required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result prior to boarding the flight back to the US.

NOTE: These details remain in flux and we will share the most up-to-date government travel requirements approximately two weeks prior to your departure.

 

What are the Covid-19 related protocols during the trip?

We will be following all of the necessary CDC-recommended CV-19 protocols including enhanced cleaning procedures in all hotels and yoga spaces, social distancing and masking in public places, etc. The Peruvian govt has also instituted reduced capacity at Machu Picchu and other tourist sites. If you have any questions on this please don't hesitate to reach out. please don't hesitate to reach out.

October 24 - November 2, 2021

Sacred Journey of Yoga and Culture in Peru

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime. Spaces are limited. Register now.