Listed in Ayahuasca
The Garden of Peace is a humble healing centre located in the high jungles of Peru near Tarapoto.
We specialise in individually tailored master plant dieta which works with a range of plant medicines and includes Ayahuasca ceremonies as part of a broader system of holistic shamanic medicine.
We believe in giving people the treatment they need not just selling an experience.
Our retreats run from 7 to 30 days in length and include an annual women’s retreat .
We run small groups of no more than 10 guests at a time with 24/7 access to trained english speaking facilitators who work alongside our traditional Peruvian healers to provide a high standard of care and support.
Rated 5 stars on Retreat Guru we take extra care pre and post retreat to ensure our guests have full access to the integration they need for lasting healing and transformation. Located on a beautiful river in a private valley great care has been taken to provide a comfortable healing sanctuary of integrity and focused medicine work.
To read more about the retreat types we offer, schedules and applications please visit our website.
Lara and Ashley, the shamans and entire team are really amazing and what they do. If you are looking for some serious/real/raw healing. The experience of solitude for two weeks was the hardest for me maybe but everyone is super comforting and there for you. I really believe this medicine saved me a lot of pain I hold in as a person. I am trying to make it back to beautiful Peru to do a cleanse again. Just money is my issue till I save up. But again, the experience in itself is something I’ll hold onto for a life time. I won’t forget what I learned there.
I have visited a couple of retreat centres in peru and this is by far the best.. Safe and secure environment, knowledgeable staff and a wonderfully family run space.
The grounds are simply beautiful, the private houses are a wonderful place to heal and reflect. The river is beautiful and very healing. The medicine is powerful and insightful, the healers are caring, kind and i always felt like my safety and healing were priority.
I received deep healing at the garden of peace. Although at times my stay was particularly tough due to the silent isolation of the diet, however it has been life changing for me. I am braver, running my own business, healthy and happy. All of this is partly due to my stay ina the garden and the integration work I did afterwards. I truly love this place.. I feel like the staff and everyone I met here will be my friends for life.. Thank you Ashley and Lara
Absolutely wonderful place! The staff work so hard to look after you and support in your healing work, The healers or shamans are authentic Peruvians who have undergone years of training to be able to help you to heal. The place itself is stunningly beautiful, you really do feel held and cherished in the arms of Mother Earth here! Highly highly recommended!
I did the 10 day women’s retreat at the Garden of Peace in 2017 when I was 22, in the beautiful Peruvian Amazon, surrounded by trees, a river to bathe in every day. It was a time of great darkness and confusion for me. Going to Peru and embarking on the journey that is a masterplant dieta was the sole light and hope for my life. I felt safe at the Garden. I felt like the beautiful people working there knew what they were doing and that they took the work very, very seriously.
It wasn’t easy and it isn’t *the perfect place*. But it felt right for me. Even though the retreat hosts were accessible after dieta for any questions or worries, I did miss some form of aftercare at the Garden itself. Although I only realise this a year later. I’m sure the Garden is working very hard at bettering itself all the time and I recommend it to anyone interested in working with these beautiful plant medicines.
Most of all, I feel immensely grateful for my experience and am quite sure I will go back one day. Namaste 🙂
I have completed 2 diets at The Garden of Peace and each time I have been treated with the upmost care and attention of the staff there. They are super knowledgeable and respectful with their prescription of plants to diet with and hold a strict and physically and energetically safe space. They screen the participants thoroughly to keep a good mix within the group and the ceremonies are held with much care and wisdom. The Garden of Peace and my experiences there have made me a better human. Thank you to all the staff and of course the plants. This is the place to go for Aya and dieta if you want a deep and transformative healing experience
Beautiful place and wonderful space, one you return to. Experienced, wise and caring staff, powerful shamans and a great variety of master plants allways there for you to work with and get some serious, loving stuff done. Small groups, personal, beautiful (small) animals in the surrounding djungle that sings for you in the evenings. You really couldn’t wish for anything more or a more powerful process and dieta. A good network of people, so many from all over our globe who love this place.
I had the good fortune and grace to be invited to work and participate in two retreats at the garden of peace this year. It was my introduction to plant medicine and I couldn’t have felt in safer hands. I had a particular enquiry I was exploring rather than an illness, although I know healing occured and is still occuring on many levels. Lara and Ashley and their carefully chosen team of managers, volunteers and shamans only have your very best interests at heart. They are both sincere travellers on this road called life and welcome all who wish to join them on their journey.
The garden of peace was the most incredible place I’ve ever been! The jungle, the river, the staff are all beautiful. Our ceremonies were beautifully held and I always felt safe and supported! I highly recommend you go stay. I will be back next year with as many as my friends and family I can bring!! Thank you guys you’re amazing xxxx
The Garden of Peace was an incredibly healing and serene environment! The staff were universally very thoughtful and extremely capable, and they gave me the proper space to explore myself while being available to help at any moment I needed them.
I felt that this space and guidance was exactly what I needed, and I would highly recommend all aspects of this retreat center. Looking forward to returning.
Highly recommend The Garden Of Peace! I spent a month here doing a master plant dieta, and so happy I chose to spend time here. Not only is it a beautiful and powerful place, but everybody who works here knows their stuff, and is committed to helping you heal and grow. You are in good hands! Reyna is such a powerful shaman, and her icaros stick with me to this day. Lara and Ashley have done an amazing job creating a space to do deep work with the plants. Looking forward to spending more time here 🙂