Takiwasi offers guided tours of its Botanical Garden where more than 80 medicinal plants of the Peruvian Amazon are cultivated, among them Ayahuasca, Ajo Sacha, Bobinzana, Albahaca Negra, Yawar Panga, Chiric Sanango, Rosa Sisa, etc. These plants are used to create phyto-pharmaceutical and cosmetic products and they are also an essential part of the protocol for the treatment of addictions, thanks to their healing and detoxifying powers.
Please notice the tour is in Spanish.
* For groups of at least 5 people the price is S/. 10 soles per person.
On the banks of the Shilcayo River lies the Takiwasi Center, which has been operating as therapeutic community since 1992 with a unique treatment protocol that integrates traditional Amazonian medicine, modern medicine and psychotherapy.
Medicinal plants are one of the central axes of the treatment and the basis of the natural products elaborated by the Takiwasi Laboratory, the first of its kind in the San Martin region.
The Laboratory works following a BioTrade approach, in conjunction with the Kechwa-lamista indigenous communities, in favor of the conservation and recovery of local ancestral knowledge.
Additional activity to be included in the Taki-Tour:
Performed by a local healer.
Price: S/. 80 soles per person.
Duration of treatment: 40 minutes.
A Plant Bath is a complementary therapy traditionally used for energetic cleansing of body and mind. The plants used are aromatic and relaxing plants such as mucura, shapiyoja, toe, hierba luisa, ruda, basil, flowers, etc. A Plant Bath is an excellent way to release tensions in general, relax, eliminate stress, remove distress and anxiety thanks to the power of the Amazon jungle.
The tours of the Botanical Garden are offered from Monday to Saturday, upon agreement.
For scheduling a visit, please contact:
Tel. +51 (042) 52-2818
Centro Takiwasi, Jr. Prolongación Alerta 466, Tarapoto