Peru is a magical place, figuratively and literally. Witchdoctors, shamans and traditional healers are found across the country, using their ancient knowledge to resolve all kinds of problems, whether it be sickness, a broken heart, spiritual strife, bad luck or a struggling business venture. This nighttime experience takes you to the home of a shaman, at the foot of the ancient Tucume pyramids. Here you’ll see the craft of the shaman, and experience the power of San Pedro.
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Chiclayo at 8 p.m. We’ll then drive out to the archaeological site of Tucume, where the shaman will greet us at his home near the pyramids. The shaman will show us some of the ancient practices used in the healing sessions, including his array of traditional medicines. You’ll learn how the shaman blends indigenous traditions with Christian beliefs, and you’ll hear him recite mystical sentences that only he knows, while herbs...