Essential Wellness Retreat
Willka T’ika invites you to reconnect with Pachamama and the wisdom of nature. Home to the world-renowned Seven Chakra Gardens, Willka T’ika’s Essential Wellness Retreat focuses on restoring one chakra or energy center each day. Calling on more than 30 years of experience with authentic Andean healing traditions, Willka T’ika has expertly curated the ideal seven-day retreat to restore optimal health. Your wellness journey includes therapeutic treatments, nature-based activities, yoga among the flowers, meditation and mindfulness practices, handmade essential oil blends, fresh juices, organic, vegetarian farm-to-table meals from the garden and powerful Andean ceremonies. Enjoy the company of like-minded travelers as you discover your best self.
Day 1: EARTH CHAKRA
Day 2: WATER CHAKRA
Day 3: FIRE CHAKRA
Day 4: HEART CHAKRA
Day 5: THROAT CHAKRA
Day 6: THIRD-EYE CHAKRA
Day 7: CROWN CHAKRA
Manifest your highest level of physical, mental and spiritual wellness…
Cleanse your body and soul with organic, vegetarian, farm-to-table cuisine and fresh herbal teas. Our chefs harvest local vegetables, herbs, and flowers for every meal from the Willka T’ika gardens.
Deepen your yoga practice under the shade of a 1000-year-old Lucuma tree or in one of the sun-drenched yoga shalas.
Return to Eden
Meditate in Willka T’ika’s world-renowned 7 Chakra Gardens. Spend the afternoon reading, journaling or simply reflecting amongst the flowers and herbs.
Restore yourself with therapeutic spa treatments, including Andean massage, crystal bed treatment, aromatherapy, reflexology and hydrosol blends. Willka T’ika’s plant medicine expert offers personal consultation tailored to your health and wellness.
Soak under the stars in our Solar Andean Flower Baths full of aromatic blossoms from the Willka T’ika gardens.
Explore traditional Andean practices including a sweat lodge ceremony and medicinal plunge pools. Enjoy a coca leaf readings from Layka, a traditional Andean healer. Her insights have been called “soul-revealing,” and we know you will benefit from her guidance.
As the morning sun rises over the Andean peaks, hike among the stunning secrets of the Incan world, including the Sun Temple of P’isaq and the Salt Mines of Maras.
Wonder of the World
Enjoy a day trip to the World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu. Willka T’ika’s location provides ideal access for your adventure.
Take an afternoon to explore nearby local Andean craft markets, where you’ll find alpaca textiles, handmade jewelry, and traditional crafts from local artisans.
What Our Guests Are Saying…
“The Wellness Retreat experience is second to none. I am still thriving on the memories of this wonderful place and experience!”
“The Essential Wellness Retreat was carefully curated and designed to enrich and bring meaning to each traveler’s personal journey. I highly recommend it.”
“After visiting retreats around the world, Willka T’ika is among the top of our list. The attention to detail, incredible staff and amazing food is just the beginning.”
Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine
Experience Complete Wellness
Each Day We’ll Restore One Chakra…
Day 1: Friday
Day 2: Saturday
Day 3: Sunday
Day 4: Monday
Day 5: Tuesday
Day 6: Wednesday
Day 7: Thursday
Tour Willka T’ika’s Seven Chakra Gardens
Wellness Retreat Schedule
June 9 – 15, 2023
June is the beginning of high season in Peru so expect some crowds at Machu Picchu and Cusco. This year June will be more quiet than usual so take advantage of lower flight fares.
August 11 – 17, 2023
August is typically the end of the high season. Days are still sunny and many travelers choose to go trekking. Willka T’ika is a favorite place to come before or after a trek.
October 6 – 12, 2023
October is the month when Willka T’ika is most full of retreats. Guests love the relative quiet, occasional scattered showers, and warmer nights.
January 19 – 25, 2024
January marks the beginning of the summer rainy season. Mornings are often clear and dry, and the rains arrive in the afternoon and continue through the night. Our gardens are in full bloom!
March 29 – April 4, 2024
March is the start of the beautiful Andean Fall. The days are mostly sunny and the mountains and fields are beautifully green. Soft rains may fall at night.
June 7 – 13, 2024
June is the beginning of high season in Peru so expect some crowds at Machu Picchu and Cusco. Fortunately, the Sacred Valley stays relatively serene. Days are sunny and nights are cool.
July 26 – August 1, 2024
July/August is the end of the high season. Days are still sunny and dry and many travelers chose to go trekking.
September 13 – 19, 2024
September is a lovely Andean spring month with warmer nights and soft, occasional rains.
November 22 – 28, 2024
By November, summer vegetables and fruits ripen, and the Willka T’ika garden is in full bloom. Rains, if they come, are over quickly.