Willka T’ika Hotel & Wellness Retreat – rated as one of the top 9 wellness retreat centers in the world in 2022 by CNN!
Surrounded by the splendor of the Andes, guests will experience outdoor herbal baths; therapeutic massage; nutritious farm to table vegetarian meals; and the renowned chakra gardens which hold a variety of healing herbs.
Our journey to Machu Picchu takes us through stunning, lush jungle terrain and panor on the Vistadome train. The picturesque train ride, with panoramic views includes live Andean music and a traditional folkloric dance performance. Our guided tour of the sacred site will offer deep insights into Machu Picchu’s function in Inca society and the methods of construction.
Vinicunca (Rainbow Mountain) is a majestic experience for those visiting the Andes. Surrounded by glacial peaks, the mountain’s indescribable beauty showcases multiple colors. As this will be the highest altitude of the retreat some guests will manage the 3- hour hike by foot and others can ascend the mountain on horseback towards the summit (17,000 feet).
Prepare to be WOWed by an amazing kayaking excursion followed by a phenomenal five course meal on the stunning Huaypo lagoon! Our outfitter has professional quality kayaking gear and some of the best chefs in the region. Local wine and pisco sours will be served as we wind down under canvas tents by the breathtaking lagoon and enjoy a well earned meal.
The Maras Salt Mines are one of the most incredible places in Andean South America. The pre-Hispanic mines have supported generations of people in the region including the Incas. On this excursion guests will learn the history and science of the mines and will be able purchase salts for cooking, seasoning and soaking, directly from the community that manages the mines.