Join the most renowned Shamans of the High Andes of Ecuador on a rare spiritual pilgrimage. Over, 8 days and 7 nights you will experience life-changing master classes, sacred rituals, and majestic nature hikes. A true Immersion in the local culture.

During your healing journey, you’ll participate in the sacred Inti Raimi winter solstice, the ancient Incan Festival of the Sun. Plus, you’ll discover centuries of deep wisdom for transforming your energy, expanding your vitality and creating a new heart-centered way of experiencing our world.

Meet the Master Yachaks

At The Andes Summit, you’ll meet these powerful Bird Men and Women–who fly between the seen and unseen worlds to bring personal, community, and world healing. Their inspired wisdom will empower you to connect with the healer and shaman within.



 Taita Don José Joaquin Pinéda, a well-known Yachak (Birdman Shaman), welcomes you to the Andes Summit.

 Doña Maria Clemencia Sanchez Kalimba, well known in the world as the “Shaman from Zuleta,” welcomes you to the Andes Summit.

A Life-Affirming Path for Engaging in Our World

You’re well aware that we’re living in chaotic times, where so many of us are experiencing stress, depression, and a loss of life purpose on a daily basis. Additionally, fractures in our communities have left people feeling more scarcity than abundance, and more loneliness than authentic connection.

However, through rare personal connections with authentic master Shamans in The Andes Summit, you’ll restore the peace, love and healing that comes from being in intimate relationship with the great Web-of-Life.

Through these transformative 8 days and 7 nights, you’ll:

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  • Increase your Heart, Mind, and Spiritual intuition and perception.
  • Gain more clarity on your life purpose, with a renewed belief in yourself.
  • Find healing tools and processes you can use to heal yourself and others.
  • Experience new levels of liberation through ecstatic dance and music.
  • Discover powerful insights on myths surrounding indigenous shamanic healing.
  • Receive sacred wisdom and embody the beauty of South America’s High Andes.
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  • Be inspired to dream big and grow into your greatest potential.
  • Get familiar with the Indigenous Activism movement.
  • Grow your connection with the Web-of-Life and respect for the natural world.

Our Shamans will be sharing the following topics with you:

  • 7 Feathers of the Condor – 7 Teachings in the Way of the Andean Sages
  • Ushai (–The 5th Element) – Friendship with the Elements
  • Taki Sami – The Healing Sounds of The Andes
  • The Andes Sacred Healing Movement
  • Opening to the Andes Feminine Heart
  • The Tsachilas Ancestral Healing
  • Midwifery and Women’s Healthcare
  • La Limpia – The Healing Andean Rite
  • The Path of Light – The Andean Healing Tradition
  • Mushuk Nina – The Power of the Sacred Element of Fire
  • Integrating Indigenous Culture into Modern Education

A Unique Spiritual and Cultural Experience


  • Learn from authentic Master Yachaks(Shamans) their powerful cosmology, spiritual beliefs, and practices.
  • Experience powerful healing ceremonies in the Shaman’s own home.
  • Discover ancient Earth honoring cultures, spiritual philosophy, and practical wisdom.
  • Participate in the Inti Raimi Festival(Solstice Sun Ceremony), which has been celebrated continually for millennia, in their own ancient villages near ancient pyramid ruins.


  • Practice the daily Sun Rise movement exercises that welcome Taita Inti.
  • Hike to sacred waterfalls, springs, and lakes.
  • Meet the legendary Condor. Visit a Sun Temple, Ancient Pyramids, the colorful Otavalo markets and much more.
  • Discover the “Three Sisters,” the ancient permaculture method used to grow vegetables and other foods.
  • Partake in Sacred Plant Medicine(Optional).


  • Enjoy typical local foods and fruits.
  • Learn ritual dances and songs in the Inca’s Kichwa language.
  • Meet like-minded people from all around the globe, who are committed to sharing and spreading the wisdom of the indigenous world in order to save ours.
  • Visit the shaman’s villages to dance and sing in the sacred Inti Raimi – Solstice ceremony.

Meet the Founder


“Last year, I promised my teacher, Don José Joaquin Pinéda, I’d bring the sons and daughters of the Eagles — the people of the North — to learn from the sons and daughters of the Condors and their Yachaks (healers) in their own homes. I’m thrilled that other Shamans (many teachers of mine as well) enthusiastically embraced our vision. Join me and many other seekers from around the world in the consciousness revolution we are all part of. Together, utilizing the shaman’s guiding wisdom as a blueprint, we’ll create a strong global shamanic community for the sake of humanity and future generations on this miraculous planet.

— Itzhak Beery, Founder and Director, Shaman Portal

Welcome to Hacienda Hosteria Chorlavi

Imagine yourself in “The Nest of Love,” which is what they called these lands where, five centuries ago, the great Inca Emperor Huayna Capac fell in love with Pacha, the Princess of the Caranquis Tribe.


Hacienda Chorlavi, (A 90- minute ride from Quito’s Airport) is a beautifully renovated historical country estate in the heart of Ibarra. Comfortable rooms feature simple, country-style décor with elegant dark wood furnishings. Some rooms have fireplaces. Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center and spa services. There are plenty of peaceful places for deep meditation, enjoying the birds singing, or relaxing on a hammock under the big trees along the flowing creek.


Our designated drivers will pick you up at the Quito airport upon arrival and bring you to the Hacienda. Look for them holding Andes Summit signs. You will also be returned to the airport at the end of the Summit.

This service is included in your Summit Tuition Fee.

Extend your Experience

See more of Breathtaking Ecuador. Enjoy more of what Ecuador has to offer before you go home. Choose one of these optional 2-3 day tour packages that begin at the end of the Summit on Saturday, June 23.

All three trip packages Include: Certified English speaking tour guide, double room accommodations (single rooms are extra), all meals, entry fees, water and snacks.


3-days, 2-Nights; $660 per person

  • Visit the Middle-of-the-World Monument and the Intiñan Solar Museum.
  • Stay in the magical Cloud Forest Reserve at Bella Vista Lodge, a unique tree-house peaking over the canopy and surrounded by beautiful orchids and hummingbirds.
  • Experience a pristine forest with stunning mountain views.
  • Visit the indigenous Tsachila community, and have an optional La Limpia healing or an Ayahuasca Ceremony.

2 days, 1 night; $480 per person

  • Travel to the renowned Termas de Papallacta Resort and Spa on the breathtaking Andes Papallacta Passtowards the Amazon.
  • Take a dip in the thermal pools, experience the magnificent sunset, and enjoy a relaxed afternoon at the Spa.
  • Enjoy sumptuous dinner and relaxed night watching the stars from the thermal waters.
  • Take a morning hike along green Andes mountain paths to see llamas, birds, orchids, and waterfalls.

2 days – 1 night; $480 per person

  • Travel through the Avenue of the Volcanoes to the picturesque and lively town of Baños.
  • Walk to the stunning waterfalls, relax in the public thermal water pools, and shop and sightsee until late hours.
  • Visit the magical Pastaza River and the fantastic Pailon del Diablo waterfall on simply an incredible nature walk.

Transform Your Life

Whether you’re new to Shamanism or an experienced practitioner, join us for The Andes Summit to deeply transform your life and your relationship to our wondrous universe. It’s a rare opportunity to not only form personal connections with master Shamans, but also bond with like-minded people — visionaries, game-changers, path-blazers — from all over the world who care for the Earth.


Airport Transportation + 8 Days, 7 Nights Accommodations + All Meals + Full Summit Curriculum + One Healing Session + Welcome Package + All Gratuities

Regular Tuition: $4,250

Early Bird: $3,825
Save $425 if you pay by December 1, 2017

Registration is limited to the first 95 participants due to Hacienda’s availability.

At present only 92 places left

Register Now to Secure Your Place at The Andes Summit

 Summit Registration is available through the form below for one or two attendees only. If interested in registering more than two participants, please contact us.




If you must cancel your participation in The Andes Summit, the rebate will be as follows (start date of June 16, 2018):

– Up to April 16th – 50% return – Less $240 Processing Fee

– Up to May 16th, 25% return – Less $240 Processing Fee

– No refund after May 16th

All cancellation needs to be made in writing by May 16th, 2018


The Andes Summit offers a limited number of partial work-based Scholarships. Please submit a letter to this email with a bio and request by March 15th, 2018. Let us know what skills you can offer. (bloggers, writers, filmmakers, film editors, photographers, hospitality, social media, etc.). Include your specific interest in the Summit and contact information. We will get back to you. Youth 18-25 are encouraged to apply.