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Refugio Altiplano

Amazon Jungle - 30 miles from Iquitos | Iguitos Office: 323 Raimondi, Peru
Refugio Altiplano
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

this would be a personal experience. if you don't know what I mean by "personal experience", research before booking a ticket to a tea pot filled with mud, rain, and mosquito. Scott has successfully convinced me that he is serious about his practice in Shamanism and ensures the best for each guest. Staff is a group of really nice people... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I most recently visited the Refugio in February 2013, although it was not my first visit. It has been one of my life's great priveleges to see how the Refugio has grown in that time. Without doubt, they are busy these days. Of course, I would love to be able to spend more time with Scott and the other shamans,... More 

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Oslo
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

It´s one of the best and most important experiences of my life! I came down to Refugio in fear of the place not reflecting the all good reviews I had read, because all of them seemed to be too fantastic. But this place proved me wrong from the time I left the airport in Iquitos! I met the lovely guides... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I can't praise Refugio enough. It was an unbelievably good experience from the start. Scott is a charismatic healer who speaks English and conducts ayahuasca ceremonies where you feel really comfortable.. The huts are surrounded by nature and the service is top notch..one gets to meet fantastic people and its is NOT ' commercial' in the usual sense. It's a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

GOOOOOOOO!!!!!! So I just returned from 10 days at Refugio. The moment you step off that boat and arrive at the retreat, the learning begins. Scott is awesome, and the entire staff really help make the stay extra special. They are there for you, for whatever you need. The grounds are beautiful, the food is good. The ceremonies are out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I went with a buddy in December 2012. A very long trip from Toronto but the flights we chose seemed to be optimal choices. Flew through Miami then into Lima for a short layover. Timed arrival into Lima for around midnight. The connection to Iquitos was at 6am so we were able to get a couple hrs sleep at the... More 

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Oakland, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

As I was lying in my comfortable bed located inside my cozy house at Refugio Altiplano, a thought popped into my head: when I get back to the states, there will no words to describe what a life-changing, spiritual, healing, experience Refugio Altiplano has been. As I am writing this, I still believe that no words can adequately describe the... More 

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Port Hedland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

I also read these reviews before choosing whether to embark on this journey. I am so happy my decision brought me to Refugio Altiplano. Aside from the medicine, the jungle sounds heard from your bed, to the chat's shared with fellow participants lounging in hammocks, to the super yummy and cleansing food, this place heals in more ways than one.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I'll start by saying that magical places still exist, this place being one of them. Talk about having an experience of a lifetime!!!! The food is very good and always fresh. The service is top notch and everyone has a smile which makes you feel like your right where you belong. Anything you need is a question away. The safety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Rejuvenating, revitalizing, reconnecting with nature, the essence of love. Absolutely a must! Excellent staff! Nourishing food brought right to ones door upon request or made fresh as one arrives at the common area table. Beautiful common areas, family style tables, hammocks, trails, swimming, kyaking, and sauna! Master Shaman! Wow a man who has fused the natural powers of the plants... More 

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