san pedro cactus deep dive

4-Day All-Inclusive Retreat Intensives, Cancun, Mexico

2 ceremonies (1 day, 1 night) with the San Pedro Cactus, optional Bufo Alvarius and Kambo ceremonies and Temazcal. Led by Shamanic Facilitator Frédéric Cherri.

This unique 4-day retreat is an all-inclusive retreat and includes 2 x San Pedro ceremonies and optional Bufo Alvarius and Kambo and Temazcal ceremonies. It is a carefully crafted experience based on the SpiritRivers ethos. It combines a range of ancestral medicines, masterfully presented by an entheogen expert extensively trained in the art form of preparing, serving and integrating the experience.

Traditionally, San Pedro circles have been offered in both solar and lunar settings. Day or night setting are very different yet, complementary. Each ceremony is prepared and followed by integration sessions allowing you to make the most of the experieince. All in a traditional approach, in nature settings and a comfortable retreat centre.


San Pedro Day Ceremony

Solar setting

In a 'day' setting this plant spirit invites you to resolve, transform or heal the limitations felt in your daily lives, in your relationship to the world or to ourselves. It further illuminates your awareness and connection to what is known and to the natural world.  As a result it emboldens your action, your purpose and your capactiy to love and be loved.

San Pedro Night Ceremony

Lunar setting

The 'night' ceremony with San Pedro is a lot more of an internal process. Visions are often crisper. It helps you address your 'shadow', the part of your life that you have buried, ignored or are not even aware of. It also allows you to discover  and transform the limiting cognitive patterns and beliefs systems that are very often driving you without your knowing.

What’s included

  • 2 x San Pedro (1 Day/1 Night) ceremonies
  • 1 x Bufo Alvarius
  • 1 x Kambo Cleanse
  • 1 x Temazcal - Mexican Sweat lodge
  • Rapéh - Shamanic snuff
  • Prepartion & Integration
  • Ancestral medicine explained
  • Ancestral lineage clearing
  • Totem animal work
  • How to navigate the space
  • Drum Journey work
  • Integration after retreat
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Delicious Vegan meals
  • Unlimited purified water
  • Airport pickup/dropoff.**

*One group transport is offered for arrivals & departures. Make sure your flight lands PRIOR to 2PM on the first day (see ITINERARY tab above), allowing time for customs processing. If you are unable to meet the shuttle we will arrange transportation for you to our venue at an approximate cost of $30-40USD.

The Earth Medicines we will work with

San Pedro (Peruvian cactus)

Because it is a bit gentler than many of the other plant teachers, Huachuma has earned the nickname “The Grandfather” around the medicine community — Make no mistake though, San Pedro can produce as deep visions as any other entheogenic, Ayahuasca, Buffo Alvarius or Psilocybin mushrooms. However it is overall less intimidating, less jarring and more loving than many other plant teachers. — His main personality is two-fold: heart-opener...

Bufo Alvarius (Mexican Toad)

Sapo (Bufo Alvarius) is the master of non-duality. It will show you what holds the cosmos. With practice it will also lead you to realise the mystical yet revealing link there is between the 'void' and the use of it in our dayly-living. The experience of non-duality is very practical and useful in the sense that it allows us to live from the source, free from the hindrances of mundanity...

Temazcal — Mayan Sweatlodge

A Temazcal is a mud or brick dome-like construction and is used to house people while they undergo an ancient Aztec cleansing ritual. The intention of this is to balance the mind, body and spirit, ‘which they say promotes spiritual rebirth.’ The whole purpose of the Temazcal ceremony is through intense purification and meditation, to reconnect with yourself and the Earth...

Kambo (Amazonian tree frog)

Kambocito, Kampu or Kambo has the propeties to reset your entire Immune system. It is very useful in our current times. It will also help you recode DNA. It works beautifully in preparation or as an adjuvent of other medicines. It's use is to be approached with respect, and trust in your Practitioner is paramount... We currently offer Kambo in almost all our retreats as it...

Rapé (Rapéh) Sacred Tobacco snuff

Rapé is a fine, light-colored powder containing tobacco and other medicinal and sacred plants, including tree bark ashes, leaves, seeds, and various herbs. Once collected, the components are pulverized with a pestle and filtered, The result is a fine powder blown into the nose.
Rapé brings you into a state of acute attention and awareness. The mind becomes calmer, negativity clears and emotional tensions are released. Participants often feel more grounded during the experience, allowing them to clear up confusions...

Your retreat: Day-by Day

The energy of every retreat is unique and changes are made in accordance with how the energy is moving. The retreat offers a series of ceremonies spread over four (4) days, the final day is for departures.
Any questions, please contact us!  in English, French or Spanish

Day 1

3pm: Arrivals
4pm: Opening & Preparation
6pm: Dinner

Day 2

8am: Teas
9am-4pm: San Pedro
6pm: Dinner

Day 3

7am: Kambo Cleanse
9am: Breakfast
10am: Integration
1pm: Light lunch
3-7pm: Rest
8pm-4am: San Pedro

Day 4

8am: Breakfast
9–11am: Temazcal
11:30-3pm: Bufo Alvarius
3–5pm: Integration
5pm – Departures

Dates, Pricing & Booking

The fee for our 4-day, all inclusive retreats is $1650 USD per person.
To lock your space into this retreat you are only required to pay a deposit of $USD500 (non-refundable, transferable). Use the table below to do so. The balance is due in cash on arrival. 

Payment options: by Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, Diner’s Club and EnRoute. Contact Us with any questions by email in English, French or Spanish.

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