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The Hummingbird Ayahuasca Retreat Center

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My time at Humming Bird was beyond words. Indescribable. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to go. Jim was amazing, so selfless and giving, a true healer, providing much more than a service, but a true deep experience. His stories were fascinating and his teachings inspiring. Manahee's presence and ceremonies were powerful and it was a true honor....

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's been two years since my Hummingbird experience, and I still about it almost everyday. I am eternally grateful for providing me, and others, a safe place to explore within. There is so much love there (both in myself and at Hummingbird 😊). I felt cared for and supported, yet given the space and freedom to discover on my own....

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As I am sitting here trying to think of describing this place I am struggling to gather my words. There is so much to say and written word is so limiting. I will say that from the perspective of what the plant medicine like ayahuasca can do for you it is absolutely amazing and no words can describe it... ever....

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Thank Konrad H
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there with my wife Feb 2017. We stayed for 9 days. I came here to face my fears and be a better person. By the end of the retreat, I felt like my life was transformed I got above and beyond of what I expected. I discovered myself, connected with nature, found God, my place in the...

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Thank Roman O
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Hummingbird Retreat Center was an experience that I will never forget. To speak of the facility and the staff, everything was exquisite. Jim, Gina, Manain, and all of the support staff were very kind and helpful. The grounds were also clean and beautifully tropical. It was a real treat to stay there. To speak of the experience itself, I...

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Thank Alix P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was an amazing experience. A very professionally run and well managed place. All the staff is amazing. Jim provides much guidance but at the same time stays out of your way and let's the medicine (in a very strong brew) do the jobs. But he is ALWAYS available when extra attention is needed. Just ask! Please be clear about...

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Thank Skydivesurfcity
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My stay at Hummingbird will never be forgotten. The people I met, the beautiful surroundings and happy atmosphere really refreshed my mind and gave me so much to value. Jim is an expert at what he does. He is a selfless individual who will go out of his way to help others and make sure they are well cared for....

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Words can not describe what a peaceful place this is. The staff is amazing, the environment is as safe and peaceful as it can be and the food is fantastic. I gained a lot from my experience at Hummigbird and I'm so happy I found this retreat before anything else. If you are looking for a life changing experience in...

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Thank Isa S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

There aren't enough words to express my gratitude to Jim and the staff at Hummingbird. They provided an excellent setting to take ayahuasca for anyone seeking guidance and insights from the healing power of this medicine. From the beautiful landscape, food, animals and staff, the Hummingbird retreat is by far one of the best places in Peru to find healing...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This place is beautiful, both the environment and what is offered. Jim is a humble, honest man that is serving everybody to get the most. The sjamaan Manian has unbelievable powers and works with energy in a way that we never experienced before. If you feel you should work with ayahuasca, for healing or lessons, this place is absolutely recommended....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hummingbird Center is an ayahuasca healing center using traditional Amazonian methods. We work with a variety of medicine plants, primarily ayahuasca, huachuma and tobacco. We stay true to the tradition, and our shaman Manain has over 40 years of healing experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hummingbird Ayahuasca Retreat Center

Address: KM 14 Callatera Iq-Nauta, Varillal, Peru
Region: Peru > Loreto Region > Varillal
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
The Hummingbird Retreat Centre Hotel Iquitos
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