Exploring the Amazon Rainforest: A Journey to Sanken Nete

Nestled deep within the lush Amazon rainforest, just outside Pucallpa, Peru, lies Sanken Nete—a sacred retreat center unlike any other. This enchanting haven has been carefully crafted and curated by Elisa Vargas Fernandez, a respected Shipibo maestra (traditional healer) with a deep connection to the land and the indigenous wisdom of her ancestors. Join us on a journey into the heart of the Amazon as we explore the magic and transformative experiences that await at Sanken Nete.

Embracing the Amazonian Essence

Sanken Nete is more than just a retreat center; it is a testament to the profound relationship between the Shipibo culture and the Amazon rainforest. Elisa Vargas Fernandez, the visionary behind Sanken Nete, has dedicated her life to preserving and sharing the ancient traditions, wisdom, and healing modalities of her people. Her commitment to the preservation of Shipibo culture and the natural world is the guiding force behind every aspect of Sanken Nete.

An Authentic Amazonian Experience

The Setting

  • Located near Pucallpa, the capital of the Ucayali region, Sanken Nete provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. The retreat center is situated amidst pristine jungle surroundings, where the sights, sounds, and sensations of the rainforest come alive.

Shipibo Wisdom

  • At Sanken Nete, the essence of the Shipibo culture permeates every aspect of the experience. Elisa Vargas Fernandez and her team of Shipibo healers and guides offer participants an authentic encounter with traditional Shipibo practices, ceremonies, and healing rituals.

Healing Modalities

  • The Shipibo people have a rich tradition of plant medicine, including the use of ayahuasca and other sacred plants for healing and spiritual growth. Sanken Nete offers a safe and supportive environment for participants to explore these powerful modalities under the guidance of experienced Shipibo maestros.


The Sanken Nete Experience

Connection with Nature

  • A journey to Sanken Nete is an opportunity to reconnect with the natural world in a profound way. Explore the Amazon rainforest, witness its incredible biodiversity, and learn from the wisdom of the jungle during guided excursions and activities.

Ayahuasca Ceremonies

  • Central to the Sanken Nete experience are ayahuasca ceremonies led by Shipibo maestros. These ceremonies are conducted with reverence and respect for tradition, offering participants a chance to seek healing, insight, and personal transformation.

Personal Growth

  • Beyond the ceremonies, Sanken Nete provides a supportive and nurturing environment for personal growth and self-discovery. The integration process allows participants to reflect on their experiences and apply the wisdom gained during their retreat to their daily lives.



A Call to Adventure

Sanken Nete invites you to embark on a life-changing adventure, deep into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, to discover the treasures of Shipibo culture and the healing power of nature. Elisa Vargas Fernandez’s vision of preserving and sharing the wisdom of the Amazon and her people has manifested in this remarkable retreat center. Whether you seek healing, spiritual growth, or a deeper connection to the natural world, Sanken Nete offers a transformative journey that can leave a lasting impact on your life. Are you ready to answer the call of the Amazon rainforest and experience the authentic magic of Sanken Nete? Join us on this extraordinary journey of exploration and self-discovery. For booking and inquiries, contact us today.
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