African Woman Scuplture

Reconnect with your Ancient African Roots and Awaken your True Potential

  • This is the Sacred Journey of a lifetime
  • Return to your human roots, to the Cradle Embark on a Sacred Journeyof Humankind
  • Walk in the ancient footsteps of the first humans and awaken the long-forgotten African wisdom encoded in your cells
  • Reconnect to your lineage to heal and release the old baggage from the past
  • Experience magickal transformation as you travel through Africa’s soul stirring landscapes
  • Welcome your African Animal Allies into your life as they guide your Sacred Journey through life

Soul-Stirring African Landscapes

  • This is the Sacred Journey of a lifetime
  • Return to your human roots, to the Cradle of Humankind
  • Walk in the ancient footsteps of the first humans and awaken the long-forgotten African encoded in your cells
  • I am a seeker, looking for a deep and meaningful journey
  • I am looking for a spiritually uplifting experience
  • I want to explore my connection to Africa

Walk Alongside Ancient Ancestral Footsteps

  • Walk in the ancient footsteps of the first humans and awaken the long-forgotten African encoded in your cells
  • Reconnect to your lineage to heal and release the old baggage from the past
  • Connect with Khoisan ancestors in a prehistoric cave decorated by ancient rock art.
  • Experience powerful ceremonial rites designed to clear ancestral karma from your lineage and unlock your personal power.

Align To Your Natural Essence

  • Guided Shamanic Drumming Journeys
  • Awaken the wisdom and power of your African Animal Allies into your life.
  • Welcome your African Animal Allies into your life as they guide your Sacred Journey through life
  • AMWA opens our minds to push beyond the limits of what we know about ourselves
  • Take ownership of our natural talents and abilities as they are awakened and experienced

Meet and greet at Durban airport

Return Airport – Sacred Journeys transfers

9 nights accommodation (6 nights at Sacred Journeys plus 3 nights in St Lucia)

6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners

Entrance to Giants Castle Nature reserve

Boat Cruise in St Lucia

African Village experience

African Day Safari

Visit to Victoria Market

Visit to Durban Beachfront

South African Beach Bonfire

Ancient Shamanic Teachings and Ceremonies

Personal interaction, guidance and support from Shamanic Medicine Guides, Lou Worldweaver and Laurel Weaving Willow

Flights to Durban, South Africa

Airport taxes

Travel Insurance

Meals not specified (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners)

Day 1

  • Arrive in Durban
  • Lunch at Lighthouse Restaurant
  • Brief visit to beach
  • Arrive at Sacred Journeys
  • Distribute SJ Package – Travel bag, Water bottle, T-Shirt
  • Dinner – Catered
  • Introduction
  • Pipe ceremony

Upon your arrival to Durban airport, we will begin the journey with a delicious meal by the beach, where you will have a brief opportunity to dip your toes in the Indian Ocean. We will then travel to Sacred Journeys Retreat Center where you can settle into your rooms and take some time to relax from your long journey. After dinner, we will gather together with a traditional pipe ceremony to initiate the Sacred Medicine Journey.

Day 2

  • Breakfast – Catered
  • Travel to Giant’s Castle (alternate option Eland’s Cave) – 9 am?
  • Drum journey with ancestors of original lineage
  • Return to SJ
  • Dinner – Catered
  • Check-in

After breakfast, we will travel to Giant’s Castle, nestled in the breathtaking Drakensberg mountains. We will hike up to the ceremonial Khoisan cave decorated in ancient rock art. There, you will experience a shamanic drum journey connecting you to your original ancestral lineage. In the afternoon, we will travel back to the Retreat Center for some quiet integration time, dinner and a sharing circle debriefing our day.

Day 3

  • Breakfast – Catered
  • AMWA Drumming Journey
  • Lunch – Catered
  • Journey Continued.
  • Dinner – Catered
  • Overnight Ceremony – Healing of Ancestral Karma Ceremony

Following breakfast, we will take you on an extended Shamanic Drum Journey, with the intent of awakening the spirit of your African Animal Allies into your awareness. Dinner will be served a little earlier to accommodate preparations for your overnight Healing of Ancestral Karma Ceremony.

Day 4

  • Sweat Lodge at dawn
  • Lunch – Catered
  • Travel to St. Lucia
  • Dinner – Self Catered
  • Debrief overnight ceremony

Upon completion of your overnight ceremony, we will have a sunrise Sweat Lodge Ceremony. You will have plenty of time to eat, rest and sleep until early afternoon. At 2pm we will depart for St. Lucia, where you can settle into your rooms, and grab some dinner from one of the local restaurants before we gather at 7pm to debrief the overnight ceremony.

Day 5 

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – Self Catered
  • Free time to shop and explore town, boardwalk and beach
  • Teachings – SMC?
  • River cruise

You will be free for most of the day, taking care of your meal requirements and spending time explore the town. St. Lucia has many interesting avenues to explore. You can wander through many interesting shops or barter with the locals at the indigenous market. You may also want to take a stroll along the boardwalk winding a serpentine path through the mangroves. The boardwalk takes you to the edge of a magnificent beach where you can spread your toes in the sand. We gather once again in the late afternoon, as we prepare for a sunset cruise in the estuary. We will drift among herds of hippos floating their massive bodies as they feed on the reeds. There’s also a good chance we will see crocodiles basking on the riverbank or floating in the current.

Day 6

  • Breakfast – Self Catered
  • Travel to village for African experience
  • Travel to Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • Dinner – Self Catered
  • Dream Journey with AMWA allies to ask them to manifest in physical and spiritual form

We ask that everyone has taken care of their breakfast needs by 8am so we can travel to our Zulu Village Experience. Here we will spend most of the day connecting and talking with the locals. We will share in their cuisine, listen to their stories and immerse ourselves in the Zulu culture. At 3pm we will travel to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve where we will spend the night in the African wilderness connecting with your African Animal Allies.

Day 7

  • Game Drive – includes breakfast and lunch
  • Dinner – Self Catered
  • Check-In

At 8am we will go on a game drive travelling through the breathtaking African landscape observing her flora and fauna. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by our guides. Once we return to our camp, you will have time to take care of your dinner needs before we gather together to debrief our most recent experiences.

Day 8

  • Breakfast – Self-Catered
  • Travel to SJ
  • Lunch – Catered
  • Free time
  • Dinner – Catered
  • Debrief – What are the 3 most significant things you learned from this Medicine Journey

After you have finished breakfast and packed we will travel back to Sacred Journeys where you will have some free time to wander the land, spend time in the gardens or just lay back and relax. Following dinner, we will come together to share what we have learned and integrated from our journey together.

Day 9

  • Breakfast – Catered
  • Travel to Durban
  • Victoria Market
  • Durban Main Beach
  • Lunch – Self-Catered
  • Beach Party 3 pm – drumming, bonfire, self-catered food and drinks
  • Return to SJ

We intend to have finished breakfast by 8am so we can travel into the city of Durban. There we will spend a few hours wandering through the historical Victoria Market brimming with indigenous food, arts, crafts, spices, clothing, etc. At noon, we will go to Durban’s main beach where once again you will have time to sample indigenous food, visit even more vendors stalls, stroll along the beautiful promenade, wiggle your toes in the sand or take a dip in the Indian Ocean. At 4pm we will travel just north of the city to a secluded beach where we will have a sunset Beach Party/Bonfire/Celebration.

Day 10

  • Breakfast – Catered
  • Feedback forms
  • Travel to Durban Airport

Once we have finished breakfast and packed, you will be given feedback forms asking for your valued thoughts, insights and comments about your African Medicine Journey. We hop on board our magickal tour bus one last time en-route to the airport and bidding our farewells until our paths cross again.

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  • Guided Shamanic Drumming Journeys
  • Connect with Khoisan ancestors in a prehistoric cave decorated by ancient rock art.
  • Experience powerful ceremonial rites designed to clear ancestral karma from your lineage and unlock your personal power.
  • Awaken the wisdom and power of your African Animal Allies into your life.
  • Take a riverboat cruise drifting amongst crocodiles and herds of hippos.
  • African Safari – game drive amongst Africa’s infamous Big Five.
  • Spend a day in a Zulu village, meet the ‘sangoma’ and share in the cultural food and lifestyle
  • Visit to the historical indigenous Victoria Market
  • Spend time basking in the sunshine of Durban’s world renowned beachfront
  • Sunset beach bonfire

WHAT IS A MEDICINE JOURNEY?

 

WHAT IF I HAVE TO CANCEL?
We’ll be very sad. If you cancel prior to the cut-off date (typically 90 days prior to travel) we’ll issue a refund minus an administrative fee.
There are no refunds for cancellation after the cut-off date. We STRONGLY encourage you to purchase travel insurance in order to protect yourself in the case of unexpected events.

HOW MUCH DOES THE PLANE FARE COST AND WHO BOOKS THE FLIGHT?
Some of our trips include roundtrip international airfare to/from the departure city (varies depending on the trip) and all trips include domestic airfare in the destination country. Please see each trip for details.

WHEN SHOULD I LEAVE, AND RETURN?
Our arrival and travel days are listed in each individual itinerary on the web site for each trip – if you want to come EARLY, please let us know so we can make arrangements for a special rate at the hotel, so you don’t have to move hotels when the group arrives. If you want an EXTENSION so you can stay later, let us know as we can offer some unique and customized options for each of the areas that we travel to.