We will be offering a 72 hour #PermacultureDesignCertification Course (#PDC) + Holistic Detox & Nutrition Program in the Upper #AmazonJungle in #Tarapoto, #Peru!

For General Public: 800 USD.-
Permaculture,design course (72 hour certification) + Workshops (6 x detox and nutrition workshops) +Accommodation +3 meals a day +Airport shuttle

Please note: There is a $400USD non-refundable deposit in order to reserve your spot in the PDC Course.


CONTACT US: yacumamansanctuary@gmail.com or on our facebook page to have all the information about the courses.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/yacumamansanctuary/

We can take only a limited number of students, so book as soon as possible to secure your place in the courses!


In this course, you will study, practice, and implement the #ethics, #principles and foundations of #Permaculture as stated by the co-founders #BillMollison and #DavidHolmgren in the Permaculture Designer’s Manual.

The course outline includes the following:

Day 1: Overview of Permaculture, Ethics, Energy and Cycling
Day 2: Zone, Sector, Elevation, Function, and Scale, Zone 1 #GardenDesign
Day 3: #Soils and Water Flow Management
Day 4: Diversity, Working with Nature, Space and time, Zone 2 #FoodForest Design
Day 5: Resources, Zone 3 Broad-Scale and Animal Systems
Day 6: #Trees and Energy Transactions; Zone 4: Wind-breaks and #Harvest Forest
Day 7: Situational Analysis, Site Assessment, Design Exercise
Day 8: Climate Zones, #Temperate, #Tropical and #Dryland Permaculture
Day 9: Examination of successful of well-established Permaculture sites and what makes them successful
Day 10: Main Design Group Project
Day 11: Designing and Building a Wood-Saving stove
Day 12: Group Project Presentations and Certification Ceremony
In this course, you will have a very special opportunity to design a new site from the ground up!


  • Permaculture
  • Holistic Detox
  • Nutrition Program
  • Ayahuasca
  • Amazon Jungle
  • Raw Food
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Fermented Foods
  • Permaculture Design
  • Plant Medicine
  • Temezcal
  • Sweat Lodge
  • Cacao Ceremony
  • Permaculture Zones
  • Stacking Functions
  • Exotic Fruits
  • Water Flow Management
  • Food Forest
  • Animal Systems
  • Site Assessment
  • Site Analysis
  • Climate Zones
  • Friendship

Living Conditions.


  • shared rooms
  • private room
  • tent camping

Vegetarian Food

  • communal kitchen access
  • communally cooked meals
  • over 80% locally sourced


  • fast: streaming video

Ongoing classes

  • permaculture
  • nutrition/cooking
    1-2 times per week
  • plant medicine
    1-2 times per week
  • yoga
    1-2 times per week

Getting here.

Please make your own flight arrangements for Tarapoto, Peru and we will pick you up from the airport.


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