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SIMPLE LIVING RETREAT: IMPORTANT INFO

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SIMPLE LIVING RETREAT

IMPORTANT INFO

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

RETREAT#1:  DOMINGO DE RAMOS & SPRING CELEBRATIONS 2014

Sunday, April 6th – Monday, April 14th, 2014  | Book Retreat

RETREAT#2:  FALL EQUINOX & HARVEST MOON 2014 

Saturday, September 20th – Sunday, September 28th, 2014 | Book Retreat

* We are flying to Mexico City. We are accepting bookings in a first-come, first-serve basis.

Contact: Gabriela Rocha-Caballero gabriela@covolv.org

cuetzalan-blanquita1Your Simple Living Retreat Includes:

What is included:

  • 8 nights / 9 days Tosepan Kali Lodging
  •  Three Daily Organic Meals (organic and local)
  • Local Private Transportation from and to airport (Mexico City-Cuetzalan-Mexico City)
  • Three Spa Treatments
  • Visit to Yohualichan archaeological area
  • 3 Ecotours: Nursery, Coffee Plantation & Sustainable Home Model
  • Visit to Cuetzalan
  • Off-the-grid adventure: Visit to Cuevanas and Waterfalls
  • Give back: Plant a tree with local Nahua kids
  • All Taxes + Gratuity Included.

What is not included:

International or Internal flights, Optional and additional accident/baggage/cancellation insurance, Passport and Visa fees, Excess baggage charges, Travel insurance, Personal Expenses (Spa, Mini-bar, Personal Phone Calls, Laundry services), All beverages not mentioned in the description for this tour, Any tips or gratuities, alcoholic beverages, optional activities and sightseeing not mentioned in this tour, and all personal expenses.

 

cuetzalan-marypopTravel Insurance (recommended) and Airfares:

For travel insurance and the best airfares please contact our travel expert partner: VALLARTA VIP TRAVEL http://www.vallartasviptravel.com/8525 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90069 or call 1-310-657-4245.

Vallarta’s VIP Travel Inc, is Registered Seller of Travel in California (# CST1017055-10). An accredited member of the Better Business Bureau, and is endorsed by IATAN the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (# 05 54589 0)

Contact: Gabriela Rocha-Caballero gabriela@covolv.org

cuetzalan-viejita-hermosaYour Simple Living Retreat

Cuetzalan Program

DAY 1 – Sunday, April 6th – Welcome to Tosepan Kali

4:00pm Arrival to Mexico City

Private Transportation to Cuetzalan

6:00pm Check in

Welcome Simple Living Group

6:30pm – 7:30pm: Candlelight Organic Dinner

8:00pm – 10:00pm: Orientation

DAY 2 – Monday, April 7th – RECEIVE AND EMBRACE THE SIMPLICITY AND THE ABUNDANCE

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 9:30am: Organic Breakfast

9:30am – 2:00pm: Visit to Cuetzalan

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Organic Dinner

DAY 3 – Tuesday, April 8th – “TOSEPAN”

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 10:30am: Organic Breakfast

11:00am – 2:00pm: TOUR # 1 “TOSEPAN” Guided walk around the hotel and Coffee Plantation

LEARN ALL ABOUT TOSEPAN TITATANISKE

WHAT’S BEHIND A CUP OF COFFEE TOSEPAN AND ABOUT NATURAL BUILDING MATERIALS?

  • Route: “What’s behind a cup of coffee?” – You will learn about planting and the various processes to get an organic fair-trade biodiverse cup of coffee.
  • Route: “Water Route” – We will take you around the eco-resort, though a “water route” presentation, where we will share with you the cooperative’s strategies for natural resources management, and our special water treatment system.
  • Route: “Sustainable Building Program” – In this talk you will learn about the different techniques that we use to avoid negative impact, and why bamboo is one of the raw materials that we prefer to use.

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Organic Dinner

DAY 4 – Wednesday, April 9th – “GROWING OUR FUTURE”

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 9:30am: Organic Breakfast

10:00am – 1:00pm: TOUR #2 “GROWING OUR FUTURE”

LEARN THE BIODIVERSITY OF OUR AREA AND THE REAL MEANING OF GROWING OUR OWN ORGANIC PRODUCE.

We will share with you a taste of Tosepan’s environmental education program, based on Tosepan’s own environmental interpretation, the knowledge of wildlife and the different uses the producer gives to his land using a conscious approach that focuses on productive activity, such as “honey harvesting,” “The cinnamon harvesting” or the “process of brown sugar”, for their own yearly use, and the extra is use for selling in the town and exportation. This tour includes:

  • A visit to the Botanical Garden Xoxoktik
  • A visit to the Archeological area of Yohualichan
  • An environmental Lecture
  • A walk to the Organic Coffee Plantation
  • Compost Projects
  • A demonstration of the process of: The Melipona Honey Bee, organic Piloncillo Process and organic Cinnamon

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Organic Dinner

DAY 5 – Thursday, April 10th 

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 10:30am: Organic Breakfast

11:00am – 4:00pm: TOUR #3 “CUETZALAN NATURE AND CULTURE”

LEARN THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE AREA AND THE CULTURAL WEALTH OF THE NAHUA CULTURE.

The activities are:

  • A visit to the “Las Brisas” waterfall
  • A visit to Cuevanas (Cabin-Cave style off-the-grid casitas)
  • Visit to the Caves (Grutas)
  • Picinic Lunch

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Organic Dinner

DAY 6  – FridayApril 11th – BLEND WITH NATURE

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 10:30am: Organic Breakfast

11:00am – 2:00pm:

Nature Walk – Plant trees (and other eco projects) with Nahua Kids – Service + Give Back to the land

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch

4:00pm – 5:45pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

5:45pm – 7:00pm: Early Organic Dinner

DAY 7 –  Saturday, April 12th – SERVICE + GIVE BACK

FIND YOUR LIFE’S PURPOSE, EMBRACE YOUR MASTERY

7:00:am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 10:30am: Organic Breakfast

11:00am – 2:00pm: Nature Walk – Plant trees (and other eco projects) with Nahua Kids Service + Give Back to the land

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch

4:00pm – 5:45pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Organic Dinner

DAY 8 – Sunday, April 13th – DOMINGO DE RAMOS SPRING CELEBRATION & SUNDAY FARMER’S MARKET 

7:00am – 8:30am: Early morning Yoga, Meditation and Chanting

7:00am – 9:00am: Organic Breakfast

9:00am – 2:00pm: Visit Cuetzalan – Farmer’s Market

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Organic Lunch

4:00pm – 6:00pm: Free Time – Spa Treatments, Journaling, Contemplation, Cuetzalan sightseeing, etc

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Farewell Candle Light Organic Dinner

Day 9 – Monday, April 14th – Farewell 

6:30am – 9:30am: Organic Breakfast

10:00am Check Out

11:00am Private Transportation to Mexico City Airport

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    Contact: Gabriela Rocha-Caballero gabriela@covolv.org

 

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