Kawsay Ayahuasca Retreat
Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refund Policy

I understand that a deposit of $800 or full payment is required to confirm my booking. I understand that the remaining balance must be paid in full at least 6 weeks prior to the beginning date of the retreat to guarantee my space. If the balance is not settled by this time, Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. will automatically charge the outstanding balance to the credit card provided at the time of the deposit, 6 weeks prior to the start of my retreat. I understand that if I chose to the option of a $800 and the monthly payment plan required to confirm my booking. I understand that my credit card on file will be automatically charged on the due date of the monthly installments until the retreat is paid in full 42 days before the beginning date of the retreat I booked.

I understand that if I cancel my registration more than 8 weeks prior to the start of my retreat, I may transfer to a different retreat or transfer my payment to personal credit to be used for a future retreat in the next 2 years. I understand that I will not receive a refund. I understand that if I cancel my registration within 8 weeks of the start of my retreat, I may only transfer to a different retreat or transfer my payment to personal credit to be used for a future retreat in the next 2 years if Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. can fill my place in the retreat.

I understand that I will not receive a refund.

If we have to cancel or postpone a scheduled retreat workshop due to unforeseen circumstances or events beyond our control (examples of such events are war, famine, political unrest, and/or “Acts of God”) you will be given full credit for all payments paid.  This credit can be used towards registration and payment for a later scheduled retreat workshop.

 

Terms and Conditions

Any activity can be dangerous, and there is an element of risk, both inherent in the activity and from hazards natural and human-made, which you accept by participating in this program. You alone assume responsibility for your own safety and equipment and must be both physically and mentally prepared and equipped with the appropriate gear.

Only you can judge your skills relative to all conditions found in the jungle (on the trail or water) and any possible risk associated with the shamanic treatment or training gained in our programs. You alone decide when, where, and how to proceed, or not.

 Please read carefully. By sending your deposit and registering for a program, you are accepting the following Liability Agreement: 

I acknowledge that I have voluntarily chosen to participate in the program referenced above. In so doing, I acknowledge that I may be subjecting myself to dangers and hazards that could result in illness, injury, or death. I also recognize that some inherent risks and dangers may arise at any time during the trip and program.

Also, I am specifically familiar with and accept the risks of the dangers and hazards referred to in the trip and program information on this website. I am aware that certain medical services or facilities might not be available while I am participating in the program. In consideration of my being permitted to participate in the program, I agree to assume all risks of illness, injury, or death.

I agree not to sue and to release from liability and indemnify Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L., their owners, agents, employees, contractors, and other persons or entities involved with this program, from all actions, claims, or demands for injury, loss or damage, regardless of the cause, resulting from my participation in the program.

I understand that Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. may contract with independent contractors to provide services on this program, including transportation, travel services, and guide services. I understand and acknowledge that The Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the actions of any independent contractors involved in providing any services on this program.

I agree that Iquitos, Peru will be the forum for the resolution of any dispute related to my participation in this program.

The terms of this agreement shall serve as a release and assumption of risk binding on my heirs, executor, administrator, and all members of my family, including any minors accompanying me. I have familiarized myself with all the information provided to me about this program, and I agree with all stated conditions specifically including any information outlining my responsibilities and obligations as a program member.

I grant Kawsay retreat E.I.R.L. the absolute right to copyright, reuse, publish and republish by any medium, including in print, electronically, or by any other means, any photos or likenesses of me or in which I may be included, that may be taken while participating in the program.

I agree to pay for the cost of any evacuation or medical care.

I have carefully read this agreement and have been provided with adequate time and opportunity to discuss and review the same with duly qualified counsel. I understand that it is a release of liability and a contract between me and Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. and/or its contracted tour operators or affiliated organizations, and I sign this agreement of my own free will. If any part of this agreement is deemed unenforceable, all other parts shall be given full force and effect.

NOTE: Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. management reserves the right to change, re-route, postpone or cancel a program based on weather and client conditions to ensure the safety of the client, group, guide, staff and for any other reason or reasons. If you are expelled from the program for whatsoever reason Kawsay Retreat E.I.R.L. management deems, you will not be allocated any refund of any funds and you will be responsible to pay for your early boat transportation to return to Iquitos.

We recommend you arrive in Iquitos one day before the beginning of the retreat because we will meet at 9:00 a.m. to leave to the retreat center. If you arrive late on the day of the retreat then you will have to get picked up from Iquitos the next day. It is anywhere from one to two hours to reach the retreat center by way of boat on the Amazon River.