Sedona, a small desert town in Arizona is known for the uplifting power of its Vortex meditation sites. The majestic red rock scenery and evergreen vegetation are two reasons for the unique energy of Sedona and its tangible regenerative and inspirational effects.
Join our traveling tribe and you will learn about the Native American culture and traditions of the region, meet the local healer of Apache tribe, practice sacred ceremonies, and explore the endless hiking possibilities in the Red Rock State Park.
Spend 5 unforgettable days in contemplation of mountain scenery and in a search of the wisdom , serenity, spiritual transformation!
- Admire the sunrises and sunsets at the most powerful vortexes of Sedona: Airport Mesa, Bell Rock, Cathedral rock, as well as several hidden spiritual spots
- Meet Apache tribe healer Mario Blackwolf , listen to the legends of the past and learn about the present ways of life of Native Americans
- Participate in unique sacred ceremony of spiritual and physical cleansing of the native inhabitants of the American South-West
- Explore the trails of Red Rock State Paark, Sonora desert and the forest of the Giant Saguarro cacti
- Visit the historic ghost town of Jerome, founded during the mining boom and after that abandoned by its residents
- Explore the vibrant arts community of Sedona uptown, dense with New Age shops, spas, art galleries, and its excellent dining!
On the dates of our travel in late January the weather in Sedona is going to be mostly sunny and clear with its average 55F during the day, and as low as 36F at night.
- A small-size suitcase or Duffel for your main luggage
- A small backpack 25-30L for your day-hikes (to carry a water reservoir, an extra layer, a hiking snack, sun block, and a personal first aid kit).
- Head lamp (it is good to have light when your hands are free always keep it in your backpack on a hiking trail)
- Water bottle or camelback reservoir (1.5-2L)
- Several zip lock bags for your personal garbage/leftovers during hiking days
- Sunblock (UV 50+) & lip balm
- Personal toiletries : toothpaste, toothbrush etc.
- Your personal first aid kit (personal medications you can’t do without). The guide will have essentials.
- Face covering (required on a flight and indoor public places, visitor centers etc)
- Ear plugs, only if you are a sensitive sleeper
Outfit for hiking:
- Good sturdy hiking boots or hiking shoes, well-worn before the trip (!) Please don’t bring brand new boots, try them a few times on hiking trails before the trip, to avoid painful blisters while on a trip.
- Comfortable tennis shoes (it's good to have a change of shoes for off-trail activities)
- Windproof hiking pants
- Windproof jacket
- A change of long/short-sleeved t-shirts for hiking (preferably a quick-dry fabric, not cotton)
- A change of long hiking socks (not cotton. merino wool is the best)
- Fleece jacket or light sweater
- A down-jacket for chilly evenings and mornings
Outfit for the ceremony:
- Flip flops
- Long skirt + comfortable top, shoulders should be covered. As an option instead of skirt you can wear yoga pants or sarong.
- 1 quick-dry medium or small-size towel to dry yourself
Participant can cancel their trip anytime prior departure with the following penalties:
Registration deposit (if applicable) is non-refundable after being paid;
Cancellation 30 to 21 days before departure - up to 50% of the Trip cost
Cancellation 20 to 0 calendar days before departure – non refundable
Trip cancellation insurance is advisable; it protects all registration deposits and payments for both air and land cost.
Evening arrival to PHX airport (suggested around 5-6PM).
Dinner, if time allows. Overnight at basic clean hotel in PHX.