02 Day Experience-Based Tourism in the Amaru Community

Highlights

02 Day Experience-Based Tourism in the Amaru Community

One of the best places to carry out experiential tourism is undoubtedly the Amaru Community, Experience-Based Tourism in the Amaru Community takes you to know and learn the main activities to which the native inhabitants devote themselves in their day to day life to improve the quality of life without losing the customs and traditions learned by the ancestors. Experienced-based Tourism in the Community of Amaru will immerse you in a world full of knowledge based on the use of the products that nature offers us. It is for them that the villagers live grateful with the Pachamama or Mother Earth.

Our tour is located in the Sacred Valley, in the district of Pisac, so you can enjoy the different landscapes such as snowy mountains, flora, fauna and colorful Andean villages and be able to live with them. You will learn the art of flat weaving and also a bit of agriculture and livestock. Let Mother Nature guide you through the most spectacular places and get the peace of mind of making this unique experience in the Andes.

WE OFFER DAILY DEPARTURES.

Itinerary

Day 1: Elaboration of the flat weave

We will pick you up from the hotel to take you to the village of Pisaq, from there it will take us a few minutes to reach the community of Amaru, where the villagers will welcome us with a warm welcome with typical flowers. They will explain us the activities to which they are dedicated and the work they do to keep the culture alive and the preservation of nature.

In this way, we will begin the tour near the community to collect the plants and materials that we will need for natural dyeing. We will see the shear of the Andean camelids, the spinning, the dyeing of the wool with natural plants and finally the confection of the garments. We will discover the mystery of the iconography of the flat tissues.

We will share a delicious traditional lunch made by the inhabitants of the area, after this we will have time to explore on our own or learn from ethnobotany. Arriving at night, we will have dinner and we will be able to rest in the house – rural lodging.

Day 2: Agricultural Activity – Return to Cusco

In the morning, we will wake up to go to the dining room, where they will be waiting for us with a nutritious breakfast. After breakfast, we will go to the fields or also called “Chacras”, where the villagers will teach us how to work the land with the necessary tools, in the same way, we will learn about livestock and some domestic activities. After our hard work in the crops, we will enjoy a delicious lunch with some products obtained from our work in the field, in a beautiful view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley.

In the afternoon, we will finish the activities of the tour “Experienced-based Tourism In the Amaru Community” and we will say goodbye to the inhabitants of the community, and thus return to the city of Cusco to leave you at the hotel.

  • Maximum altitude: 2,972 ​​meters / 9,751 ft.

What´s Included

INCLUDED:

  • Round-trip transportation (tourist bus).
  • English-speaking Tour Guide.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Tips
  • Snacks
  • Bottle of water

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Sun hat.
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended).
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
  • Water.
  • Camera and films.

Prices

THIS TOUR RUNS ONLY AS A PRIVATE SERVICE.

****Daily Departure with at least 2 people****

NUMBER OF PAXPRICE PER PERSONACTION
02 people$ 210.00
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03 people$ 190.00
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04 people$ 170.00
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05 people$ 150.00
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06 people$ 130.00
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07 people$ 110.00
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08 + people$ 110.00
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Departure Dates

  • Daily departures: We pick you up from your hotel 30 minutes before the tour.

Timetable

  • In the morning between 08:00 – 09:00 (depends on your preference)









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