2 days Cusco Cultural Immersion Tour, community-based tourism in Patabamba Cusco

Enjoy a fascinating participative demonstration of authentic Andean weaving with this 2 days Cusco Cultural Immersion Tour, community-based tourism, in the beautiful Patabamba community, the land of weavers, and learn how to cook the Pachamanca, the Peruvian Delicatessen. Trekk to Huchuy Qosqo an Incan archaeological complex which is perched precariously on the side of a mountain with imposing architecture.

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  • Safe transportation according the highest standards
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  • 24 hours support during your trip
  • Excellent local official bilingual guide who will turn out the star of your trip

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Cultural Immersion Tour -description

 


TOUR CATEGORY
  • Active Tour
  • Cultural
  • Hiking
  • Nature

LOCATION
  • Cusco
  • Huchuy Qosqo
  • Patabamba

ACTIVITY LEVEL
  • Easy to Moderate

DURATION
  • 2 days

WHEN TO GO
  • Year round

PATABAMBA

  • Experience a full day on a native community enjoying beautiful Andean landscapes,
  • Participate on the preparation of the Pachamanca, one of the main dishes of Peruvian cuisine
  • Learn all about textiles with expert weavers who will explain you the Inca iconography.

HUCHUYQOSQO

  • Trek to Huchuy Qosqo, an archeological site known as “little Cusco”, that is only accessible by food.

DAY 01 CUSCO - PATABAMBA

Lunch, dinner.

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Patabamba community, enjoying beautiful Andean landscapes with this 2 days Cusco rural community tour.  At your arrival you will be greeted by an amazing community reception, with flowers, music and dances, you will be dressed like the local people and begin your activities with a short walk for the recollection of flowers for the dying process of the wool.  From this point you will enjoy the natural scenic viewpoint to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, which is considered one of the most beautiful natural privileges.

Back in the community, your expert cooks will be waiting for you to prepare the Pachamanca,  in quechua language, which means “earth oven” and translates to a big hole dug in the ground that cooks up an entire meal over hot stones.    While the Pachamanca is cooking, you will be very busy following  the activities of wool shearing, spinning, dyeing, washing and weaving.  Furthermore you will be revealed the mysteries of traditional iconography. After lunch you will continue the activities of ethnobotanical tourism, you will identify medicinal plants and their properties are going to be explained.  You will learn how to make a “poultice” with medicinal herbs.

With this wide range of offers, we are assured to live an unforgettable experience among the weavers of Patabamba.

Overnight in the house of a typical host family

DAY 02 PATABAMBA - HUCHUYQOSQO - LAMAY

Breakfast, box lunch.

Start your trek along a charming path, enjoying a quiet hike around the mountain.  During the trek, the panoramic views of the towns of Pisac, Coya, Lamay and Calca as well as many mountains that surround the area are astounding.  After lunch, pass through the community of Pukamarca and enter Leon Punku Canyon, following the remains of an Inca trail that leads to the archeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.

Later in the afternoon, begin the trail down the mountain, to meet your private vehicle at Lamay town.

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