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Full-Day Traditional Weaving and Culture Tour from Cusco, Peru

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    What to Expect
    The Amaru community offer to their visitors one of the most relevant traditional activities, the textile process. They will teach the entire processes of creating each textile, from the dying the wool with natural plants until the final product. For the ethnology botanical lovers, the locals will teach their knowledge about natural plants used in traditional medicine.

    The archaeological center of Pisac, is one of the most important attractions near to the community, only 40 minutes away from Amaru, a magnificent temple of Inca control built in the 15th century.

    Uncover the mystery of the iconography of the tissues of Yachaqs, ancestral techniques and transmitting messages, colors and shapes woven art of Pisac; process from shearing, natural, spinning, weaving shown live on their clothing Amaru settler dyed colors.

    Decode the mysteries of Andean Iconography through the weaving of the Andean people. Learn the ancient flat weaving techniques of Pisaq, transmitted through colors and shapes chosen by the weaver. Processes such as the shearing of the wool, natural dyes, the spinning and weaving that are reflected in the bright clothing of the Amaru villagers are explored in this activity.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    In your hotel in Cusco or Sacred Valley.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Transportation
    • Professional english guide
    • Textile process activity
    • Welcome with typical flowers
    • Local interpreter (Spanish and Quechua)
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Additional services in the community :Lodging - 50 beds - 22 home rural - stays; 50 people capacity and the dinning rooms of the home stays
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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