You will be involved in to an ancient tradition, with master weavers awarded by UNESCO. This is the only tour in Cusco that allows you to live this kind of experiences. We don`t just show you the textile process, you will do the processWe have received important people like Jean-Bernard Münch who is the president of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO since 2012. This kind of experiences helps local people to give more value to what they do.
Get an immersive experience with Peruvian handicrafts and food on this day tour to Chichubamba. You’ll visit the rural community with a small group of just six people, which makes for an intimate experience. Learn how to fashion ceramics with a local craftsman, then try your hand at chocolate-making and the traditional beer, Chicha de Jora.
Come and learn ancient techniques of textile and adobe making!In the first workshop you will participate in the entire process, from dying the wool with natural dyes to the final textile design. In the second workshop you will also make adobe, a construction material made of mud and straw, commonly used in the andes region. Important temples were made out of this material and are still standing.Return home with a lifetime experience!• Pickup and drop-off from hotel in Cusco Center are included
Don't miss out on this magical opportunity to experience a different way of life! The alpine scenery and mountainous terrain are simply exquisite but what makes the tour really special is visiting the Patacancha and Huilloc communities, known for their traditional cultural practices. This tour gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in traditional Andean culture by taking part in a weaving workshop.During the scheduled, respectful and low-impact Quechua community visits, we hope to educate the responsible traveler about the ancient weaving tradition and Andean indigenous culture.
Travel to the past and learn the ceramic techniques used by Cuyo Chico villagers to create small ornaments. You will make and paint art pieces such as bracelets or musical instruments. Take a small part of Cusco home and always remember this magical experience! • Pickup and drop-off from hotel in Cusco Center are included
Discover the authentic crafts and artisan traditions of the Sacred Valley on this private Pisac shopping experience from Cusco. After a pickup at your hotel, reach Pisac in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle. Follow your private guide through the traditional craft markets, and browse the locally produced artisan ceramics, textiles, and jewelry on display. Along the way, perhaps pick up a souvenir or two of your travels.
SPANISH CLASSES IN THE MARKET, FUN AND USEFUL FOR YOUR TRIP IN CUSCO - PERU AND ALL OF LATIN AMERICA. YOU WILL PRACTICE SPANISH WITH LOCAL PEOPLE AND TO INVOLVE YOURSELF IN CULTURE, YOU WILL TRY EXOTIC FRUITS AND / OR A DELICIOUS JUICE OF FRUITS.
Aula is thrilled to offer our guests the opportunity to learn more about the plant dyes and traditional dyeing techniques unique to this region. Through the natural dyeing workshop, we hope our guests will leave with a true appreciation for the textile tradition and age-old techniques that make the Cusco region so special. We're proud to work with our partners at Pichinku, who have offered to open up their workshop for these intimate workshop experiences, providing a hands-on, one-on-one instruction and the chance to share in the experience with the all-female Pichinku team.
It is the typical massage to eliminate stress and tension from a hard day at work. It is applied throughout the body with emphasis on the back and lower neck slowly, with slow and long movements but with firm and progressive pressure, it aims to release the accumulated stress and tension.
You will go to a viewpoint with breathtaking landscapes of mountains, green fields and trees, that will be the perfect combo to get inspired and paint the best portrait ever while you are drinking a good wine.Pick up and drop - off from hotel in Cusco center are included
Learn ancient techniques in traditional medicine based on Andean natural plants and feel as an authentic healer! The activity begins with a walk to collect medicinal plants. Then you will use them, among with other ingredients, to prepare creams and oils in the old traditional way. You will be amazed of the magical properties of these ancestral plants!• Pickup and drop-off from hotel in Cusco Center are included
The activity take place in a lovely area, surrounded by nature, to help you reconnect with your body and the Universe.The yoga professional instructor will guide you during class, who will give you all the tools to enjoy your practice.
Yuri, a local artist in Maras, will show you his knowledge in pottery and paintings during a 4 hr workshop. Get inspired by your creativity! Mold your own ceramics with Andean designs and take them home as souvenirs. After that, you will learn typical painting techniques of the region. Portrait picturesque landscapes or feel free to make your own creations. Return home feeling as an artist and take your painting with you as a memory of this beautiful experience!• Pickup and drop-off from hotel in Cusco Center are included
Join us for this yoga infused journey into the Andes. Through the physical practice of yoga and the exploration of yogic principles you will learn tools that are practical for life off of the mat. Discover the transformational power of travel and cultural immersion. With thoughtful intention, this adventure will serve not as just a once in a lifetime opportunity, but a lifelong learning experience. Balanced between trekking adventure, cultural exploration, yogic integration, archeological discovery, Inca history, and culinary delight. We have partnered with local guides to provide everything Peru, with the infusion of yoga. You will discover that you are your best teacher; we will be there to guide you through your personal experience.
The Cusco Photo Night Tour is a chance to explore the Imperial city of the Incas from a completely different point of view. See your surroundings with a photographic eye and learn how to take photos of city scenes at night, all the while with a professional photographer guide providing the best tricks, tips and camera settings so you can come away with the best shots possible.
Get ready to experience a day as a farmer using ancestral Andean tools such as the chaquitalla, the cuti and the lampa. During the activity, you will learn the mysteries of the Andean agriculture, the diversity of its crops and the rituals that connect the Pachamama with nature and agriculture. You will also get to know the main products of Huayllafara: corn, potatoes, beans and quinoa.• Pickup and drop-off from hotel in Cusco Center are included
Experience Machu Picchu, tour the sacred valley and connect to the energy of Pachu Mama (Mother Earth) on our Peruvian Yoga Retreat. This 7 day experience includes a 3-Day private yoga retreat at an Eco-Yoga Farm, a tour of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, a SUP yoga class on a lake overlooking the Andes and so much more. All of your lodging yoga asana classes, meditations, and food is included. Join this trip of a lifetime to re-set your life and get exactly what you need.
Cusco is the capital of the Inca Empire, and it is full of history and temples in every corner you turn around. We offer you a different way to know this magical city and have amazing photos of it. You will fall in love with the narrow streets, buildings and churches from colonial and pre-columbian times.