Cecis Travel | Local Tour Operator Machu Picchu Salkantay Choquequirao Experential Potato and Textil Tours

Cecis Travel | Experiential Tourism Textil Tour at Amaru community all included

Textil Tour Full Day

Maximun Height 3500 MASL
Ramp 100 METERS
Distance 3 KM

Starting Point

We will pick you up at your Hotel.


Day 1

Pick up from your Hotel at 7 AM, to direct transport to the town of Pisac and then ascend to the community of Amaru in Yachaq’s Land. Where they will be greeted with music and beautiful native flowers next to a symbolic Mother Earth or Pachamama offering, to thank for this new day and sharing among brothers of different cultures. After welcome visitors are invited to accompany the villagers to the collection of flowers and leaves that serve as inputs to make natural dyes, plant gives us the Pachamama. We continue with a brief explanation and demonstration of shearing, spinning and start skein of wool; it continues with a demonstration of dyeing and color fastness in wool, to complete the process of hand weaving.

The iconography used in each of these mantles is loaded with an important symbolic value for the villagers of Amaru, tell us the meanings of some of the most important reasons. Finally we turn to the exhibition hall of the finished garments and we can buy the variety of textiles (blankets, table runners, scarves, shawls, chuspas or Andean bags, belts etc.). Finally we tasted a delicious lunch prepared with inputs Andean clearly in the area. Average Duration 8 hrs.


Ending Point

We will drop you off at your Hotel.


Include

  • Transfer by bus from your Hotel to Amaru.
  • Entrance fee to Potato Park.
  • Professional guide in English.
  • Local interpreter of Quechua.
  • Typical lunch.
  • Textil activities.
  • Transfer by bus from Amaru to your hotel in Cusco or the sacred valley.