Awamaki Rural Tourism Package

8 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket

Travel to one of the rural Quechua villages in the high Andes mountains above Ollantaytambo and connect with artisan leaders there. The women will share their textile heritage, including spinning, dyeing and weaving on a backstrap loom. Try your hand at spinning on a drop spindle, and weave a bracelet with one of your artisan hosts. Enjoy a typical lunch of soup and a main course in one of the artisan’s homes. Enjoy a private textile market before you leave.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Awamaki

Visit the Awamaki store to see and shop ethically produced Andean crafts with contemporary style.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Patacancha Valley

On your way to the Quechua village, you will drive through this spectacular mountain valley lined with ancient terraces, Inca ruins, and small farms and villages. Ascend into the Andes mountains alongside the picturesque Patacancha river, stopping at ruins and other sites of interest along the way. At the end, meet the weavers who will share their community, craft and culture.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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