Sustainable Overnight Tours in a Quechua Weaving Village

Andeana and Awamaki collaborate with various communities of Peruvian women, investing in their skills to connect them to markets, and strengthening their leadership to promote entrepreneurship of sustainable business so that they can bring prosperity to their families and society. We also want our travelers to experience the life in an authentic Andean village. These tours are definitely off the tourist beaten path, and instead, take place on the road less travelled on!

1. ANDEAN OVERNIGHT: 2 Days / 1 Night in a Remote Andean Village

Huilloc Community Visit
Sustainability Travel

Price Per Person: $325.00 USD

Tour Description:

Day 1

*9:00am: Meet at the Cafe La Esquina in the Main Plaza of Ollantaytambo
9:30am: Stop at the Pre-Incan Ruins Muscaypuquio, Drive through the scenic valley
10:30am: Stop at the Historic Markacocha (Oldest church in the Sacred Valley)
11:00am - 11:30am: Arrive to the Community, Welcome tea and Introduction to the cooperative
11:30am - 12:30am: Textile weaving demonstration, an explanation of the natural dying process, and a weaving class to make your own bracelet
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Traditional Andean lunch in the community
1:30pm - 2:00pm: Sale of products handmade by women artisans, Q&A with the community
1:30pm - 3:00pm - Break
**3:00pm - 6:00pm - Short one-hour guided walk accompanied by a local Quechua women who will assist the Awamaki guide, Learn more about the community, medicinal plants and Andean traditions
6:00pm - Return to our home stay to share time with the host family
7:00pm - Dinner and Rest

Day 2 

7:00am - Typical Andean Breakfast
8:00am - Start a 3-4 hour walk guided by a local Quechua woman and an Awamaki guide, explore the village and the beautiful Andean valley, Pachamama ceremony, Coca tea time
12:00pm - 12:45pm - Pachamanca (Earth Oven Lunch) demonstration and lunch 
1:30pm - 2:00pm: Sale of products handmade by women artisans, Q&A with the community, Goodbye ceremony
*3:00pm: Return to the Plaza in Ollantaytambo 


Includes:
Transport from the Plaza in Ollantaytambo, Remote Community Visit, Ollantaytambo Guide and Quechua Translator, Meals in the Community, Andeana Hat of your choice (hats are a $165.00 USD retail value), Pachamanca Lunch, All Excursions listed in itinerary, Accommodation *Departure schedules from Ollantaytambo can vary depending on the arrival and departure needs of the passengers for their return to Ollantaytambo.


Does Not Include:
Transportation to Ollantaytambo, Travel and Health Insurance, Airfare and anything else not listed as Included.

*Please note that there is a Cancellation Fee and/or No-Show Fee. This tour is non-refundable.

Andeana Peru
 
Peru Andeana Hats

2. ARTISAN OVERNIGHT: 2 Days / 1 Night in a Remote Andean Village with Extended Weaving Demonstrations

Sustainable Day Tours in Peru
Ollantaytambo Sustainable Tours

Price per Person: $365.00 USD


Tour Description:

Day 1

*9:00am: Meet at the Cafe La Esquina in the Main Plaza of Ollantaytambo
9:30am: Stop at the Pre-Incan Ruins Muscaypuquio, Drive through the scenic valley
10:30am: Stop at the Historic Markacocha (Oldest church in the Sacred Valley)
11:00am - 11:30am: Arrive to the Community, Welcome tea and Introduction to the cooperative
11:30am - 12:30am: Textile weaving demonstration, an explanation of the natural dying process, and a weaving class to make your own bracelet
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Traditional Andean lunch in the community
1:30pm - 2:00pm: Sale of products handmade by women artisans, Q&A with the community
1:30pm - 3:00pm - Break
**3:00pm - 6:00pm - Take part in an intensive and complicated weaving demonstration, Learn more about the ancient Incan weaving traditions, Learn more about the community, medicinal plants and Andean customs
6:00pm - Return to our home stay to share time with the host family
7:00pm - Dinner and Rest


Day 2

7:00am: Typical Andean Breakfast
8:00am - 11:30am: Alpaca Ritual Demonstration
12:00pm - 12:45pm: Pachamanca (Earth Oven Lunch) demonstration and lunch
1:30pm - 2:00pm: Sale of products handmade by women artisans, Q&A with the community, Goodbye ceremony
*3:00pm: Return to the Plaza in Ollantaytambo


Includes:

Transport from the Plaza in Ollantaytambo, Remote Community Visit, Ollantaytambo Guide and Quechua Translator, Meals in the Community, Andeana Hat of your choice (hats are a $165.00 USD retail value), Pachamanca Lunch, All Excursions listed in itinerary, Accommodation. *Departure schedules from Ollantaytambo can vary depending on the arrival and departure needs of the passengers for their return to Ollantaytambo.

Does Not Include:
Transportation to Ollantaytambo, Travel and Health Insurance, Airfare and anything else not listed as Included.

*Please note that there is a Cancellation Fee and/or No-Show Fee. This tour is non-refundable.