RURAL TOURISM PACKAGE: Full Day Tour of the Huilloc Weaving Community

Andeana Tours
Sustainable Tours
Ollantaytambo Tours
Rural Tourism in Peru
Andeana Tours
Sustainable Tours
Ollantaytambo Tours
Rural Tourism in Peru

RURAL TOURISM PACKAGE: Full Day Tour of the Huilloc Weaving Community

180.00

Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)

Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru

Dates: Monday through Saturday at 9:00 am to Huilloc and Patacancha


Visit the rural community who weaves Andeana Hat straps. This trip includes a weaving lesson instructed by one of the Awamaki Artisans. Begin with spinning wool into yarn, learn how local plants are used as natural dyes, and finally weave your own bracelet. Enjoy a home-cooked meal in a weaver’s home, including soup and a main course. By booking this Weaving Community Visit tour, you are contributing to the empowerment of women and helping support global artisans to continue their vanishing crafts.

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Tour Description:

*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, 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, Lunch in the Community, Andeana Hat of your choice (hats are a $155.00 USD retail value) *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.