Inspirational Journeys Through the Sacred Valley
We invite you to come and join us on one of our inspirational journeys through the Sacred Valley, Peru. Andeana Hats has partnered with the non-profit organization, Awamaki, to create sustainable tours that not only are fun and educational, but provide a positive impact in the Quechua communities that we are working with. Not only are you supporting our artisans through every hat purchase, but by booking one of our private tours to meet these amazing Quechua women you will witness firsthand where your hat comes from while helping to provide income opportunities and eradicate poverty. So come travel, have fun, and DO GOOD all at the same time!
Visit a Weaving Community in Rural Peru
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.
Weaving Immersion Weekend in Peru
Duration: 3-Days, 2-Nights
Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru
Dates: Monday through Saturday in Huilloc and Patacancha
Learn to weave and experience Quechua village life in this three-day, two-night excursion. Awamaki’s Weaving Immersion Weekend combines village activities, like visiting family farms and hiking to livestock pastures and glacial lakes, with one-on-one weaving lessons from one of Awamaki’s artisans. Visitors stay with local families in a traditional village in a spectacular mountain setting an hour from Ollantaytambo. By booking this Weaving Immersion Weekend in Peru tour, you are contributing to the empowerment of women and helping support global artisans to continue their vanishing crafts.
COming in the fall of 2019…
Andeana Women’s Retreat in Peru
Duration: 7 Days/ 6 Nights
Location: Cusco, The Sacred Valley and The Amazon Rainforest in Peru
Dates: September 23 - 29, 2019
Spend a week with Pats and Laura visiting the origin of both of their businesses; Andeana Hats and Glossy Paradise. On this tour between the Sacred Valley and Peruvian Amazon, you will get to meet the communities behind their products, see how they create them from scratch, and get a bit of relaxation and exploration in while taking in the incredible beauty of these two completely different worlds that both exist within Peru.
This is an exciting itinerary that takes you to the highlights of Peru, traveling through two very different terrains and climates. The Andes Mountains and Amazon Rainforest are fascinating destinations that should be on everyone’s travel bucket lists.