Natural Dyeing & Weaving Experience
Live this unique experience of dyeing with plants and weaving in waist loom together with great master weavers of peru recognized by UNESCO, do not be a typical visitor who observes the process of elaboration, we want you to be involved, we want you dyeing your own wool, make your own textile piece. A full day of adventures awaits you in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Price: 89 Per Person
Duration: 01 day (08:00 – 06:00)
Materials: Wool, loom, dyes, charcoal, weaving tools, dyeing and everything necessary for the workshop (We will provide you)
Recommended: For people and small groups who are interested in learning weaving at waist loom and to dye with native plants
By booking this tour, you are planting 1 tree at an indiginous community of Cusco
Upon your arrival for this traditional textiles workshop, you will received with a warm welcome from our artisans, Pututeros and Varayoc who will delight you with the magnificent sounds of the pututo (seashell) and with some local customs of the community. Our local expert guide will receive you and will provide you with all the explanation about the project, traditional textiles trajectory, recognitions and the textile industry in general.
We will take you on a tour to the workshop where you will be able to appreciate all the demonstration of the process of making the traditional textiles, we will give you a theoretical talk about the ancestral dyeing and weaving and its history.
Then we will start with our experience at the workshop, the first activitie will be going out to collect plants, prepare the wool and dyeing process. for this activitie you will have an assistan who will guide you through the process of dyeing and weaving.
We will provide you all the materials required this traditional textiles workshop and everything you produce can be taken home with a certificate issued by our workshop and signed by artisan teachers recognized by UNESCO.
The dyeing activitie will be donde until lunch time. Lunch will be in a family style sharing with the artisans in the workshop.
After lunct, it will be a full adventure afternoon of great concentration and perseverance in learning to master the threads to go forming different motifs in our textile piece, your personal assistant will be with you during this process. We are sure that it will be an unforgettable experience.
Once we finish the experience you will be able to take home the wool you dyed, the loom you weaved. We will drive you back to your hotel.
NOTE: This work shop is done at QAYTU SCHOOL WORKSHOP and we are the only privilleged that works with them.
We are known for providing personalized services and unique experiences, we guarantee 100% satisfaction and we care a lot for your safety during our tours.
$. 89 usd per person
Group tour means that your reservation is open so that other people can accompany you on your tour.
Our specialty is private tours and we will provide the best service.
02 people $. 120 usd per person
03 people $. 115 usd per person
04 people $. 110 usd per person
05 people $. 105 usd per person
06 people $. 100 usd per person
07 people $. 95 usd per person
08 people or more. $. 89 usd per person
This is one of our new kind of tours offered only by our company, we want to change the way how you know the local culture, that is why we have started PPT EXPERIENCES where you will fall more in deep to our culture.
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