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.
By booking this tour, you are planting 1 tree at an indiginous community of Cusco
TRADITIONAL TEXTILES WORKSHOP ITINERARY
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.
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.
WHAT OUR TRADITIONAL TEXTILES WORKSHOP INCLUDES
Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the workshop.– We pick up from all the hotels in Cusco and Sacred Valley in a private vehicle.
Reception.- Upon your arrival at our workshop we will receive you with a warm welcome and reception ceremony.
Materials for the development of the workshop.
Family Style Lunch.- We include a family lunch that we will share among all those present in the workshop, the food is homemade style.
Personal Instructor.- You will be assigned a personal artisan instructor who will teach you during the whole process of the workshop. The artisans are masters with recognized national and international trajectory.
Local guide.- One of the members of the workshop will provide you with all the theoretical information about the whole process of the workshop, likewise this person will accompany you throughout the day or duration of the workshop.
Transfer of the workshop to your hotel.– At the end of the workshop we will transfer you back to your hotel in the Sacred Valley or Cusco.
Souveniers.- At the end of the workshop you can take the loom where you learned as well as the wool that you dyed yourself with the plant.
WHAT OUR TRADITIONAL TEXTILES WORKSHOP DOES NOT INCLUDE
Unspecified food.- Breakfast and dinner are not included in the workshop.
Other expenses not specified. – Additional expenses that are not specified may have additional costs, as additional activities may have additional costs.
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.
Group tour price
$. 109 usd per person
Group tour means that your reservation is open so that other people can accompany you on your tour.
Private tour prices
Our specialty is private tours and we will provide the best service.
01 person $. 159 usd per person
02 persons $. 129 usd per person
03 persons $. 119 usd per person
04 persons $. 109 usd per person
05 persons $. 99 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.