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Nature walk with alpacas and llamas
This spectacular trek with llamas and alpacas begins in Chinchero, a town located 40 km from the city of Cusco, a 1-hour road trip where our team awaits us with llamas and alpacas. Our walk will be 4 to 5 hours which is unique. where visitors can experience Peruvian culture and its past. On the way you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the sacred valley, country houses, agricultural production terraces, mountains, glaciers and a beautiful lagoon of crystal clear water, much more, reaching the indigenous community where we will start walking on the way we will see, shepherds with sheep and other animals In the past, travelers used to walk with llamas to reach the valleys of Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa, passing the route by 4300m. Each section used to take between 7 - 10 days, the travelers took alpaca wool with them among others to be able to exchange (barter) with fruits and corn. The purpose of this walk with llamas is to demonstrate how the trips with llamas were many years ago Also on the way of our walk we will have a delicious Picnic with organic ingredients from the area after the Picnic we continue with our walk that will take us to the archaeological park of Chinchero and the colonial temple and at the end we will visit the textile center of my wife Margoth Other things to note - Transportation is not included, but can be requested for an additional charge - In Chinchero our traditional dish is CUY baked if you wish try let me know to coordinate (EXTRA) AT THE END OF OUR WALK YOU CAN SPEND THE NIGHT IN OUR LUXURY CAMP
Exploring the Rainbow Mountain
Impressive view of the rainbow mountain glacier of the Andes mountain range, where this wonderful natural formation is located at 5030 meters above sea level. We started this activity inCusco city at 4 am in the morning by bus, going approximately 2 hours to the smoll comunite of Cusipata, where we have breakfast and then continue for 1 hour with the trip by bus and getting to the starting point of the walk which is at 4400 meters above sea level and we began to ascend slowly. We walk approximately 3 hours and reach the view point which is at 5030 meters above sea level from where you have a beautiful view of the mountain and the landscape of the red valley due to the large amount of minerals found in the area. and after this. and a wonderful view of the snowy mountain Ausangate which summit is at 6271 meters above sea level and the rainbow mountain, we return descending for about 1 hour and half to the starting point of the hike to board the bus and go to the lunch place in Cusipata and then we return to Cusco city arriving approximately at 4 pm. Other things to note the walk we are doing between 4400 meters above sea level until 5030 and it is possible that we have some altitude sickness like soroche, or headache, thatswhy we are carring the oxygen and medicine for the altitude.
Peruvian Cooking Classes & Market tour
Join us in an cultural and unique culinary experience through the oldest markets in the city, where you'll receive a lot of information about local products, you'll learn the most interesting gastronomic customs of the city and historical data about our food , we'll try the most popular cheeses, fruits and breads of Cusco and in my workshop we'll cook 3 peruvian dishes and one drink in base Pisco. And in the end you can enjoy all the dishes you made. Our Cooking menú includes: Quinoa salad: a very interesting salad that mixes mango, avocado and black quinoa. Huancaina sauce: one of the most important Peruvian dishes based on yellow chili pepper, peanuts, cheese and milk. Pisco sour: We'll use one of the best Piscos based on the original Peruvian grape "Quebranta" to prepare a perfectly balanced "Pisco sour". Main dish: You can choose between: Lomo Saltado: a Chinese Peruvian fusion dish, based on beef, vegetables and soy sauce. Peruvian ceviche: most famous Peruvian dish based on fish and lime juce, where technique is the most important. We have soft drinks and vegetarian and vegan option. These cooking classes are designed for everyone with or without experience in the kitchen.
Peruvian Cooking Class, Market visit
Be immersed in a fascinating trip to the San Pedro Market, where you’ll be introduced to a vast variety of local and ancient products. Later, we’ll invite you to our cozy cooking studio, located inside a colonial times house (two blocks away from the market), where you’ll step back in time to enjoy a modern Peruvian cooking class guided by a professional Peruvian chef. OUR MENUS 1. Aperitif: Passion fruit Sour. LUNCH MENU: 2. Appetizer: Nouveau Andean Classic Peruvian ceviche. 3. Main dish: Modern Quinoa Risotto, Tri-colored quinoa and Peruvian yellow chili risotto topped with a perfect sous vide poached egg. DINNER MENU 2. Appetizer: Nikkei Style Tiradito, Sashimi style fish marinated in a Japanese/Peruvian ponzu, avocados and cushuros. 3. Main dish: Quinoa crusted alpaca tenderloin with roasted tubers and Andean smoked chimichurri. 4. Dessert: Chirimoya and exotic fruits parfait, Have a taste of our best local fruits elegantly served as a parfait. *All dishes are seasoned with Maras pink salt. Other things to note Please, advise if any food allergies or dietary restrictions we should be aware of.
Peruvian Cooking Class and Market Tour
Our Cusco Culinary cooking experience starts at San Pedro Market (at door number 1), with a visit to this historical and traditional local market. We will try some of the most exotic fruits of Peru, the best chocolate, local cheeses, and traditional bread. After that, we will walk to our cooking studio, a traditional house from 1922, that is part of the world heritage Cusco center. We start our cooking classes preparing the national drink of Peru , pashion fruit pisco sour. Then, we prepare three traditional peruvian exquisite dishes and a delicious dessert. Our class is full hands on and you will take part in all the preparation. After you we finish we will enjoy all the food and you will have a great peruvian meal. Our dishes are easy to be converted into vegetarian , so if you are vegetarian or Vegan this is the perfect class for you. After the class we will also send you the recepies, so then you can share your new talent, as a Peruvian chef, with your family and friends. Other things to note The cooking classes are in the morning and in the afternoon. * In the morning from 9:00 to 13:00 * In the afternoon from 15:00 to 19:00 To know your food requirements is very important

Go to the mountains with local guides

Rainbow Mountain Tour in a day
The adventure begins between 4:00 AM and 4:30 AM, at which point our transport provider will pick you up at your accommodation, then we will head to the town of Cusipata in approximately 2 hours. Around 6:30 am we will arrive in Cusipata where we will enjoy a buffet breakfast. After breakfast, we will start the ascent on a communal dirt road until it reaches an altitude of 4,800 meters. Then, we will start a hike through a 4 km path, on the way you will enjoy landscapes full of flora and fauna of the Andes. Our guide will accompany you and show you how to hike at high altitude. The colorful mountain network will begin to appear slowly, until you reach the viewpoint at 5,000 meters. Its geological formations will reveal all its great splendor. Vinicư is one of the great attractions that you should always visit on your trip to Peru. Photo free time. Then we will descend on the same path, to board our vehicle and descend to Cusipata, here you will have a delicious lunch and then return to the imperial city of Cusco. At the end of the Mountain of Colors Tour, you will return to Cusco where our transport will take you downtown (approximately 04:30 pm)
Rainbow Mountain with ATVs
This trip allows you to see the Rainbow Mountain, You will see small villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Mountain (6,385 m / 20,945 ft.), the highest mountain in Cusco region. ***To start this beautiful journey we will pick you up from your hotel at 03:30 am. to move to the eastern part of Cusco, we will drive in a VAN for 2 hours aprox. until a small town called Japura(in this place we will have the breakfast). After the breakfast we will continuous 1 hour more until the camp to get the ATVs. ***We will teach you in 10 minuts how is the use of ATVs. Once everybody learn how to use it we will drive the ATVs for 40 minuts until Qosqopata bus station. Since Qosqopata we will walk 1 hour to reach the rainbow mountain (OPTIONAL - you can hire horse or motorcycle if you dont want to walk this stretch, bring extra cash 90 s/), once in rainbow mountain you will have time to take pictures. Later our lunch will wait for us and returning Cusco arriving at 05 PM aprox.(dropp of will be close the main square). *** If you want other experiences let me know.
Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain tour from Cusco
Join me on this incredible rainbow mountain tour. Very early in the established schedule (from 4:00 to 4:40 am), we will pass by your hotel in Cusco to start the tour. You will travel for 1 hour and a half until you reach our restaurant located in the town of Cusipata, where you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. The trip continues for another hour until you reach the control and parking area, where you will start the walk to Rainbow Mountain. On the way, you can enjoy the beauty of the Andes, its people, and the hundreds of llamas and alpacas that live in this place. This hike lasts 1 hour and a half going up and another hour and a half going down. You can also take a horse if the climb is demanding. Remember that you will be accompanied by a Certified Tourist Guide who is part of my team. After this incredible experience, you will return to Cusipata where a delicious buffet lunch will be waiting for you. The tour ends near the main square of Cusco. NOTE: -Remember to bring your passport and ask for your Rainbow Mountain stamp. -Includes a professional guide, tourist transport, buffet breakfast and lunch, walking sticks, and oxygen. -We can pick you up from anywhere in the historic center of Cusco and from other places if they are on the tour route. -Don't forget to bring soles in cash for your entrance tickets (25 soles).
The greates hike ever to the sacred valley of the Incas
We will meet by the San Pedro market at 08:00hrs. Here we buy some fruit for the hike before walking 5 min to the local bus station. The public bus cost 5 soles and will take us to the town of Chinchero about 1hr from Cusco. Next we will take an Original Inka Path that will take us to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way we will appreciate breathtaking landscapes, farming areas, Inca terraces, magical waterfalls and local villages. We will stop in a 360° viewpoint, being able to appreciate the amazing view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Vilcanota Mountain Range. After this spot we decsent to the lowest part of the valley, passing by a local village of Urquillos where we can try the famous Inka beer-chicha! Then, after a short walk, will reach the town of Wayllabamba where we will head back towards Cusco. >>>>>MESSAGE ME TO REQUEST AVAILABILITY<<<<< Other things to note: -Distance: 12km (7.4 miles) -Departure time: 08:00am. -Type walking: Easy/Moderate/Downhill
Alpaca Therapy Connect with Incan energy in Sacred Valley
Our experience begins with picking up from the hotel at 8:00 am. Then we arrive in Chinchero, a town stopped in time, and as nowhere else you can observe the Andean living culture, we will have a warm welcome with traditional music, by local residents We will then take a wonderful tour together with the Alpacas and Llamas, along the shores of the Piuray lagoon enjoying nature, we will walk through ancient paths that will take us to sacred sites and you can get breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. During the trip we will be delighted with the traditional Andean music that will be enlivened by the local residents and we will also appreciate different daily activities from farmers in the fields of sheep, to sheep shepherds. The importance of these auquidos for the Health, since interacting with these animals will feel in their special eyes, peace in the soul that is able to heal many emotional tensions. You will also feel part of the community by pulling your own alpaca. You will then enjoy a delicious Picnic-style lunch, prepared with organic products, surrounded by the tranquility of the mountains. On the way we will pass through the enigmatic archaeological park of Chinchero and its imposing colonial temple later return to your hotel.

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Humantay Lake Tour
Very early in the morning, our transport will perform the pick-up to start this wonderful tour heading towards the villages of Mollepata and Soraypampa. You will travel for 2 hours to the town of Mollepata, where you will have a delicious breakfast for about 40 minutes. After breakfast you will continue on your way to Soraypampa for about 1 hour, there you will get out of the vehicle and our guide will give all the necessary directions for the hike, you will have 10 minutes to prepare and start the walk. The hike to the Humantay Lagoon will take approximately 1 hour and a half to observe the beautiful landscape until you reach the beautiful turquoise lagoon. You will have enough time to enjoy the magic of the place, rest, and bring an offer to the Apus. At the end of the visit, you will return to our vehicle which will take you to Mollepata where you will have a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch, you will travel for approximately 2 hours to Cusco where our transport will take you downtown. Other things to note Have 2 days' stay in Cusco to acclimatize and take the tour without a problem.
Rainbow Mountain excurtion
Very early at 04:30 a.m. Our transport will go through your accommodation in Cusco to take you on a 2-hour trip to a small community called Cusipata, here is our restaurant where we will have breakfast, then we will travel by car for 1 more hour to the point where the walk that will last will start. 1 hour and 30 minutes on a moderate level climb, once we get to the 7 Colors Mountain we will take photos and spend some time appreciating the landscape, later we will descend again along the same path that we climbed and walk for 1 hour, this time it is easier and quickly, then we will arrive at Cusipata where we will have lunch (we have a vegetarian option) and then return to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco at 04:30 p.m. We will leave all our passengers close to the Plaza de Armas. . **important** Doing this experience daily is sometimes very exhausting for me, so the host will be Carlos or David or a different some days. Other things to note * We can pick you up from your hotel if you are in the center of Cusco. * The guide is professional and part of my team. * carry your passport and ask for your stamp. * If you want information about other places to visit in Cusco, send me a message.
Horseback riding through four hidden temples of the inkas
Having previous experience with horses is not a requirement, just love these noble and beautiful animals. Mystical Experience, Small groups (Maximum 04 People). After picking you up from your airbnb or hotel, the first step is to meet our horses, make friends with them, and learn the basic instructions to guide them along the way, remember to be one with your horse We will take you on a horseback ride through the mystical and hidden areas of the city, Inkilltambo (according to new research probably was an oracle on the inkas time), The Temple of the Moon or Temple of Fertility, places that were once inhabited by the Incas or were important religious centers, such as the Sacred Huaca of Amaru Wasi where formerly rituals were performed to mother earth. We will try to get to know a little about the Andean worldview, the nature-human relationship and the principles of Andean reciprocity. You will be surrounded by nature, beautifull views, Eucaliptus forest and if we are lucky wild animals that live freely in the area. Please, Keep in mind that we will take short walks so you can know the Huacas (Inca temples) and the mysticism that surrounds them (because our horses are not allowed to access those protected areas). After finishing our experience I will take you to your accommodation. Please Feel free to write me if you have additional questions or queries.
Ancestral Ceremonies and Andean Shaman
We meet at the main square of cusco known as plaza de armas, we drive for about 20 minutes and then we walk for 15 minutes easy walk in the nature with beautiful mountains to a ceremonial rock used by our ancestors for hundreds of years. we will do three ceremonies starting first giving some coca leaves to Mother Earth and then the Shaman will introduce his self and talking about traditions, believes, knowledge and history. then we do the Cleansing using herbs and flourishing ceremony with flowers right after, we will finish the experience doing all together the offering to Mother Earth. this experience gives you the opportunity to be in connection and harmony with nature and yourself and also to give gratitud to Mother Nature. NOTE that we can do the experience in the afternoon if it adjust more to your schedule.
Rainbow mountain adventure on wheels
Paseo por la montaña de colores en vehículos todo terreno. El tour comienza con el recojo de los respectivos alojamientos 3:30am para luego dirigirnos en nuestro minibús por un tiempo de 3 horas al poblado de Japura donde disfrutaremos nuestro rico desayuno antes de comenzar a manejar los vehículos todo terreno , después del desayuno los damos todas las indicaciones para la conducción de los vehículos todo terreno con dirección a la montaña de colores ,la vía esta dentro de un paisaje único ,lleno de montañas animales altoandinos un paisaje bello y hermoso ,a lo largo del camino tenemos varios estacionamientos o paradas para tomar fotos o filmar videos hasta llegar al lugar Qosqopata el cual es el ultimo estacionamiento para los quads ,desde este lugar hacemos una caminata que dura 45 min. a 01 hr. el recorrido es desde los 4650m.s.n.m. hasta los 5036 m.s.n.m.(16618 fts) donde esta ubicado el mirador de la montaña de colores ,en este tramo tenemos la opción de poder rentar los caballos o motocicletas de los locales .después de haber disfrutado la hermosura de la montaña de colores retornamos hacia nuestro cuatrimotos para volver a la base de los cuatrimotos después disfrutamos de un rico almuerzo buffet y después de una demostración de vestimentas típicas con la participación de todos. finalmente retornamos hacia a la ciudad Cusco. ¡Vive la experiencia que no te la cuenten!

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Humantay Lake Tour
Very early in the morning, our transport will perform the pick-up to start this wonderful tour heading towards the villages of Mollepata and Soraypampa. You will travel for 2 hours to the town of Mollepata, where you will have a delicious breakfast for about 40 minutes. After breakfast you will continue on your way to Soraypampa for about 1 hour, there you will get out of the vehicle and our guide will give all the necessary directions for the hike, you will have 10 minutes to prepare and start the walk. The hike to the Humantay Lagoon will take approximately 1 hour and a half to observe the beautiful landscape until you reach the beautiful turquoise lagoon. You will have enough time to enjoy the magic of the place, rest, and bring an offer to the Apus. At the end of the visit, you will return to our vehicle which will take you to Mollepata where you will have a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch, you will travel for approximately 2 hours to Cusco where our transport will take you downtown. Other things to note Have 2 days' stay in Cusco to acclimatize and take the tour without a problem.
Rainbow Mountain Tour in a day
The adventure begins between 4:00 AM and 4:30 AM, at which point our transport provider will pick you up at your accommodation, then we will head to the town of Cusipata in approximately 2 hours. Around 6:30 am we will arrive in Cusipata where we will enjoy a buffet breakfast. After breakfast, we will start the ascent on a communal dirt road until it reaches an altitude of 4,800 meters. Then, we will start a hike through a 4 km path, on the way you will enjoy landscapes full of flora and fauna of the Andes. Our guide will accompany you and show you how to hike at high altitude. The colorful mountain network will begin to appear slowly, until you reach the viewpoint at 5,000 meters. Its geological formations will reveal all its great splendor. Vinicư is one of the great attractions that you should always visit on your trip to Peru. Photo free time. Then we will descend on the same path, to board our vehicle and descend to Cusipata, here you will have a delicious lunch and then return to the imperial city of Cusco. At the end of the Mountain of Colors Tour, you will return to Cusco where our transport will take you downtown (approximately 04:30 pm)
Rainbow Mountain excurtion
Very early at 04:30 a.m. Our transport will go through your accommodation in Cusco to take you on a 2-hour trip to a small community called Cusipata, here is our restaurant where we will have breakfast, then we will travel by car for 1 more hour to the point where the walk that will last will start. 1 hour and 30 minutes on a moderate level climb, once we get to the 7 Colors Mountain we will take photos and spend some time appreciating the landscape, later we will descend again along the same path that we climbed and walk for 1 hour, this time it is easier and quickly, then we will arrive at Cusipata where we will have lunch (we have a vegetarian option) and then return to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco at 04:30 p.m. We will leave all our passengers close to the Plaza de Armas. . **important** Doing this experience daily is sometimes very exhausting for me, so the host will be Carlos or David or a different some days. Other things to note * We can pick you up from your hotel if you are in the center of Cusco. * The guide is professional and part of my team. * carry your passport and ask for your stamp. * If you want information about other places to visit in Cusco, send me a message.
Rainbow Mountain with ATVs
This trip allows you to see the Rainbow Mountain, You will see small villages, beautiful adobe style houses, herds of llamas and alpacas and you will have magnificent views of the Ausangate Mountain (6,385 m / 20,945 ft.), the highest mountain in Cusco region. ***To start this beautiful journey we will pick you up from your hotel at 03:30 am. to move to the eastern part of Cusco, we will drive in a VAN for 2 hours aprox. until a small town called Japura(in this place we will have the breakfast). After the breakfast we will continuous 1 hour more until the camp to get the ATVs. ***We will teach you in 10 minuts how is the use of ATVs. Once everybody learn how to use it we will drive the ATVs for 40 minuts until Qosqopata bus station. Since Qosqopata we will walk 1 hour to reach the rainbow mountain (OPTIONAL - you can hire horse or motorcycle if you dont want to walk this stretch, bring extra cash 90 s/), once in rainbow mountain you will have time to take pictures. Later our lunch will wait for us and returning Cusco arriving at 05 PM aprox.(dropp of will be close the main square). *** If you want other experiences let me know.
Moray and the Maras Salt Mines
Moray and Maras Salt Mines Hours 9:00 am to 2:30 pm Group of 15 to 19 people Pickup is at the water fountain in the center of Plaza de Armas Cusco we will have a 1 hour trip to Chinchero where you see a textile presentation with natural colors then continue with the archaeological center of Moray, home of the circular farm terrace that looks a bit like the Roman amphitheater. This was more like a farm lab for the Incas Maras is home to the salt terraces on the hillside, these geometric shaped salt puddles produce a different kind of salt that is rich in minerals and has a different flavor. ends one block from the main square If you already have the general tourist ticket or partial Sacred Valley, you no longer need to pay the entrance to Moray If you want to visit the complete Sacred Valley including Moray and Maras we have the following option https://www.airbnb.com.pe/experiences/2654524 Recommendations : Bring sunblock in case of sun or hat Note: For same-day reservations, inquire about availability
Rainbow mountain adventure on wheels
Paseo por la montaña de colores en vehículos todo terreno. El tour comienza con el recojo de los respectivos alojamientos 3:30am para luego dirigirnos en nuestro minibús por un tiempo de 3 horas al poblado de Japura donde disfrutaremos nuestro rico desayuno antes de comenzar a manejar los vehículos todo terreno , después del desayuno los damos todas las indicaciones para la conducción de los vehículos todo terreno con dirección a la montaña de colores ,la vía esta dentro de un paisaje único ,lleno de montañas animales altoandinos un paisaje bello y hermoso ,a lo largo del camino tenemos varios estacionamientos o paradas para tomar fotos o filmar videos hasta llegar al lugar Qosqopata el cual es el ultimo estacionamiento para los quads ,desde este lugar hacemos una caminata que dura 45 min. a 01 hr. el recorrido es desde los 4650m.s.n.m. hasta los 5036 m.s.n.m.(16618 fts) donde esta ubicado el mirador de la montaña de colores ,en este tramo tenemos la opción de poder rentar los caballos o motocicletas de los locales .después de haber disfrutado la hermosura de la montaña de colores retornamos hacia nuestro cuatrimotos para volver a la base de los cuatrimotos después disfrutamos de un rico almuerzo buffet y después de una demostración de vestimentas típicas con la participación de todos. finalmente retornamos hacia a la ciudad Cusco. ¡Vive la experiencia que no te la cuenten!
Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain tour from Cusco
Join me on this incredible rainbow mountain tour. Very early in the established schedule (from 4:00 to 4:40 am), we will pass by your hotel in Cusco to start the tour. You will travel for 1 hour and a half until you reach our restaurant located in the town of Cusipata, where you will enjoy a delicious breakfast. The trip continues for another hour until you reach the control and parking area, where you will start the walk to Rainbow Mountain. On the way, you can enjoy the beauty of the Andes, its people, and the hundreds of llamas and alpacas that live in this place. This hike lasts 1 hour and a half going up and another hour and a half going down. You can also take a horse if the climb is demanding. Remember that you will be accompanied by a Certified Tourist Guide who is part of my team. After this incredible experience, you will return to Cusipata where a delicious buffet lunch will be waiting for you. The tour ends near the main square of Cusco. NOTE: -Remember to bring your passport and ask for your Rainbow Mountain stamp. -Includes a professional guide, tourist transport, buffet breakfast and lunch, walking sticks, and oxygen. -We can pick you up from anywhere in the historic center of Cusco and from other places if they are on the tour route. -Don't forget to bring soles in cash for your entrance tickets (25 soles).
The greates hike ever to the sacred valley of the Incas
We will meet by the San Pedro market at 08:00hrs. Here we buy some fruit for the hike before walking 5 min to the local bus station. The public bus cost 5 soles and will take us to the town of Chinchero about 1hr from Cusco. Next we will take an Original Inka Path that will take us to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way we will appreciate breathtaking landscapes, farming areas, Inca terraces, magical waterfalls and local villages. We will stop in a 360° viewpoint, being able to appreciate the amazing view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Vilcanota Mountain Range. After this spot we decsent to the lowest part of the valley, passing by a local village of Urquillos where we can try the famous Inka beer-chicha! Then, after a short walk, will reach the town of Wayllabamba where we will head back towards Cusco. >>>>>MESSAGE ME TO REQUEST AVAILABILITY<<<<< Other things to note: -Distance: 12km (7.4 miles) -Departure time: 08:00am. -Type walking: Easy/Moderate/Downhill
Nature walk with alpacas and llamas
This spectacular trek with llamas and alpacas begins in Chinchero, a town located 40 km from the city of Cusco, a 1-hour road trip where our team awaits us with llamas and alpacas. Our walk will be 4 to 5 hours which is unique. where visitors can experience Peruvian culture and its past. On the way you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the sacred valley, country houses, agricultural production terraces, mountains, glaciers and a beautiful lagoon of crystal clear water, much more, reaching the indigenous community where we will start walking on the way we will see, shepherds with sheep and other animals In the past, travelers used to walk with llamas to reach the valleys of Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa, passing the route by 4300m. Each section used to take between 7 - 10 days, the travelers took alpaca wool with them among others to be able to exchange (barter) with fruits and corn. The purpose of this walk with llamas is to demonstrate how the trips with llamas were many years ago Also on the way of our walk we will have a delicious Picnic with organic ingredients from the area after the Picnic we continue with our walk that will take us to the archaeological park of Chinchero and the colonial temple and at the end we will visit the textile center of my wife Margoth Other things to note - Transportation is not included, but can be requested for an additional charge - In Chinchero our traditional dish is CUY baked if you wish try let me know to coordinate (EXTRA) AT THE END OF OUR WALK YOU CAN SPEND THE NIGHT IN OUR LUXURY CAMP
Horseback riding through four hidden temples of the inkas
Having previous experience with horses is not a requirement, just love these noble and beautiful animals. Mystical Experience, Small groups (Maximum 04 People). After picking you up from your airbnb or hotel, the first step is to meet our horses, make friends with them, and learn the basic instructions to guide them along the way, remember to be one with your horse We will take you on a horseback ride through the mystical and hidden areas of the city, Inkilltambo (according to new research probably was an oracle on the inkas time), The Temple of the Moon or Temple of Fertility, places that were once inhabited by the Incas or were important religious centers, such as the Sacred Huaca of Amaru Wasi where formerly rituals were performed to mother earth. We will try to get to know a little about the Andean worldview, the nature-human relationship and the principles of Andean reciprocity. You will be surrounded by nature, beautifull views, Eucaliptus forest and if we are lucky wild animals that live freely in the area. Please, Keep in mind that we will take short walks so you can know the Huacas (Inca temples) and the mysticism that surrounds them (because our horses are not allowed to access those protected areas). After finishing our experience I will take you to your accommodation. Please Feel free to write me if you have additional questions or queries.
Exploring the Rainbow Mountain
Impressive view of the rainbow mountain glacier of the Andes mountain range, where this wonderful natural formation is located at 5030 meters above sea level. We started this activity inCusco city at 4 am in the morning by bus, going approximately 2 hours to the smoll comunite of Cusipata, where we have breakfast and then continue for 1 hour with the trip by bus and getting to the starting point of the walk which is at 4400 meters above sea level and we began to ascend slowly. We walk approximately 3 hours and reach the view point which is at 5030 meters above sea level from where you have a beautiful view of the mountain and the landscape of the red valley due to the large amount of minerals found in the area. and after this. and a wonderful view of the snowy mountain Ausangate which summit is at 6271 meters above sea level and the rainbow mountain, we return descending for about 1 hour and half to the starting point of the hike to board the bus and go to the lunch place in Cusipata and then we return to Cusco city arriving approximately at 4 pm. Other things to note the walk we are doing between 4400 meters above sea level until 5030 and it is possible that we have some altitude sickness like soroche, or headache, thatswhy we are carring the oxygen and medicine for the altitude.
Alpaca Therapy Connect with Incan energy in Sacred Valley
Our experience begins with picking up from the hotel at 8:00 am. Then we arrive in Chinchero, a town stopped in time, and as nowhere else you can observe the Andean living culture, we will have a warm welcome with traditional music, by local residents We will then take a wonderful tour together with the Alpacas and Llamas, along the shores of the Piuray lagoon enjoying nature, we will walk through ancient paths that will take us to sacred sites and you can get breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. During the trip we will be delighted with the traditional Andean music that will be enlivened by the local residents and we will also appreciate different daily activities from farmers in the fields of sheep, to sheep shepherds. The importance of these auquidos for the Health, since interacting with these animals will feel in their special eyes, peace in the soul that is able to heal many emotional tensions. You will also feel part of the community by pulling your own alpaca. You will then enjoy a delicious Picnic-style lunch, prepared with organic products, surrounded by the tranquility of the mountains. On the way we will pass through the enigmatic archaeological park of Chinchero and its imposing colonial temple later return to your hotel.
Peruvian Cooking Classes & Market tour
Join us in an cultural and unique culinary experience through the oldest markets in the city, where you'll receive a lot of information about local products, you'll learn the most interesting gastronomic customs of the city and historical data about our food , we'll try the most popular cheeses, fruits and breads of Cusco and in my workshop we'll cook 3 peruvian dishes and one drink in base Pisco. And in the end you can enjoy all the dishes you made. Our Cooking menú includes: Quinoa salad: a very interesting salad that mixes mango, avocado and black quinoa. Huancaina sauce: one of the most important Peruvian dishes based on yellow chili pepper, peanuts, cheese and milk. Pisco sour: We'll use one of the best Piscos based on the original Peruvian grape "Quebranta" to prepare a perfectly balanced "Pisco sour". Main dish: You can choose between: Lomo Saltado: a Chinese Peruvian fusion dish, based on beef, vegetables and soy sauce. Peruvian ceviche: most famous Peruvian dish based on fish and lime juce, where technique is the most important. We have soft drinks and vegetarian and vegan option. These cooking classes are designed for everyone with or without experience in the kitchen.
Super Sacred Valley of the Incas tour one day moray and maras
Pick up at the water fountain in the center of the main square 6:45 am Hours from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Visit * Chinchero Archaeological Center * Maras Salt Mines * Moray Archaeological Center ( track under maintenance we are not visiting for now ) * Urubamba (Buffet Lunch) * Ollantaytambo Archaeological Center * Pisaq Archaeological Center Group of 15 to 19 passengers With tourist transport we will visit the archaeological center of Chinchero , then continue with the archaeological center of Moray and the salt mines of Maras we will make a short stop in the town of Urubamba so that you can taste lunch buffet and continue the visit , we will visit the village of Ollantaytambo and end with the Pisaq viewpoint to end one block from the Plaza de Armas de Cusco arriving approximately 7 pm The tour ends one block from Plaza de Armas in Cusco Recommendations : Bring sunblock in case of sun or hat , walking shoes Note: In the case of booking for the same day , ask before availability
Walk through the lagoon Humantay Cusco
Walk to the humantay lagoon Hours 5:00 am - 5:30 pm Pick-up time will be depending on the location of your stay before 5:00 am To then continue with the trip by transport for 3 hours to Mollepata the place where we will have breakfast (basic breakfast), after breakfast we return to our mobility to continue our trip so that we can appreciate the landscape and mountains including the snowy of Salkantay and Laguna de Humantay. we will arrive in Soraypampa, to start the hike to the Humantay Lagoon for 1 hour and 30 minutes approximately on a flat and mountainous road, when we reach the Humantay Lagoon, we will stay a considerable time in this place and then start the descent to Soraypampa to take the Transportation and return to Mollepata to enjoy our typical buffet lunch and finally return to the city of Cusco ending the tour one block from the main square . Group of 14 people Other things to note Better weather: March to October Regular time: December January ( Low rain) difficult time: February ( rains ) Does not include entry ticket to the humantay lagoon ( Bring 10 soles in cash for national tourists) ( Bring 20 soles in cash for foreign tourists) Recommendations • Hiking shoes • Rainforest • Warm jacket
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