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NATURAL DEYING AND WEAVING EXPERIENCE AT SACRED VALLLEY

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You will be involved in to an ancient tradition, with master weavers awarded by UNESCO. This is the only tour in Cusco that allows you to live this kind of experiences. We don`t just show you the textile process, you will do the process We have received important people like Jean-Bernard Münch who is the president of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO since 2012. This kind of experiences helps local people to give more value to what they do.
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    Sacred Valley of the Incas
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
    Live this unique experience of dyeing with plants and weaving in waist loom togetter with great marter weavers recognized by UNESCO, do not be a typical visitor who observes the process of elaboration, we want you to be involved, we want you to hold the plants and dye your own wool, make your own textile piece. A full day adventure awaits you in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. 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) ITINERARY Upon your arrival to our workshop, you will receive a warm welcome from our artisans, Pututeros and Varayoc who will delight you with the magnificent sounds of the pututo and with some local customs of our community. Our local expert guide will receive you and will provide you with all the explanation about our project, textile trajectory, recognitions, the textile industry in general, etc. We will take you on a tour to our workshop where you will be able to appreciate all the demonstration of the process of making our garments, 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 in the 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, 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.
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Duration
8–10 hours
Inclusions
  • Lunch will be served in a family style and we will share it with the artisans in the workshop
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • All the materials to do the worshop are included, once we finish our activity you will be able to take home what ever you made
  • herb teas are included
  • Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Pets are welcome
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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J&E Love Travel wrote a review Nov 2019
23 contributions8 helpful votes
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This was such a personal and authentic experience! While Machu Picchu was interesting, it was really crowded and stressful. But this peaceful day with master weavers was the opposite -- beautiful, quiet and totally unique. After a pickup at our hotel in Cuzco, we meandered
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Date of experience: November 2019
Melanie wrote a review Nov 2019
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I already was looking for a traditional Peruvian textile workshop since a long time and I was really happy to have found this one in the Sacred Valley. I can say without a doubt, that my expectations were more than fulfilled and I would totally recommend this workshop!!! I was
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from peruprivatetours, General Manager at NATURAL DEYING AND WEAVING EXPERIENCE AT SACRED VALLLEY
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello dear Melanie, Thank you for such an extensive review, we are very happy to know that you enjoyed your day with the family. It is really important for us to know that there are people like you that gives special value to what we do. it really helps us to keep doing what we do. Special THANK YOU for participating in our traditional textile workshop experience in sacred valley Best regards
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matiasobando wrote a review Oct 2019
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To see the master weavers of Cusco awarded by Unesco move the fingers, that moment, is one of the most intense moments I have had in my life: extremely beautiful to see. If you like textiles, then this experience is a MUST! Totally recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from peruprivatetours, Guest Relations Manager at NATURAL DEYING AND WEAVING EXPERIENCE AT SACRED VALLLEY
Responded Oct 31, 2019
Dear Matias, Thank you for your review, we are happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us! and thanks for recomending this unique experience at sacred valley. Best regards
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Katjusic wrote a review Oct 2019
12 contributions21 helpful votes
After many hikes we did around Cusco we just wanted to spend a relaxing day and see the Sacred Valley. We booked the tour online, just the tour not the buffet lunch - we thought it was too expensive to pay 19$ for a buffet lunch as we are not big eaters and we are great food in
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Response from peruprivatetours, Guest Relations Manager at NATURAL DEYING AND WEAVING EXPERIENCE AT SACRED VALLLEY
Responded Oct 31, 2019
Dear Vedrana, Thank you so much for your honest review, this helps us a lot to keep improving our service and helps other travellers to take better decisions. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed our service. Hope to see you again Best regards
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Wheeyzer wrote a review Sep 2019
4 contributions
I went on a day long excursion to learn traditional Inka methods of weaving and dying fabrics. Wow! Did I get so much more. Firstly, Edwin is amazing. He is a wonderful guide with a wealth of knowledge. He picked me up at my hostel in Cuzco and took me to the workshop in Calca,
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from peruprivatetours, General Manager at NATURAL DEYING AND WEAVING EXPERIENCE AT SACRED VALLLEY
Responded Sep 3, 2019
Thanks a lot for yout review, Our commitment its to keep alive our ancient traditions and sharing it its best way to do it, we are really happy to know that you enjoyed your day with us. Best regards
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