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Learn how to make adobe and andean textiles

You might get dirty! Take note that, if you want, you will work with mud to make adobe.

MEET THE HOST: FLORA!

She is the local guide of the community. Along with other families, she has been working for 8 years in tourism, training to give a better service and to improve their life quality. What she likes most about her job is that everyone gets to share and exchange ideas, culture and traditions. There is always something to learn from each other.

Come and learn the ancestral techniques of textile and adobe making. First, you will participate in the entire textile process, from dying the wool with natural dyes to the final design. Then, you will make adobe, a construction material made of mud and straw, commonly used in the Andes region. Important temples were made out of this material and are still standing.
Return home with a lifetime experience!

Includes: Local guide (Spanish), English translator (optional), activity supplies, transportation

WHAT TO BRING?

– Snacks and water.
– Camera.
– Umbrella or rain coat (especially during rainy season from November to April).
– Sunblock.
– Comfortable shoes

And the best attitude!

If you want something customized send an e-mail to info@kunigo.com.pe
Price (For 2 pax): US $69.00 pax (Spanish) / US $79.00 pax (English: includes translator). VAT not included (applies only for Peruvians)
Special group rates for groups of 6+

Misminay, Cusco, Peru

MISMINAY

Misminay is a rural community with 300 families located in the middle of a breathtaking view of the snowy mountains and the Arqueological site of Moray. Through its traditions and culture, it connects the traveler with the Andean view of the world.

  • 7:50 AMPickup from hotel or meeting point.
  • 8:00 AMThe trip begins.
  • 9:30 AMArrival at Misminay and welcome to the community.
  • 10:00 AMFirst Workshop: Time to learn about textiles and weaving.
  • 11:20 AMSecond Workshop: All about adobe making.
  • 11:50 PMTime to return to Cusco.
  • 1:20 PMArrival at hotel or meeting point.

SOCIAL IMPACT

Improve communities’ livelihoods:
Part of the incomes of this activity will be used on community projects that will improve the local people’s living conditions.

Empowering women:
This activity empowers women of the communities by providing them job opportunities and sustainable livelihoods.

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