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Pottery, chicha and chocolate making

You might get dirty! Take note that you will be working with clay.

MEET THE HOSTS: CELIA, MONICA AND BERNARDIN!

Meet Celia. She owns the local Chicheria where you will try the best chicha de jora of the place!
Meet Monica. She comes from Quillabamba, a community expert in coffee and cacao.
Meet Bernardin. He has a ceramics studio and is an expert in molding clay.

Have a glimpse of the past and visit 3 different workshops in Chichubamba. Let the journey begin!

Visit a ceramics studio and learn to mold and paint clay. After, take home what you’ve made! Then, visit the local Chicheria and learn to make Chicha de Jora, the beer of the Incas. At last, prepare homemade chocolate the Chichubamba way and try your creations!

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 $79.00 pax (Spanish) / US $89.00 pax (English: includes translator). VAT not included (applies only for Peruvians)
Special group rates for groups of 4+.

Expect short walks between each workshop.
Chicha de Jora contains 3% of alcohol, people under 18 years old can’t drink it.

Chichubamba, Cusco, Peru

CHICHUBAMBA

Located next to Urubamba, this destination is ideal for travelers who want to enjoy the Andean landscapes, flora and fauna and the vestiges of the Inca Empire. 180 families live there and their economy is based in agriculture.

  • 7:50 AMPickup from hotel or meeting point.
  • 8:00 AMThe trip begins.
  • 9:30 AMArrival at Chichubamba and welcome to the community.
  • 9:40 AMFirst Workshop: Visit Bernardin's studio and mold your own ceramics.
  • 11:10 AMSecond Workshop: Meet Monica and prepare some delicious homemade chocolate.
  • 12:00 PMThird Workshop: Visit Celia's Chicheria and make chicha de jora.
  • 12:30 PMTime to return to Cusco.
  • 2:00 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.

Local wisdom:
By participating in this activity you are encouraging locals to preserve ancestral knowledge learned from past generations such as traditional techniques.

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