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     Pisac Artisans and Potato Park Tour 1D

    Pisac Artisans and Potato Park Tour 1D

    Full day

    Description

    If you are looking to learn about Peruvian Andean communities, this tour is an incredible opportunity! Visit the potato park in Pisac, Peru, where about 5 communities are preserving potatoes by their native customs. See the archeological sites of Pisac and discover incredible places that you don’t get to see on traditional tours.

     

    In this tour, you will as well participate in jewelry processing, where a Piseño, a local artisan, will help you craft a silver jewel. Inhabitants from Pisac Peru are well known as true craftsmen.

    • Every day: from 8 to 16:30

    Itinerary

    08:00   Departure from Cusco. On the route to Pisac, we can make a stop to visit a house where local people can show the weaving process. It is possible to buy some handicrafts here too.

     

    09:00   We will travel from Pisac town for about 40min up to the mountains where the local communities and Potato Park are located.

     

    09:40   Arrival to the communities and beginning of the activities. We will meet some members of the community and the local guide will show and tell us about the products they farm, like varieties of native potatoes, quinoa, and others. The location of the communities is over 3900 meters above sea level. We will see how native people are living and work the land at this altitude.

     

    12:00   End of the activities

     

    12:30   At the archeological site, we visit the incredible ruins of Pisac, Peru. We can have more time than the traditional tours and visit more places like the main building (traditional tours only visit the cemetery). Pisac is a very big Inca archeological site offering an astonishing view of the mountains and the Sacred Valley as well.

     

    14:00   Travel to Pisac town. Here we can learn and be part of the artisanal silver jewelry processing. It takes about 1 hour. In the end, you will receive the jewel you helped to craft.

     

    15:00   Free time to walk around in the town. You can try some local empanadas which are very popular here or walk around the local market.

     

    15:30   Return to Cusco

     

    16:30   Arrival at the hotel

     

    Included

    Include:

    • Private transportation
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Visit of potatoes park plus a snack (cheese, native potatoes and local sauce)
    • participation in the process of making a silver jewel & 1 craft jewel

    Does not include.

    • Entrance fee to visit Pisac archeological site ($24.00), but it’s included in the general ticket of Cusco
    • Lunch
    • Other not mentioned in the program

    Price

    Pisac Artisans and Potato Park Tour 1D Price

    # of Passengers CAR  VAN 
    1 267 302
    2 176 193
    3 155
    4 127
    5 115

     

    Add-ons

    This tour combines very well with our Cusco city – and Sacred Valley tours for people who are looking to spend more time in and around Cusco.

     

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