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Cultural activities

 
We show you all the cultural activities that we offer in each of our glampings so that you have a complete experience during your stay in Qhispikay. You can add whatever you want! Just make sure it takes place at the glamping you want to go to.
Enjoy and learn everything that the ancient culture of Cusco - Peru has to offer.

For hundreds of years in the Andes, beautiful alpaca and later sheep wool have been dyed, woven and spun. The dyes are from plants and insects of the area, an art to give those bright colors characteristic of the Andes.

 

You can separate this activity in any of our camps!

 

Duration: 1 hour to 1 ½ hours

Location: In the three glampings.

Includes: materials, community guide in Spanish.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if requested in advance.

From: US $ 22.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

Dyeing and Weaving

Agriculture is not only part of the survival of the Andes, but it is also part of their culture. They grow, care for and harvest their own food, with potatoes being the main crop with its more than two thousand varieties in the Andes. The activity consists of learning from its ancient methods and seeing in practice the task that has to be carried out in the season.

During the harvest season, huatias (food cooked in small clay ovens) are usually made in the fields themselves.

 

Duration: 1 ½ to 2 hours

Location: In the three glampings.

Includes: community guide in Spanish, tools.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 22.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

agricultural session

In this part of the world, populations live in contact and communion with the earth. She is the mother of all the beings that inhabit her and therefore she must be honored and respected. Its maximum representation is the Apus, sacred mountains, guardian angels.

 

Understanding the meaning of these is essential to understand the worldview of the Andes.

 

Duration: 30min to 1 hour.

Location: In the three glampings ..

Includes: Andean priest, materials for the ceremony, community guide in Spanish.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 22.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

ANDEAN CEREMONY

The adobe blocks used for the construction of the houses are the material par excellence of the Andes.

The adobe allows to have resistant houses, easy to make and the most important thing is that it retains the heat on cold nights.

 

We invite you to see how the earth can serve as a building material.

 

Duration: 1 hour to 1 ½ hours

Location: In the three glampings.

Includes: Community guide in Spanish, toilet place.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 22.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

PREPARATION OF ADOBE

Peru is famous worldwide for the variety and flavor of its food and what better way to learn about the Peruvian flavor of the Andes in a dream place.

 

Duration: 1 to 1 ½ hours

Location: In the glamping of Misminay.

Includes: Community guide in Spanish. Small tasting.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 22.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

COOKING LESSONS

Children are the future, they are in charge of proudly defending their culture, language and traditions.

 

In Huilloc they are taught from an early age to love who they are by reinforcing their identity.

In this activity you will be able to enter a room and learn from them while they learn from you.

 

Duration: 1 hour.

Location: In the Huilloc glamping. Only on school days.

Includes: Limited materials.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 20.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

TEACH CHILDREN

Corn chicha is one of the emblematic drinks of the Andes, its consumption dates back to before the Incas.

 

Learn how it is made from the beginning and taste this flavor so typical of this area.

 

Duration: 1.5 hours.

Location: In the glamping of Viacha

Includes: Supplies.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 26.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

ELABORATION OF CHICHA

The hosts of the Viacha community will take you walking to the nearest lagoon where you will have time to fish for Andean trout.

 

Duration: 5 hours

Location: In the glamping of Viacha

Includes: Limited materials.

 

Does not include: Transportation to the lagoon (1 hour walking), guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 13.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

FISHING IN THE LAGOON

Learn how the ancients carved their stone and wood tools.

 

 

Duration: 1 hour.

Location: In the glamping of Viacha.

Includes: Limited materials.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 28.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

CARVED IN STONE AND WOOD

Accompany your hosts to collect the different varieties of medicinal plants and learn about the healing properties of each one of them.

 

Duration: 3 hours.

Location: In the glamping of Viacha.

Includes: Limited materials.

 

Does not include: guide in other languages, souvenir, tip, or lunch.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 28.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

MEDICINAL PLANTS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Walks Accompanied by residents of the community

LONG WALKS

 

Misminay - Moray - Maras salt mines

If you are one of those who like to walk and get to know a place in a deeper way, we recommend that you go accompanied by the inhabitants to the archaeological center of Moray, and then a 13km descent to the Salineras de Maras.

 

Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Location: Starting from the glamping of Misminay

 

Includes: Host of the community in Spanish, transport Salinera de Maras - Glamping de Misminay.

 

Does not include: Entrance fees to archaeological sites, guide in other languages, water or snack.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance

MISMINAY GLAMPING

From: US $ 30.50 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

Huilloc - Pumamarka Complex - Ollantaytambo

The settlers will take you through walking paths, little-known archaeological sites and a perfectly preserved Inca trail until you reach the town of Ollantaytambo.

 

Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Location: Starting from the Huilloc glamping

 

Includes: Host of the community in Spanish, transportation Ollantaytambo - Huilloc Glamping.

Does not include: Entrance fees to archaeological sites, guide in other languages, water or snack.

HUILLOC GLAMPING

From: US $ 39.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

Viacha - Archaeological Park of Pisac - Pisac town

The Viacha hosts will take you hiking through the mountains on a quick and beautiful descent to the archaeological center of Pisac and then to the town of Pisac itself.

 

Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Location: Starting from the glamping of Viacha.

 

Includes: Host community in Spanish, private transportation Pisac pueblo - Viacha Glamping.

Does not include: Entrance fees to archaeological sites, guide in other languages, water or snack.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

VIACHA GLAMPING

From: US $ 32.50 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.

CAMINATAS CORTAS

 
 

VIACHA GLAMPING

-Hike to see small archeological complexes and cave paintings (2 hours)

-Hike to the lagoon (4 hours)

MISMINAY GLAMPING

- Hike to the Moray viewpoint (1 hour)

-Hike to Huaninmarka with a stop at the Moray viewpoint (4 hours)

 

HUILLOC GLAMPING

- Hike to the Queuñacocha lagoon (5 hours)

 

Includes: Host of the community in Spanish.

Does not include: Entrance fees to archaeological sites, guide in other languages, water or snack.

(*) Andean lunch if required in advance.

From: US $ 26.00 per person in double occupancy

Prices vary depending on the community and the number of people.