Peruvian Textiles Amaru Tour is the union of 2 beautiful routes through the valley to explore the Amaru community. We dress traditionally to learn the tradition—the land of the Yachaqs, rural tourism that changes lives.
The Amaru community Tour in Peru is an ancient indigenous group in the Cusco region, high up in the Andes Mountains. Their name “Amaru” translates to “snake” in the Quechua language, symbolizing their reverence for these creatures. The community’s way of life revolves around their profound connection with nature, steeped in spiritual beliefs that have stood the test of time.
Rural tourism in the Amaru community near Pisac (we dress traditionally to learn the customs and traditions). Upon arriving in Amaru, the community awaits us with traditional Andean music. We take a short walk to the garden to recognize the Andean plants. The use of plants is active today for medicinal purposes, wool dyeing, ancestral rituals, etc. We invite you to make an expedition for one day to the heights of Pisaq—the land of the Yachaqs, rural tourism that changes lives. Equality between men and women has improved, and there is a lot of support.
Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Andean people with a visit to the Amaru Community. This unique experience offers the opportunity to learn about weaving, a tradition passed down through generations. You’ll have the chance to participate in a hands-on weaving workshop and gain insight into the daily life and customs of the community.
Experience the beauty and culture of the Amaru community in Peru while supporting sustainable tourism practices. This tour offers a unique opportunity to learn about traditional weaving techniques, visit local farms, and participate in community activities. You’ll also have the chance to learn about the community’s way of life, their customs, and their history. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of Peru. By choosing this tour, you’ll support the community’s efforts to preserve its culture and environment while providing economic opportunities for residents.
The excursion starts at 9:30
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Experiential tourism Amaru Pisac beckons intrepid travelers to embark on an extraordinary cultural immersion and exploration journey. Discover the vibrant traditions, ancient ruins, and awe-inspiring landscapes that make this hidden gem of Peru genuinely magical. By embracing responsible travel and connecting with indigenous communities, you’ll enrich your journey and contribute to preserving Amaru Pisac’s cultural heritage.
In the Community of Amaru, we dress in traditional costumes to feel the Inca culture in their more powerful understanding. Experiential tourism is to teach and learn the Andean customs.
AMARU: Decodes the mysteries of Andean iconography through weaving the Inca descendants of Yachaq. Learn the ancient weaving techniques of Pisac transmitted through the colors and shapes chosen by the weaver.
Amaru Community welcomes visitors with open arms, offering a glimpse into their ancient customs and rituals. Participate in traditional ceremonies, learn artisanal techniques, and savor delicious Andean cuisine.
Experiential tourism allows travelers to become an integral part of the local culture. Engaging with indigenous communities, participating in daily activities, and sharing stories create lasting bonds and cherished memories.
In Amaru Pisac, sustainable practices are a way of life. Experiential tourism promotes responsible travel, respecting the environment, and preserving cultural heritage for future generations.
Indigenous communities hold a wealth of knowledge about land, agriculture, and traditional healing practices. Embracing their wisdom enriches the traveler’s understanding of the world and fosters appreciation for diversity.
Experience the ancient Andean ritual of honoring “Pachamama,” or Mother Earth. These ceremonies are profoundly spiritual and offer a chance to express gratitude and seek blessings from the natural world.
Textiles are an integral part of the Andean culture. Engage in weaving workshops and witness the intricate craftsmanship that goes into creating these vibrant textiles.
A light walk
5 to 10 minutes
Amaru: 3,835m (12,582 ft)
Amaru: 3,835m (12,582 ft)
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
Pisac Tour is a popular day trip from Cusco that takes you to the ancient Incan ruins of Pisac, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
The top attractions on the Pisac Tour include the Pisac ruins, the Pisac market, and the Pisac viewpoint.
The Pisac Tour is typically a half-day tour and lasts around 4-5 hours.
You can get to Pisac by booking a guided tour from Cusco or by taking a taxi or colectivo (shared minivan) from the San Pedro market in Cusco.
The best time to visit Pisac is early morning or late afternoon to avoid the crowds and the midday heat.
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking on uneven terrain and bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen for protection from the sun.
Yes, the Pisac Tour is suitable for children, but keeping a close eye on them is recommended, as the terrain can be uneven and steep in some areas.
No, there are no restrictions on photography at Pisac ruins, but it is recommended to respect the site and not climb on the Inca ruins.
Yes, Pisac Market is famous for its handicrafts, and you can buy various souvenirs, including textiles, jewelry, pottery, and more.
The entrance fee for Pisac ruins is included in the cost of most Pisac Tour packages.
You can hike from Pisac to Ollantaytambo along the Inca Trail, which takes 4-5 days.
Yes, there are a few restaurants and cafes near Pisac ruins where you can grab a bite to eat or drink.
Pisac ruins date back to the Inca Empire and were built as a fortress to protect the southern entrance to the Sacred Valley.
Several guided tour options are available for the Pisac Tour, including private and group tours.
Yes, you can visit Pisac ruins on your own, but hiring a guide to understand better the site’s history and significance is recommended.
Season 2023 – 2024
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|1||$ 282.00 USD|
|2||$ 171.00 USD|
|3||$ 131.00 USD|
|4||$ 108.00 USD|
|5||$ 96.00 USD|
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|7||$ 78.00 USD|
|8||$ 72.00 USD|
|9||$ 68.00 USD|