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Awamaki

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Awamaki creates authentic tourism experiences that connect visitors to the Sacred Valley and the artisans in its Quechua communities. We offer village visits to meet our artisans, weaving lessons, language classes, craft workshops and fair trade...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Principal | One block after the bridge on the way to the main ruins, Ollantaytambo, Peru
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+51 973 540 413
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two friends and I spent a wonderful day with a group of weavers in the mountain village of Huilloc Alto. Our guide was Katie, an intern with Awamaki. She was delightful and informative. Our driver spoke Quechua, Spanish and a little English. Our hosts showed...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Chef Tina is incredibly warm and we felt so welcome in her home. It was great to learn how traditional dishes are made and socialize while the meal cooked. Highly recommend fitting this fun and educational experience into your stay in the Sacred Valley (the...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

We spent the day learning weaving and eating wonderful food with the women of Mayuc Alta. This day was one of the hilights of our trip to Peru as we learned so much about life in Peru - the art and the food. The women...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

I was so impressed by the Collective and the women weavers. They were very open and friendly. They showed us how to spin the darn, dye it and then weave with it. The pieces the weavers had fr sell were beautiful.

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Thank rebecca358
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Thank you Awamaki and the Huilloc Alto families for warmly welcoming us into your community. Every moment was engaging and fascinating! We were so honored to learn from you and explore your sacred lands.

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

My boyfriend and I took a cooking class with Tina in her home, accompanied by an English-speaking guide named Kira. It was one of the highlights of our whole trip to Peru! Both were so welcoming and we really enjoyed our time with them, first...More

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Thank melaslaby
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The cooking class offered by Awamaki was a great experience for our family. We were a group of 6 with two young children who were able to do some chopping, playing and eating.Highly recommended!

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Thank juliameltzer
Reviewed 14 July 2018

An amazingly authentic, touching experience. Not for the faint-hearted though. It was cold but comfortable and we’d recommend it.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

A guide took us to a small town in the mountains where they have been working w/ the women to sell their products for a fair price. Our guide was awesome! She had detailed info about our drive up and we stopped at certain landmarks...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour, very informative and genuine. Yes, it costs a bit more than most tours you will find on the Gringo Trail but these guys are changing the games in ethical tourism in Peru.

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samantha a
8 August 2018|
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Response from AwamakiTourism | Property representative |
Dear Samantha, we do need a minimum of 2 people to open the tour, it is possible to pay the price of 2 in order to book it.
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Travelamazingplaces
20 June 2018|
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Response from AwamakiTourism | Property representative |
Hi Tinacarla N. Thank you for your interest in our Sustainable Tourism Program! You can see all the information about our tours and make a reservation on our website. Hope this helps!
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Leah M
21 February 2018|
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Response from Iris N | Reviewed this property |
We have done the 3 day tour. We did an amazing hike up to a mountain lake, through the alpaca herds. But yes, it is weaving based. You could email them and see what they offer. They are very flexible and might put something... More
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