Pumahuanca is a beautiful ravine where you can still find native trees and plants, as well as various wild medicinal plants.
Walking slowly, in the company of the picturesque and friendly llamas of the community, we can enjoy at all times sound of the river that is next to us and of the fresh shadows of the trees until arriving at the archaeological remains of the Inkarakai, retreat center of the ñustas or virgins of the sun. Here with a beautiful view of the valley we rest and enjoy a nice outdoor picnic. Then you can walk around the area and visit the small town of Pachaspata a 15 minute walk or the beautiful waterfalls 30 minutes from the picnic spot.
You will know about the Llama Pack Project, the importance of the raising of llamas and the particular geography and flora of the area.
The Shaman, heads the ceremony of the offerings to the “Pachamama”. During the ceremony of the different authentic local products are offered to the gods (flowers, jewels, food, minerals, etc.).
Previously the Apus (gods) were called to blow the pututu and Q’osñichiy (purification Snoke) of all participants That at the same time you will participate in the celebration of the 3 coca leaves (k’intu) in which you put all your wishes, thanks and requests addressed to the Pachamama (Mother earth). The k’intus will add to the ceremonial offering which was prepared by SHAMAN to be offered to Mother Earth.
The offerings will then be burned or buried based on the wishes they made. The act will be accompanied by a musician (harawico) playing the flute. ** You can mix between Payment to the mother Earth & Coca leaves lecture or doing them separated.
The Band of K’aperos breaks the sacrosanct silence to invite us to the delight of the music, it catches us and transports to the rhythm of mergers Andino-virreynales, personages of the city of Pauqartambo appear of the columns, jumping and dancing with its brilliant costumes us Invite to tap.
The chunchachas, mestizos, blacks, doctorcitos and qollas delight us with their religious songs in Quechua, because they learned to pray the new devotion, but they imposed the sweetness of their language, and they now infect us with their beliefs and colors, they show us the Cusco from now.
The Chinchero region is home to some of the best weavers in Peru. Local weavers have preserved the traditional Incan skills of dying the wool with natural dyes, producing colors unique to the community, with weaving done by hand or on simple looms.
In fact, many techniques and designs that exist today have survived two thousand years of being handed down from older to younger weavers. You will have the opportunity to enjoy and learn from this ancient techniques.
The adventure begins in Chincheros. This tour visits Sacred Valley tourist sites. First stop is the church of Tiobamba, then Maras/Salineras – an artisanal salt mine where the residents of Maras also sell their salt fine/coarse, flavored, or for beauty treatments, and finally Moray – Inca agricultural terraces.
The Gods were invoked to restore harmony between the Quechua, the Sun God “Inti”, the Moon “killa”, Earth “Pachammama” and the god of thunder “Illapu” came into our world to impose order while members of The community in their traditional costumes dance around the god of fortune called Ekeko, who provides abundance and prosperity, thus all dance to the heat of the fire of purification.
Tradition, history and culture showed in agriculture, Cattle, handicraft as well as ceremonies and rituals. “Yachaqs” Quechua word that means “wise man”, located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, facing the entrance to Machu Picchu. Experiential activities sharing their customs and traditions; learn and help to them to make a better living.