The Members of the community also contributed by designing tourist programs that allow visitors to share the life of the community, the organization of the members is by groups and thanks some private organizations they were trained in maintenance of their homes, cooking classes and food handling and customer service in order to offer passengers good quality service. Over the years it was possible to strengthen and enrich the community as a tourist destination, which is currently considered one of the best rural community tourism ventures in Cusco.
Thanks to the effort and team work with the community, has managed to turn tourism into an important additional income to agriculture. Currently, families have greater capacity savings, which is reflected in the quality of life they lead and actually they invest more in education and health of their children’s.
Here are some of the activities you can develop in your view.
Here you can prepare a typical dish together with local inputs and the mud kitchen. You will learn to use a stone mortar and when you mixing you will feel the smells of fresh inputs from a traditional sauce.
With the guidance of their local farmers, you will learn techniques and use of ancestral tools to work the land, which are still used today.
A short walk on the donkey is a traditional way they use to move from one place to another, we will go until viewpoint of Santa Ana or Cochapata.
HIKE TO VIEWPOINT OF MORAY
We walk 40 minutes approx. and You will enjoy a privileged view of the community and its mountains to the natural viewpoint where you will see Moray, unique for its circular terraces.
The Women give us a demonstration on the ancient weaving techniques as the backstrap loom. They use natural dyes with local plants to color their wool spun by hand, while normally go shepherding their animals.
PREPARATION OF PACHAMANCA
Pachamanca is a typical dish of the Peruvian Andes. Our members will explain the preparation of this dish from the time of the Inca Empire and it was prepared only in rituals of thanks to Mother Earth.
MAKING OF ADOBES ANDINOS
Andean bricks, called adobes and made from the Inca times to build the houses. It is interesting to approach this little industrialized world and know the process of making bricks by hand with natural materials that are strong enough to withstand the rains.