Visit the Andean Shepherds of the Quishuarani Community

Quishuarani, Peru

Visit the Andean Shepherds of the Quishuarani Community

Spend time with Andean shepherds from the Quishuarani communityto learn about why llamas, alpacas, and sheep play a central role in the Andean rural communities. You'll get to go along with the locals as they herd their animals, learn more about this community's history and experience a taste of their daily lives. For a relaxing break, you'll also have the opportunity to visit local hot springs in Lares.

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2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Off the Beaten Path and Cultural Immersion


English, Spanish and Other Local Language
A bilingual guide will accompany you for the trip

Physical Activity

Light activity




Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: English, Spanish and Other Local Language



Depart at 7am to begin your tour


Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included


1 Night Family Homestay


Bilingual guide


All meals included


Private van

Your Local Host

CBC Tupay

CBC Tupay

Locally Owned Nonprofit

CBC Tupay offers travelers the opportunity to connect with indigenous communities in the Sacred Valley through unique and immersive experiences. These tours are organized by Centro Barolomé de las Casas, a nonprofit organization focused on the study and support of Andean cultures. The goal of these tours is to provide visitors with an authentic cultural experience, allowing them to learn about the friendly and welcoming nature of the people of Peru, the stunning natural beauty of the Southern Peruvian Highlands, and the unique customs and traditions of the rural areas of Cusco. Through these tours, visitors can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the rich and diverse culture of the region, while also supporting the preservation of these cultural traditions.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
You'll get picked up at your hotel in Cusco and travel in a private van for about 3 hours to reach the community.
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