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

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CBC Tupay

Locally Owned Nonprofit

CBCtupay connects travelers to unique experiences with indigenous communities throughout the Sacred Valley. The tours are a project of Centro Barolomé de las Casas, a nonprofit dedicated to studying and supporting the preservation of Andean cultures. They aim to give visitors a chance to know “authentic Peru” with its very friendly people, the incredible nature of the Southern Peruvian Highlands, and the specialties of the rural areas of ​​Cusco.

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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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