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.

Right for You?

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Off the Beaten Path and Cultural Immersion

Languages

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

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Mountains

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
Starts at:

$354/person

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Speaks: English, Spanish and Other Local Language

Highlights

  • Learn about herding traditions directly from a traditional Andean community
  • Stay in a comfortable family homestay
  • Eat delicious, home-cooked food algonside your hosts
  • Visit the relaxing hot springs of Lares
  • Explore a little-visited part of the Sacred Valley

Details

Schedule

Depart at 7am to begin your tour

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

1 Night Family Homestay

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

All meals included

Transport

Private van

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Your Local Host

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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