Huilloc is one of the communities located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas that offer the alternative of experiential tourism in the city of Cusco, for being a community that to this day are still valid their customs and traditions that have been passed down for generations, being one of the best alternatives for experiential tourism in Peru.
Experiential tourism Huilloc, in this tour you will learn a lot of the traditions and customs of this beautiful place.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (6:00am – 6:30am).
Approx. at 06:00 a.m. The staff of the agency will pick you up from your respective hotel in Cusco, we will head to the Sacred Valley of the Incas along the Chinchero route, we will make a short stop at the Raqchi Viewpoint to appreciate part of the Sacred Valley.
Then we arrive to Urubamba to later arrive at Ollantaytambo where we will make a small stop to know this beautiful town. At 10:00 a.m. approximately we will reach our destination the community of Huilloc.
Welcome to the community of Huilloc The inhabitants will give us a very warm welcome with music, dances, and their typical costumes, then we will be given some typical costumes, and we will dress as the residents of Huilloc.
Accommodation in the rooms of the families of Huilloc and we prepare for our activities in Huilloc.
Activity 1 “Demonstration of fabrics”: In this activity we will have the opportunity to learn the traditional techniques used in the preparation of their materials, the extraction of wool and the use of natural dyes, this activity is carried out by women.
At the appropriate time we will have a typical lunch and delicious lunch awaits us, it can be a Cuy to the firewood accompanied by the natural products of the community, or some other dish previous coordination with the agency.
Activity 2 “Demonstration of agriculture”: This activity allows us to see first-hand the ancestral activities and techniques carried out by the people of Huilloc in their farms (farmland), we can also see their tools and even be part of these activities .
Later we can make a tour of the town and graze around the town of Huilloc, and return home with sheeps, roof racks and llamas.
Dinner time, a delicious typical dinner of the community of Huilloc.
Campfire at night with stories, myths that the family will tell you about the group.
Rest in our rooms.
Celebrate the elaboration of Huilloc clothing by learning the traditional techniques of weaving art, from the process of dyeing with natural colors, to the culmination of the garment.
Understand the distinctive features of each suit worn by children, youth and adults. Learn to interpret the meaning and importance of its iconography.
You will also have the opportunity to acquire a beautiful and authentic garment from Huilloc, as a way to contribute to the identity of this Inka people and their artisans.
After our delicious lunch we will have a farewell to the family, to then take our transport to Ollantaytambo where we will take our train to the town of Aguas Calientes for 2 hours which is close to Machu Picchu.
Today we will visit Machu Picchu. we will visit the famous sacred city of the Incas, the precious stone city of Inca development. You will decide, with your tour guide, the best time to start your day. Many people want to ascend at 4 a.m. walk to the transport station to take one of the main transports to Machu Picchu.
It can be nice to get to the base in the vestiges when they open, at 6 a.m., to obtain the supernatural mists in the remains when the sun rises. After a 25-minute bus to Machu Picchu, your tour guide will take you to the best prospects before hikers arrive. At that point, we will begin the guided tour of two hours, investigating most of the renowned places of this great bastion: the Temple of the Sun, the Royal Tomb, the Intiwatana, the Main Square and the Temple of the 3 Windows. The Artisan Sector, the Temple of the Condor and many others.
After the visit, you will have a schedule to explore the remains on your own. In case you have booked an extra hike to ascend the mountain Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu, you will go to that hike. On the off chance that you have decided not to book an extra hike, you can go to the sun gate and witness its impressive prospects.
Around 2:30 or 3 p.m., you must take the transport to Aguas Calientes to have the lunch in one of the numerous restaurants that are there. Make sure you get to the train station 30 minutes early. Our train plan is typically at 4:20 p.m. to Ollantaytambo, where you will meet our private transportation for an additional two-hour trip to Cusco.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
All of our private services include additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.