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Tour comunidad Sacaca Cusco

Experience the Tradition: Experiential Tour in Cusco and Sacaca with RapTravel Peru

Sacaca Experience Tour

2 days and 1 night Tour: Experiential Min: 2 persons
Carol B
2024-03-20
Breathtaking views beyond describable lifetime adventure Very informitive and beautiful views wonderful pictures. I have already sent word to family they MUST come see!! The guides were friendly and helpful!!!
Heath A
2024-03-19
Amazing Experience!! An absolute once in a lifetime experience I will never forget! We were met by our guide immediately when stepping out of the train station and he was very friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend anyone coming to Peru to book through Rap Travel Peru!!!
John V
2024-03-19
Totally unforgettable!! I was an amazing experience from start to finish. Every checkpoint was smooth and efficient. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!!!
nick d
2024-03-19
Amazing time at Machu Picchu!!!!!👏👏👏👏👏 Had amazing time with some amazing people from rap travel the guide was amazing and very knowledgeable and attentive of everything that he was showing us had great insight and information and made it to where we can understand and enjoy what we were looking at in the history of the site!!!!!👏👏👏📣📣📣📣
Adriano M
2024-03-15
Passeios Maravilhosos e equipe receptiva Equipe super prestativa, desde a reserva até os guias turísticos. Fomos atendidos pelo brasileiro Luis, que estava sempre a disposição para ajudar com quaisquer dúvidas ou problemas. Os guias também foram super receptivos e bem dispostos a ajudar. Recomendo 100%
Yoselin A
2024-03-15
Mejores Días en Perú Desde el primer día la atención y servicio fueron excelentes, muy buenas recomendaciones sobre lugares donde comer, conocer y los mejores guías/fotógrafos. Gracias por recibirnos!
Castro Díaz D
2024-03-15
Experiencia increíble en Perú Mi estancia en Cusco con la agencia RAP Travel fue increíble, nos hicieron sentir como en casa desde que llegamos a la ciudad, los tours, guías, atención, todo fue demasiada buena. Recomendable para que vengan a conocer Perú de la mejor manera.
Marco F
2024-02-24
Nuestro viaje a Perú. Todo fantástico!! Nos encantó las atenciones de RAP Travel Perú y de todo su personal. Los tours bien planificados, puntuales. Todo A1, nos vamos súper contentos con el servicio. Los recomendamos al 1000%, el cooking class traditional fue excelente. El ceviche de trucha y lomo de alpaca para chuparse los dedos.
Madrily D
2024-02-24
Experiencias en Cusco. La experiencia en Perú, fue muy placentera. Nos encantó todo nuestro viaje, la compañía RAP Travel Perú. Nos ayudó muchísimo con la planificación con este viaje. 100% recomendado.
Silvia R
2024-02-23
Viaje mágico Excelente experiencia con la agencia rap travel , todos fueron muy amables y nos ayudaron a armar nuestro paquete turístico de acuerdo a nuestras necesidades

DESCRIPTION

Description of the Sacaca Cusco Experience Tour

With the “Experiential Tour in Cusco Sacaca”, you will be able to know closely the native community of SASACACA in Pisaq. SACACA, is a community located in the Andes at an altitude of 3,835 meters. The ecosystem of the area is the alpine mountain or highland. The rainy season extends from November to March; the rest of the year is the dry season.

The area maintains its Andean landscapes made up of snow-capped mountains, lagoons and the Peruvian puna. In addition, you can appreciate the flora and fauna of the region. In the community you will find picturesque houses, traditional agricultural terraces and some archaeological remains. This destination, eminently Quechua, maintains its customs, traditions and enigmatic rites.

This place offers an alternative of experiential tourism Cusco for visitors who want to know the ancestral experiences that still remain in this time, as well as the application of natural alternative medicine using plants and natural inputs to counteract the ills that affect the body, spirit, and mind. The activities are carried out within an Andean Ethno-Medicinal Park which is an alternative of experiential tourism where you can experience different activities such as those described below:

To do the Experiential Tourism Cusco in Sacaca is one of the visits in which one should do if you want to know in a better way the Andean culture, especially if you are going to do a tour to Machu Picchu, this way you will have more information about the Incas and their way of living.

MAIN POINTS OF VISIT

  • Cusco (3,399 masl)
  • Pisaq (2,972 masl)
  • Sacaca (3,600 masl)

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Cusco – Pisaq – Sacaca

  • 07.00 hrs we will pass by your hotel in our private transportation to drive you to the community and on the way we will be able to appreciate part of the Sacred Valley.
  • 08.30 hrs approx. We will arrive at our destination where we will be welcomed by the villagers.

ACTIVITY 1- DEMONSTRATIVE TEXTILE WORKSHOP

In the textile workshop we will learn each step of the Andean weaving process, from obtaining the alpaca and sheep wool, wool selection, natural dyeing, spinning and elaboration of Andean garments such as: Ponchos, llicllas, backpacks, shawls, etc.

Duration: 1h 30min (All the process)

ACTIVITY 2- MUD BIO-CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP

In this workshop the visitor will learn and help in the construction of huts. This activity consists of mixing fine soil with water and straw to finally produce adobe bricks. During the whole process the visitor will be guided and will have the help of a specialist, who will supervise every detail of the activity.

Duration: 4 hours (the whole process)

ACTIVITY 3 – MEDICINAL PLANTS WORKSHOP

(Optional you can do the one of essential oils)

In this workshop we apply the use of native plants for the preparation of lotions, ointments, tinctures, baths of flowering, etc.. With the purpose of preparing natural alternative medicine for people suffering from any ailment.

Duration: 02 Hours (All the process)

Rest of the afternoon free.

  • 17.00 hrs Return to Cusco city.
  • 19.30 hrs Approximate arrival, we will leave you at your hotel.

Hospedaje – SACACA

DESAYUNO – HOTEL / ALMUERZO  y  CENA – AGENCIA

Día 2: Sacaca – Pisaq – Cusco

  • 7.00 hrs tendremos un exquisito desayuno andino. Después del mismo tiempo libre para actividades del pasajero.

ACTIVITY 4 – ANDEAN BREAD MAKING WORKSHOP (Duration: 2h).

In this workshop we will learn how to make traditional Andean breads with natural ingredients such as wheat flour, Quinoa, Maca, Kiwicha, Potato, Corn, Honey, Milk, etc. This activity is very interactive since visitors can make their own breads and bring them with them. The elaboration is done in a suitable environment and finally the dough is introduced in a clay oven.

Free time for activities of the passenger.

  • 12.30 hrs Andean lunch.

ACTIVITY 5 – OFFERING TO THE EARTH (Duration: 2 h) 

Today we will get to know the mystical side of Sacaca, the offering to the earth, a symbolic way of how the community and the families watch over their products and animals through different Andean rituals transmitted from generation to generation.

  • 17.00 hrs Return to the city of Cusco, approximately.
  • 19.30 hrs We will drop you off at your hotel.

BREAKFAST and LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

INCLUDES

INCLUDES:

  • Private transfer Hotel/Sacaca/Hotel
  • Professional guide
  • 2 lunches to choose
  • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • 3 activities

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Breakfast
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Additional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Hat or cap
  • Trekking shoes
  • Pants with zipper that can be detached to shorts
  • Rain poncho
  • Sun block
  • Extra money: small bills and coins
  • Camera and video camera
  • Snacks: nuts, peanuts, cookies, cereal bars or chocolate.
  • Personal cleaning supplies and a towel.
  • Personal medicines

PRICES

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

Sacaca Experience Tour

PRICE PER PERSON

Minimum 02 people

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

  • Private transfer Hotel/Sacaca/Hotel
  • Professional guide
  • 2 lunches to choose
  • 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • 3 activities

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Cultural Tour in Sacaca, Cusco

The Cultural Tour in Sacaca, Cusco is an experience that allows you to get up close with the native community of Sacaca in Pisaq, in the Andes at an altitude of 3,835 meters, and learn about their culture, traditions, and local activities.

The Sacaca community is located in the Pisaq region in the Peruvian Andes at an altitude of 3,835 meters above sea level.

The Sacaca area has an ecosystem of mountain or highland. The rainy season extends from November to March, while the rest of the year is the dry season.

This tour is a unique opportunity to deeply understand Andean culture, especially if you plan to take a tour to Machu Picchu, as it provides a more comprehensive understanding of the lives of the Incas and their traditions.

In this workshop, visitors will learn and participate in the construction of huts using mud and other natural materials. Fine soil is mixed with water and straw to make adobe bricks, and huts are constructed following traditional techniques.

The earth offering is a mystical activity where Andean rituals passed down from generation to generation are performed to care for the community’s crops and animals. It is carried out as a symbolic way to protect the land and its resources.

Yes, it is possible to suffer from altitude sickness during the Cultural Tour in Sacaca due to the high altitude of the community, which is located at 3,835 meters above sea level. To prevent it, prior acclimatization in Cusco is recommended, stay hydrated, avoid alcohol and tobacco, rest adequately, and consume light meals. If symptoms appear, inform your guide, and in severe cases, descend to lower altitudes and seek medical attention.

The best time to take the Cultural Tour in Sacaca is during the dry season, which runs from May to September, due to more favorable weather conditions. However, the Cusco region can be visited at any time of the year, each with its own advantages and disadvantages in terms of climate.

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