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Chinchero Weavers worth a detour

We stopped twice in Chinchero to see the weavers, their wool and handmade products. They're always... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Margaret635
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Chinchero weavers lunch serve up CUI for special lunch

Sept 14 Intense Peru found an Incan family of dye makers and weavers to host a special lunch for... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2015
alohatripper
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Trail from Ollantaytambo to Lares.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Oct 2016
“Chinchero Weavers worth a detour”
6 Oct 2015
“Chinchero weavers lunch serve up CUI for special lunch”
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped twice in Chinchero to see the weavers, their wool and handmade products. They're always happy to demonstrate the coloring of the wool and to bring in wool if you're a knitter. We went back to buy some wool they brought to the shop...More

Thank Margaret635
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Sept 14 Intense Peru found an Incan family of dye makers and weavers to host a special lunch for our group. After touring the salt ponds of Moray which were spectacular and unexpected, we were at Textiles Ayni Ayllu in Chinchero. Multi-generational weavers demonstrated how...More

Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 10 April 2015

There is a women's collective where the entire process of producing, cleaning, dyeing and weaving the yarns into beautiful products is shown right before you. You also will learn more about the culture of the women, what one/two braids means versus many braids (unmarried versus...More

Thank pglaw
Reviewed 26 February 2015

In Chincheros there is a woman's cooperative of weavers. There we met several weavers and they demonstrated their weaving techniques and how they prepare the wool. The most interesting part was learning about how they only use natural dyes and seeing them make the many...More

Thank 2marcopolos
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Urubamba in the sacred valley is something people pass by on their way to Ollantaytambo or Cuzco, but this place is quite an attraction. Very few tourist stay here, which gives one the chance to see a lot of things in the true form. Local...More

2  Thank Ganesh S
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Most people pass through Urabama on their way to Machu Pichu; but, it is worth staying for several days. The 2nd most important ruins are in the Sacred Valley above the city of Pisac. They are called the "Pisac Ruins". You can take a bus...More

3  Thank WorldTrippn
Reviewed 10 September 2009

I spend a magnificient day. Far from crowds of tourists, go to the Hotel Las Chulpas and ask for Chalo. He will put you in contact with a wonderful and kindly women who has ranch, the is the less expensive way to have good horses,...More

4  Thank alexfelt
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