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What will you do?
Fredy will meet you at the police station in Chinchero and guide you to his house where Sonia will welcome you. With her you will walk to the fields where you will learn about local, fully organic vegetables . You will harvest the vegetables necessary to prepare Yuyu Hawcha, a typical Andean dish.
Back at the house, Sonia will teach you how to prepare this recipe step by step. Once it is ready, you will share the table with Fredy and Sonia and enjoy this delicious dish you helped to make.
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
How to get there
Comisaria Rural Chinchero
JX52+5CR, Chinchero 08651
What is included in the price
- Explanation in the field about plants
- Cooking workshop on Yuyu stew and the torrejitas
- Step by step recipe in pdf
- Lunch and muña tea
Does not include:
- Other beverages
Moderate – there is a ten minute uphill hike to Sonia and Fredy’s house and then a 10 minute hike in rural terrain to the field
Language in which the experience is offered
Spanish and Quechua.
Things to consider
Bring comfortable clothes and shoes for harvesting on the farm.
Bring a hat to protect you from the sun, a rain poncho and a jacket for cold weather.
Learn about hosts Sonia and Freddy
Hello! We are Sonia and Freddy, a married couple with three children. We are enthusiastic about transmitting the traditions of Chinchero, hiking, spreading the textile culture and teaching Quechua. We also have a family restaurant serving traditional food near the Poq Poq waterfall. We are entrepreneurs passionate about local tourism, we would love to meet you!Meet your hosts
48 hours before scheduled time