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Insights of Medicinal Andean Plants

Insights of Medicinal Andean Plants

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm Hanny, a Quechua-speaking anthropologist, I'm fascinated by research. One of my lines of study is traditional Andean medicine. At the same time, as a child, I have received the knowledge and use of medicinal plants as an inheritance from my parents; Therefore, Andean medicine is part of my culture. All this experience I would like to share with visitors during an entertaining hike through Inka…
Hanny
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Hanny
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What we’ll do

We will meet at the main door of the national university (UNSAAC) at 8:00 am, then we'll take a bus or taxi to Qenqo where we'll start to walk through an Inka road towards the Cachimayu river. On the way we will identify and learn about different medicinal plants of this region used by the Andean people to treat and cure different illnesses. The hike will be until 12 p.m approximately . At 12…

What I’ll provide

Food
We will offer lunch and extract juice from san blas market. We will adjust to special dietary needs (vegan, gluten-free,etc)

What to bring

Water, hiking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, rain jacket (depending on the season), snacks.

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Where we'll be

We will be walking in the valley of cachimayu in the outskirts of the city of Cusco, this area is full of medicinal plants of different types, which will be in our interest to know. We will pass through the Inca trail, in our tour we will observe important temples, terraces and Inca cementeries. After the walk we will visit the traditional markets of San Blas and San Pedro to complement our experience.

Upcoming availability

Fri, 31st May    From 08:00 to 16:00.
$62 per person
6 of 6 spots left

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of any ages can attend.

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