Workshops in Cusco Peru

Immerse yourself in our culture

One way to complement your Spanish classes in Cusco is to combine them with any of the fun and interactive workshops we have for you. This is a way to get away from traditional tourism by visiting many places.

If you have free time and you need something quiet without trips these workshops will teach you even more with our culture,making some products, interacting with local people and making friends during the process.

This is what we have for you.

wiracocha school chocolate workshop in cusco peru

Chocolate Workshop

Learn the history of chocolate in Cusco. Learn all the steps of the process of making chocolate from the cocoa tree of the Peruvian jungle. Prepare your own chocolates with a wide variety of combinations such as peanuts, raisins, coconut, coffee, quinoa, and many more ingredients. You can make pure chocolate and milk chocolate. Also while your chocolate is ready for you to take it, learn to prepare 2 types of chocolate-based drinks in a fun session where all students interact.

Time: 2 hours
Any day from Monday to Saturday from 4 PM to 6 PM

Peruvian Cooking Workshop

Complement your Spanish classes with this cooking workshop in Cusco, I assure you that it is a whole culinary experience. First you will have the opportunity to learn in depth about the ingredients used in Peruvian cuisine through a gastronomic tour to one of the most popular markets in the country (Mercado San Pedro). After this small tour and with the guidance of a professional chef you will be able to make a dinner with a very traditional dish accompanied by an aperitif, a delicious dessert and of course the traditional pisco sour. Taste what you cooked and share your experience.

Time: 3 hours
Any day from Monday to Saturday from 3 PM to 6 PM

wiracocha school peruvian cooking workshop in cusco peru

wiracocha school intercultural and customs workshop in cusco peru

Intercultural Workshop

This is a complete immersive workshop in which you will be able to immerse yourself in our culture and customs. The interesting thing about this workshop is that you will visit a farm outside the city. There, you can perform the different activities we have for you. You can choose 3 of the activities listed below. The workshops are 1 hour each.

1. Ceramic Workshop

Learning the techniques used by craftsmen, we will teach you how to use the ceramic wheel and then you will decorate a torito de Pucara.

2. Mask workshop

The masks of Paucartambo are an expression of plastic arts that contains the historical and aesthetic memory of the people of Paucartambo; it is a cultural manifestation that is related to the dances of the Festivity of the Virgin of Carmen. Learn how to make your own mask!

3. Andean Bread Workshop

Only once a year the popular T'anta Wawa (Baby Breads) is made as part of the tradition by the festivities of the day of the living and the day of the dead. In this workshop you will learn how to make this traditional baby bread from the preparation of the dough until the final step in the wood-based oven.

4. Traditional Medicine Workshop

Learn the use and management of natural plants for the treatment of various diseases through Andean knowledge about herbalism.

Include: Box lunch
Time: 5 hours.
Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM.
Optional services: Hike and Accommodation.

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