DescriptionHandicraft is a very old and homemade activity of transforming raw materials into economic goods, manually and without the use of mechanical means, producing reduced quantities at the subsistence level. The role played by handicrafts in Huancayo is very important, it motivates tourism and commerce. It fulfills a social function, managing to develop popular art and transmitting it through the generations. The Mantaro Valley has managed to maintain an artisanal fortune, whose fame has crossed our borders.
- Cultural visits (Included)
Departure placeHuancayo: Plaza Huamanmarca, in front of the Tourism hotel. You can also pick it up from the hotel where you are staying, provided it is within the Monumental area of Huancayo, in low season and always prior coordination and acceptance of the Operator.
Full Day - Craft
Start: 10:30 a.m. Departure from Huancayo. Cochas: Process of the burned mates. Park of the mocked mates. Hualhuas: Craft and textile workshops. Conception: Dairy plant, purchase of dairy products. Convent of Santa Rosa de Ocopa: It has a museum made up of 4 cloisters; La Obrería (the statue of its founder), La Portería (pictures of the Huamanguine school with representation of the Via Crucis), Cloister of Father Pio Sarobe and Olivó (in the center of the courtyard there is an olive tree planted by its founder of more than 270 years) It has a gallery and library with more than 25 thousand volumes of books and a Natural History Museum with jungle species. Its dining room has murals painted by artist Huancaíno Josué Sánchez in 1993 and at the same time it has a 1725 Renaissance church, declared national heritage. Inside there are baroque altarpieces, the dome decorated with allegories to Christ, the virgin and the missionary work of Ocopa. Note: The museum visit hours are from 9:00 am to 11:15 am and from 3:00 pm to 5:15 pm, every day except Tuesdays. San Jerónimo de Tunan: Gold and silver process. Return to Huancayo. End: 7:00 pm.
Tourist Transportation (Shared Service). Tourism Guide (In Spanish).
Entrance Tickets Feeding. Drinks and snacks Gifts, souvenirs, personal purchases. Tips for service (optional).
NotesChildren up to 4 years, do not pay. They share full service and attention with parents and / or accompanying adults. Children from 5 years old, pay as an adult. It also applies to Holidays (Easter, National Holidays, New Year, etc). Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, huaycos, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary. Any Cancellation for the reasons indicated, does not apply Return. In that case, the Operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour. The Itinerary may vary at the operator's discretion, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service as a whole. If you decide to leave before the end of the service, there will be no refund for it. If you carry or buy snacks, preferably they are light (dried fruits, cookies and water). If you do not attend the day of the tour, the seats in the mobility are taken as used and you lose the service without a claim.
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