Cusco - Chincheros Incas Textile Techniques

Chincheros Incas Textile Techniques

(282 reviews)
Chincheros, Cusco, Peru
60 mins

About the tour

We will see the village of Chincheros where people still speak the Inca's language and where time stood still from the 1500’s and until now. Join Mike as we watch the charming ladies who work there create hand-made textiles in traditional styles. Learn about the natural dyes that give the fabrics their distinctive colors.

Meet your local guide


Mike was born and raised in Cusco, the Capital of the Inca empire. He has been working in tourism since 2003 and has been a professional hiker since 2007. He has hiked the Inca Trail more than 500 times where he shared his love and knowledge of his culture. He has a Tourism and an Archaeologist degree and will take you on an unforgettable virtual tour through his home town and provide you with a unique perspective of the Inca history.

Mike has been guiding since Mar 2009

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Cusco with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Cusco. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide's hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Yvonne - ( England ) W.

14 April 2021

Brilliant in every way

Michelle C.

11 April 2021

Thank you so much for taking us to meet these lovely ladies! Much impressed by their skills and grateful to them for sharing a glimpse into their way of life.

Marissa🌬 💕.

10 April 2021

Mike is one of my most favorite guides! His tours are so interesting and beautiful, and his passion is addictive. After you see one tour, you’ll want to make sure to sign up for all the tours he has to offer! He goes above and beyond expectations! Can’t say enough wonderful things... thank you, Mike, sincerely for sharing your time with us! 🙏

Carla💙 💫.

10 April 2021

Very very informative!

Emily N.

09 April 2021

Amazing tours. Can't wait to visit Peru for real and join your tours there. Fantastic guide.

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