Complement your tour of the beautiful town of Sandona with a walk through the artisan shops and a visit to the Lupita handicraft workshop to learn more about the process of the famous toquilla straw hat. This is a tour for colombian crafts enthusiasts, and if you would like to learn about the history and process of the toquilla straw hat of Sandona, this one is not to be missed!
Founder of local tour agency: Local Tours Colombia Marcela speaks with passion and knowledge about the history and culture of Colombia while showing you what it's like to live in a unique, local experience. She is a woman that loves to show the world the beauty of her country through different tours so people can enjoy and learn all there is to know about Colombia. Her vast experience as a tour guide has allowed her to develop her communication skills which give her tours more of a local feel.
Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Pasto 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 content creator.
The tour will last about 35 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Pasto. 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 content creator 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.
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 channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.
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.
28 July 2021
Friendly, answered questions, held for postcards for long enough. Very interesting
28 July 2021
Along the streets in the sun find the Palma straw hats basking. Hand woven by Loma women a tradition passed down for generations. Each one perfectly fitted and trimmed with great detail and preserve. A fashion statement for the land farmers and the urban people.
28 July 2021
Thank you for such an interesting tour to see how the hats are made . Lovely to see that these crafts are still being done . Beautiful finished products .
22 June 2021
Cute stores, we met really nice owners and Marcela showed us how straw hats were made.
20 June 2021