Experience a unique cultural exchange with the Q’allamarka Community before your visit to Tiahuanaco. You are invited to visit this enthusiastic Aymara community. Enjoy live Andean music and be part of a traditional ritual saluting Mother Nature led by the Yatiris, who will perform a special ceremony.
Available every Saturday throughout the year. Minimun 6 pax.
Pick up you up at 8:00 am from your hotel. Attractive drive starting in downtown La Paz, passing El Alto, then heading the highway to Desaguadero. This drive passes through the small town of Laja, where the City of La Paz was first founded. The scenery shows many of the highest snow peaks of the Cordillera Real. Arrival to the Q’allamarca Community. Local authorities, the Yatiris and musicians; all dressed in traditional customs, will greet you. Experience an unforgetable visit guided by Aymaras that still preserve ancient rituals and traditional agriculture. Men and women from the community will invite you to taste a traditional mid-morning lunch including potatoes, broad beans, cheese, corn, and vegetable soups. Right after lunch, you will departure to the Tiahuanaco Archeological Site, the most important monument of Bolivia which is currently re-excavated. Visit to the new site museum, the Akapana Pyramid, the Templete of Kalasasaya, the Sun’s Gate and the Moon Gate, and more. Return to La Paz.
This tour is a another option for travellers interested in Andean living cultures, while visiting Bolivia or on their way to Peru.