The rural community of Chari is located in the district of Checacupe, Canchis Province, some 100km from Cusco. The town is located 3446 meters above sea level between the district capitals of Checacupe and Pitumarca. Chari is famous for having recovered ancestral weaving techniques and designs, like the “Ticlla Liclla”, a four piece decorative blanket/shawl. Rainbow Mountain and the Incan archeological site/park “Machu Pitumarca” are located nearby.
If you would like to visit this community, we can organize your volunteering trip or a tour to discover:
– The authentic Andean weavings