Discover a wealth of experiences that await you at the Potato Park. Whether you’re a cultural explorer, outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to connect with nature, our activities offer something for everyone.

Cultural Immersion

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Quechua people through our cultural immersion experiences. Engage with local artisans to learn traditional crafts such as weaving and dyeing. Learn how to harvest and use medicinal plants in daily life. Have a culinary experience with our gastronomy experts. Participate in traditional ceremonies like International Potato Day and experience offerings to Pachamama (Mother Earth).

Educational Workshops

Deepen your understanding of Andean culture, ecology, and conservation through our educational workshops. Engage in hands-on activities and discussions led by local experts around potato biodiversity and conversation, medicinal plants, dying wool and weaving textiles. Learn about the importance of biodiversity conservation, sustainable agriculture, and indigenous knowledge in preserving the delicate balance of ecosystems.

Traditional Food Tastings

Savour the flavours of Andean cuisine with our traditional food tastings. Sample a variety of dishes made from locally sourced ingredients, including hearty soups, flavorful quinoa dishes, and freshly cooked potatoes in all forms. Learn about the cultural significance of each dish and the traditional cooking methods used by Indigenous communities.

Agricultural Experiences

Gain insight into the ancient agricultural practices that sustain Indigenous communities in the Andes. Join local farmers in planting and harvesting crops such as potatoes, quinoa, and maize, using traditional techniques passed down through generations. Taste the fruits of your labour with a farm-to-table meal prepared using fresh, organic ingredients.

Guided Hikes

Embark on a journey through the Andean wilderness with our knowledgeable guides. Choose from a variety of hiking trails that wind through stunning landscapes, from high-altitude moorlands to lush cloud forests. Along the way, learn about the unique flora and fauna of the region and uncover the secrets of indigenous herbal medicine.

Birdwatching and Wildlife Viewing

Explore the diverse ecosystems of the Potato Park and observe a wealth of bird species, including Andean condors, eagles and hummingbirds. Keep an eye out for native wildlife such as alpacas as you traverse the park’s trails with our experienced naturalists.

No matter your interests or abilities, the Potato Park offers an array of activities that will leave you inspired, informed, and deeply connected to the natural and cultural heritage of the Andes. Join us in exploring the wonders of this unique sanctuary and creating memories that will last a lifetime