10-day Tapestry Weaving Experience in PERU, SOUTH AMERICA!
For the past twenty-five years, Craftours has specialized in a variety of travel opportunities for crafters, and this is the first time we have focused on a masterful weaving experience. Héctor Surco is a master artisan who was featured in Destination Craft with Jim West a few years ago, and we have asked him if he would teach a hands-on workshop for a week, and he agreed to do it!  Whether you are a master weaver already, or you are just beginning, this one-week master class will provide all the essentials necessary for increasing your ability to create a woven masterpiece under the direction of a talented artisan. By far, Héctor is truly one of the most extraordinary representatives in this craft. Space is limited to 10 PEOPLE ONLY and based on first come-first served.
  • Round-trip international airfare from Miami, Florida to Lima, Peru. (Airfare available from your closest international airport for an additional fee. First/Business class upgrades are available)
  • Round-trip domestic flight Lima/Cusco.
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations in the same hotel the entire time. (Suite upgrades available)
  • Learning design techniques and a variety of creative ways to make a tapestry, including sketching a drawing, the technical aspects of design, color preparation and obtaining different effects with color mixtures and textures, using simultaneous weaving techniques and a variety of other curriculum.
  • Panoramic city tour of Cusco with a local professional tour guide.
  • Daily breakfast, some lunches and some dinners.
  • Round trip transfers to/from the hotel/airport in Cusco for full package guests.
  • The use of a personal “vertical loom” during the tapestry workshop.
  • A demonstration in spinning wool into yarn.
  • Information about designing, color combinations and color ranges.
  • Learning the process of collecting wool from local Alpacas.
  • Special Craftours commemorative gift, luggage identifier and lanyard.
  • An opportunity to purchase original weaving tapestries by Héctor Surco.
  • A demonstration in dyeing wool and the dyeing color process.
  • Your finished tapestry to take home and keep.
  • All materials required to participate in the tapestry workshop.
  • Seven hands-on workshop days with master weaver, Héctor Surco.
  • Shopping opportunities in local markets and specialty shops.
  • A signed certificate verifying you have participated in this textile workshop.
  • A Craftours personal tour escort throughout the entire experience.
  • All taxes included and travel insurance is highly recommended.
Cost of this 10-day Tapestry Weaving Experience in Peru is only:

This is an early booking discount price.
Price increases $500.00 on November 1, 2021.

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4-day Post Tour Package in Machu Picchu!
MAY 11 - 14, 2022
  • Deluxe hotel accommodations in Cusco and Aguas Calientes. (Suite upgrades available)
  • A scenic 4-hour train ride into the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • A picturesque tour through the Andes Mountains.
  • Shopping in local craft markets for special souvenirs.
  • Daily Breakfast & some dinners.
  • Walking tour of Machu Picchu with a local professional guide.
  • Return flight from Cusco Airport to Miami, Florida.
Total cost of this 4-day Machu Picchu experience is only:


Any questions please e-mail: [email protected]

Space is based on double occupancy and first-come/first-served. Travel insurance is highly recommended. Single rate is available upon request and we are happy to help you find a roommate. Please consult our Terms & Conditions as they apply once your first deposit is received. A 3% discount is offered if the travel experience is paid in full by check within 7 business days of the invoice date.


Jan Potter, Scottsdale, CA- "Based on the experience I have had on two of Craftours adventures, I would recommend any of their trips to everyone - whether or not they are a quilter. My first trip was South America and it was amazing. The accommodations were wonderful and the Galapagos, Machu Picchu, and the Amazon filled every day with new and exciting experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime. Of course, traveling with a group of people with similar interests made the trip even more memorable. I had visited Africa many years ago but decided to take the Kenya tour with Craftours. A day with the Quilt Guild of Kenya and a hot air balloon ride (in a balloon that held 18 people) over the game parks ending with a champagne breakfast with the animals all around us are just a sample of the diversity of the activities of this adventure. Comparing photos of all the animals we saw each day with the other travelers in the evening was so much fun. And hearing Alex Anderson describe watching the baboon break into her room through the window was hilarious. Accommodations on this adventure were equally memorable.They ranged from the luxury of the Mt. Kenya Safari Club to a tent with a hot water bottle to warm your bed on a chilly night.It was an exhilarating experience I will never forget."
Rhonda Denney, Canon City, CO - "I have been a couple of Craftours tours. The first was a 15 day trip to South America (the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River basin and Machu Picchu). The trip was a treat from beginning to end. I felt pampered the entire time. I thought that the entire staff did an outstanding job coordinating things.The theme of the trip encouraged quilters (and their significant others) to go so that we all had a common link. I felt that the size of the tour group was very good; small enough that we all got to know each other during the trip. In fact, I am still in contact with friends I made during that trip. That was a trip of a life-time!
And, because that trip went so well, I was inspired to go on another trip in 2011 with Craftours. The next time was a 12-day Safari expedition to East Africa. The trip was a mixture of wonderful safari treks in many beautiful safari parks throughout the region to ensure that we got the chance to see a plethora of local wildlife. There were side trips to villages, local fiber groups and artisans. The trip was very well planned. The places we stayed were top-notch providing many comforts to be appreciated. I did think that the group was too large and there were times when the group size caused problems with coordination and timing of agenda items. I guess I prefer a smaller group so I can get to know everyone; or at least have the opportunity to do so. This trip was fun too because there were a contingent of people who had been on the earlier South American trip so we had a small reunion!
Nice job on everything! I highly recommend Craftours if you want adventure without concerns about being taken care of. I always keep my eyes open for other potential trips!"
Eileen Pyne, Girdwood, AK - "Truly an amazing and wonderful journey; loved the magic of Machu Picchu, but really loved the adventure and animals of the Amazon! I think we had a wonderful group of people to journey with."
Raylene Brooks, South Surrey, BC - "The trip was a nice balance of adventure and luxury. I doubt whether other tours would venture as many out of the way places as we did."
Danielle Gale, Hillsboro, OR - "Loved the itinerary of this trip. Saw and did so many exciting things. Wonderful, small group. (I don’t like to travel with groups larger than 28 people.)"
Tinka Rote, San Antonio, TX - "The South America trip was outstanding."
Danyelle Dwyer, East Bridgewater, MA - "The most amazing adventure of a lifetime!!"
Lucy Harville, Central Point, OR - "This trip was extraordinary in its variety of destinations and activities. Would recommend participation by people who are reasonably physically fit due to the amount of stairs and hiking involved."
Donna Nelson, Signal Mountain, TN - "It was fun, hard, fulfilling, exhausting, exciting, and the most amazing adventure I've ever had. I would do it all over again, even knowing I had to climb a zillions steps!"
Madalyn Etzel, Lakewood, Ohio - "The South American Expedition was truly a life-changing trip. From beginning to end it was handled flawlessly with no missed buses, trains, tickets or people! I felt at ease knowing everything was so well handled by Mary Ellen. Every day was jam packed with amazing experiences. From the canopy walkway, to visiting the village school, to fishing, to walking Machu Picchu it was phenomenal. Every adventure was well worth it. We made a great use of our time, and I truly think everyone on our trip had a fantastic time."
Marie Novak, Edinboro, Pennsylvania - "It was the trip of a lifetime. our time in Ceiba Tops was the most life affirming and joyous time. Everything about our time there was memorable."
Susan Cruse, Milford, Ohio - "Awesome experience! The activities were well planned for interest and delights. Wonderful trip to Peru."
Karen Stewart, Albuquerque, New Mexico - "The trip was very organized and busy. Mary Ellen was terrific; she kept us informed of what to expect each day and how to be prepared for each activity. This was the first time I have taken a trip with a group (not planning each activity myself). I want to take more trips like this and will want to use Craft Tours again."
Frieda Toback, Summerfield, Florida - "A fascinating tour of Peru, well organized, with excellent hotels and accommodations. Mary Ellen was efficient, helpful and very kind. Bonnie's bubbly personality made everyone happy. She was never without a smile or a sense of wonder."
Jacquelyn Nelson, Greensboro, North Carolina - "It was an amazing trip - enjoyed every second of it!"
Jody Kamman, Laguna Hills, California - "AMAZING! I have been fortunate to travel around the world and have had some wonderful experiences, however this was my first trip to South America. I want to thank Craftours for an unforgettable tour. "
Mary Travillian, Modesto, California - "Peru is a beautiful country to visit, and the craftsmen we met and worked with were excellent."
Sara Borr, Norristown, Pennsylvania - "A fun and informative trip. Great to meet and spend time with so many talented artists as they shared their various crafts. The hands on participation was fun and sometimes frustrating at the same time. Would do the trip again. We not only saw the cities but ventured into the countryside to get a real feel of the country and their interesting artists."
Pam Clark, Moville, Iowa - "This trip fulfilled my lifelong dream of seeing Machu Picchu. Being included as a member of this group made the experience so much easier. Our tour guides led us every step of the way and were quick to respond to our every need. I will never forget the new friends made nor the kind and wonderful people of Peru."
Ann McDevitt, Burlington, Massachusetts - "It was a trip of a lifetime. Everything was wonderful."
Nancy Michalak, Farmington Hills, Michigan - "Machu Picchu and the Amazon were truly amazing. Better than the PBS specials."
Beverly Brown, Bloomington, Indiana - "Had a wonderful time and saw some awesome sites!"
Donna Bonine, Parsons, Kansas - "I enjoyed my cruise very much. It was my second cruise and I enjoyed being able to sew as I was cruising. I was a lot of fun meeting new people that enjoyed the same thing that I love to do."
Jo Ann Newsome, Columbus, Ohio - "The destinations were great and thoroughly enjoyed the excursions. The Oasis was a big ship that offered plenty of fun things and places as well as great food."
Paula Paisley, Rickardsville, IA - "I enjoyed the diversity of the tour. We really had a chance to "experience" the Amazon. Guides Orlando and Celso were a wealth of knowledge and new experiences."
Sharon Young, Richmond, VA - "I loved my trip! I wish I had taken some candy/pencils for the kids."
Susan Gerber, Eau Claire, WI - "I REALLY enjoyed it as an adventure tour!"

Full Package Price:
$2,873.00 | Air from Miami

Land Only Price:
$1,989.00 | Land only rate does not include airport/hotel transfers

Early booking discount price. Price increases $500.00 on November 1, 2021.

(per person, based on double occupancy)


To make your reservations call us at +1-815-663-4046 or Toll-Free at: +1-877-887-1188 - USA, Canada or Spain, 001-882-887-1188 - Mexico, 0808 134 9500 - UK, 18 0010 6424 - Australia, or submit your reservations online.

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This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the trip, if the trip is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and will be collected with final payment. All prices listed are in USD unless otherwise noted.