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Our Purpose

@LaBaseLamay we love nature, outdoor activities and the Andean culture. Our main purpose is Conservation and Sustainable Development in Lamay through responsible tourism. Our headquarters are located in Lamay, a small village in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco. We offer activities such as hikes in the mountains and experiences in local communities. We also organize other outdoor adventures such as fly fishing, mountain biking, rock climbing, farming & culinary activities, and interactive experiences in the village, including visits to sustainable projects in Lamay.


We belief that responsible tourism contributes positively to enhance traditional agriculture and native products. Likewise, motivate

cultural & environmental conservation.

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About Lamay

Lamay is a small village located in the province of Calca, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco.
 

Population: 

6000 people, of which 50% lives in the village and the rest in the communities up in the mountains.

 

Main activity:

traditional farming of native products such as potatoes, corn, quinoa, tarwi, beans among others.

 

Traditional activities:

elaboration of Chicha de Jora (corn beer), guinea pigs breeding (for consumption and for sale), bread bakery 

 

Handicraft projects:

traditional weavings and pottery 
 

Main Festivities:

Santa Rosa de Lima (saint patroness of Lamay)  - August 31st

Santiago Apóstol - July 28th

Lamay Anniversary - January 3rd

 

Typical dances:

Capaq Coya, Majeños, Mestiza Qoyacha, Capac Negro among other groups that brighten up the party with their coloured costumes and representatives dances. 

Founders

Our Partners

This is our team, they are the real guardians of Lamay nature & culture. 

Conservation & Development initiatives

It is important to give back to nature and the people that cares for it.

These are the projects that we propose to encourage sustainability.    

- Community Fee

- Lamay TrailSystems

- Native species Reforestation