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The Inca Science Secrets

culture walk

The Inca Science Secrets

Paused until 31 July. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
culture walk

The Inca Science Secrets

culture walk

The Inca Science Secrets

Paused until 31 July. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

After 500 years the Inka's secrets has been revealed!! Learn about the Inka's computational system! The Yupana (CPU), the Kipu (database), and how to code and decode the information in between. Mysteries of the Inkas remain, but we continue to learn about their great civilization. This experience is mainly based on science and gaming—introducing you to a new understanding of Inka culture. We'll also dispel some myths about Inka science and culture. You will also explore the secrets of the Inka's Kipus— threads interwoven to form the fabric of the physical and spiritual world. Want to dive deeply into the heritage of Peru? Join us for an Evening Workshop! . Explore a variety of concepts through hands-on activities and experiments in a small group setting. . Counting in Quechua to 99,999 in just 9 minutes! . Play with the Yupana . Read, write, and make Kipus (you will later take your own Kipu home) There’s sure to be something that piques your interest! Sign up for an unforgettable experience to awaken your curiosity, and stimulate your exploration skills! Learn more about us here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBqY1Kx5Uwc Our website: www.yupanainka.com Youtube: www.youtube.com/yupanainka

Your host

Learn more about Divapati

Divapati

I’m a researcher of ancient scientific knowlege, and have spent more than 4 years dedicated to the dissemination and research of Andean science. I’m also the co-author of the "Tawa Pukllay Methodology", as well as the creator of the methodology teaching kit. Our company, "Asociación Yupanki", is committed to reviving Inka culture, history, and above all, ancestral knowledge, that could change the future of our people, thus improving their quality of life. I’ve held conferences and given lectures in universities and schools across Latin America. Asociación Yupanki has also provided hands-on teacher workshops that provide educators with new hands-on tools for incorporating interactive science and math activities into their classrooms.

What's included

Drinks
Equipment
. Yupana Boards . Kipu threads

Where you'll be

We will conduct our workshop in our office—where we've been offering workshops for the past 4 years. You don't need to bring anything...just good vibes!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

More tips

. This experience is suitable for people between ages 7 and 99 years old. .This is a hands-on, fun cultural experience. . No previous knowlege of the material covered is necessary.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Divapati
The Inca Science Secrets
New experience
£20/person
New experience
£20/person