inti raymi or the sun fest of the incas
sacsayhuaman cusco
sun fest of the incas peru
SUN TEMPLE OF INCAS IN CUSCO

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INTI RAYMI OR SUN FEST OF THE INCAS 24th JUNE 2020

Be part of the tour of the INTY RAYMI or fest of the sun, in the capital of the ancient empire of the Incas, the fest of the sun is a staging of the ritual ceremony of the Incas to the sun god. It takes place in the city of Cusco on June 24 of each year. Our company will organize a tour with the best local guides with extensive experience in the Inca culture. In the Inti Raymi or festival of the sun you can learn more about the rites, songs, clothes and dances of the Incas during their maximum power. This tradition is unique since it only takes place once a year. Make your reservation in advance since the spaces are usually sold out very quickly, you just have to fill in your personal data and make a reservation deposit.

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Inti Raymi or Sun Fest of the Incas Trip Overview

Difficulty of the hike: Easy

KmDistance hike: 3 Kilometers

Elevation max: 3000m

Group: 2-8

Price from $340 per person

Departures
24th June of 2020

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Day 1

PICK UP OF THE HOTEL-QORIKANCHA-PLAZA OF CUSCO-SACSAYHUAMAN

Difficulty level: Easy
Altitude: 3000 m
Hiked distance: 3 km
Approximate walking time: 10 h

The tour begins with the pick up at your hotel in the city of Cusco at 8:00 am. Then we go to the temple of the sun “Qorikancha”, that is very close to the downtown. Once there we will settle on seats to appreciate the first ceremony of the festival of the sun, it is a greeting made by the Inca king to his main deity the “Apu Inti P’unchao”, in which the 4 “Suyos”  or regions of the ancient Inca empire will participate. Then we will go to the Cusco square where the second ceremony awaits us, which consists of the offering of the sacred coca leaves, and the invitation to make the greatest cult of the sun in Peru, in the hills of the Sacsayhuaman. At 13:00 pm the third stage of the Inti Raymi will begin, in the great esplanade of Sacsayhuaman, we will have one of the best locations in the seats that are reserved in advance.In this sector the Inca emperor will begin the most important rites such as it is the greeting to the mountains and gods with the  their sacred drink “chicha” is a kind of beer made of maiz, then the Sanqhu “Inca muffin”, and the lighting of the sacred fire. Finally it culminates in a party of joy and dance at 15:00 pm. Then you will be returned to your Hotel.
All the ceremonies will be accompanied by an expert guide in the culture of the Incas who will explain and translate everything that the priests and important people of the Inca elite speak, in the language of the Incas, Quechua.

INCLUDED IN THE TOUR OF INTY RAYMI: SUN FEST OF THE INCAS

  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
  • Reserved spaces in the Temple of the Sun and Cusco Square
  • Ticket for your seat in the fortress of Sacsayhuaman
  • Professional guide with knowledge of Quechua / English
  • Nutritious Box Lunch
  • Round trip transportation to Sacsayhuaman

NOT INCLUDED

  • Extra drinks such as beer, soda or water bottles
  • Other expenses that are not mentioned

 

  • Original passport
  • Small backpack to store your belongings
  • Good sunscreen
  • Water bottle (3tls, recommended)
  • Wide brimmed hat
  • A small umbrella
  • A photografic camera
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Lightweight jacket and down jacket
  • Plenty of Rains
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable pants
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra money in soles (200 soles approx)


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