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Inti Raymi – Fiesta del Sol – Tour June 24, 2015

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The Sun, considered the most important god of the entire Inca Empire, was worshiped by the Incas, therefore, one of the most important celebrations during the time of the Incas was that of the “Inti Raymi or Fiesta del Sol”; a celebration in honor of the god Inti (the Sun). Learn more about the Inca culture participating in this great celebration.

In a privileged place of the sacred capital, the Inca Pachacutec ordered the construction of the Qorikancha, a sumptuous temple in honor of the Sun God that he named Apu Inka Apu Inti P`unchao or in whose honor the party was consecrated imposing INTI RAYMI, reaching contours of solemnity and splendor, as described by the most important chroniclers.

Description

Description

The Sun, considered the most important god of the entire Inca Empire, was worshiped by the Incas, therefore, one of the most important celebrations during the time of the Incas was that of the “Inti Raymi or Fiesta del Sol”; a celebration in honor of the god Inti (the Sun). Learn more about the Inca culture participating in this great celebration.

In a privileged place of the sacred capital, the Inca Pachacutec ordered the construction of the Qorikancha, a sumptuous temple in honor of the Sun God that he named Apu Inka Apu Inti P`unchao or in whose honor the party was consecrated imposing INTI RAYMI, reaching contours of solemnity and splendor, as described by the most important chroniclers.

Itinerary

Itinerary

The Inti Raymi tour begins with the pick-up from your hotel around 7:45 am and we continue with the guided tour and appreciation of this great and unique staging that takes place in three stages:

The first part takes place in the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) and begins around 8:00 hrs with the request of permission and thanks to the sun god to start this great party.

The second part takes place in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco at 10:30 hrs. This part is called the meeting of the 2 worlds in which the authority, the Inca, meets with the mayor of Cusco, whom he recommends to govern wisely and take care of the people of Cusco.

The third part is the main one and it takes place in the esplanade of Sacsayhuaman (5 km from the city of Cusco); This celebration begins at 1:00 pm with the call to the 4 of their own or regional committees to carry out the rites of fire, Chicha and coca and the sacrifice of the flame.

The performance ends around 3:30 p.m. with the return to your hotel to their respective hotels.

Includes

It includes

  • Professional Tourism Guide in English or Spanish
  • All transfers to and from your hotel
  • Entrance tickets for all places of visit
  • Refreshment lunch box.

Does not Include:

  • Feeding not mentioned in the package
  • Additional costs.

Recommendations

recommendations

  • trunks, polos, pants, shorts, poncho (for the rainy season)
  • Sun hat, sunscreen, bottled water and personal medications
  • Extra money, Camera.
  • Important: This 01 day tour can be combined with any of our varied tours or travel packages in the various destinations of Peru.

Price