Enjoy this unique authentic Inca festival, the biggest in South America and the second largest festival in Latin America after the Rio Carnival, every year on June 24th in Cusco.
One of our Signature tours is the Inti Raymi tours and has been immensely successful for several years allowing for a very special, guided Peru tour with a permanent tour leader during the Inti Raymi Holiday. All our Inti Raymi Festival Tours are based on private tours or small group travel based on your preference, with private minibuses, knowledgeable Peru guides and excellent accommodation during the Festival. You will also experience the incredible Machu Picchu, a true Peru travel highlight of the year. Email or call a tour specialist for more details.
6 days / 5 nights.
Reception and transfer to your selected hotel. Optional city tour of the historic center of Lima.June 21. WINTER SOLSTICE (B)
z Enjoy the spectacular Winter Solstice at the ancient Pre-Inca site of Pachacamac before continuing onto Cuzco for the Inti Rymi Festival.
Meals: BJune 22. LIMA - CUZCO CITY TOUR (B)
Arrival to Lima and connecting flight to Cuzco. Transfer and reception to your selected hotel. In the afternoon, a private guided visit of Cuzco including the beautiful Cathedral, the ancient temple of the sun or Qoricancha temple, and the Main Square. The tour will continue to the outskirts of the city to visit the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenko and Puka Pukara. Return to your hotel.
Meals: BJune 23. CUZCO - MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO (B & BL)
Early transfer to the station for the Vistadome or Hiram Bingham train to Aguas Calientes (type of train upon request). Upon arriving, take the short bus trip up to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a private, guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most fantastic ancient Inca city. Constructed by Pachacutec, Machu Picchu blends into the mountain side high up in the Andes. The city has houses, temples, a large central square which are all connected. There are also terraces in the mountain side which were used for agriculture.
Free time for take any of the several paths around various parts of the. Let Machu Picchu unfold all its mysteries for you, take in the breathtaking cloud forests and jagged mountains, or marvel at the extraordinary Masonic precision of the ancient Incas. Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel before returning to Cuzco on the ultra-luxurious Hiram Bingham train or the First Class Vistadome Train. Transfer to your selected hotel.
Meals: B & BLJune 24. INTI RAYMI FESTIVAL (B & BL)
This is the day of the Inti Raymi - The Quechua name for the Festival of the Sun. It was a time of offerings, sacrifices, dancing and celebration. In the old capital city of the Incas, this festival continues with all its ancient royal pomp and energy. Dances and ceremonies are played out at the worship center of Sacsayhuaman above Cuzco. Attendance with a private guide to the impressive festival of the Inti Raymi at Sacsayhuaman esplanade and experience yourself this ritual celebrated since the Inca times. It is the central act of the celebrations elaborated in Cusco during this month evoking the religious ceremonies of the Inca Empire. The staging begins in the Qoricancha, continuing to the Main Square of the city and ending at the esplanade of Sacsayhuaman. The central most important character is the Inca. When the ceremony ends the presentation of folkloric groups begins. Box lunch included.
Meals: B & BLJune 25. CUZCO - LIMA (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your connecting flight back home.
Meals: BEnd of our services.
Winter Solstice & Inti Raymi Festival Tour 2017 "Inca Festival of the Sun"
Lima - Cuzco - Machu Picchu - Inti Raymi Festival
6 days / 5 nights.
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