A full Day Festival of the Sun “ Inti Raymi “
At 8am you will be pick up from your hotel and start completely guide tour to lovely festival of the sun in Qoricancha , the festival has three different scenes in three different places , It starts at the Qoricancha Palace placed on Av. El Sol, then we head for main square (Plaza de Armas delCusco) where the second scene will be held and finally it ends with the special scene held in Sacsayhuman ( 2 km from Cusco) where we will go on bus.
The Tribunes on Saqsayhuaman. The Central staging ofINTI RAYMIis held in the Sacred main square ofSaqsawaman, over there have been placed the tribunes with capacity for 3,906 people. All the seats are very comfortable for the spectators. The VIP Zone is formed for these 3 tribunes who give a better view of the ceremony. EMUFEC offers other necessary services to attend to theINTI RAYMI, VIP comfortable seats for the spectator, Hygienic Mobil Bathrooms, First Aid Post and police security which allow enjoy this ancestral ceremony. Other Service on Sacsayhuaman EMUFEC offers other necessary services to attend to theINTI RAYMI, VIP comfortable seats for the spectator, Hygienic Mobil Bathrooms, First Aid Post and police security which allow enjoy this ancestral ceremony..How to get to the Inti raymi Scenes.-The scenes at Qoricancha and in main Square are for free , to get to the Sacred main Square in Sacsayhuaman you ought to get the Numbered entrance tickets according to the specified zones shown in the chart above.
Cusco celebrates the Inti Raymi with occasion of the winter solstice -the solar new year - for a culture whose main cult object was the god Inti (sun). In time of the Incas it was a religious ceremony, now it is a theatrical representation. However this experience generates a feeling of identity in the city that evokes values and memories that are still in our minds today. It also brings to mind, a time that lives in the heart of the people of Cusco. This pageant is expressed in the original Quechua language…You will be picked up at your hotel. The celebration starts about 08:00 a.m. at the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha), then continues to the Plaza de Armas (about 10:30 a.m.), and finally at Sacsayhuaman, around 13:00 p.m., we experience the grand pageant. We will provide the transportation, an English-speaking guide, entrance fees and VIP seating, and a box lunch. Late afternoon return to your hotel.
8am until 4:30pm Duration:
This tour takes Full day, including driving and walking tour to the historical center
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY
- Small backpack & Tennis shoes
- Bottel of wáter & Sunglasses
- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
- Sun block (sun protection cream)
- Extra money (soles)
- Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc,
- Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries