The Inti Raymi is a festival that celebrates the sun god of the Incas. It is now recreates the June 24 of each year as the festival's most solemn and impressive Inca Empire disappeared. The scene of the Inti Raymi is the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, located in the north of Cusco, at 255 meters above the level of the square, or 3 to 671 meters above sea level according to the Inca Gracilazo de la Vega, Sacsayhuamán is "the largest and most magnificent work that the Incas built to display his power and majesty."
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To bar thousands of musical airs, delegates from the four with their own parade costumes typical, as well as coming from another time, Nustar, and pallas coyas, which are moving in undulating columns. Finally, suddenly, the Inca can be seen. The sovereign is transported on a litter that was legendary at the time of gold and silver, and accompanied by an entourage of dignitaries and other Orejón walk respectable distance from him.
While the sound pututus, horns and quenas, El Inca gets up and extending his arms toward the horizon, he paid tribute to Inti, the Inca or in one of the majestic streets of Cusco notes to his people. Details Incan architecture built in stone and sculpture can be seen at the site Tambomachay and another located in the vicinity of Sacsayhuaman and Qenqo. Sun God, and prays aloud in quechua language, promising obedience, respect and adoration.
08.00 hrs. Transfer: hotel - Sun Temple (qorikancha)
09.00 hrs. Top of the staging. Duration 45 minutes.
10.00 hrs. Moving walk (following the staging) to jauqaypata (square or square). The Inca and his royal court by entering the street intikijllu. Duration one hour.
11.30 hrs. Transfer by bus: cusco - Saqsaywaman.
13.00 hrs. Staging in the main plaza sacred Saqsaywaman. Length: 90 minutes. Celebrated the rites of the fire again, of coca, the offerings of the four and his prediction of future times, among others.
15.00 hrs. Return to their respective hotels.
Price per pax: USD $ 130.00
Tourist Bus +.
+ Service guide.
+ Lunch (box lunch)
+ Entrance Ticket Saqsaywaman (rostrums a, b and c)