The INTI RAYMI is the “Festival of the Sun” celebrated in the winter solstice of Andes, in honor of the god sun. Each year at June 24th the representation took place in the main square of the city; you will have the opportunity to enjoy the most important celebration of the Inca Empire.
This is the better time to visit Cusco, besides visit the most important archaeological remains; you have the opportunity to enjoy a magical travel through time.
Day 1: June, 22nd.
Arrival to Cusco airport, transfer to the hotel. Free morning to become acclimatized.
City tour at 13:30 hrs. Places to visit: Cusco Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun "Qorikancha", the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman. (Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay).
Day 2: June, 23rd.
At 8:00 hrs. Tour to the Sacred Valley, we pick you up at your hotel.
Full day tour, which you will visit the following places: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
Day 3: June, 24th.
Inty Raymi - Fiesta del Sol.
We pick you up from your hotel at 7:45 pm.
The Inti Raymi takes a full day, from 8:30 hrs to 16hrs.
* At 8:30 am the ceremony begins in front of the temple of Koricancha at El Sol Av. You will appreciate the ceremony with the assistance of a group guide, it takes about one hour.
* Your guide accompanies the group then we walk to the Plaza de Armas where you will take pictures and seeing the ceremony for another 45 minutes.
* Always assisted by your guide we walk for 3 minutes to the bus which take us to Sacsayhuaman. Where is the main ceremony offering, thanks and orders to the Sun God. Here you will have reserved seats for appreciate the ceremony that takes around 3 hrs.
Day 4: June, 25th – Tour in Machu Picchu.
We pick you up at your hotel between 5:30 am to 6:30 am (depending on the type of train you choose). We will take you until to the train station where you take the train to Aguas Calientes
Once you arrive to Aguas Calientes you will take a bus to Machu Picchu. We have a tour guided who will explain and assist you in your visit for 2 hours, then have free time to walk around. Then we take the bus back, Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes where you have time for lunch, and then take the train back to Cusco.
Day 5: June, 26th.
According to your flight time, departure transfer at an appropriate time.