Inti Raymi 2016
Tour: Inti Raymi 2016 (Full day) from USD$ 165. Enjoy of a ceremonial festivity of invocations and offerings to the Sun on the Esplanade of Saqsaywaman.
The Inti Raymi is a ceremonial festivity of invocations and offerings to the Sun, the Incas celebrated with much solemnity and veneration, to worship it and make sacrifices.
Each 24th of June, it is staged in several sacred places of the city of Cusco, and especially, on the Esplanade of Saqsaywaman, in an impressive artistic display, with beautiful choreographies and costumes which give a special frame to the Sanctuary of Saqsaywaman which fills up with a multitude of local inhabitants, along with a great quantity of foreign and national visitors who give a higher ranking to the Incas most important festivity.
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Naturally, The Hotel Calicanto Inn's of Cusco, is an attractive as its location, our guest rooms are fully carpeted, bedside telephone, and a lot of other comforts to make your stay here more enjoyable.
The Hotel Calicanto Inn's is in a relaxed and friendly setting all its own, you'll find the perfect base for pleasure in Cusco, because you are within minutes of dining, shopping, and all of Cusco.
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Welcome to Peru! Prepare to surrender to its magic.
The celebration of almost 3,000 popular feasts per year is but one small hint of the vast treasure trove of multicultural traditions you will find here.
From the coast to the jungle and through the highlands, Peruvian people live the same way as their ancestors did a thousand years ago; maintaining their dances, handcrafts, textiles, customs and keeping their spirit alive.
Peru offers you a broad and diverse range of adventure tourist packages and programs, allowing you to get to know and enjoy wonderful and fascinating places, full of history, magic and adventure.
Our territory is composed of contrasting geographical terrains, between coast, mountains and jungle, presenting an abundant wealth of natural resources, in its rivers, lakes, lagoons, gorges, valleys, Andes, mountains, snow-capped peaks, Amazonian forest and seaside which you can enjoy, going on hikes, doing rafting, horseback riding, moto cross, canopy, motorcycle riding, mountain biking, andinism, bungee jumping, paragliding, surfing and other sports that make your vacations fully active.
We have the infrastructure, technology and capacity to turn your trip into a true adventure.
Peru possesses an incalculable material and immaterial patrimony, due to the fact that the ancient Peruvians developed very remote cultures and civilizations such as Caral, the oldest on the continent, which was followed by prominent cultures like Chavín, Paracas, Mochica, Nazca, Tiahuanaco, Huari, Wanka, Chimú, Chincha, Chachapoyas and later on, by the Incan Empire; a culture that achieved a remarkable development and the monumental architectural works of which last through time, like Machu Picchu, "Wonder of the Modern World".
The steps of pre-Incan, Incan, Colonial and Republican ancestral time left unerasable traces in the ethnic groups and traditions, as well as in the art and colossal constructions the remains of which still exist throughout Peru that has it all. Come and discover it!
Peru has 42 great and privileged protected natural areas that cover about 127,000 square kilometers, which corresponds to 4.3% of the country's surface.
Its geographical terrains have created diverse ecosystems, in different ecological levels, where there is an abundant biodiversity.
Our national parks, reserve areas and sanctuaries, located in the country's three natural zones: Coast, mountains and jungle, give you the best alternative to do ecological tourism, equivalent to responsible or sustainable tourism.
The Manu National Park, Tambopata / Candamo, Bahuaja-Sonene, Huascarán, Pacaya Samiria, Paracas, Titicaca, Mangroves of Tumbes, Alto Mayo, as well as many other areas rich in ethnic groups, flora and fauna, are waiting for you.
Peru is a country with great and mysterious cultures that flourished, with their own identity, giving great value to spirituality, as there still are many temples and sacred places full of energy and magnetism which make it so that, through our sensitivity, we can penetrate the hidden treasure of their religions, beliefs and manifestations.
Since pre-Incan times, life in the Andes was charged with a deep religious feeling and the Incas maintained the Tawantinsuyu (Incan State), in perfect balance between the human being, nature and their gods.
We help you journey through a rich spiritual tradition, with esoterism and mysticism programs throughout Peru, with Andean priests, shamans or people specialized in performing ancestral ceremonial rites, invocations, readings, predictions, healings, purification baths, treatments with ayahuasca and offerings to Mother Earth or Pacha Mama.
LIVE EXPERIENCE TOURISM
The millenary and cultural Peru, cradle of autochtonous civilizations and peoples, with diverse habits, customs and traditions, opens its doors to you, so that you might get to know, cohabitate with, and share the life of its people, in villages and communities of deep Peru.
Each place on the coast, in the mountains or jungle, has a totally different habitat and lifestyle. Thus, our visitors will have the opportunity to do live experience tourism, in different ways, which allows them to learn and participate in the daily activities of rural families, especially in the Peruvian Andes and Amazonian Forest.
During your stay, you will be able to directly interact in agricultural, livestock breeding and handicraft activities, as well as in ceremonies, rituals, typical gastronomy, celebrations, myths and traditions, achieving a true life interchange, in perfect balance with nature.
The Peruvian food is one of the most sought for in the world, for its seasoning, variety and presentation. On the coast, dishes based on the rich sea fruit, such as fish, seafood, crustaceans and molluscs, as well as the ingredients of the delicious "cebiche"; Peru's flag dish.
The tourist restaurants, "quintas" (Countryside restaurants), peñas shows (Dining show places), traditional "picanterías" (Popular restaurants) and the like, offer local, regional and international food, along with today's culinary fashion of Novo Andean Fusion.
Peru, diverse in culture, nature and recreation, offers tourism options to national and foreign students, with ISIC student card.
There is a broad range of programs exclusively designed for young people, including archaeology, history, nature, adventure, gastronomy, thermalism and healthy entertainement, which allow them to get to know and enjoy,
in a very dynamic way, the main tourist attractions on the coast, in the mountains and jungle of Peru.
It is everyone's duty to offer maximum facilities, in order for students to benefit from preferences and best comparative advantages, to get into deep Peru, in search of our ancestral roots, customs, myths and life experiences that contribute to the formation of our cultural identity.
Peru offers characteristics and conditions proper to each one of its regions, which allows creating new ways of doing domestic tourism, taking advantage of special occasions, such as festivities, vacations, long holydays or simply, tourism in family, among friends or workmates.
IN PERU TRAVEL has designed the LIVE PERU (VIVE PERÚ) Program, to impulse opportunities to discover the country's main tourist attractions,
at accessible prices for the average income Peruvian citizen, in the idea of motivating more Peruvians to travel within the national territory.
In order to do so, we have potentiated the intensive use of alternative accessways to the emblematic circuits, as in the case of Machu Picchu, substantially reducing expenses, but with the increased value of combining the programs with archaeology, history, nature, adventure, gastronomy, thermalism and entertainment.
FESTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Heir to both native and European cultures, Peru upholds a wide variety of festivals and traditions that make up its cultural heritage.
A never-ending series of festivals and events throughout the year bring bright colors and flavors to everyday life.
From vibrant dances to profound religious acts of devotion, these celebrations fill Peruvian life with passion and happiness.