Inti Raymi Cusco 4 days / 3 nights 


Festivals Cusco Inti Raymi: The Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun God, was practiced by the Incas ceremony in honor of their god named Sun or Inti (Quechua), this ceremony was the most important of the Inca empire, as the sun was his highest deity, this ceremony was held in the capital of the empire of Tawantinsuyu (Cusco) and took place every winter solstice. This party took place in the final period of the harvest and the beginning of the vernal equinox of the Andes, ie in the second half of June.

This ceremony honoring the sun god, Inti Raymi was celebrated in the main square of Cusco (Huacaypata) at the time of the Incas, was much larger covering the current square and the square rejoicing (was reduced by the Spanish), this majestic square was used as the setting for the festival of the Sun.

The Inti Raymi at the time of the Incas was the equivalent of what today is for us the new year party. Solar celebration was a party in which he started a new year and finished all the previous crop year between the months of May or June, while the new agricultural cycle was started from July, so the period since the last week of June and beginning of July was a period of transition from the old year to a new farm, then the festival was dedicated to that event in the festivals of Cusco.

The festival of the Sun or Inti Raymi was instituted in the Inca ruler Pachacutec, the Inca was the one that gave greater value to their deity because in a decisive battle between the Incas and the Chanca (ethnicity Andahuayllas-side) is god appeared to him in a vision Pachacuteq Sol and told everything that would happen, this was one of the reasons the Inca Pachacutec gave greater value to their deity the Sun.

In the days of the Incas, the Inti Raymi was the most important of the four festivals celebrated in Cusco, was an ancient Andean religious ceremony in honor of Inti (Father Sun), each winter solstice took place in the navel of the world Qosqo (Cusco), specifically in this. The Incas, the Inti Raymi was the most important of the four festivals celebrated in Cusco, as related by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (writer and historian Peruvian Inca and Spanish ancestry Number 539 1616), this ceremony indicated half of the year so as the origin of the Inca (Considered son of the Sun God), where the entire population of
city, nobles, attended the Inca empire Curacas finery, is said about attending as a hundred thousand people, the ceremony was held in the Hucaypata (Plaza de Armas of Cusco) square and had a duration of 15 days.

In today Festivals Cusco, Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun inti, how could it be otherwise, has a distinct character, show aimed at both tourists and people in Cusco, the holidays call for many people who come to see this show, the entire city of Cusco is full of enthusiasm for these celebrations.

This reference point is your local consciousness, so arouses such enthusiasm and mass participation, many departments and people come to pay homage to Cusco which was the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco celebrate the day and the Feast of Sol l .

Participants in this staging very seriously his role and the show is a riot of color, music and dance. With over seventy years of existence, the new Inti Raymi is now an inseparable part of the life of Cusco. Not only is the main event of the month in the city, but his fame has transcended the Peruvian borders and within them, has been the model for other festivals of national identity, such as Condor Raymi, Raymi Moon, and many more. One of the best times to visit Cusco is June 24, 2013 Rayni enjoy Inti, can make a tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, or an adventure trip and hike to Machu Picchu Tours and Cusco city tour.

TRAVEL ITINERARY:

Festivals Cusco Inti Raymi

TOURS Day 1:

Cusco City Tour

Reception at City tour Cusco – Cusco City (23 June each year)

CATHEDRAL OF CUSCO

He arrived in Cusco tour, reception and transfer to your respective hotel after the trip.

Free morning to acclimatize to the altitude of Cusco parties and changing climate.

1:00 p.m. The travel agency to go through your hotel in Cusco with your guide and transport to begin our tour of the city of Cusco.

13: 30.p.m. Begin the city tour in Cusco, we start visiting the Koricancha Temple of the Sun, Cathedral of Cusco, this in Cusco.

Then we went to 3 km from the city of Cusco starting our visit to the archaeological centers: Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay.

18: 30.p.m. Return to the city of Cusco tour

Transfer to your hotel for rest.

Optional: Visit to Qosqo Native Native Art Center of Cusco (If you want to enjoy the show in Qosqo Native Art Center staff can accompany our agency)

Lunch – Dinner / Passenger

TOURS Day 2:

Inti Raymi – Sun Festival (June 24 of each year)

Inti Raymi PARTY IN CUSCO “INITIAL EVENT AT THE TEMPLE OF QORICANCHA”

Breakfast at your hotel in Cusco

7:40 a: m A Just like the first day in the city of Cusco, the staff at our travel agency to go through the respective hotel with the guide and the respective transport to start our tour and enjoy the Inti Raymi 2014.

On June 24, the feast in honor of the sun god Inti Raymi, is performed in three historic and natural settings in and outside the city of Cusco:

8:00 a.m. we will meet in the Koricancha (Siege of gold): In Inca times was the main temple dedicated to the sun.

9:30 a.m. The Plaza de Armas (the old Auqaypata or Warrior Square): During the Inca empire, in this immense square was fully developed the ceremony in the great ushnu or ceremonial platform.

Inti Raymi PARTY IN CUSCO SAQSAYHUAMAN

24:00 Saqsaywaman (voice derives from the Quechua “saqsay” and “waman” that traducidlo to Spanish means “sacíate Falcon”): This impressive archaeological site is 3,555 meters, one kilometer Inca Qolqanpata neighborhood.

Final Staging – acts (Saqsaywaman)
Inca ceremonial site
Report 4 Suyus or Regions Qollasuyu, Kuntisuyu, Antisuyu and Chinchaysuyu.
Rite of Chicha
Rite of Holy Fire
Sacrifice of the Flame (Andean camelid) and omens.
Rite of Sankhu (holy bread)
Q’ochurikuy (popular exaltation).
Dances Inca Cusco region
TOURS Day 3:

Tours to Machu Picchu (June 25 of each year)

HIKE MACHU PICCHU TOURS

Breakfast at the hotel in Cusco city

4:30 a.m. The staff of the travel agency to go through your hotel to transfer to Ollantaytambo station (the average duration of travel is 1 hour)

At 6:30 a.m. the Ollantaytambio train station, we board our train to Aguas Calientes

8:14 a.m. Arrive at Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo)

Our guide will be waiting to direct them to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu and a guided tour of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

This program offers you the visit of the most important archaeological site in South America, Machu Picchu tours, visit the most important places like Huatana Inti, the Sun Temple, Temple of the Three Windows, etc Temple of the Condor at Machu Picchu.

VIEW FROM MACHU PICCHU Huaynapicchu

Optional: In addition you can also take time to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, go to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes (extra cost)

After visiting Machu Picchu you will have a holiday lunch at a tourist restaurant in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu)

Then you will have time to visit the craft markets of Machu Picchu tours.

18: 45.p.m. Expedition board our train bound for the city of Cusco

20: 18.p.m. Arrival at the train station in Ollantaytambo

21: 40.p.m. Arrival to Cusco and transfer to your hotel in Cusco

Lunch – Agency / Dinner – Passengers

TOURS Day 4:

Machu Picchu – Cusco Tour return

airport 6/26/14

After breakfast transfer to airport for flight scheduled time

PRESENTATION CEREMONY OF THE CELEBRATIONS OF CUSCO

The presentation ceremony of the Festival of Cusco is carried out in different scenarios one of them was the Government Palace and three years is from the Esplanade of the Koricancha, calling for an approximate number of 150 artists who perform ritual Fire new (Mosoq Nina), chaired by the Inca, and the Coya royal entourage of Inti Raymi 2013, closing the event with burning and launching fireworks.

In a first step the formal ceremony where he officially presents the posters referring to the Fiestas del Cusco, Inti Raymi and Corpus Christi, and the General Program Fiestas del Cusco, printed material having more than 250 activities is that different institutions scheduled in the month of June.

EMUFEC implements logistics for the event of a public nature:

Grandstands on the esplanade of Qorikancha for better comfort of the attendees

Logistics equipment: metal computers, chairs, LED display, sound, special effects, fireworks, toilets and heaters.

With this important event that announces the presence of local, national and international press initiates the Fiestas del Cusco.

EMBANDERAMIENTO DE LA CIUDAD EN SUS FIESTAS DE CUSCO

The City of Cusco in order to encourage participatory spirit of the general population has feathering of the city of Cusco multicolor teaches throughout the month. Also compulsory repainting facades of public and private housing so that the city present a welcoming aspect for locals and visitors is established.

REPRESENTATION OF THE CROSS ESTAMPA Velakuy – CROSSES PARTY

This unique traditional festival that sacredly performed throughout the Andean region between 2 and May 3 is adapted from the Qosqo Native Art Center at a picture of manners and as such, is magnificently displayed in various scenarios for more 50.

As important cultural activity takes place in June at the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, Qosqo Native Art Center, calls for close to a hundred artists including dancers, actors and musicians who gave a show that is liked by local assistants and visitors.

OFFERING CEREMONY TO PACHAMAMA – OPENING MONTH JUBILEE

The tribute to the Pachamama is the ceremony that marks the formal start of the Jubilee Celebrations of the Month and our land is held in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco the first day in June, with the participation of city officials Cusco and the population as well as visitors, who make offerings of traditional coca girl, citing the success of the Festival of Cusco and brotherhood which should prevail in these celebrations.
POSTHUMOUS TRIBUTE TO Dr. HUMBERTO VIDAL UNDA.

Posthumous tribute to Dr. Humberto Vidal Unda manager in 1944-along with other famous creation cusqueños- Day Cusco and reintegration of the magnificent Inca Inti Raymi ceremony in contemporary world culture took place in the square Almudena on 4 June.

PASACALLE SCROLLS AND PARTIES IN CUSCO

During June out processions and parades of different school levels, universities and institutes offer his greeting to Cusco with the presentation of dances and parades entering competition and are judged by a team of specialist juries take these parades take place in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco where EMUFEC installs the necessary logistical elements. The population and visitors enjoy two weeks full of life and color which involved:

Parade shopping centers.
Parade elderly centers ESSALUD.
School parades.
Parade initial level.
Parade primary level.
Parade secondary level.
Parade colleges.
Parade universities.
Tribute Austral University.
Majestic Greeting UNSAAC to Cusco.
Parade of the Technological University of the Andes and the Global University.
Parade allegories of the Autonomous Superior School of Fine Arts Cusco Diego Quispe Ttito
SOLEMN MEETING AND DELIVERY OF THE MEDAL OF THE CITY IN THEIR PARTY OF CUSCO

Ceremony led by the mayor of Cusco and where also the presentation of the Medal of the City of individuals and institutions in our city who have excelled in any activity is done, the “Medal of the City” is the highest award given by the government city ​​of Cusco and should be used by the distinguished in solemn civic parade and other events organized by the Municipality; also dignify the award demonstrating integrity in all their actions.
NIGHT LIGHT AND SOUND OF YOUR PARTY CUSCO

The Cusco sky dazzles with fireworks for more than 30 minutes imperial illuminates the sky before the show local, national and international artistic groups are presented, this event takes place in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco where attending near 80 thousand people.

CIVIC PARADE IN THEIR PARTY OF CUSCO

The Civic Parade, activity instituted in 1967 as an important part of the Jubilee Celebrations of Cusco, calls the meaningful participation of more than 250 institutions, whose members armed with ponchos and multicolored chullos and the beat of the music and dance fervently greet Cusco Historical Capital of Peru, in a huge demonstration of faith for our land, which lasts for 16 continuous hours.

TE-DEUM MASS AND ITS PARTIES BY CUSCO

Authorities and people as a whole participated in starting the celebrations for the Day with a homily in Cusco Quechua, urged the authorities to direct the people towards development and poverty reduction in peripheral areas.

Evocation staging CEREMONY AND RITUAL Inti Raymi – FIESTA DEL SOL

The Inti Raymi or Fiesta del Sol was one of the biggest celebrations taking place in the empire. Implemented during the government of Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui, rituals are performed annually in the Cusco and replicated elsewhere in the extensive Tawantinsuyu, between the end of the harvesting period and the beginning of the vernal equinox of the Andes, ie the second half of June. It was the equivalent of what today is for us the New Year’s party in that began a new era and ended all the previous crop year between the months of May or June, while other agricultural cycle was initiated from of July, so that the period since the last week of June and beginning of July was a period of transition from the old year to a new farm, then the party was dedicated to this event.

The Inti Raymi since 2001 is the First Festival of National Identity, headed for 70 years of their reintegration into world culture in 1944, the Inti Raymi 2013, maintained its character evocative ritual ceremony that large solar Easter Inca start scene for contemporary generations of Cusco.

SCENARIOS OF CEREMONY Inti Raymi or Festival SUN

Three natural scenarios that are regularly used since 1984 is done:

The Koricancha – Temple of the Sun.
The Plaza de Armas (the old Auqaypata or Warrior Square) and
Chukipanpa Esplanade in the archaeological park of Sacsayhuaman.
The staging of Inti Raymi

Qorikancha

The Inti Raymi began in the forecourt of the Temple of Koricancha, where the Inka by the Qoya and royalty, saluted the god Inti, invoked by the success of the ceremony: “Oh Sun God, our father!Mighty Sun of eternal happiness, warm source, source of life! From this thy holy mansion Cusco, where you live with the Moon, Lightning and Thunder, your sons of the Empire of the Four Regions reverent salute you in your day to retire. ”

Auqaypata (Plaza de Armas)

After the first part of the staging in the Koricancha, the Inca with his royal entourage, and the imperial army, headed in ritual procession to the Plaza de Armas. Ñustas, aqllas (hit) and the entire imperial army moving in undulating columns, until the old Auqaypata, where according to the script, the Inka made ​​Coca ceremony and made a call to the Apus. Then came the act of “Meeting of times” between the ruler of Tawantinsuyu and the mayor of the city who asked him to continue working for his people and gave him a khipu.

Esplanade Chukipampa (Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park)

Culminated in the ceremonial Auqaypata Square, the cast goes to the esplanade of Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, where more than 80,000 people and around 3,500 thousand tourists who bought their seats in the stands installed in the courtyard, awaiting the main ceremony . At exactly 1:45 pm, the sound of pututos marked the beginning of the main ceremony, where the noble Sinchi convenes representatives of the Four Suyus or regions of the ancient empire that aparen the rhythm of the music and dances their places of origin. Then enter solemnly Inka, the Qoya and all his court.

EVENT QOSQO SAYARIN

The Convention Center of the Municipality of Cusco is the scenario Qosqo Sayarin academic event, meeting and Inca Qoya with children and adolescents in our region in the Convention Center of the Municipality of Cusco, in the meeting renewed commitment to promote the participation of the smallest in the construction of a city to collect your opinions.

Kacharpari PARTY OF CUSCO

Cuzqueños enjoy a gastronomic and musical festival that takes place in the Square Exhilaration a party atmosphere and bounce of the Festival of Cusco, visiting authorities, public and foreign visitors.

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