The Corpus Christi Vacation in Machu Picchu, ancient religious customs. Know the Andean world and the largest party.
Every year, two Thursdays in May or June the Catholic Church celebrates the great feast of the corpus, it removed from the 14 churches in the city of Cusco, saints, and virgins, you wearing costumes appropriate, gold and beautiful jewels, accompanied band of musicians, typical dances, and stewards. The people prepare all year for this event, they must put the Jurca (diesmo) to participate.
However this is an ancient festival dating back beyond 500 years, where the Incas was carried in procession to the mummies of his 14 emperors. The party lasted May and June (after the harvest)
Duration : 5 days and 4 nights
Travel style : Holiday and Cultural ( art and gastronomyi
Accommodation type : 3*, 4* or 5*
Machu Picchu Vacation Pacakge – Corpus Christi
Brief itinerary :
Day one TUESDAY : Cusco City Tour
In the morning arrive to cusco and transfer to hotel in Cusco historic center. Free time to altituded aclimatation.
14 hours guide city tour, visit to Inca church of Koricancha and the Archeaological inka park of Sacsayhuaman. (optional brief andean ceremonie)
Day two WEDNESDAY : Cusco Entrance party
In the morning tour to Souht Valley ( Tipon and Andahualillas ) Inca and Colonial experience.
13 hours guide tour to Cusco mains square and the Catedral church (all gather in Catedral) with a specialized guide, we will visit the Inca/Colonial history of each saint and virgin.
Day three THURSDAY : Cusco Corpus Christi
Morning appreciate the development of this awesome party. Taste their typical dishes and fruit. of termporada.
2 p.m. transfer to train station of Ollantaytambo.
4.50 p.p trip by train to Machu Picchu Village, arrive and transfer to hotel.
Day four FRIDAY : Machu Picchu full day tour. Cusco.
Very early, climb to Machu Picchu and enjoy the andean sunrise. Then we visited the most important sectors. (Optional entrance to Huayna Picchu) free time until 15 hours and return to MachuPicchu village, transfer to train station and travel of return to Cusco by train and bus.
Day five SATURDAY : Cusco out
Transfer to Cusco airport.
The package provide :
- Transfer and tours in touristic transportation.
- Full entrance ticket in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
- 4 night of hotel accomodations with breakafast.
- Profesional bilingual guide.
- Train ticket to Machu Picchu (roundtrip)
- 1 dinner show