Inti Raymi 2024 "Sun Festival" Full day

June 24th

Inti Raymi (Sun festival) is a traditional religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti (Sun), the most venerated deity in Inca religion. It was the celebration of the winter solstice -the shortest day of the year in terms of the time between sunrise and sunset- and the Inca New Year, when the hours of light would begin to lengthen again. In territories south of the equator, the Gregorian months of June and July are winter months. It is held on June 24.



DURATION: 8:00AM to 4:30PM

This tour starts at 8:00 am, picking you up from the hotel, then we go to the first scene for the ceremony. The ceremony of INTI RAYMI has three different scenes in three different places. It starts at the Qoricancha Palace situated on El Sol Avenue. Then we move on to the main square, the Plaza del Armas, where the second ceremony will be held. Finally, it ends in the most special scene at Sacsayhuaman ( 3 km from Cusco) where we will go by bus.

TRIBUNES ON SAQSAYHUAMAN

The central staging of INTI RAYMI is held in the Sacred main square of Saqsaywaman. They have place tribunes that can acommodate about 3,906 people. All the seats are very confortable for the spectators.The VIP Zone is formed for these 3 tribunes (Orange, Blue and Green) which gives a better view of the ceremony.

Tribunes of Saqsayhuaman
VIP Tribunes of Inti Raymi (Orange, Red and Green) on Sacsayhuaman Fortress

Tribunes Inti Raymi on Saqsayhuaman fortress
VIP Tribunes of Inti Raymi (Orange, Red and Green) on Sacsayhuaman Fortress

OTHER SERVICES ON SACSAYHUAMAN

EMEFUC offers other necesary services to attend to the INTI RAYMI, VIP confortable seats for the spectator, Higienic Mobil Bathrooms, Fisrt Aid Post and police security which allow you to enjoy this ancestral ceremony.

INCLUDES

  • Entrance tickets to the VIP Green tribune.
  • Official tourism guide English / Spanish.
  • Box lunch.
  • Bus transportation.
  • Transfers from all the places.
  • Pull service (shared with other tourists)

NOT INCLUDES

  • Entrance tickets to the VIP Orange or Red tribune more USD 50 per person.
  • Entrance to recreational sites, such as "Clubs" "Hot Springs, Amusement Parks"
  • Others not specified in the Program.
  • Unscheduled meals.

NOTE

To send you all the information about how to book please email us and we will respond as soon as possible by sending all the necessary information and / or answering your concerns.

Information Details

Departures Dates

June 24th (please check availability in our groups).

Altitude

3350 - 3700 m. / 10991 - 12139 ft.

Visited Places

Cusco, City Tour, Temple of Qorikancha, Sacsayhuaman, Cusco.

Trips

Due to the altitude of the highest point in Sacsayhuaman 3700m / 12139ft, we recommend a period of at least 1 day for acclimatization in Cusco at 3350m / 10991ft.

Inti Raymi Tour Dificulty LEVEL: BY DAY

DAY 1: easy

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