Guided tour

Cusco: Full-Day Inti Raymi Festival of the Sun

Cusco: Full-Day Inti Raymi Festival of the Sun

From $350 per person

Witness history come to life with the religious ceremony of The Inti Raymi Festival in the city of Cusco that takes place once every year.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from your accommodation in Cusco. Please be ready 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 9 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Witness the Inti Raymi Festival of the Sun
  • Be transported back to the time of the Incas and see what life might have been like
  • Discover history and culture
Full description

Experience a religious ceremony to the Sun, one of the most venerated godheads of the Inca Empire. Discover The Inti Raymi Festival in the city of Cusco that takes place on June 24th.

Start with a pickup from your accommodation and a transfer to Koricancha. The ceremony begins in front of the Qorikancha temple, which is located on Av. El Sol.

Stand and appreciate the ceremony with your guide, which will take approximately one hour. Enjoy typical music that opens the festival. Brace for silence in the Inca court as many nobles enter.

Take a short walk to the Plaza de Armas to continue with the ceremony, lasting approximately 45 minutes. Appreciate the standing ceremony from a strategic point in the Plaza de Armas.

Go to Sacsayhuaman, where the main ceremony of offering, gratitude, and requests to the "Sun God" will be staged. Enjoy a duration of approximately 3 hours with reserved seats. End this experience with a return to your accommodation in the early evening.

Includes
  • Tickets to the stand in Sacsayhuaman
  • Official guide in English or Spanish
  • Gourmet box lunch
  • Pick up from accommodation in Cusco to Koricancha
  • Transfer: Cusco - Sacsayhuaman - Cusco
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Daypack

Know before you go

  • Festival takes place ONLY on June 24th
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