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Ceremonies Journey 5 days to Machupicchu

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Day 1: Day 1 Cusco Valle Sagrado Huchuyqosqo (3.450m / 11,318ft)

Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru
Day 1 Cusco Valle Sagrado Huchuyqosqo (3.450m / 11,318ft)

A day with a lot of magic and connection to the spiritual world. We leave Cusco by private transport towards the Sacred Valley. On our way, you can appreciate beautiful, natural landscapes until we arrive at the impressive archeological Inca site of Pisaq (3,400 m): with terraces, wellsprings, neighborhoods, observatories and a cemetery. A beautiful complex from where the Incas controlled and governed the Sacred Valley, this city was constructed among the high peaks of the Urubamba mountain chain. We will begin our visit walking until we arrive at the impressive astronomic point Inti Watana, to take some time for a meditation guided by our Andean shaman, recharging our positive energies.

Then, we will start the descent walking to the village of Pisaq to roam around its artisan market where a variety of textile, ceramics and silver work with precious stones are offered. After that, we will head by car for the village of Lamay to have a Pachamanca lunch prepared by our Homestay family. Pachamanca is an ancestral dish prepared on stones heated in a strong fire buried under the earth. It contains alpaca meat, trout, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans and corn and - for the vegetarians – a variety of organic vegetables from the region. Afterwards, we continue our tour to a beautiful and quiet place called Huchuyqosqo, where our Homestay family will welcome us. After a nice dinner, we will hold the Ceremony of the Sacred bird, the Condor, around a wood fire. The Andean shaman will prepare the offering with the participation of the whole group to invoke the Apus (sacred mountains) and the Spirit of the Mountains, which is the Condor, and start the meditation to connect us with the Spiritual World and with Nature who will help us in our daily life. After the mediation the shaman will start to burn the offering, calling upon the spirits to protect us in every moment of our life.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Huchuy Qosco, Oficina 212 Calle Triunfo 392 Main Square of Cusco, Calca Peru
Trip Overview
• Tour Type: Spiritual Journey
• Good For: Those with a sense of adventure and Connect Spiritual
• Difficulty: Easy
• Climate: Cold, sunny with wind in the months of April to November
• Humidity: Dry
• Rainy season: December to March
• Pick up Time: 7: AM
• End time: 6: PM
• Considerations: This journey will take about full day

Duration: 5 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Pachamanca lunch prepared by our Homestay family
• Dinner: prepared by our Homestay Family
Accommodation included: Overnight at Homestay

Day 2: Day 2 Huchuyqosqo – Sacred Valley – Urubamba

Stop At: Huchuy Qosco, Oficina 212 Calle Triunfo 392 Main Square of Cusco, Calca Peru
After a nice breakfast, we will start to descend walking to Huchuy Qosqo about 15 minutes before sunrise to have a meditation to receive the energies of Inti Tayta (God, Father Sun), to connect us with the nature of the Andes and the Andean dawn. Then, we will walk around the archeological Inca site that has fine stonework, some residential and defensive sectors and interesting buildings of two plants in stone and adobe. Huchuy Qosqo is tiuated on a plateau, surrounded by agricultural terraces, and offers some incomparable views of the Vilcabamba mountain chain and the Sacred River (Wilcamayu). As we concluded our visit, we are going to the Condor lookout to enjoy the flight of the Sacred Condor as a present from nature and we will continue our tour by private transport to the valley of Urubamba to enjoy a lunch buffet. Afterwards, we will visit Homestay families, where they will offer us some activities, such as making chicha (the sacred drink of the Incas), and a demonstration of organic coffee brought from the jungle of Machupicchu. In the afternoon, before dinner, you may enjoy a steam bath with medicinal plants, have dinner and relax in your homestay.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Local breakfast prepared by Homestay Family
• Lunch: Buffet Lunch
• Dinner: Local Dinner Prepared by Homestay Family
Accommodation included: Overnight at Homestay

Day 3: Day 3 Urubamba – Chinchero – Maras Moray – Salineras – Urubamba

Stop At: Mercado De Urubamaba, Jiron Comercio Jiron Sucre, Urubamba Peru
Our tour begins in the car heading for the archeological site of Chinchero and its Colonial Church, a visit to the weaving workshops where we will have a demonstration of the art of weaving based on coloring with natural plants of alpaca and sheep wool. After that, we will pass through the beautiful agricultural laboratory of Moray, continuing with a visit to the salt mine called Salineras. They are small plots, filled with salty water from the mountains that convert into salt by natural condensation. We will return to our homestay and have the afternoon off.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Mercado De Urubamaba, Jiron Comercio Jiron Sucre, Urubamba Peru
Not included:

Lunch and Dinner
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Local Breakfast prepared by Homestay
Accommodation included: Overnight at Homestay

Day 4: Day 4 Urubamba – Ollanta – Patacancha – Aguas Calientes

Stop At: Patacancha Valley, Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo Peru
A day of ceremonies. We will go to a place of much importance in the time of the Incas. It is a beautiful huaca (sacred rock) carved in an immense rock with the design of a Chacana or Andean Cross, that served as a place for ceremonies, rituals, offerings to Mother Nature and the Apus (sacred mountains), considered Gods. Unfortunately, it suffered some irreparable damage by treasure hunters. Even so, there is a beautiful ceremonial table where the Andean shaman prepares an offering for Mother Earth, the Pachamama, and for the participants a flower bath to clean any bad energies and ask for the realization of their wishes for their future daily life.

Continuing our journey we go to the valley of Patacancha to realice a beautiful lama ceremony, known ancestrally as Llama Ch’uyay (spiritual cleansing). We will be participating in this beautiful ceremony, each one of us making a k’intu with coca leaves to show our gratefulness to the Pachamama, the Apus, who protect the peoples and their cattle as guardians, and in the end, we will dance a traditional dance of the Wallata region, ‘goose of the Andes’. We then will return to Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Local Breakfast prepared by Homestay Family
• Lunch: Not included: Lunch and dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Aguas Calientes Town 3***

Day 5: Day 5 Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Olantaytambo – Cusco

Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
We have to leave our hotel very early in the morning to take a bus to Machupicchu, the Magical City of the Incas, which is considered a jewel of Inca architecture with agricultural terraces, neighbourhoods, squares, streets, an astronomic observatory etc. Constructed upon the slopes of the mountain, in the middle of nature, it is considered one of the miracles of today’s world. UNESCO has recognized it as a part of the common Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mankind, as it was an important religious, political and administrative center in the epoch of the Inca. The altitude is about 2450 m. After exploring this Magical City, you may like to explore the mountain of Huaynapicchu. From the top of this mountain you can enjoy an impressing overview of the entire City of Machupicchu. It is advised to make reservations months in advance, so please do not hesitate to contact us, if you like to include Huaynapicchu. We will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy, where our staff is waiting to take us back to our hotel in Cusco
Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
INCLUDED
• Guide: Professional, bilingual guide
• Shaman: Ceremonies of the Condor and Lama
• Transport: as mentioned in the programme

Expedition Train (return ticket)
• Lodging: Homestay lodging and a *** hotel in Aguas Calientes
• Meals: as mentioned in the programme.
• Entrance fee: MachuPicchu and Pisaq

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
NOT INCLUDED:
•Flights from Lima to Cusco and Cusco to Lima

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
Recommendations

To fully enjoy your trip, you may like to bring:
• Your original Passport (for Machupicchu)
• Hiking shoes
• a water resistent jacket
• mosquito repellent
• sun blocker
• you do not need to bring a sleeping bag

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast included in the Hotel
• Lunch: Not included: Lunch and dinner
Accommodation included: Not included Hotel in Cusco City or others city
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from the hotel in the center of Cusco or around
Departure Time
  • Pick up Time: 7: AM to 5:pm
  • Considerations: This journey will take about full day
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Return to the same accommodation in Cusco or another place
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Overnight accommodation Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • 3 nights accommodation homestay
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Entry/Admission - Huchuy Qosco
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado De Urubamaba
  • Entry/Admission - Patacancha Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)
Exclusions
  • Flights from Lima to Cusco and Cusco to Lima
  • Hotel in Cusco
  • Dinner in the third day
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes and dinner in Cusco on the last day
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Tour Type: Spiritual Journey
  • Good For: Those with a sense of adventure and Connect Spiritual
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Climate: Cold, sunny with wind in the months of April to November
  • Humidity: Dry
  • Rainy season: December to March
  • Pick up Time: 7: AM
  • Considerations: This journey will take about full day
  • To fully enjoy your trip, you may like to bring:
  • Your original Passport (for Machupicchu)
  • Hiking shoes
  • a water resistent jacket
  • mosquito repellent
  • sun blocker
  • you do not need to bring a sleeping bag
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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