Between 3 and 4 days for major attractions of the city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu
Acclimatization necessary. Avoid efforts during the first few hours, it is advisable easy digestion consume food and drink coca tea to prevent altitude sickness.
The Cathedral Church of the Company, Convent of Santo Domingo, Barrio San Blas (neighborhood
Craftsmen), Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, which includes Kenko, and Puca Pucara
Tambomachay. In the Valley highlights the archaeological zones and Pisac
Ollantaytambo. A 185 km of Cusco the Archeological of Choquequirao, Plaza
Main deposits, systems platforms and ceremonial platforms.
Season / Climate
There are two seasons dramatic, dry season from May to August, with intense cold In the morning and at night (while frost); rainy season from December to March.
Easter (March / April, Movable): Monday, procession and blessing of the Lord of
Tremors, the patron of Cusco.
Corpus Christi (May / June, Movable): procession of images of saints and virgins, employers
From various parishes.
Qoyllur Rity (May / June, Movable). Its name means “Lucero Snow,” where festival
Mix worship ancestors Apus or the mountains, with demonstrations Catholic, where
Participating 50000 people with their typical clothing from the different regions
In the south, until the sanctuary of Sinacara. Pilgrims usually carry stones
Different sizes to be placed in the “apacheta” (stone mound), and back,
Loaded in the back blocks of ice.
Inti Raymi (June 24): staging the festival of the Sun God, maximum divinity Inca,
Great folk deployment.
Nuestra Señora del Carmen (July 16): folk dancing in the town of Paucartambo.
Lawa: fresh corn soup and beans.
Cheese Kapchi: cold plate of fresh cheese, beans, potatoes and onions, seasoned with pepper and milk.
Chicharrón with motto: pork fried in their own fat, with corn motto.
Chiriuchu: beef and chicken or roasted guinea pig, accompanied by tortilla corn roasted,
Chalona cheese, rocoto and cochayuyo.
Among the major include: tissue loom, ceramics, silver jewelry, mirrors
Cusqueña painting, fur, carved in wood and decorated in gold bread, imaging (Epiphany
Magi, Virgin Children Manuelitos and Archangels), masks and others. The neighborhood of San Blas,
Concentrated artisan workshops like those of teachers, Edilberto Merida, Antonio Olave,