INTI RAYMI TOUR (THE SUN FESTIVAL) FULL DAY
The Inti Raymi or the Festival of the Sun, was the most important celebration for the Incas. It is a representation of a religious ceremony to the God Inti. According of the legends, the Inca (The supreme governor) was considered as semi-divine, whose powers was given by his father, the Sun (Inti).
This festival used to be celebrated as it is now on winter solstice. The winter solstice was also consider as a new year in the Andes. (This tour leaves one day per year, only June 24th).
This ceremony is celebrated with colorful dances and processions, as well as animal sacrifices to ensure a good cropping season.» More Peru Tours «