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25 OF December – Christmas In Chumbivilcas Waylia

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25 OF December – Christmas In Chumbivilcas Waylia – Cultural Turism

  • Day 1: 21st of December.
  • Day 2: 22nd of December – walking tour to Saqsaywaman- Tambomachay- Qenqo.
  • Day 3: 23rd of December.
  • Day 4: 24th and 25th December.
  • Day 5: 25 of December WAYLIA- TAKANAKUY.
  • Day 6: Machu Picchu Tour.
  • Day 7: End of tour.

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25 OF December – Christmas In Chumbivilcas Waylia – Cultural Turism 7 Days

Day 1 – 21st of December.

Qosqo city tour CUSCO is an ancient city the royal city of the INKAS . the combination of buildings between Inka and Spanish cuzco is considered heritage of humanity, . from here goes many routes this routes guides you to get to many magical places and extraordinary natural and cultural views unforgettable for whoever comes to visit cuzco This ancient capital of the Inka Empire it is located at 3300 m above sea level made of stone with exceptional and perfect fit of each rock each building has importance made by the Inkas hand nothing has stopped them they went far in every activity that they may have done Worth to mention colonial churches, monasteries and convents have been made to shine forever, the city was made to be the center of the world made to last forever to the date we can admire to the Inkas civilization .upon arrival in cuzco your tour starts , after been picked up from the airport later we will take you to your hotel In the afternoon you will be collected from your hotel for your walking tour of Cusco’s historical center.

You will be accompanied by a qualified English speaking guide.First You will visit Cuzco Cathedral which is one of the finest Colonial catholic Cathedrals in Latinamerica . Building started in 1560 and was completed in 1664. More than 90 years of sacrifice and effort Situated on the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral owes many treasures , history and mysteries located in the Plaza de Armas , Qoricancha (from the Quechua word Qori Qancha meaning (‘Temple of the Sun’).one of the most important temples of the Inka Empire, it was built to the Sun the father of the INKAS in the 17th century when Spanish arrived every temple was destroyed but QORICANCHA has survived and still stands to the eye of the world .

After this you will have free time to wander around by yourself.

Day 2 – 22nd of December – walking tour to Saqsaywaman- Tambomachay- Qenqo.

Today is a great opportunity to acclimatize and a fantastic walk up to the Saqsayhuaman mountain not far from the city around 20 minutes walk.

Situated on the hillside above Cusco an spectacular Inka fortress  place of many epic battles the Inkas to defend the integrity of their people and culture and other treasures , the Spanish seeking for gold saqsayhuaman is rich in history and the huge and enormous rocks situated in the first level Your expert guide will tell you all about the sites and start to explain the history of the Inkas and their great empire. after saqsaywaman you will head to Tambomachay.

Situated at 3.700 m of sea level a Quechua word ( Tampu machay ) the place where people can rest a short period of time . it could also be the bath of the Ñusta ( the Inca princess) it is also believed the sanctuary to the cult of water Next we visit Puka Pukara (Quechua word red fortress).

This is an Inka archaeological site located close to Tambomachay is thought to be a military position and an administrative center. it is believed to have had a relationship with its defense, as well as the control of the route to Calca that led to the sacred valley Qenqo is believed to be a multifunctional religious site was also a place of Andean worldview where nature converges and the space around us and astrological observatory, commissioned by people specifically looking for the seasons, the wise INKAS this archaeological site is unique, here the carving of many animals can be seen in high relief were considered secondary gods in the time of the Incas .consists of ruins formed by rocks with stairs in a zigzag, and a main building similar to a circular amphitheatre where 19 window sills are located as a way of seats. after ending up your full day tour you will get back to the city , once you get refreshed you have free time to wander around in this fantastic city of CUZCO .

Day 3-23rd of December.

Tour the Amazing Sacred Valley of the Inkas we will pick you from your hotel , to take a guided tour to the Sacred Valley of the InKas, over the Vilcanota river, for a pick panoramic view of the Inca citadel of Pisac and visit a typical Indian market Pisac where we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of the local people , then we will go to the city of Urubamba , traveling on the vilcanota Riverside , places to be visited pisac archaeological complex The archaeological complex of Pisac , it is located on hillside of pisaq This wonderful archeological site it is believed as a military, administrative and religious site a solid construction this cannot fail to impress you together with beautiful landscapes and of course you will have free time to take some photos Pisac Market Located at the main square of Pisac market houses , colorful and cheerful place , where the most famous Cusco Andean handicrafts are exhibited , including crafts, projecting pieces textiles , ponchos bags , etc. handicrafts and ceramics, which are reproductions of Inca archaeologies parts like stocks ( ceremonial glasses ) , necklaces , etc .

To this fair traders and artisans of many indigenous peoples , dressed in their costumes . Ollantaytambo. In the afternoon we visit the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes of the jungle.

We will have the opportunity to walk the streets of the town and have a clear idea of what this military, religious and agricultural center during the Inca Empire was. CHINCHERO We should have fantastic views all day long of the snow peaks across the Urubamba valley such aws Veronica, Pitusiray and Sawasiray. you will finish your full day tour by visiting the archaeological site of chinchero, after this we will head back to the city of cuzco as our main port .

Day 4 – 5 – 24th and 25th December.

Tour to Chumbivilcas Takanakuy early in the morning after having breakfast you will start your tour experiencing many diferent climates about this route is more adventurous with many fantastic views of the landscapes this will take about 5 hours of driving until we reach the province of Santotomas-chumbivilcas our first stop will be the YAVI YAVI SITE .( Ecological Reserve and Preservation of Vicuñas Protected by Peruvian law ) in here you will see the habitat of the vicuñas . once we get off the car in santotomas village.

You will see the masive celebration people dancing all kind of dances with all kind and a unique attire and costums worn during the traditional celebration of waylia . you will have time to wander around to buy some interesting handicrafts.

DAY -5 –25 of December WAYLIA- TAKANAKUY.

Day of Fights today we wont wake up as early as we could , after our healthy breakfast we go to see and

experience the most exiting moments during the hole festivity many people will fight today reasons are it is a full day tour. in the afternoon we will get back to cuzco city we will be in cuzco around 8 PM WAYLIA Over the years still survives in the province of Chumbivilcas , mentally transform and release the dancer that fights.

The waylia is a way to celebrate a meeting or (Tupay Quechua word) .dual forces where all with one voice exclaim waylia, Waylihiya, waylia .With this ritual song begins the Takanakuy (fight), refers to the physical body meeting , bare-knuckle, no rules to prevent the use of protective garments or attire of attack, especially in the use of shoes. They can be football shoes –pointed boots ,cowboy boots or other sharp point stronger.

All that is prohibited is the use of finger rings. There are several reasons why you are competing and are embodied in the day of Takanakuy

1. sport: Mainly young people who want to attend voluntarily demonstrate their physical skills and courage to achieve the status of being the best fighter.

2. purchasing commitment to friendship.

3. publically airing family and / or personal conflicts: Attend to publicly-family or solve interpersonal conflicts were caused by dominance of agricultural land, cattle rustling, discussions that are caused in the community. It is regarded by the public as a form of self- administration of public justice.

4 To define emotional situations: Those who agree fell in love with the same girl as defined in Takanakuy publicly.

5. defend surname or friend: These dancers come out to meet and collates surrogate (wiqchupa quechua word ) to defend his relative or friend who has been defeated in the race.

The social content Takanakuy, Christmas or waylia: With Psychic: To manage adverse realities of local life and as a thinking and responsible individual with family and society the participant will respect the honor and name. As a young man he will be able to get married or have a partner.

In Sports: lifting weights (rocks, loads, etc.). As a result, the participant will be athletic and body condition (health) to enable it to face the opponent.

In the Family: Family is important to the male child from being small by training, so will the family name and are respected. If he wins the fight will be cause for praise, celebration and above will mean an act of honor, which will raise the level of family self-esteem.

In the Group or Company: For the ayllu or ethnic group to which the participant belongs will be estimated as favorite son, admired and imitated by the children and adolescents of the town. In the sentimental part, generally, will be the most preferred by young women. As part of the cultural self-affirmation of the people: Each group shares the Takanakuy party dresses in their finest attire. Even women and men returning from the cities choose to self-imposed clothing area. On the production side: Usually participates which aims for crop and livestock production, freelance work or when temporarily traveling to work in the mines.

The audience or observer is encouraging one another during the fight, enjoys and lives forgetting the economic problems of the house. The observer assumes a critical position is the one that says: More cuff, more kick, Right, Left, below, above! Special The party hosting Christmas baby Jesus is almost universal in the world but in the province of Chumbivilcas is the way to get to the nativity of the child through waylia and Takanakuy.

Takanakuy is considered public administration instance of social justice, often begins and ends with hugs. In essence Achiever: You’ll be eager to continue succeeding in future disputes. He will be taken to different places Takanakuy. In situation Loser: Emotionally is never lost, always have the mindset to succeed the following year. The Takanakuy is a traditional holiday celebration in the province of Chumbivilcas. Started on 25th of december the day of Jesus Crist was born. A very nice way to spend your christmas and your vacation.

Day 6 – Machu Picchu Tour.

Today you may have an early start to catch your chosen train to Machu Picchu which will be one of the services described in the link below. The advantage you have is that you have stayed in the valley overnight and therefore don ́t have to get up as early as you would in Cuzco to catch the train.

A transfer will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the station or if you are staying in one of the hotels really close to, or in the station itself, you can walk there.

After being met in Aguas Calientes by your guide you will then have a full day tour . The name Machu Picchu translates as ‘Old Mountain’, in contrast to the nearby peak of Huayna Picchu which means “Young Mountain”. Constructed by the Inca Pachacutec in the 15th Century, it was mysteriously abandoned 100 years later during time of the Spanish conquest.

It is generally believed that it was never discovered by the Spanish and simply disappeared into the jungle, hidden from western eyes until it was “discovered” by Hiram Bingham in 1911. He arrived with the help of local people who knew of its existence, and indeed there was actually a family living and farming amongst the ruins.

You will enjoy a tour of Machu Picchu led by a qualified English speaking guide before having some free time to explore the site by yourselves. Your guide will lead you on a full exploration of the ruins – staircases, terraces, temples, palaces, towers, fountains and the famous sundial.In the afternoon, you will head back to Machu Picchu train station for the departure of your train. You will be met at the train station and returned to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 7 – End of tour.

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