Inti Raymi, Festival of the Sun in Cusco

Inti Raymi

We leave the hotel at 8:30 am and we walk to the Koricancha temple, according to the program, the ceremony starts at 9:00 am. Here begins the festival with the participation of the people that arrive from the Four Suyos (Four Regions), each region dressed with special costumes for this occasion. Then the Inca makes his entrance accompanied by his entourage to begin the ceremony a greeting to Sun God. Then we will transfer to the main square where at 11:00 am the imperial entourage will move to play in scene the second part of the ceremony, the rite, “The Meeting of Two Worlds”.

Completed the second part of the festival, we will transfer our passengers by bus to the esplanade of Saqsaywaman; the principal scenery to play in scene the Inti Raymi. In the place we take a lunch box while awaiting the arrival of the Inca and his entourage. At approximately 1:30pm, the Inca makes his entry into the esplanade carried by his soldiers, in the Ushnu (Ceremonial Platform). The Inca and the principal authorities of the Empire celebrate with offerings, rituals and give worship to the Sun God. We return to the hotel at approximately 3.30pm.


The central staging of INTI RAYMI is held in the Sacred main square of Saqsaywaman. They have place tribunes that can acommodate about 3,906 people. All the seats are very confortable for the spectators. The VIP Zone is formed for these 3 tribunes which gives a better view of the ceremony.

The tour Inti Raymi includes:


EMUFEC offers other necessary services to attend the INTI RAYMI: VIP comfortable seats for the spectators, Hygienic Mobil Bathrooms, Fisrt Aid Post and police security which allow to enjoy this ancestral ceremony in great comfort.

End of our services


  • Entrance tickets to the VIP tribune.
  • Official tourist Guide english/spanish.
  • Box lunch.
  • Bus transportation.
  • Transfers to all the places.
  • Group service (shared with other tourists).


  • Other not mentioned.


USD $190

Length : 1 Day

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