PURIFICATION VALLEY CUSCO

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It is known by a few but the secrets that keeps this place are huge; we just need to get to the entrance of this archaeological complex to feel the energy that keeps throughout its history; Currently, it is known as “the Valley of CHUQUIQUIRAO” and is located at the surroundings of the city of Cusco in a valley not too busy to have been discovered and protected no more than 2 years. However, studies indicate that this place was one of the main research centers and retreat of the Inca Empire having a major observatory atop the archaeological complex which had the function of being the place of meditation of the Inca.
The perfect place for those adventurers who mix the relationship of astronomy, culture and spiritualism.

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Start Time: 9:00 Hrs the first day

End Time: 16:00 Hrs the same day

Duration: Daily Tour

Price: $56.00


Itinerary

  • FIRST DAY : CUSCO - CALLACHACA - CUSCO

    The “Purification Valley” tour begins at 09:00 a.m. with the pick-up at your respective hotels by our guide; then, we’ll head by company car for a time of 30 min to the surroundings of Cusco to a place called “Callachaca” that is the beginning of the entrance to the Valley of Chuquiquirao, then we will have a brief introduction of the whole valley by the Archaeologist – guide who is in charge of starting the tour magically, the walk starts from the square of Peru’s Ministry of Culture located at the gate of the archaeological complex, you’ll descend to the first appeal in about 25 min slowly accompanied by the explanation of the guide to a platform that served as a system of acclimatization of certain plants, there will be a historical review of the Inca Engineering for the development of this type of platform, then you might observe from this point the astronomical observatory to which we’ll head to, experiencing the calm that the place offers, towards the back part, you could observe the vestige of purification pools that existed where the Inca took their baths to cleanse their soul, with three pools symbolizing the three worlds that exist in the Andean worldview and same after observing every detail of the valley we’ll head towards the Pumamarka Lagoon where you will be delivered a lunchbox and a rest accompanied by the archaeologist interaction to answer to all your questions. Upon completion, we’ll wait for the arrival of our transport to take us to your respective hotels.


Includes

  • Pick-up from your hotel in a private transport
  • Lunchbox (vegetarian option available)
  • Walking stick.
  • Archaeologist specialist in “architecture and Inca history”
  • Medical Assistance (in case of any problems with acclimatization or tiredness in the walk)
  • Transfer from the archaeological complex to your hotel.


Does not Include

  • Cold drinks (soft drinks, beer or energizing)
  • Tips
  • Long views (by the variety of birds seen)
  • Guide book  of historic relationship of the archaeological complex.


You Should Bring

  • Sun Cap or Hat
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sandals and towel if you wish to enter the river.
  • A colour copy of your passport
  • Camera.
  • A bit of cash if you wish to buy some extra snack.


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