Corpus Cristi - Cusco Month Of June

Trip introduction

We will have an entire day to learn about the Andean and Cusqueña culture and how it has merged over the years with the Catholic religion. We will experience how syncretism was embodied in each of the saints. We will walk in a procession from each of the main temples of the city finally arriving with dancers in the main square for a mass celebration in the cathedral of Cusco.

Highlights

  • Visit Cusco’s major plaza
  • Enjoy the feast of Corpus Cristi
  • Be part of the procession of Corpus Cristi
Responsible travel.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.

Itinerary

CUSCO CORPUS CRISTI CENTRAL DAY

We begin our activities by picking up our visitors from their hotels and heading to the parade at approximately 10 am. We will witness the 14 processions of each of the saints in their entirety with dances and music while they pass one behind another around the main square of Cusco. Our guide will give information by telling the history with passion that represents every artistic aspect that you can appreciate during the morning. Upon completion of the mass the party will take you to the San Francisco square to taste the typical chiriuchu or spicy cold, the food is eaten in every restaurant in town. Finally, we will return to your hotel to end the service.

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Included

  • Local professional guides speaking English
  • Professional assistance throughout your trip
  • 1 lunch - local food
  • Visit to Corpus Christi
  • Experience the Procession of Saints
  • Participate in the party
  • Tasting chiriuchu

Not Included

  • International and local flights
  • Drinks
  • Tips for staff

Recommendations

  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
  • Extra money, Cameras