Spiritual Meditation in the Sacred Valley of the Incas & Machu Picchu 2 days

Homestay Journey

Description

Living a unique experience Spiritual Meditation in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu

Each of these Spiritual Meditation destinations offer something unique. A journey unforgettable during which you will meet the Andean people and their traditions, costumes, customs and beliefs. At the same time, you will come to know attractive cultural, religious as well as natural sites each Spiritual Meditation it’s performed in the Sacred places of the Incas accompanied by an Andean shaman, during this journey to Machu Picchu the Magical City of the Incas, which is considered a jewel of Inca architecture and We will be part of the ancestral event in one of the communities of Patacancha, a people that is considered to be the last Incas living their traditions, habits, typical costumes and faith. The highlight may well be the Ceremony of the Lamas.

In this Spiritual Meditation the Andean Shaman gives thanks to the Apus, the Holy Mountains, the Guards that protect the entire Sacred Valley of the Incas and to Mother Earth, the Pachamama, that thanks to mother nature one can live and produce different products, so that man can survive. We will also be part of an Andean gastronomic event, which is the ceremonial Pachamanca dish, a form of cooking with different ingredients such as trout, alpaca, chicken and a variety of vegetables, on stones buried under the ground.

Important



Day 1 Cusco – Patacancha – Aguas Calientes

Very early, we leave for the village of Patacancha where we will meet with the Homestay family to guide us to the pastures where lamas, alpacas and sheep are grazing. There, we will participate in a lama ceremony and learn how the Andean people thank nature. After the ceremony we will return to the village of Patacancha where we will also share the typical Andean Pachamanca dish. The Homestay family will explain to us what are the principal ingreients and the whole cooking process. It will not just be a demonstration, but we will all be assistants in the process. While waiting for 40 minutes for the meal to get ready, the Homestay family will give us a small demonstration of their textile arts, which is parto f their daily life as they are themselves producing their own typical, colorful costumes in the whole region. Then, we can taste our Pachamanca meal and say goodbye to the family to continue by private transport to the beautiful archeological site of Pumamarka. After that, we will descend by car to the village of Ollantaytambo, visiting the archeological site with beautiful terraces, water sources, Palaces and its Holy Huaca that today is known as the Sun Temple. In the time of the Inca this was a very important village. Tonight we will board the tourist train to the village of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hotel.


Day 2 Aguas Calientes- Machu Picchu- Ollantaytambo- Cusco

In the early morning, we have to leave from our hotel to take the bus to the , the Magical City of the Incas, which is considered a jewel of Inca architecture with agricultural terraces, neighbourhoods, squares, streets, an astronomic observatory etc. Constructed upon the slopes of the mountain, in the middle of nature, it is considered one of the miracles of today’s world. UNESCO has recognized it as a part of the common Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mankind, as it was an important religious, political and administrative center in the epoch of the Inca. The altitude is about 2450 m. After exploring this Magical City, you may like to explore the mountain of Huayna picchu. From the top of this mountain you can enjoy an impressing overview of the entire City of Machu picchu. It is advised to make reservations months in advance, so please do not hesitate to contact us, if you like to include Huayna picchu. We will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy, where our staff is waiting to take us back to our hotel in Cusco.

Include

  • Guide: professional bilingual tour guide
  • Transport: Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (two ways)
  • Expedition’s train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes town
  • Expedition’s train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo /Poroy
  • Private transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast in the hotel
  • Entrance fee: Machu Picchu

Not includes

  • Flights from Lima to Cusco and Cusco to Lima
  • Hotel in Cusco
  • Lunch and dinner in Cusco
  • Snacks and drinks

To fully enjoy your trip, you may like to bring:

  • Your original Passport for MachuPicchu
  • Hiking shoes
  • a water resistent jacket
  • mosquito repellent
  • sun blocker

SEPARATE BOX

If you would like to bring some small gifts for the children of the Andean communities we are staying, you may consider English children books, coloring books, coloring pencils or some small toys.

Prices and discounts

A mínimum group size would be 2 persons. The bigger the group, the lower our cost per person: please, find our prices and discounts below!

  • Group of 2 USD 680 per person
  • Group of 3 USD 600 per person
  • Group of 4 USD 550 per person
  • Group of 5 USD 500per person
  • Group of 6 USD 480per person
  • Group of 7 or more USD 470, - per person