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On June 24th and a few days either side, the huge Inca "Sun Festival" is held to celebrate the winter solstice. Local people, in brightly-coloured dress, perform dances & rituals, whilst visitors & locals alike view the celebration from massive ruins of Sacsayhuaman. A festive atmosphere depicting a bygone era.

Some of our favourite places to visit and things to do in and around Cusco
What to do in and around Cusco

8383 Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman

The huge Inca walls at Sacsayhuaman overlook Cusco, a testament to the architectural ingenuity of the Incas.

 
8382 Colonial & Inca Heritage

Colonial & Inca heritage

Admire the magnificent Spanish cathedrals, built atop the foundations of important Inca temples.

 
8387 Pisac & Ollantaytambo Ruins

Pisac & Ollantaytambo ruins

Pisac and Ollantaytambo are large Inca archaeological site, once two of the most important centres of the region.

 
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CURRENT TRAVEL STATUS FOR EACH COUNTRY

SUMMER IN SOUTH AMERICA - As we move into the Winter, South America moves into the Summer. The dry season in Central America and best time to visit

NEW HOLIDAYS - Whichever departure date you may consider, now is the time to plan your next trip. Check the tour itineraries and download from our website, request our brochures or contact our travel agents.

BROCHURE - New Latin America brochure is out now to inspire you. View and request a copy in Brochures

FREE TRAVEL INSURANCE - We will cover the cost of your travel insurance for departures up to June 21