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Cuyuni

cuyuniThis type of tourism rescue as part of the experience, the exclusive use of the traditional farming methods, the traditional dressing, and respect the customs, religion and cultural identity of the community, resulting in tourism   product based on sustainability the community belongs to the district Cuyuni Ccatcca is located in the province of Quispicanchis, a 39000m at 69 kms an  hour away from Cusco.it has two distinct seasons, a dry(April October) and a rainy season(December April).

The people of the community are very hospitable, very well organized to welcome the visitors, who give them the opportunity to actively participate in daily activities. The community has the restaurant “El Mirador Pukaran Hatun Ausangate”attended by themselves, with a stunning location, where you can see the majestic Ausangate (6371 meters) and Sinajara, whose skirts are the” shrine of lord of Qoylluritti”.they also have an association of craftsmen called “Isqay Pallay Cocha” focusing mainly on the manufacture of garments worked with fiber from sheep llama and alpaca sometimes

 

 

Killarumiyoc

 

 

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Quillarumiyoc, quechua Word which literally translated into English, means stone of the moon.” area of Quillarumiyoc is 500 square meters, but much of it was buried by an avalanche several years ago. The site consists of the following :A huge terrace area made in the same style of Sacsayhuaman, Chinchero and upper patrs of  Ollantaytambo (all ancient sacred sites located  in the Cusco  region), a symbol carved on one of  the larger rocks, Huaca or stone replica of a Apu (sacred mountain), called “moonstone” or “Quillarumiyoc ”.It is an ancient temple dedicated to the divinity of  womanhood.

For this reason it is suitable for clean sacred ceremonies, blesse land payments rituals and the reading of coca .There is no more beautiful place to do meditation and purification of our soul

 

Choquequirao la ciudad perdida

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Choquequirao se encuentra en el valle de vilcabamba la convención este centro arqueológico también es considerado importante como Machupicchu porque era una ciudad perdida donde los incas se refugiaron a partir de 1536. La palabra choquequirao proviene de la palabra quechua “chuqui K’iraw”, que significa “cuna de oro” el complejo arquitectónico de choquequirao es un sitio agradable con  hermosas y asombrosas arquitecturas que se muestras a su alrededor  llenos de vida y de verdor que rodean este lugar.

Qenqo archaeological

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Qenqo Quechua language meaning “maze” is located in the region of Cusco, at an altitude of 3,680 meters above sea level is currently one of the most important and surprising Inca culture.
The archaeological complex consists of two large sections called Qenqo Qenqo big guy both have impressive stone carvings, also around it we see the amphitheater this place was a temple where the Incas made ​​their public ceremonies, and one underground chamber is a rock work is considered to have been a place of worship for secrets and hidden rites, and finally the mortuary we call it “living sacrifices” for although questions remain about this topic says it is possible that there were carried out sacrifices both human and animals (especially the flame).

Ollantaytambo

 

ollantaytambo_cusco_peruOllantaytambo,capital of the district with the same name(Province of Urubamba)and the only city of the Inca Emperi that is still occupied, is and Inca  village located at 80 kilometers northeast of the city of Cusco and at 40 kilometers from Machupicchu.

During the Inca Emperi, Pachacuted conquered the region and built the village and a ceremonial center.in the time of the conquest it was used as fort of Manco Inca, Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance and nowadays it is and important tourism attraction because of its Inca construction and being one of the most common starting points of the trip up to Machupicchu.

 

 

 

 

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Desde el mirador observamos el humedal de Huacarpay compuesto por seis lagunas, este humedal es lo que queda de n gran lago llamado MORKILL que originalmente abarco desde la ciudad del Cusco hasta lucre. A esta zona llegan aves de más de 30 especies, la mayoría entre setiembre y noviembre, luego siguen su viaje. Hay mariposas que regresan a Canadá en 4º generación. Vuelan distancias impresionantes dentro de las diversas especies de aves vienen desde Norteamerica y centro de América haciendo de este lugar un eminente atractivo para los ornitólogos la mejor hora para verlas es muy temprano por la mañana y por la tarde. Como otra actividad interesante se practica la equitación, paseos a caballo que se realiza por los alrededores del humedal, permitiendo tomar fotografías del bello paisaje entre otras actividades

The salt mines of Maras

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 Maras known by some as “salt mines” are constituted by about 3000 small wells , built on the side of the slope of the mountain “Qaqawiñay”,during the dry season fill or “water” every 3 days with salt water that comes from a natural spring located on top of the wells for the water evaporates, the salt contained in it gradually solidifies.This process will continue for about a month until a considerable volume of solid salt, about 10 cms. height from the ground, which is then beaten and well granulated, the salt is then bagged in plastic bags and shipped to markets in the region today that iodized salt is being so consumption is not harmful. this is  reason  that Maras   is  an wonderful  atractive  for  a lot  of  tourist  as national and foreigners.

Tipón,parque Arqueológico

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Se encuentra a 27 km de la  ciudad del Cusco pertenece al distrito de Oropesa Provincia de Quispicanchis, este centro arqueológico es uno  de los más visitados por los turistas, en este sitio se encuentra una de las más grandes obras de irrigación en las terrazas llamados también andenes que actualmente son cultivadas, la increíble distribución de los conductos de agua al aire libre. Es un lugar hermoso y admirables fuentes de agua  con una sorprendente arquitectura incaica.