Unique Two day Tour: Visit Qoyllur Riti Festival in Peru
Travelers in Peru have the opportunity to participate in a unique event that takes place from May 31 till June 2nd 2015. Come and climb to the shrine in the Ausangate Pass with approximately 10,000 local pilgrims to celebrate Qoyllur Rit’i! Ignore the low temperatures and the altitude (4700meters!) for this spiritual festivity with music, colorful costumes and dance. A group of Dos Manos Travel will be there. Join us!
Description Trip to Qoyllur Rit’i
On the first day of our Trip to Qoyllur Rit’i we travel by bus from Cusco to Mahuayani (a four hour drive), where the 8 kilometer hike or pilgrimage starts. While hiking up, you will see that the local people make their way up
with images of Jesus (and often, other icons) while they chant and drum as they forge higher on the glacier bowl. (more…)