Paucartambo is located 109 kilometers from the city of Cusco, 2830 m.
Paucartambo typical and beautiful town of whitewashed houses of adobe
and tile with light blue wooden balconies and famous for the feast of
the Virgen del Carmen with its beautiful bridge Carlos III, a jewel of
colonial architecture built on the river Mapacho, by order of King
Carlos III of Spain in the year 1.775, is built of stone and lime, has a
pointed arch for strength, its construction was done by diverting the
river dry, this work lasted 5 years and gave birth to the new Spanish
Paucartambo dashed straight.
The feast of Our Lady of Paucartambo is a celebration that calls for
many parishioners and visitors from all over the world by leading his
people and 12 groups of dancers who radiate faith, charm, color and joy.
Dances that are offered to the Virgin sacrifice of the faithful who
perform with love and devotion to the "Mamacha" in exchange for his
blessing and protection.
Celebration real magic both have deep religious significance, social and
ritual where you can see how to maintain the identity and customs of the
Andean peoples, mestizos clearly observed in the guerrillas of the
plateau and Chunchus Qollas the east where both nations dispute the lair
of the Mamacha done on the bridge Carlos III.
Also offers the opportunity to witness the fantastic natural spectacle
in the town of Cruces de Oro train m 3739 gateway to the Manu National
Julio 15th: Cusco - Paucartambo
Pick up and transfer by private transportation Cusco - Paucartambo,
through the gap where detour Huacarpay to Paucartambo Chullpas
Ninanmarka visiting. After traveling approximately 3 hours arrival and
accommodation in Paucartambo 2830msnm. This day the party begins with
the ringing of bells, camaretazos and pop rocket, interpretation of
targets with the bands in each office. Then there is "Cera apakuy"
service of candles along with the entry of dancers. At night they staged
the "fire" a representation of purgatory and serenade the Virgen del
Julio 16th: Paucartambo - Tres Cruces de Oro
Central Day celebration begins at 5 am to midnight mass, after breakfast
we see the central mass in the presence of supernumeraries. Lunch. In
the afternoon begin the procession of the Virgen del Carmen, on the roof
and balconies await Saqra "mamacha" doing well to hide. Dinner and
transfer in the direction of Tres Cruces de Oro (3739msnm). Camping.
Julio 17th: Tres Cruces de Oro - Cusco
Early in the morning we got up to wait for the release of our fabulous
star the Sun King, impressive view can be appreciated at this date and
unique in the world. At midday we returned to Paucartambo to receive the
blessing and the feast concluded with the guerrillas of the groups of "Qollas"
of the Andes and the "Antis" of the jungle, then participated in the
farewell party or Qhaswa. " In the afternoon return to Cusco.
Transportation in and out: Cusco - Maguallani - Cusco (private
Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides
for groups over 12 people
Cook: In charge of meal preparation
Meals: 2 Breakfasts/3 Lunches/2 Dinners/Snacks and afternoon tea
; box lunch the first night.
Equipment: tents ( 2 people in each 3-person-capacity ),
Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, dinner tent, kitchen tent, tables and
chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen