Best time to go to Machu Picchu and Cusco

Warachikuy 2019

Inspiring event when young sons of Incas show their strength and overcome different trials by fire

Warachikuy in Machu Picchu and Cusco 2019 - Best Time
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This Ceremony dates back to Inca times and is a chance for young men to show their physical strength and get their first Wara (breechcloth). Amazing traditional and colourful event represents old ritual of young participant becoming a man, trying to earn right to get married and go to battle. Folkloric dances, Wayllillas rhythms, games with fire and hard trials will make an unforgettable experience for those who had the chance to see it. The events are held annually in Saksaywaman near Cusco.

Warachikuy in Machu Picchu and Cusco - Best Season 2019