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Ayacucho

Religious Tradition and Popular Art

The Huari Empire settled down in this zone and they extend until Cusco. Pachacutec was the Inca governor and later Pachacutec baptized it with the name of Huamanga, when founding the conquerors called it San Juan of the Border. On 1825 Simon Bolivar called it Ayacucho in memory of the battle of the same named that was at the “Pampa de la Quinua”.
Ayacucho a nice mountain city conserves their colonial constructions since the colonial periods, famous for their Eastern Holliday celebrations, beautiful temples, mansions of diverse popular art, as a result of the mixture of the native and colonial.

Access: By plane only from Lima and from Cusco (only eventually). By highway from Lima and Cusco, in a modern highway (Runner of the Liberators).
Programs and Services

BASE PROGRAM:
1st Day: Reception and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon we will visit tourist places of the city between them: colonial mansions, churches, museums, handcraft stores, Bay window of the city. Lodging.
2nd Day: Tour to the Wari archaeological complex, ancient capital of the Empire with the same name, with stone structures of three superposed floors, an aqueduct, underground passages, amphitheatre, thresholds made up of great flat stone blocks. Then visit the town of Quinua, inhabited basically by potters who offer their products to their visitors, finally and after arriving to Ayacucho we will stop at La Pampa de la Quinua, place of Ayacucho Battle. Night
3rd Day: Transfer from the hotel to the airport or station.

This program includes:
• Transfers In/Out
• 02 nights at the hotel
• 02 breakfasts
• Excursion to Wari and Quinua, city tours

This program does not include:
• Entrances to the tourist places
• Feeding, except breakfasts
• What is not mentioned above


EXCURSION TO HUANCA CITY
Zone of countrysides and natural andscapes, we will also visit the Church of Redemptorist Priests the only one of gothic style, Head Church, a small archaeological-historic museum, factory of liquors, etc.



FOREST OF DE PUYAS OF RAYMONDI (TITANKAYOQ)
Located at 120 Kms to the southeastern of Ayacucho city, The Puyas of Raymondi occupy an extension of more than 400 hectares and has more than 120,000 plants. The Puya is a bromeliaceus plant that can reach a height of 14 m. and is the maximum exponent of the Andean flora.



BUS AYACUCHO / LIMA
8 hours
Regular service: Service in a public bus.
In private service: Service in a bus or mini-bus and stop in the tourist places.


TRANSFER AIRPORT OR STATION / HOTEL AND VICE VERSA
Changeable
Reception at the airport or bus or train station and transfer to the hotel or vice versa (includes private bus and a transfer person).


CITY TOUR
03 hours
See first day.
WARI Y QUINUA
05 hours
See second day.