Apus Peru > Uncategorized > Celebrate Christmas at Machu Picchu 2013!

Maybe Machu Picchu has always been on your ‘bucket list’? Well why not fulfil that dream and tick it off your list this Christmas holiday?

Machu Picchu at first light as the clouds clear
Machu Picchu at first light as the clouds clear, foto courtesy of Megan Malley

Submerse yourself in the fabulous Peruvian culture that celebrates Christmas with a mix of Catholic and Andean beliefs.

Bustling Christmas Markets in the Plaza de Armas
Bustling Christmas Markets in the Plaza de Armas

Apus Peru have carefully designed special Christmas itineraries and tour packages that enable you to either visit Machu Picchu at Christmas, which many people say has a uniquely spiritual feeling, or participate in a special once a year trek that really centres on the ‘gift of giving’.

Hot Chocolate time at our Andean Community Christmas Chocolatada
Hot Chocolate time at our Andean Community Christmas Chocolatada

Other features of the Christmas itineraries highlight the mysterious city of Machu Picchu and cosmopolitan Cusco, where you can participate in a typical Peruvian event, like the Selling of the Saints market in Cusco.

Selling of the Saints a typical Cusqueño Yuletide festivity
Selling of the Saints a typical Cusqueño Yuletide festivity

Absorb the wonders of Incan archaeolgoical sites within the Sacred Valley like Moray, as well as participating in a local community project in Urubamba.

Get away this Christmas and make the most of your Christmas break, or vacation period by taking a holiday in Peru and experiencing a very different culture from your own!!

Apus Peru provide unique ‘sample’ itineraries which make a solid foundation for any visitor’s exploration to Peru. From these foundations you are able to create your own itinerary through the addition of:

  • Selecting one of four different travel styles, that offer the same itinerary but different accommodation and meal options.
  • Upgrading your culinary experience.
  • Adding in Lima, Nazca, Arequipa or Lake Titicaca extensions according to the time available.
  • Add a trek to non-trekking itineraries.

Here are our links to the varied and exciting packages that could make this Christmas a very special and memorable one for years to come: Happy Holidays!

https://www.apus-peru.com/tours/a-very-different-christmas.htm

https://www.apus-peru.com/tours/a-machu-picchu-christmas.htm

https://www.apus-peru.com/tours/cusco_christmas_packages.html

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