Qoyllur Rit'i

The Qoyllur Rit’i (pronounced coil-yore-ree-tee) pilgrimage is a cultural festival full of dance and religious devotion. It is where the mountains meet the people of Peru! Getting to Know Andean Culture with Apus Peru At Apus Peru, all of our off-the-beaten-path Peru treks aim to immerse the active hiker into the Andean culture and way...
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qoyllur rit'i pilgrimage
In this post, past Apus Peru team member Amanda Zenick describes her experience of the Qoyllur Rit’i Festival, an extremely special and increasingly famous Andean festival in the mountains of Peru. What is the Qoyllur Rit’i Festival? “Imagine tens of thousands of Peruvians, the majority indigenous, dressed in a range of amazing costumes, all converging...
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Qoylloriti pilgrimmage
  Qoyllur Rit’i (also spelled Qollor Riti or Qoylloriti) is perhaps one of the most amazing cultural events that takes place in all of South America. Yet only a handful of adventurous travellers ever reach this remote place! Each year thousands of pilgrims hike to Mt Sinakara in Peru to join the largest indigenous festival...
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