Qollor Riti Pilgrimage Trek 4d
Qoyllority is a Quechua word which means Shining Snow, and in Quechua "The Lord of Qoyllority" translates as Taytacha Qoyoriti. (also known and spelt Colloritty) This an old religious procession that is practiced by those who live in the high Andes. Every year, days before the celebration of Corpus Christi, every small village or clan sends a delegation with colorful dancers and "pauluchas" to the Chapel of the Señor (or Lord) of Qoylloriti. This Chapel is situated spectacularly at the base of the Sinakara mountain, some hours walk above the village of Mawayany, at 4600 meters above sea level. It has spectacular views of the much venerated Apu, Ausangate.Other spellings include: Qollor Riti / Qollor Riti/ Qollor Riti / Q'oyoriti.