Inti Raymi Ticket

Inti Raymi Ticket

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Experience Inti Raymi, the festival of the sun!

Inti Raymi is celebrated every year on June 24. Since Inca times, this religious festival has been held, led by the emperor himself. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the people of Cusco have paid tribute to their Inca ancestors with a gigantic performance in three historical settings: Coricancha, Main Square and Sacsayhuamán. Get to know what this great festival is like, one of the most emblematic in Peru.

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Types of tribune

The Inti Raymi is a massive spectacle whose main function is in the historic fortress of Sacsayhuamán. This show lasts approximately 2 hours 30 minutes. There are three types of tribunes that you can choose with your ticket: red tribune, green tribune and orange tribune. They all allow you to appreciate the spectacle from a good angle. When choosing your ticket you must choose one of the three types of tribunea available.

Red tribune

The red tribune offers a side view of the Inti Raymi show in Sacsayhuamán. The visitor will be able to appreciate the show up close. It has wide availability. It is recommended to reserve this tribune approximately one month in advance.

Green tribune

The green tribune also offers a side view of the Inti Raymi spectacle at the Sacsayhuamán fortress. The view is privileged. Tickets are widely available. It is recommended to reserve this tribune on average one month in advance.

Orange tribune

The orange tribune offers a central view of the Inti Raymi show in Sacsayhuamán. The view is one of the most preferential. Tickets are widely available, but it is recommended to reserve the ticket 2 months in advance.

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Map Inti Raymi tour

Transportation (optional)

The Inti Raymi takes place in three settings: the Coricancha esplanade, the Main Square of Cusco and the Sacsayhuamán fortress. The first two are accessible on foot. Sacsayhuamán is accessible on foot, although, due to the distance, it is best to hire tourist transportation. Learn about the routes available during your visit to Inti Raymi.

Cusco – Sacsayhuamán

The route from the city of Cusco to Sacsayhuamán is almost 1 kilometer. Although the distance is short, the walk is difficult because the path is uphill in an Andean geography. The transportation service departs from the Regocijo square in the center of Cusco.

Sacsayhuamán – Cusco

The return route, after the Inti Raymi show, from Sacsayhuamán to the city of Cusco is 1 kilometer downhill. Because of this, some visitors prefer to descend on foot. The shuttle service takes you safely to the main square of Cusco.

Tour guide (optional)

Inti Raymi is a show whose script is developed in the Quechua language, the language of the Incas. Due to this, the company of a tour guide is recommended who will provide all the necessary information to the visitor. The guide in Coricancha and Main Square are optional. The guide in Sacsayhuamán is highly recommended as it is the main show (which lasts approximately 2 hours 30 minutes).

Coricancha Cusco

Guide in Coricancha

The Inti Raymi show in Coricancha lasts 45 minutes on average. The show shows the appearance of the Inca with his entourage offering an offering to the sun. The tour guide accompanies you, translating the dialogues and providing appropriate information about this historic show.

Main Square Cusco

Guide in the Main Square

The Inti Raymi show in the Main Square lasts approximately 45 minutes. The show shows the offering of coca leaf to the sun god. The Inca and his wife are taken around the square. The guide explains the dialogues in Quechua, offering you security and information.

Sacsayhuaman

Guide in Sacsayhuamán

The Inti Raymi show in Sacsayhuamán is the most important event. It lasts 2 hours 30 minutes on average. The show shows a spectacle of music, dance and offerings to the sun god. The guide is highly recommended to fully understand this historic spectacle.

Box lunch (optional)

The Inti Raymi in Sacsayhuamán starts at 2 pm and ends at approximately 4.30 pm. Most visitors do not have the opportunity to have lunch, however, optionally, the visitor can add the box lunch service. Lunch includes an appetizer, a main dish, as well as drinks and snacks. Find out what the optional box lunch service includes at the Inti Raymi show.

Entrance

The starter includes a parboiled quinoa salad with vegetables and natural fruits. All ingredients are highly nutritious. The entrance is prepared by professional chefs from Cusco.

Main course

The main dish includes boiled potatoes, grilled chicken, noodles and more. Optionally, you can also choose the vegetarian alternative. The box lunch has high nutritional levels, ideal while enjoying the Inti Raymi.

Additional

The box lunch also offers bottled table water, a juice, candies, nuts, chocolates and more. During the show there are people who collect waste. The box lunch is suitable for children, adults and seniors.

Prices 2024

These are the prices for the Inti Raymi 2024 ticket. Remember that, optionally, you can add optional services such as: transportation service, professional guide or box lunch.

INTI RAYMI TICKETS Sacsayhuaman Coricancha + Sacsayhuaman
FOREIGN PERUVIAN FOREIGN PERUVIAN
Green Zone 150 USD 75 USD 205 USD 110 USD
Orange Zone 225 USD 225 USD 280 USD 260 USD
Red Zone 215 USD 215 USD 270 USD 250 USD
INTI RAYMI + BUS TICKETS Sacsayhuaman Coricancha + Sacsayhuaman
FOREIGN PERUVIAN FOREIGN PERUVIAN
Green Zone 165 USD 90 USD 220 USD 125 USD
Orange Zone 240 USD 240 USD 295 USD 275 USD
Red Zone 230 USD 230 USD 285 USD 265 USD
INTI RAYMI + BUS + BOX LUNCH TICKETS Sacsayhuaman Coricancha + Sacsayhuaman
FOREIGN PERUVIAN FOREIGN PERUVIAN
Green Zone 185 USD 110 USD 240 USD 145 USD
Orange Zone 260 USD 260 USD 315 USD 295 USD
Red zone 250 USD 250 USD 305 USD 285 USD
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Questions and answers

Every day there are more visitors interested in appreciating the Inti Raymi show. However, there are many questions regarding the itinerary, price, duration and everything related to the event. Find out the questions and answers about the Inti Raymi 2024 ticket.

How much does the entrance to Inti Raymi cost?
The Inti Raymi ticket has a different cost depending on the type of seat: green, red and orange stands. Check the 2024 rates on this website!
What is the history of the Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi was the festival of the sun established by the Inca Pachacutec in approximately 1430. It took place on the Coricancha esplanade with a large crowd. The Inca worshiped the sun accompanied by emissaries from the four points of the Tahuantinsuyo empire. In 1944 a script was created according to the chronicles. The script is represented today by hundreds of actors and actresses from Cusco, who pay tribute to their Inca ancestors through a great tourist festival.
Is it better to take a tour or buy a ticket to Inti Raymi?
Both the tour and the tickets to Inti Raymi are highly recommended options. In any case, it is recommended to purchase both services in advance.
When and where is Inti Raymi celebrated?
Inti Raymi is celebrated every year on June 24 (winter solstice) when, for the Incas, the sun god was closest to the earth. This event is held in the city of Cusco in three stages: Coricancha, Main Square and Sacsayhuamán.
Is Inti Raymi dangerous?
Due to the large crowd of attendees on the streets of Cusco on the day of Inti Raymi, it is recommended to be alert to robberies. Other than that, the show is very safe for everyone.
Why add transportation to the Inti Raymi?
The tourist transportation service allows you to travel by tourist transportation from the city of Cusco to the Sacsayhuamán fortress where the main Inti Raymi show takes place. The service is recommended due to the difficulty of walking up to Sacsayhuamán.
Why add the box lunch to the Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi in Sacsayhuamán starts at 2 pm and ends at approximately 4.30 pm. Due to this, it is recommended to add the box lunch. This way the visitor will be able to enter on time, have lunch and, without problems, enjoy the show.
Why add the tour guide service to Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi is a gigantic staging that takes place in the Quechua language (the language of the Incas). Due to this, and for safety reasons, it is recommended to hire the company of a professional tour guide.
Can I add the Coricancha ticket to the Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi with entrance takes place in the Sacsayhuamán fortress. In Coricancha there is a small seat whose entry is optional. The show in Coricancha lasts only 45 minutes and is not the main show in Sacsayhuamán. Therefore, the entrance to the Coricancha can be added optionally.
How long before you buy the ticket to Inti Raymi?
The Inti Raymi ticket in Sacsayhuamán (main show) has limited availability. Therefore, it is recommended to purchase the ticket 2 months in advance. Otherwise there is a risk of not finding availability.