Paucartambo is situated to 109 kilometers from Cusco city, and is situated above 2830 meters. Paucartambo is a characteristic and beautiful town with whitewashed houses of adobe and tile with light blue wooden balconies that they’re prominent for the Virgen del Carmen festivity. Also in Paucartambo we will find a beautiful bridge, call Carlos III that is a colonial jewel of architecture built over Mapacho river by disposition of Carlos III King of Spain in 1775.
The Virgen del Carmen festivity of Paucartambo is a festivity that brings many parishioners and visitors from all over the world. This ceremony is lead by its people and 12 groups of dancers who radiated faith, charm, color and joy during all procession. These dances present to the Virgencita -spanish nickname- its faiths and lifes, who make with love and devotion to the “Mamacha” in exchange for his blessing and protection.
At 5.00 AM Pick you up from their hotels to go to the village of Paucartambo, traditional lunch in paucartambo and be partakers of the party joining a troupe of dancers (15-16 July) night around 11.00 PM we will go to Tres Cruces de Oro, where if you have luck you can observe the sunrise, only in this part of hemisphere, this is an indescribable and unforgettable phenomenon.
Return of Tres Cruces de Oro, breakfast (on behalf of pax), free morning. At noon in the main temple we will participate in a mass, also we confuse all provide excitement in an unattainable experience is the procession of the patron saint of Paucartambo “Mamacha CARMEN” at the same time observe the different rich dances in colorful, citing among the main dances the Black Capac Ccoyacha, Los Ccollas, Chilean Aucca, etc. At 15:00 return to Cusco.