Moon Temple Tour Cusco
Moon temple tour Cusco "Killarumiyoc" and hike to the hummingbird terraces
Our moon temple tour cusco, leads you to visit: Killaarumiyoc, then to the unique and magnificent terraces of the hummingbird in zurite, and see the largest terraces of the world.
Andenes; are the largest terraces of the world made by the incas to gain more farming soil on the slopes of a mountain, now a days it is under ministry of agriculture management, where engineers are keep farming inca products using traditional techniques, the site has great landscape.
How about Killarumiyoc; the only one stone carved in a shape of this deity?
The hummingbird terraces, are the unique terraces that has being built in the shape of the colibri, a magnificent design, which same as the nazca lines, are only possible too see after climbing to the view point.
It is a new place, and we are happy to say that: we have worked with the community to open the trail, our manager has spend several months making possible that the trail was done.
The moon; one of the most important deities of Inka’s named Mama Killa (Mother Moon) was the sister and wife of the Inti (sun). Inka´s made moon calendars, temples to worship this deity; in Cusco this temple is called Killarumiyoc.
By far, it is the most amazing day tour in Cusco, non-frequented by the crowds, it is our best new option for altitude acclimating, for higher places such as the inca trail or salkantay trek. the moon temple excursion departs from cusco,
Are you confused? there are several sites known as moon temple, the one at machu picchu, at cusco city, and other places around the world, but the killarumiyoc (moon stone, is the one the has all details to be consided the temple to worship the goddess.
Moon temple tour Cusco, Peru
Our tour to the Hummingbird terraces and the moon temple, is the best new circuit of Cusco, which is not even in the websites, except ours.
To visit this places, we depart cusco at anytime before 09:00 hrs, after pick-up from hotel we drive To the moon temple “Killarumiyoc” archaeological site, which is at the northwest from cusco city, it takes 1.2 hours by an asphalted road. after enjoying the view of this magnificent site, the transport will take you to Zurite where we stop for lunch.
After lunch our driver will take you for about 20 minutes up to the north of town and visit the Humming bird terraces, from the road end you will walk 20 minutes and arrive to the rupestrian art, (here you can see at the mountain face, painted sun, moon, and many other symbols, this was painted about 6000 years ago.
From this site you will walk the trail that our company has opened with the community, to the hummingbird, after 30 minutes of slow walk enjoying the view of the the natural serve of the small trees forest you can arrive to the view of the humming bird and get fascinated by the view; after some time at the view point, we walk the 15 minutes down walk to the transport park.
From here, we will drive to see the largest terraces of the world, and after this, drive back to Cusco arriving at about 18:00 hrs, where our fantastic new cusco day tour ends.
- Private Transport.
- English speaking professional guide.
- Fee for Visited Places.