PRIVATE TOUR to INCA UYO/Temple of the fertility - CHUCUITO in PUNO [Half Day]

  1. Duration:Half-day
  2. Locale:Region of Puno
  3. Service:Private
  4. Difficulty:Low
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  2. Price 55.00 USD Per 2 Persons

Private tour to chucuito/inca uyo [half day]

INCA UYO - CHUCUITO DESCRIPTION TOUR – MORNING SHIFT

The tour starts with the pick up of our passengers at 09:00 a.m. from their hotels in the Centre of the Puno city. Then departure to the village of Chucuito (20 minutes approximately) where the guide will have the freedom to opt for the route that is most appropriate for the start of the development of the tour. In the Main Square you can appreciate or buy crafts typical of the locals. At noon we approximately return to Puno and will move the passenger to their hotels.

INCA UYO - CHUCUITO DESCRIPTION TOUR – AFTERNOON SHIFT

The tour starts with the pick up from our passenger at 02:00 p.m. of their hotels in the Centre of the Puno City. Then departure to the village of Chucuito (20 minutes approximately) where the guide will have the freedom to opt for the route that is most appropriate for the start of the development of the tour. In the Main Square you can appreciate or buy crafts typical of the locals. At 05:00 p.m. approximately return to Puno and move into the passenger to their hotels.

Number of personsPrice (USD)Type of movility
160.00 USDCar – YARIS
265.00 USDCar – YARIS
295.00 USDCar – YARIS
4110.00 USDH-1 HYUNDAI
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ITINERARY TO INCA UYO - CHUCUITO TOUR (MORNING SHIFT)

  • 09:00 a.m. Pick up passengers from their hotels in the Centre of the Puno city and starting direction of Chucuito.
  • 09:20 a.m. Arrival in Chucuito, the Main Square and the start of the tour
  • 11:45 a.m. Return to the city of Puno.
  • 12:15 p.m. Arrival to the Puno city and transfer of passengers to their hotels.

ITINERARY INCA UYO - CHUCUITO TOUR (EVENING SHIFT)

  • 02:00 p.m. Pick up passengers from their hotels in the Centre of the Puno city and starting direction of Chucuito.
  • 02:30 p.m. Arrival in Chucuito, the Main Square and the start of the tour
  • 04:50 p.m. Return to the city of Puno.
  • 05:20 p.m. Arrival to the Puno city and transfer of passengers to their hotels.

THAT INCLUDES THE TOUR:

  • Tickets to the Inca Uyo.
  • Private mobility Puno - Uyo Inca - Puno.
  • English – Spanish Professional Guide.

THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:

  • Others not listed in the tourist package.

He is recommended for their tour:

  • Bottle of water (at least 1 liter)
  • Thick clothes or light, depending on the time that has.
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Snacks for the journey.

Important information:

  • The tour lasts 3 hours and 30 minutes, it takes place in the morning and in the afternoon.
  • For the realization of this tour are necessary 2 people minimum.
  • If you require a guide in different languages to the Spanish and English (French and Portuguese) shall request them a week in advance.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF INCA UYO:

  • Located in the District of Chucuito to 18 km from Puno, the Inca Uyo ruins called fertility temple or Temple of the Sun, is a ushno or ceremonial center that served to advertise the solstices and equinoxes, which helped the ancient Peruvians in their agricultural activities. However the inhabitants of Chucuito regard it as a temple dedicated to healing the sterility.

    The Temple of Inca Uyo is a small rectangular enclosure of about 200 square meters, surrounded by a stone wall. Arriving at the place we observed two small penises as sentries at the entrance. In the interior, are scattered, approximately 80 similar figures, which seem to worship him to another dimension, located at the center of the grounds. When the phallus of stone is buried upside-down, it pays tribute to Pachamama, mother earth in quechua; and if she settled on the other side, the Sun God that the incas worshipped.

    There are many stories of Inca Uyo referring to women who regained their lost fertility. Infertile women had to bring nine of coca leaves and chicha of purple corn, sat on the phallus and thrown the chicha. If the fluid was on the sides it could not have children, but if this was by the center would have children. However the National Institute of culture studies showed that the Uyo Inca Temple was created at the initiative of a habitant of Chucuito to attract tourists and generate revenue for this poor town in Peru. The ingenuity of the ancient inhabitants of the area the world fascinated by their pre-Hispanic legacies, today its descendant us amazed by that same constructive ingenuity to create an Inca temple at the end of the 20th century. Items placed in Inca Uyo as stone Phalluses were the Inca era, the moorings of thatched roofs, as you can see in Machu Picchu, Cuzco. Villagers took the "penises" of old houses of Chucuito to the Uyo Inca Temple, and it is when you start the symbolism of the sanctuary.

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