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Corpus Christi Festival in Quito
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Indigenous Festivals and wacky cultural events are the perfect time to visit interesting destinations as the extra colour added by historic or peculiar costumes, portable shrines, chaotic fireworks, angry bulls, weird music, excitable locals and more can't fail to add a new dimension to an already fascinating location.
These are some of tour festival packages from around the world. Book well in advance in order to avoid disappointment.
Adventure-Life specialises in Latin America Tours:
Visit Latin America's most spectacular festivals in Peru, Guatemala, Bolivia, and Ecuador. Origins of the folklore festivals date back centuries. Their roots are reflect both colonial traditions and those of ancient civilizations such as the Maya and Inca. Over time, the Christian and indigenous customs have intermingled to become fantastic celebrations, unique to the region. Local guides share their invaluable insight into each festival. Enjoy the energy, procession and performances, colorful costumes, music, dancing, art, and food that our festival tours celebrate.
Inti Raymi Festival:
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Cusco from around the world to partake in the second largest festival in South America.
Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, is a weeklong celebration marking the beginning of the Incan New Year. This tour focuses on the festival and the days leading up to it. After the festival, explore the wonders of the Sacred Valley and the famous ruins of Machu Picchu. This easy-paced weeklong journey is perfect for anyone with a sense of curiosity and adventure. Celebrate Inti Raymi with our expert guides during any itinerary that includes a stay in Cusco.
Candelaria Festival in Puno with Homestay (February, Peru):
This 5 day tour visits Puno during the brilliant Candelaria Festival in February that honours their patron saint. Explore massive Lake Titicaca and its colourful and floating villages in the middle of the Andean plateau. Overnight on Amantani Island for a cultural homestay experience. Spend two full days in Puno witnessing this folk festival with its traditional dances, costumes, music and story-telling. Peru Photos.
Guatemala Easter Festivals:
The Easter Festival is just the beginning of this Guatemala adventure. Arrive in Antigua in the middle of the festival, when the streets come alive in celebration of this Holy Week. This trip coincides with Easter festivities in Spanish colonial Antigua, but also offers many opportunities to discover Guatemala.
Travel into the highlands to explore the spectacular temples of the Mayan people. Wander through the magnificent market of Chichcastenango and spend a few nights along the shores of the volcano-fringed Lake Atitlan. Discover the heart of Guatemala!
Bolivia Backroads and Oruro Festival:
This 13 day tour combines our classic Bolivia Backroads and the new Oruro Festival trips. It's a great opportunity to see the traditional cultures of Bolivia with the Oruro Festival and the Tarabuco Market. Spend two nights in Oruro during the weekend prior to Ash Wednesday to celebrate Carnaval and to witness the triumph of good over evil displayed in the form of dances and music before exploring the Altiplano. Visit the Salt Desert of Uyuni, Potosi, and Sucre to complete your unique cultural experience in Bolivia.
Corpus Christi Festival (June, Ecuador):
This 3 day trip starts and ends in Quito. Each June, thousands of Ecuadorians congregate in Pujili for the Corpus Christi festival which features El Danzante parade. This fiesta is a fascinating mix of Christian and traditional harvest celebrations and worship of Inti, the Inca sun god. This multi-day fiesta is an exhibition of the region's folk dance, music, cuisine and art, as well as the chance to visit Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilatoa Lagoon.
Buenos Aires Tango Festival (mid-August, Argentina):
Every year Buenos Aires hosts the Tango Festival and World Championship, where the best dancers perform in the categories of salon and stage tango. A wide variety of activities take place during this Tango Festival, such as: Lessons led by renowned instructors for dancers of all levels; seminars; films; concerts; art exhibits.
Our 8 day/7 night trip offers our travelers the chance to see how tango is more than just a dance but a cultural expression and representation of the soul of Argentina. Buenos Aires Photos.
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