Corpus Christi Peru Festival

Corpus Christi Peru Festival in Cusco

The Corpus Christi Peru Festival is the most important religious festival celebrated in Cusco, and features an impressive array of processions, dances and ceremonies. It is the Festival of all the Cuzquenians, where the entire population participates. It is the festivity that most clearly exemplifies the syncretism that exists in the practice of Catholicism in the Andes.

Traveling to Cusco for the Corpus Christi Peru Festival

  1. Corpus Christi Peru Festival is not an event created for tourists, but an important religious celebration for the Cusco locals. Because of this, we recommend enjoying the celebrations accompanied by a local guide who can explain the cultural and religious significance behind the pageantry which is otherwise hard to follow, and take you to the best spots to view the procession. Read our complete guide to enjoying the festival in Cusco.

Aracari offers tailormade tours to Peru to coincides with the Corpus Christi celebrations in Cusco. This is the best time of the year weather-wise to visit Peru. Contact us to speak to an expert travel planner.

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