Machu Picchu - Winter Solstice Special: Machu Picchu’s Most Important Sunrise of the Year

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Winter Solstice Special: Machu Picchu’s Most Important Sunrise of the Year

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(220 reviews)
Machupicchu, Machu Picchu, Peru
60 mins

About the tour

Winter Solstice Special: Machu Picchu’s most important sunrise of the year The winter solstice (June 21) was the most important day of the year to the Incas. They meticulously built sacred constructions within Machu Picchu to align with the sunrise on this momentous occasion. Let’s watch this sunrise together, and experience the site’s special energy on this limited edition virtual tour inside Machu Picchu at the winter solstice.

Meet Mike lazo Gamarra

Mike lazo Gamarra

Mike was born and raised in Cusco, the Capital of the Inca empire. He has been working in tourism since 2003 and has been a professional hiker since 2007. He has hiked the Inca Trail more than 500 times where he shared his love and knowledge of his culture. He has a Tourism and an Archaeologist degree and will take you on an unforgettable virtual tour through his home town and provide you with a unique perspective of the Inca history.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Machu Picchu with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Machu Picchu. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Michelle G.

21 August 2021

Always a pleasure to join this informative and perosnable guide as he shares his passion and history. Any of tours is a delight.

Tuan H.

27 June 2021

Amazing tour love it


26 June 2021

Kelly C.

26 June 2021

Fantastic tour, Mike always goes above and beyond for us

jean H.

26 June 2021

Magnificent effort by Mike and magical experience for everyone on the tour. Wonderful!

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