Fiesta del Paucartambo

July 14-20, 2002

Following the Hemispheric Institute Seminar in Lima (July 5-13, 2002), some participants may choose to go on an extended trip to the Andean village of Paucartambo to participate in the annual dance festival.  This trip is optional, and limited to 35 participants, as part of the Institute coordinated trip.  Of course, you may choose to travel  to the festival on your own following the seminar.

If you would like to go on the Institute package trip, the fee is $500 U.S. per person, and includes the following:

-Airfare from Lima to Cuzco on Sunday, July 14, 2002 and return on Saturday, July 20, 2002

-Airport transfers from the Hotel Roosevelt to Lima Airport, from the Cuzco airport to Cuzco hotel.

-Hotel stay (in shared double occupancy) at the Royal Inca II in Cuzco on Sunday, July 14; in the Royal Inca II in Pisaq on Thursday, July 18 and in Cuzco on Friday, July 19

-Guided Tour of Cuzco on Monday morning, July 15, 2002

-Bus transfer from Cuzco to the village of Paucartambo on Monday afternoon, July 15, 2002

-Lodging and Meals in Paucartambo for Monday, July 15; Tuesday, July 16; and Wednesday, July 17.  Lodging is rugged in a rented home.  Sleeping bags and warm trekking clothing are required.  Meals will be served family style. If you have dietary restrictions, you should provide your own food.

-Bus transfer from Paucartambo to Pisaq on Thursday morning, July 18, 2002

-Guided Tour in Pisaq/Sacred Valley on Thursday afternoon, July 18, 2002

-Train ticket and park entrance fee to Machu Pichu for Friday, July 19, 2002, and bus return to Cuzco hotel.

-Airport transfer from hotel to Cuzco Airport on Saturday, July 20, 2002

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This trip is optional, and is not part of the Hemispheric Institute Third Annual Seminar.  Space is limited, and invitations are subject to review by the Trip Planning Committee.  Conditions are backpacking-style in Paucartambo. The Institute is not responsible for any accident, injury, or theft on this trip. Trip itinerary and dates are subject to change. Trip reservations will be made on your behalf by the Agencia Suenos Peruanos. 

Checks should be made payable directly to the Hemispheric Institute.  Once you have applied and been accepted, or invited, to the Institute Seminar, please contact us to hold your reservation for the Paucartambo trip.  Please send a check for the amount in full ($500 U.S.), your name, passport number, and emergency contact information to the following address:

Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics
New York University

721 Broadway, 6th floor

New York, New York 10003


Questions should be submitted to:
Or call: 212-998-1633