Inti Raymi 2024 tickets in Cusco SOLD OUT

Tickets for the Inti Raymi 2024, the traditional Festival of the Sun, are sold out.

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Inti Raymi at Sacsayhuaman. @hannes rada

According to the Municipal Festivities Company of Cusco (EMUFEC), tickets for the Inti Raymi 2024, held on June 24 at the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, have sold out. This event is expected to attract around 70,000 national and international visitors.

Virtual tickets sold out entirely on the last day of May, reflecting the resurgence of tourism in the region. "This rapid sell-out of tickets indicates the success of promotional efforts in cities like New York, Miami, and Lima," stated EMUFEC.

Key facts about Inti Raymi 2024

  • Ticket sales: Sold through Teleticket, with the first 350 tickets for the Coricancha Temple show selling out, followed by 3,750 tickets for Sacsayhuaman.
  • Tourist profile: Chileans and Americans purchased the majority of tickets, showing a trend shift. 60% of attendees were international, and 40% were national.
  • Massive attendance: Approximately 5,000 people attend the first show at Coricancha, over 20,000 gather at the Plaza de Armas, and around 150,000 at Sacsayhuaman and its surroundings.

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Economic and cultural impact

This event significantly benefits the local tourism sector. Visitors will enjoy Cusco's attractions, boosting the local economy through spending on restaurants, hotels, transportation, and other services. Additionally, the exposure of products and crafts allows local artisans to showcase their work to an international audience, opening new business opportunities.

The festivities began before June with events like Cruz Velacuy and Corpus Christi and will continue with active participation from local authorities to ensure safety and order during the celebrations.