Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel
Hike with a Shaman in Machu Picchu
What better way to explore the sacred elements of Machu Picchu than with a real Peruvian shaman? Sumaq, a modern luxury boutique hotel at the foot of Machu Picchu, is offering new private tours of Machu Picchu with shaman and translator, where guests will walk in the footsteps of the ancient Inca’s and explore the mystical elements of Pachamama, or Mother Earth. Sumaq is the only property in Machu Picchu Pueblo with its own shaman, and he even blessed the ground the hotel was built seven years ago! Soul-searching travelers can partake in an authentic, fun and powerful “Payment to the Earth Ritual”, where they will learn about the significance of coca leaves, corn, and other important Peruvian elements of Inca culture.
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