Markawasi Peru - Marcahuasi Peru, the most imposing of the Sacred Mountains on Earth, located close by Lima, Peru. Includes travel programs.
It's located 80 kilometers from Lima, Peru, next to the village of San Pedro de Casta, in the foothills of the Andes. The altitude is approximately 4,100 meters above sea level and between April and October is quite dry and warm; from November to March, the fog and rain makes it look very mystic.
Dr. Daniel Ruzo, dedicated many years to study Markawasi, to prove that this place was not a separated plateau, submitted to an impossible erosion; but the most important of all the Sacred Mountains of the Earth: accrediting a cultural reality and its symbols. Strong and mighty people, beginners of a complete culture, made 85 centuries ago, a dam from the waters of the rains, to irrigate the land that surrounded them, during the six months of the dry season. Converted this plateau of Markawasi into a firm fortress and a religious center with four huge altars and decorated the 3 square Kms. with marvelous sculptures, that no one can deny.
Markawasi is a 3 square kilometers plateau, that through a hike, you will be able to see from a point or a specific direction, many rock figures that have multiple shapes and also there are these peculiar rocks that transmit this special energy force where many persons that come from different parts of the world use them as a body and spiritual healing; putting their hands over it and receiving the energy waves that comes from the heart of the mountain. Also one of the attractions of the visit to this plateau are the awesome sunsets.
If you are looking for a new and different destination to visit and have a day or a few days, this is the one. We will make this trip be an unforgettable experience for you.