Every year, in the Peruvian Andes, August is recognised as the month of the “Pachamama” or Mother Earth. The celebration consists of a ceremony called “Pago a la Tierra” (payment to the land) where Andean people offer mother earth the best of last year’s produce. Traditionally, it would include corn, wheat, potatoes, coca, but in more recent times also includes sweets, huayruros (mystical seed jungle), wine and animal foetuses – especially llamas. They are all placed together and buried as an offering to ask for a successful harvest in the coming year, to be sure that it will be good and healthy. Click here to see how Pachamama is celebrated in Peru.
To mark this occasion and to help us all have a successful season of trekking and cycling in the Andes, we are offering a £100 discount* on all of our 2015 Peru challenges!
To take advantage of this fantastic offer, simply enter PERU at the time of booking. Offer ends 30/09/2014.
Don’t forget to include your friends and family in the celebration and share the news of Pachamama and the £100 discount!
If you have any questions about our Trek to Machu Picchu or Cycle Machu Picchu to the Amazon, then don’t hesitate to get in touch. Sylvana (the Operations Manager for our Peru challenges), is from Peru and has been to Machu Picchu over 50 times! She will be more than happy to help you with any queries so feel free to drop her a note at email@example.com.
Tupananchiskama! (See you soon!)
*Please note you must enter the promotional code PERU at the time of booking to claim the £100 discount. If you book on a challenge with the Self Funder or Flexi Payment option, the £100 will be deducted from your final balance, £100 will be refunded to participants who have booked using the Minimum sponsorship payment option. Offer valid from 01 Aug to 30 Sep 2014. Only one promotional code can be accepted per booking.