The Andean Cosmovision

The first civilizations of South America appear in the north of Lima in Peru and it is here that the ANDINE COSMOVISION will develop, the belief and the conception of the world still very present in the Andean rural world. The first human presence in South America is around Huaraz (400 km north of Lima) since the migration of the Bering Strait 13 000 years before our era. When they settle in the Guitarrero cave, these hunter-gatherers become semi-nomadic. Instead, they find a very varied vegetation and many large animals. They will occupy the area until the food resources are exhausted, then move 100 km further south and so on ... At the same time, we can continue this migration to Tierra del Fuego, the families that have remained around the cave. de Guitarrero has flourished to overpopulate the area. Then some of them changed their way of life by settling on the coast to become fishermen, 6,000 years before our era...

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The invitamos to participate in nuestro Tour of COSMOVISION ANDINA

A 3-minute tour takes you to Lima, Huaraz y Trujillo. Naturally, this tour is based on the dependency of the process being carried out.

Day 01: LIMA - CARAL (2,900 to 2,100 BC) - HUARAZ: 510 km.

A tour that allows both visit the amazing archaeological site of Caral and go to Huaraz or Lima (in the opposite direction). Discovered recently, Caral is changing the course of Universal History because it predated the Egyptian civilization. It is the first city in America that is still being excavated. You have 9 temples around a large square ... In the afternoon, we go to the Andes where you will pass the 4,100 meters. before going down to Huaraz (3,200 meters above sea level). This will allow you to see the different stages of the vegetation ...

Day 02: CHAVIN (1,500 to 200 BC): 270 km.

On the way, you will see Lake Querococha, passing through the Kawish tunnel at 4,516 meters above sea level. and the valley of Los Conchucos. The Chavin culture is considered as the mother culture of Peru (1500 - 200 BC) and the site was a very important and influential political and religious center. We will return to more than 3,500 years in the past ... Chavin, which is generally forgotten in tourist circuits, should be a mandatory step to understand the development of the later cultures of the ANDEAN COSMOVISION. The high degree of knowledge of Chavines in hydraulics, astronomy, architecture, construction, physics, mathematics, etc. mixed with a complex mythology; will disconcert more than one ...

Day 03: SECHIN (1,800 to 1,500 BC) - TRUJILLO: 370 km.

A tour that allows both visit the archaeological site of Sechin and go to Trujillo. Sechin is a very interesting temple that is part of the development of the ANDEAN COSMOVISION and is a good example to understand the problem of the interpretation of what is seen. We will see a performance from first to fourth grade ...

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