CITY TOUR CUSCO
LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY AND CULTURE OF PERU’S CAPITAL
HALF DAY TOUR
HALF DAY TOUR
Cusco, Peru is an ancient city that mesmerizes travelers with its unique living cultural legacy. Home to the oldest inhabited settlement in South America over 3,000 years ago and declared the archeological capital of the continent, it seamlessly combines Inca culture with Spanish influence present since colonial times. From delicious traditional dishes to breathtaking old-age constructions like Sacsayhuaman fortress–Cusco has something for everyone! CITY TOUR CUSCO brings visitors closer than ever before as they discover more about this magical place’s fascinating history just waiting around every corner.
OVERVEW OF CITY TOUR
Places visited in the city
Places visited around the city
After lunch, at 1:00 pm, we will pick you up at your hotel to begin the city tour. Visiting first:
Qorikancha (The Golden Enclosure): A temple originally built by the Incas and later transformed into a Catholic church. Here, you'll find impressive stone walls and artifacts from centuries ago.
After a 40 minute stay, we will walk 15 minutes to the Cathedral of the Virgen of Asunción.
The Cathedral: its construction began in 1560, built on top of the Inca Wiracocha palace. This colonial monument is a marvel that expresses colonial architecture and its religious art, showing approximately 300 paintings from the Cusqueñan School painters.
Afterwards, we will continue our excursion riding our own vehicle, on a 20 minute ride to the Archeological Site of Sacsayhuaman.
Sacsayhuaman: impressive construction built on megalithic engraved stones. Its architecture reflects the value and importance it had during Inca times. After a 15-minute ride, we will visit Qenqo.
Qenqo: Means labyrinth. It was used as an Inca adoration center for offerings and sacrifices. Then, we will visit
Puca Pucara (reddish fort): used as a fort. It is name is the result of the amount of iron on its land, that gives it reddish color. We will then head towards the following destination Tambomachay.
Tambomachay (Temple of Water): adoration center for the cult of water. We will finally return to the city of Cusco, with an impressive panoramic view along the way; with a detailed view of the city of Cusco.
And if that isn’t enough, you can head that night to enjoy a typical regional dance show. All is included in the service (visit optional)
We recommend to bring:
$45.00 USD per person
EXTRA INFO FOR CITY TOUR CUSCO TICKETS
Sun temple ticket
PARTIAL CUSCO TOURIST TICKET
(saqsaywaman, qenqo, tambomachay and puca pucara)
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