Cusco City Tour: This tour touches on the best of Cusco, the blend of the Inca and Colonial aquitecture and religious features meet beautifully in Cusco to give it its charm and character!
This tour touches on the best of Cusco, the blend of the Inca and Colonial aquitecture and religious features meet beautifully in Cusco to give it its charm and character!
The stunning archaeological feats in building the famous Saqsayhuaman and other major Incan sites will astonish you. Fascinating stories of Pachacutec who was the initiator of many constructions here and in the Sacred Valley and so beloved by his people.
City tour Cusco
1.30pm meet at the our office or predetermined location for transport. We first visit the central equisite architectural feats of the ancient “Koricancha” Temple, and the Principal Cathedral, in which the first stone was placed in 1560, is a marvel of the religious art possessing approximately 300 paintings from the Cusqueña School.
Afterwards, we will take the bus to visit the archaeological place Sacsayhuaman, where every year in June, the Sun Festival ‘Inti Raymi’ is held. This festival is held on Winter Solstice, which is the shortest day of the Southern Hemisphere. Sacsayhuaman has a strategic location that offers a complete view of Cusco. We will also appreciate the Archaeological Centers of Qenqo, Tambomachay and Pucapucara. We return to the city center of Cusco at approximately 7 p.m.
What is Included
Private tourist transport
van for 12 person or bus for 20 person
Excellent English speaking tour guide
Visit to main Cathedral and Qorikancha
and the Four Archeological Sites
(approximate duration of visits):
*SAQSAYHUAMAN 40 minutes
*QENQO 30 minutes
*PUCAPUCARA 20 minutes
*TAMBOMACHAY 20 minutes
What is not Included
Entrance fees to the sites
(Cusco Tourist Ticket 130 soles approx US$45)
Same ticket can be used for Sacred Valley Tour
Half price for students with ISIC card.
*Entrance to Koricancha (or Qorikancha) 10 soles
*Entrance to Cathedral 25 soles (the visit of the Cathedral is optional as many people prefer not to visit now that it is more expensive so there is the option to have afternoon tea in a restored Colonial house / hotel if you prefer during this part of the tour)
Alternatively you can purchase a partial ticket which allows a one day visit of just the 4 Archeological sites if you are not planning to visit any of the Sacred Valley sites such as Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros
Cusco Tourist Ticket it cost 130 soles approx US$45* includes the admition to Cusco folk dances and music at Cusco Art Center in the 3rd block of Sol Avenue, presentation everynight from 7:00 pm.