City Tour Cusco

  • Duration: Midday
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  • Code: CT1702
Price $49.00 per person. Included tickets Get a free quote

Description

City tour Cusco is a tour of this magical Inca city, as well as the archaeological sites around Cusco in an economic way. It is also an excellent alternative to acclimatise if you plan to visit Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley or other tourist destinations in Cusco.

Cusco is considered the oldest and most inhabited city in South America. This city attracts travelers of all nationalities, offering thousands of tourist destinations to all of them, demonstrating that it has a wide range of pre-Inca, Inca, Colonial and Republican archeological complexes that are part of the history of Peru and the American continent.

To this we add the traditions, customs and legends vernaculars that still are preserved. Therefore the city tour Cusco is the perfect spot to start to know whether you are a Peruvian or foreign visitor.

You can also be interested in tour Sacred Valley 1 day or Sacred Valley + Machu Picchu 2 days.

Itinerary

At 13:00 Hrs. We will pick you up from your hotel to head to the first point of visit, where we will visit the imposing Cusco Cathedral.

View of the main cathedral of Cusco
Main cathedral in the main square.

Then we will get to know the Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha (enclosure that keeps a syncretism between the Inca culture and the forced imposition of colonial times). It is now known as the Santo Domingo Temple.

Inca temple of Koricancha at present is known as the Temple of Santo Domingo.
Santo Domingo temple (Qoricancha).

Finished the visits to religious enclosures with vestiges Incas, we will happen to know the circuit of four ruins; Which is about 20 minutes from the city of Cusco. Where we will see the majestic archaeological complexes of, Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Finishing our expedition approximately at 18:00 hrs.

View of the inca fortress of sacsayhuaman
Archaeological site of sacsayhuaman.
Archaeological site of tambomachay in Cusco
Tambomachay

Details

Group Size

  • Min 10 - Max 20

Locations Visited

  • Cathedral
  • Qoricancha Temple
  • Sacsayhuamana
  • Qenqo
  • Pucapucara
  • Tambomachay

What's included

  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transportation
  • Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish)
  • 3 entrance fees: tourist ticket (Boleto Turistico, the Cathedral, the Qoricancha).

What we recommended to bring

  • Backpack
  • Sneakers
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunblock, sunglasses
  • Camera

Map

Prices

Group Service

$49.00 USD per person

Private Service

We also offer personalized city tour cusco in private groups. If you are interested in taking a private tour with us, please clarify in form.

Price are per person and in USD (United States Dollar).

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City tour FAQs

The city tour Cusco includes the visit of two churches, the main Cathedral and Qoricancha. Also you will visit four archaeological remains in the upper part of the city which are Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.

The city tour in group service starts at 13:30 pm, but if you only have time in the morning or would like to perform in the morning, we can organize it in private service and start at any time you wish.

In case you do not want to visit the Cathedral, the city tour will begin for you at 14:00 pm when the guiding of the cathedral is completed and you can join the group and continue the tour with normality.

In the historic center we will visit the Cathedral and Qoricancha, then our mobility awaits us to go to the archaeological remains of Sacsayhuaman approximately 30 minutes and from there to each of the archaeological ruins as Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomacay, to finally return to the city.

The weather in Cusco is varied, we have two seasons that are:

The dry season from April to November.

The rainy season from December to the month of March, it is recommended to wear a raincoat or poncho.

The city tour can be combined with any other full day tour and have the posibility to visit more places, but it has to be in private service. Recommended if you do not have much time to visit Cusco and the surrounding area.