Cusco is a beautiful jewel of a city located in southern Peru. This tour is a perfect introduction to Cusco’s vibrant history. It includes Cusco’s main archaeological sights, including the Cathedral and Qoricancha (the temple of the sun) in the city, as well as the four main ruins on the outskirts of Cusco: Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara.
CITY TOUR CUSCO
We will go to Pisac where you can see impressive agricultural terraces all over the place. After we will go back to the town of Pisac, where there is a peculiar market that deserves to be visited. At the market you will have free time to walk around and do some shopping. Afterwards we will go to the Urubamba where we have Our Lunch. After We will go along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo. In there. we will visit the archeological site of Ollantaytambo, an important Inca construction built during the Inca's heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca place where besides the ruins you may also see an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. On the way to Cusco we’ll visit the picturesque town of Chinchero where we will see the remains of the royal house of Tupac Inca Yupanqui, the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes on the front gate (this place was built on the foundations of an Inca construction). We can also admire the well-preserved Inca walls in the main square of the town. Finally, we return to the city of Cusco, arriving at around 18:30 h.
INCLUDEDPick up from your hotel.
Professional guide service in English and Spanish.
Buffet lunch in Urubamba.
NOT INCLUDEDBeverages such as water.
Entrance tickets (BTC) to the Archaeological centers.
What you need to takeOriginal Passport
ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
Extra money for lunch, snacks, drinks, tips.
“This tour is available every day provided we have a minimum of 2 pax”