City Tour Cusco

Duration:
5 hours
Transport:
Mini bus
Tour Type:
Half Day Tour
Group size:
15
Location:

$15.00

The City Tour Cusco departs daily and it is available year round. The months of January, February and March are in the wet season, please bring a good rain jacket and waterproof your belongings.

The City Tour Cusco is rated EASY. However, it is important to feel comfortable walking for extended periods of time 20 minutes at a time approximately.

 

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Description

CITY TOUR CUSCO

We pick you up at your hotel in Cusco from 12:50 to 13:25 to journey to the main square of Cusco (Plaza de Armas) for a visit to the Cusco Cathedral. Once finished our first stop continue to visit the Q’oricancha “The Sun Temple” where each June 24th there’s starts the Inti Raymi (The Sun Festival).

We travel towards the mountains surrounding the city, stopping briefly at archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman. Get panoramic vistas of Cusco before taking a look at the site’s colossal stones, with intricate carvings depicting pumas, snakes and condors among images that represent the 3 Incan worlds.

Continue to the Inca archaeological remains of Qengo and discover a labyrinth with a sacrificial altar at its center. Marvel at the spiraling staircases and secret channels said to have been the site of Inca rituals. .

Go to the majestic Tower of Puca Pucara, where the imposing fortress is complete with impressive aqueducts, springs and waterways.

Next, visit the the archaeological site of Tambomachay to discover the source of a natural spring formerly worshiped by the Incas.

Then, journey back to Cusco and get dropped off at the San Francisco square where you can easily get to your hotel.

12:50 – 13:25 Pick up from your hotel (for hotels placed at Downtown)
13:30 Cathedral
14:45 Q’oricancha
16:00 Sacsayhuaman
16:45 Q’enqo
17:00 Tambomachay
17:45 Pucapucara
18:30 San Francisco square – Cusco

*Times are referential only.

Pick up from your hotel
Transportation in regular/pool service
Professional tour guide in regular/pool service

International and/or domestic tickets, insurances, gratuities, personal expenses, entrance tickets as follow:

Entrance tickets to all sites are not included because some travelers may have already purchased the 10-day Tourist Ticket for S/. 130 PEN (USD. 45.00) which covers entrances for this tour and many other tours. Or you can purchase the 1-day entrance ticket for S/.70 PEN (USD. 25.00)

Cathedral entrance fee S/.25.00 (USD. 8.00)
Q’oricancha entrace fee S/.15.00 (USD. 5.00)

Your original passport
Comfortable tennis shoes
Water to drink
Sun hat
Sun glasses
Sun protection cream
Small roll of toilet paper
Small day pack
Snacks
Money in Peruvian Soles for souvenirs

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