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City Tour Cusco
Learn about the history of the city of Cusco with a local guide
With this City Tour of Cusco we will know the biggest tourist center of Peru and many places of Cultural Heritage. Our local guide will explain all the history and culture of the city, so get ready to know all the tourist attractions of this magnificent city! We will visit the Qoricancha Temple and the archaeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay.
Are you ready? 🙂 Here are all the details:
- Hotel pick-up
- Professional guide
- Tourist ticket
City Tour Cusco
Duration: 3 hours
Group size: maximum 15 people
Altitude: 3,800 meters
The City Tour Cusco will start with the pick up at our hotel in Cusco at 10:00 am. Then, we will be taken to the tourist bus that will take us to all the stops of our tour.
Our first stop will be Sacsayhuaman, located 3 km from Cusco. It is one of the most impressive architectural citadels of the Incas with structures weighing up to 125 tons. How could the Incas have built these structures of an unlikely weight and size at that time?
Our next stop will be Qenqo, a religious and ceremonial site for many of the Inca traditions. Qenqo is a Quechua word meaning labyrinth and refers to the subway galleries and canals on stone in the form of a zigzag.
Next we will arrive at Puka Pukara, one of the ancient Inca Guard posts and rest stops along its main roads.
Finally, we will arrive at our last destination: Tambomachay. Here the ancient Incas worshipped water and it is known as the spring of eternal youth.
Finally, before ending the City Tour Cusco, we will visit a traditional market where we can buy handmade souvenirs made by local artisans. We will arrive at Regocijo Square to finish our guided tour around 1:00 noon.
What to bring to City Tour Cusco
- Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
Where does the tour City Tour Cusco start
Cusco is the main tourist city in Peru and is very well connected.
From Lima: bus (24 hour trip) or take a flight (1 hour).
From Arequipa: bus (10 hour trip) or take a flight.
From Puno: the best option is by bus (6 hour trip).