Cusco City Tour – Half Day

Fountain of the cusco plaza

Walk around the city of Cusco – Half Day

Cusco is a beautiful city known as the jewel of South America and located in southern Peru, at 3300 meters or 11,000 feet above sea level. Cusco is famous due to several archaeological sites of the ancient Inca culture, built over 500 years ago. Cusco is the gateway to one of the most spectacular archaeological sites that exist in South America, the City of Machu Picchu, with its imposing Inca architectural configuration, nestled amid mountains and deep canyons. During the visit to the city of Cusco, you will see attractions within the city of Cusco as square arms and Q’oricancha (Inca temple of the sun), and the imposing ruins of Inca in Sacsayhuaman temple of the sun, Quenko an astronomic place and Tambomachay a resting place

Itinerary

Day 1

Plaza de Armas – Cusco Cathedral – koricancha

We will meet in the lobby of your hotel at 13:00 to start this tour. From here you will head to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, where he will visit the famous cathedral (entrance fee: S / 25 is not included in the tourist ticket). After touring this holy church will continue to walk with his group through an old street built Inca from the Plaza de Armas to Q’oricancha, the Sun Temple (entrance fee: S / 15 is not included in the tourist ticket). in this temple of the sun we appreciate the Inca architecture and colonial paintings.

Sacsaywaman – Quenko – Pucapucara – Tambomachay

Sacsayhuaman is the temple of the sun, greatest of Inca period which was built by the Inca Pachacuteq, which has a megalithic, unique construction in South America. one stone weighs 120 tons and about 50,60,90,80, tons. I was a religious place for large parties as Warachicuy, and other festivities. Quenko an astronomic place where the Incas were doing mummifications a very interesting place. Pukapukara a resting place through which the Inca trail and checkpoint and administrative. tambomachay a ceremonial place dedicated to water where we see water fountains and channels

NOTE: the group service is a tour with several people, approximately 15 to 25 people of different nationalities.

What does and does not include?

Includes

  • English-speaking Guide
  • Transportation
  • Taxes

Does not include

  • Tourist ticket: 70 soles for the 4 Inca sites (If you are also doing the Sacred Valley tour, it is actually better to purchase the 10-day tourist ticket which is 130 soles total (which gives you access to other sites in the Sacred Valley and some museums and attractions in Cusco and is good for 10 days).
  • Cathedral: 25 soles
  • Qoricancha/Temple of the Sun: 15 soles

What you need to take

  • Original passport
  • For students: ISIC card
  • Insurance card/certificate
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Hat
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Camera, extra film
  • Extra money for tips/snacks/beer. (We recommend for any emergency)

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Cusco City Tour – Half Day
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