CUSCO AND AROUND
  • CITY TOUR - CSCO
  • CUSCO AND AROUND
  1. CITY TOUR IN CUSCO


    From 1:30pm to 6:30 pm

    Cusco tour and surrounding areas

     

    Cusco, the most important pre-Columbian metropolis in the continent, is repository and inheritor of a cultural tradition, developed throughout the Peruvian territory from 18 thousand years BC. It is a living museum where in its atmosphere still perceived greatness of remote times.

     

    To make a full description or interpretation of Cusco and its privileged inhabitants would be a gigantic work of hundreds and even thousands of volumes. It is that destiny has rewarded this "Navel of the World" with privileged and excellent quality of nature, geography and people; capable of having developed one of the most advanced civilizations for its time.

     

    PROGRAM

     

    Qoricancha Temple and the Convent of Santo Domingo: The tour starts in this religious center known as “The Temple of the Sun” where you will admire the impressive engineering used in its building.

     

    Sacsayhuaman: Built in the upper part of Cusco city, impressive stone site with an excellent architecture, famous for its huge carved stones some of which are at 9 m/ 30 feet high, with a weigh of 350 tons. Here is where the Inty Raymi or Sun festivity is realized in June Every year.

     

    Qenqo: Amphitheatre, Ceremonial and ritual center, where important sacrifices were made.

     

    Puca-Pucara: An old red Tambo (resting place), a monitoring place throughout the Inka Empire Routes.

     

    Tambomachay: At 7 Km. From the city of Cusco, ceremonial center of cult to the water is traditionally known as the place where water respite.

     

    INCLUSIVE:

    Specialized and bilingual tour guide; private transport and first aid kit.

     

    NOT INCLUSIVE:

    Entrance fees, drinks such as sodas, wine or beers, tips and souvenirs.

     

    THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING

    • Camera
    • Warm clothes (in case of cold)
    • Waterproof rain gear (long poncho)
    • Wide brim hat and sun glasses for sunny days
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Drinking water

     

    Enjoy the tour…