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Cusco Traditional City Tour

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    City Tour Cusco

  • cusco traditional city tour

    Traditional Cusco City Tour

  • cusco city tour

    Cusco City Tour

  • traditional cusco city tour

    Traditional Cusco City Tour

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    Cusco City Tour

Trip Overview

The Cusco City Tour is one of the traditional trips taken by many of our visitors, giving us a look around the main attractions both within and outside the city.
In Cusco Traditional City Tour we’ll be able to visit beautiful churches which house beautiful works of art created during colonial times, including those by well-known artists from Cusco such as Diego Quispe Tito and Marco Zapata, among others.

Description

The Cusco City Tour is one of the Traditional trips taken by many of our visitors, giving us a look around the main attractions both within and outside the city (Cusco Traditional City Tour).
In this tour we’ll be able to visit beautiful churches which house beautiful works of art created during colonial times, including those by well-known artists from Cusco such as Diego Quispe Tito and Marco Zapata, among others.

Cusco was also the cultural capital of the Inca Empire, so we will spend time taking a look at some of the most important Inca ruins, still worthy of a culture that at one time covered a large part of South America.

Itinerary

Cusco Traditional City Tour Itinerary


Tour: Half Day

Departures: Every Day

Tour Duration: 5 Hours

Departure Time: 13:30

Arrival Time: 18:45

The Best Time to Visit: Visit all year round.


This tour takes around 4 hours. We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and then head for our first stop: Cusco Cathedral, where we can appreciate colonial era art of various different types.

After that we will pay a visit to Qoricancha, or the Temple of the Sun, one of the sacred places of the Inca, today a church belonging to the Dominican Order and whose foundations are built on top of the original structure.
We then board a bus and leave the city for Sacsayhuaman where we will see stone structures of great size and beauty, which cannot even be found at Machupicchu.

From there we move on to Qenqo, a labyrinth of stones and caves whose main purpose was sacrificial rituals.

Then we head for Pucapucara and Tambomachay, a ritual centre dedicated to water and traditionally known as the bathing place of the Inca. After a siesta we return to Cusco where we will conclude the tour.

Included

INCLUDED

  • Tourist transport.
  • Professional bilingual guide service.

Not Included

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Tourist Ticket.
  • Entrance ticket to Koricancha.
  • Entrance ticket to the Cathedral.

Recommendations

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  •     Backpack with changes of clothes needed for the whole trip.
  •     Waterproof, walking shoes for Cusco Traditional City Tour.
  •     Waterproof jacket or poncho for the rain (plastic ponchos can be bought in Cusco).
  •     Camera.
  •     Water bottle and water.
  •     Hat or cap to protect from the sun and cold.
  •     High factor sun cream.
  •     Cash in Sols or Dollars.
  •     Optional, walking sticks.

Price

USD $ 8.00

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