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Cusco City Tour

Cusco City Tour

Cusco City tour was the historic capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th until the 16th century Spanish conquest.

Cusco Colonial City

Explore the most impressive Inca ruins in Cusco, as well was declared a World Heritage site by Unesco, visit this town with best traditional tour operator in Peru, and specialist in private small groups. Cusco trip and nearby ruins must visit in Cusco, when you are visiting Machu Picchu.

Cusco City Tour not only the largest tourist pail in Peru because of its proximity to many cultural heritage sites. The Cuzco city itself is living testimony of an incredibly long history because of this history; exploring Cusco is a great way, to get first impressions of the different cultures and influences that shaped Peru’s history and to prepare yourself for the tours to many wonders in the surrounding region, like Machu Picchu, the sacred Valley or the Rainbow Mountain. Visit the beautiful cathedral of Cusco, the temple of Coricancha and the archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay.

Get a comprehensive overview of Cusco on this half-day guided sightseeing tour. With a guide to provide information through insightful commentary, check all of the city’s highlights off your list. Stops include archaeological sites (including Sacsayhuaman), the Convent of Santo Domingo, the Water Temple of Tambomachay, and others. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from downtown Cusco hotels included.

→ Introduction to Cusco’s highlights is perfect for first-time visitors

▬ Guide provides commentary on the historic, cultural, and archaeological aspects of the city

→ All transportation provided between sites

▬ Entrance fees not included

Price

US$210 for a group up to 9 people, not per person

Group Service Tour Price

US$23 per person

Overview on the Cusco City Tour Half-Day

This amazing half-day tour, takes you all the most important sites of Cusco. Including visits to Cuzco’s Cathedral, Koricancha the temple of the sun and other fabulous Inca site found outside of the city. Where you get to enjoy an incredible mixture of style Incas & Spanish. Cusco fascinating old city provides a blend of two cultures which is totally different to the rest of Peru. You must do this half-day tour when you visit Cusco! ¡Cusco city tour by bus is spectacular!

Useful information

Daily departures

Hour: 1:30pm

Places that will be visited:

Inside Cusco:
  • Cathedral
  • Koricancha
Outside Cusco
  • Sacsayhuaman Inca site
  • Kenko Inca ruins
  • Tambomachay Temple of the water
  • Puca Pucara Inca ruins

The indigenous original name of this town is Qosqo. Although the name was used in Quechua, its origin is found in the Aymara language. The word is derived from the phrase Qosqo, related to the city’s foundation myth of the Ayar Siblings. According to this legend, Ayar Awqa Inca acquired wings and flew to the site of the future city; there he was transformed into a stone to mark the possession of the land by his Ayllu or village.

Day 1
Itinerary on the Half-Day Tour

We will pick you up from your hotel at 1:30pm, where you visit Cusco’s plaza de Armas, the cathedral , Koricancha “The temple of the sun”, after touring in Cusco city. Then out of the town we visit Sacsayhuaman Inca site, Kenko Inca site, Tambomachay “Tle temple of the water”, and Puca Pucara a small circular Inca ruin.  After this site drive back to Cusco city where the trip ends in the main square.

Inclusions on the Cusco City Tour

  • Tourist transportation round-trip
  • Professional English speaking tour guide

Exclusions on the Cusco City Tour

  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees for all the sites visited
  • SnacksWater
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Cusco City tour - Faqs

What you need to take?

▬ Camera, films with spare batteries
▬ Water
▬ Waterproof jacket/rain plastic poncho
▬ Tourist ticket
▬ Sun hat
▬ Sunglasses
▬ Passport

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Price From USD 32 USD $ 20/person
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Total $ 20 USD