Cusco City tour
Unveil the rich historical tapestry of Cusco, a valley steeped in pre-Inca legacies and cultural resonance. This half-day tour promises an immersive journey, tracing the evolution of habitation from ancient civilizations to the Inca era, and ultimately, the consequential arrival of the Spaniards. Delve into the fascinating narrative of when this valley first became inhabited, the Inca influence, and the transformative impact of the Spanish arrival. A condensed yet captivating exploration awaits, offering a nuanced understanding of Cusco’s profound historical significance within a brief half-day excursion.
The Cusco City Tour will take you to visit some of the most beautiful places in Cusco and around. Among these is one of the most enigmatic places as well as the archaeological sites around Cusco. The city tour will allow you to visit the beautiful Qoricancha temple, the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambo Machay. It is also an excellent alternative to acclimatize if you plan to visit Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Incas or the famous Inca trail, or other tourist destinations in Cusco, the Cusco city tour is a half-day tour perfect for people who would love to take their time and explore around Cusco city.
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Cusco is considered the oldest and most inhabited city in South America. This city tour you want to experience hiking these four places we can organize this tour for you.
what's it like
- Private tour, the tour is done privately because we believe in quality over quantity – Our tours are personalized and flexible.
- Private transportation
- Pick up from your hotel
- English-speaking tour guide
What to Bring?
- Tourist ticket (not included in price)
- Sun hat
- Sun protection cream
- Waterproof jacket and rain poncho
- USD 85 2 participants in the group
- USD 75 3 participants in the group
- USD 65 4 participants in the group
- USD 50 5 participants in the group
- USD 35 6 participants in the group
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How many days should I spend in Cusco?
When you arrive in Cusco be aware of the altitude for this reason we recommend staying at least 2 days in Cusco, in these 48 hours your body will acclimate to the altitude and you will be ready to start any treks higher than Cusco.
On these two days, you can explore Cusco’s museums like Museo Inka, casa Garcilazo, San Pedro market, Sam Blas neighborhood where you can find the best artisans, and the incredible narrow stone street where you will appreciate the best Inca architecture with cobblestones just walking around the main plaza of Cusco city.
On the second day, you can visit Santo Domingo church and Sacsayhuaman site you can do this by yourself or with company, the tour usually is for 4 hours can in the morning and afternoon where you will visit the most impressive Inca temple Coricancha and the four ruins.
Is Cusco worth visiting?
Definitely, Cusco is worth visiting Cusco has a lot of history, tradition, and culture that you can explore as well you can acclimate to the altitude before you start a trek higher than Cusco once the capital of the Inca state!
Is one day in Cusco enough?
One day for Cusco is not enough Cusco has a lot to explore Cusco city itself and its surroundings like Sacsayhuaman, Tipon, and Pikillaqta which are half-day tours and day tours that you can explore in order to get used to the altitude continue your next trek.
the Cusco markets like San Pedro Market is must visit.
Cusco is the place to stay if you are planning to do tours like Humantay, Salkantay, Choquequirao trek, and the Rainbow Mountain tours.
Cusco is nestled at an elevation of 3350 m which is a perfect elevation to get used to the altitude before your trek departure if is too high for you then you can go the Sacred Valley which is at a lower elevation than Cusco then come back to Cusco.
what to see in Cusco?
in the downtown, you can explore the religious places very rich decored temples with lots of paintings.
its narrow stone-paved streets most of them original from Inca time and colonial time
San Pedro Local Market
the surrounding Inca sites like Saqsayhuaman, Quenco, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay you can do it by yourself or with in the city tour.
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