Cusco City Tour

Location: Cusco, Peru
Tour code: VTCus-7

Duration

8

hours

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35.00


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Half- day city tour of Cusco takes you to the famous sites and attractions with the help and expertise of a professional tour guide.The half-day tour of Cusco takes you to the attractions around the city, to explore the interesting mix between the Spanish and the Inca culture. The way these two interfiere is very fun to observe and relate to our present life and timeframe. Cusco tour gives an opportunity to discover the capital of ancient Inca empire and the metropolitan hub of South America.

Tour Highlights:

  • The Main Catherdal
  • Puca Pukara
  • Saqsayhuaman archeological complex
  • Temple of the Water

 

Half Day Cusco Tour Itinerary and attractions:

Koricancha: We first visit the exquisite architectural feats of the ancient "Koricancha" Temple.

The Main Cathedral: The first stone was placed to begin construction of the cathedral in 1560. It is a marvel of religious art, home to approximately 300 paintings from the Cusqueña School.

Saqsayhuaman: The archaeological complex of Saqsayhuamán is a majestic place with impressive works in stone, some up to 120 tons. (40 minutes)

Q'enqo (Labyrinth): A religious center dedicated to the adoration of the Earth. (30 minutes)

Puca Pucara (reddish place): that was used as a military control center. (20 minutes)

Tambomachay (Temple of the Water): a center of adoration and worship of water. (20 minutes)

 Any Cusco tour or visit takes you back into the history, into the origins of the culture and many customs as we know them today.However, Cusco is only the gateway to much greater attractions and sights you are about to see and embark upon.

 

  

Inclusions
  • Bus for 15 people to 25 people
  • Professional tour guide

Exclusions

  1. Entrance to Koricancha (10 soles per person)
  2. Entrance to the main cathedral (25 soles per person or included as part of the Cusco Tourist ticket as detailed below)
  3. Entrance fees to four archaeological sites. For this, you will need to buy a Cusco Tourist Ticket. This costs 130 soles or $45 USD and a 50% discount is available for students with an ISIC card. Note: The same ticket can also be used for the Sacred Valley Tour. Alternatively, you can purchase a partial ticket that allows a one-day visit to just the four archeological sites, if you are not planning to visit the Sacred Valley.
  4. Tips
  5. Meals and snacks

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Departure description

 At 13.30 pm we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to start the tour.

Departure point
Hotel pick-up and drop off., Hotel pick-up and drop off.
Directions to departure

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Return details
As agreed with the traveler.
Tour language
  • English
  • Spanish
Time From To
Monday, January 1, 2018 Tuesday, January 1, 2019

No cancellation fee will be applied if you cancel at least 7 days in advance. Cancelling 3 to 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Cancelling 2 days in advance of the scheduled departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

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