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City tour Cusco

Starting with the Cathedral of Cusco, we will find in its walls priceless art and treasures, which is considered by many the most beautiful works of art in South America.

Afterwards, we will visit the Qorikancha. This wonderful temple is considered sacred because it harbored priests of the Inca Empire that were in charge of worshiping, Inti, the Sun God.

We will then continue our tour of the archaeological centers located around the city of Cusco. Starting with Sacsayhuaman, the Quechua name means "satisfied falcon" which was built with huge stone blocks. At the time of the Incas, it was called the "house of the sun" and was a religious center of great importance in local tradition.

Afterward, we will visit, Kenko, Quechua word meaning "Labyrinth" coined by the Spanish for its labyrinthine underground galleries and small canals carved zigzag.

We will continue our tour visiting Puka-Pukara, called the Red Fort, which is built with stones in that tone of colour.

per adult from

$51

AUD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Tourist Transportation
    • Professional guide of tourism in English or Spanish.
    What's excluded :
    • Touristic Ticket (25 USD or 70 soles)
    • Ticket for the Cathedral (25 soles)
    • Ticket for the Qoricancha (10 soles)
    • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
    • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
    • Entry/Admission - Q'enqo
    • Entry/Admission - Tambomachay
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru

    The Cathedral, also known as The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, is the principle temple in the city of Cusco. The tour starts by entering the cathedral through the Church of the Sacred Family, and works its way through the entire cathedral, including the adjacent Church of Triumph.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Qorikancha, Santo Domingo s/n, Cusco 08000, Peru

    The tour continues with a visit to the most important religious site of the Incas, the Qorikancha. The Temple of the Sun was the center of the entire complex Incan religion, making Cusco the Holy City of the Incas. Nowadays it is still possible to observe the advanced engineering and architectural techniques developed and utilized by the Incas.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru

    This Incan archeological site is known as the “Ceremonial Temple of Sacsayhuaman.” Here you can observe the huge megalithic walls that are among the greatest architectural works from the peak of the Incan empire. Located about 2 kilometers outside the city, this site also offers an incomparable panoramic view of the city and surrounding area.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru

    This site of Incan worship, dedicated to magical-religious rituals, is of particular interest due to its semicircular amphitheater and subterranean passageways.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tambomachay, Cusco Peru

    This temple was built for the cult to water, as well as a retreat for the Incan King to rest. It contain a series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls that pass over the rocks. Even today, the original source of the water remains unknown.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Puka Pukara Archaeological Complex, 08000, Peru

    This archeological site is a military fortress with large walls, terraces, and steps. It formed an important part of the defense of Cusco.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up from any hotel/hostel near to main square for airbnb our transfer staff pick you up and transfer to the meeting point.
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

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Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by inca machu picchu tours

Activity ID: V-102330P9

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