Cusco City Walking Tour - Private Tour
Cusco City, also known as the Historical Capital of Peru, is the perfect blend between Inka archaeological remains, Spanish colonial architecture and beautiful mountainous landscapes. Its cobblestone streets and arching façades are sure to send you in an unforgettable journey through the past.
This alternative walking tour is designed to provide you with a relaxed experience of walking through the streets of Cusco’s historic centre. Never mind car transportation from site to site or strictly structured site visits! Take in Cusco’s lively atmosphere while walking on its cobblestone streets and through its arching facades. Better yet,witness the magic of one of the city’s most colorful and lively markets.
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What's included :
- Professional tourism guide
- Entry/Admission - Museo Inka
- Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
What's excluded :
- Bottled water
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Plaza de Armas del Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
Begin your tour with a pick-up from your accommodation in Cusco and a brief overview of the tour. From your hotel, we will head to Cusco main square - Plaza de Armas. It is here where many of Cusco’s important festivals and gatherings take place. Along with your guide’s repertoire of historical facts, you will be immersed in Cusco’s vibrant history while admiring the plaza’s well-kept gardens, wide stone pathways, prominent water fountain, and surrounding stone arcades.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Museo Inka, Cuesta del Almirante 103, Cusco Peru
To complete the visit in Plaza de Armas, we will visit the Museo Inka, just 2 minutes away from the plaza, where you will learn some more about the ancient history of the Inkas, their predecessors and Machu Picchu.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Qorikancha, Avenida El Sol, 3rd block, Cusco Peru
From Plaza de Armas, we will continue by foot via narrow cobblestone streets to the Qorikancha; also known as the Temple of the Sun, and now housed inside the Convent of Santo Domingo. Considered to be the most important temple during the Inka Empire, this temple was built in dedication to the Sun. Although mostly destroyed during the 16th century, much of its stonework foundation can still be seen. The Qoricancha is one of the best preserved and most comprehensive museums in the region. Your visit to the Qorikancha is sure to leave you in awe from the precision and intricateness of Inka masonry.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08003 Peru
This tour would not be complete without a stroll through the city’s most archetypal market - the San Pedro market. We will walk to San Pedro market after our visit to the Qoricancha to enjoy an all-around sensory experience. The colourful stalls and displays, the fragrant smells of all the fruits and vegetables, the medley of textures found in the products and the continuous lively buzz of the market will give you an up- and-close encounter with one of the most important aspects of locals’ daily life.
At the end of the tour, we will make our way back to Plaza de Armas where you may choose to stay and enjoy some more of the city’s atmosphere or return to your hotel (on your own).
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Plaza De Armas, Oficina # 01 interior, Calle Plateros 326, Cusco 08000, Peru
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Our private services are designed for small groups with a minimum of 02 travellers and a maximum of 08 travellers.
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 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.