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City Tour Cusco

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Duration

 

1 Day

Max. Altitude

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3500 M

Distance

path

6 km

Difficulty

Low

Low

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arqueological site

Archaeological
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The City Tour Cusco will give you the opportunity to discover the enigma of this marvelous city and the surrounding Archaeological sites of cusco.

  • ITINERARY
  • INCLUDES

The tour starts at the impressive COLONIAL CATHEDRAL in Cusco that contains over 400 paintings from the Cusquenian School, several altars.

Qoricancha:
Qoricancha is the inkas's main temple , this is a nice place to start learning about inka culture, inkas call this place (golden place), Santo Domingo conventis next to qoricancha, Here is a perfect example of the fusion of Inca and Christian culture.

Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Site:
After your tour in the city, we will take the bus and drive to the impresive Inca Sacsayhuaman, where you will be amazed by the rocks used for construction, some of them weigh more than 300 tons and beautiful view of cusco city,

Qenqo Archaeological Site:
The tour continues with the discovery of the underground temple of Qenqo, (labyrinth) with impressive rock carvings and tunnels carved into the solid rock. This religious temple is dedicated to the worship of mother earth and mystical gods..

Puka Pucara Archaeological Site:
After a few minutes ride we will see a small fortress of Puka Pucara (red fortress) used as military control entrance gate to Cusco (inka's capital) .

Tambomachay Archaeological Site:
Walking for few minutes we will arrive at Tambomachay (water temple), temple dedicated to worship the water, fertility and eternal youth.after this amazing tour ,We return to Cusco city at the end of the day around 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Visits included on the tour:

  • Main Cathedral.
  • Qoricancha and Santo Domingo convent.
  • 4 Archaeological Sites: Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka pucara y Tambomachay

Included:

  • Pick up in your hotel
  • Transfer
  • Tourist bus (12 to 19 people as shared service) (option number 2 private service)
  • Profesional Guide

Not included:

  • Main Cathedral (25 soles).
  • Qoricancha (10 soles).
  • Tourist Ticket

Note: Tourist Ticket

  • Tourist Ticket Complet:   S/.130.00 nuevos soles
  • Tourist Ticket Complet with ISIC CARD   S/.70.00 nuevos soles

The full tourist ticket is valid for 10 days and allows entry to the majority of the Inca sites around Cusco and the Sacred Valley. (16 places) This is a better option if you plan on also combining the city tour, or visiting any of the archeological sites outside the Sacred Valley in Cusco. An alternative option is to buy a partial tourist ticket which is S/.70.00 nuevos soles, this is valid for 1 day and will allow entry to all of the sites on the City Tour.



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