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Cusco City Tour

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Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire, is one of the most fascinating cities in South America. Just walking through the city center you can see the incredible mix of Inca and colonial architecture, watch the merging of indigenous and Spanish influences, and feel the history that flows through every cobblestone street.

But it’s also easy to miss many of the most important aspects of the city. So come with us on our fun and informative Cusco city tour, and let one of our highly knowledge and experienced local guides show you this amazing city. We’ll visit Cusco Cathedral, the Koricancha (Qorikancha), Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay, giving you a deep insight into the city and its history. 

And if you want to experience more of Cusco, you can also choose one of our Cusco city tour extensions, which are listed below.

Itinerary

Our Cusco city tour begins in the morning, when we’ll first head to the wonderful Koricancha, next door to Santo Domingo Church. According to the chroniclers who wrote during the period directly after the Spanish Conquest, the Koricancha was the most sacred and most important temple in the Inca Empire. Its walls were covered with gold, and life-size statues of plants and animals – all made of pure gold and silver – decorated its rooms ...

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    WHAT'S INCLUDED

    • Transport: Private or share  
    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Main Cathedral, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay 
    • First aid kit, if you are taking any medications, please bring your prescription with you 
    • Professional Guided tour ENG 
    • Main Cathedral entrance tickets 
    • Koricancha entrance tickets 

    WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

    • Minimum medical and emergency evacuation insurance 
    • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance 
    • Tourist ticket to get to Sacsayhuaman, and Tambomachay 
    • Gratuities 

    OPTIONAL FOR RENTING

    These poles are designed to help you endure long treks into rugged, remote areas with a heavy pack. If you need a little extra support when walking, an adjustable folding walking stick is ideal. It has an aluminium body with plastic handles and base, it folds away neatly for easy storage when not in use.

    Features:

    • Material: Aluminium
    • Length: 67–135cm
    • Shaft diameter: 16/14/12mm
    • SpeedLock Adjustment System
    • Flextip with interchangeable basket
    • Weight: 528g-650g (Pair)
     

    OPTIONAL TOURS


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    Visit the ancient capital of the Incan empire, live the magic mix of this city between traditions and history of the Incas along with the traditions and history of the Spanish. The Cusco half-day tour includes an archeological park of Saqsayhuaman tour and includes a tour of religious sites in Cusco.


    Related Itinerary

    At 1.30pm we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to start the tour. We will visit as part of the tour:

    • 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 Cusqu...
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