A half-day guided tour would be a perfect introduction to Cusco, running daily (from Monday to Sunday). It includes all the main sites in the center of the town such as the Qorikancha (temple of the sun) as well as the four main ruins on the outskirts of Cusco (Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Puka Pukara). This tour includes transportation.
FROM 01:00 P.M TO 06:30 P.M
AVAILABILITY: THE WHOLE YEAR.
RECOMMENDED FOR: ALL PEOPLE
BEST SEASON: FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER
US$ 15.00 per person (includes transport and tour guide)
US$ 49.00 per person (private service - minimum 2 people)
meeting point at the main square or our office at 12:50 pm
In addition to the price of the tour you must buy your tourist ticket that costs:
Qoricancha temple entrance ticket: 15 soles (adults) and 10 soles (children under 11 years old)
General tourist ticket: 130 soles (adults) and 70 soles (students) with ISIC card (Valid for 10 days) recommended to combine city tour and Sacred Valley, South Valley, and museums in Cusco.
Partial tourist ticket: 70 soles (adults and students) with ISIC card (Valid for 2 days) only recommended Sacred Valley.
Legendary Temple of the Sun and the main ceremonial place of the Inca Empire, which, together with the Santo Domingo Convent, display a fascinating combination of Inca architecture.
Then, we will get on the bus to go to the upper part of the city where the impressive archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman is located, one of the greatest works of the Incas, where there are gigantic walls of perfectly placed megalithic stones, and the best views are appreciated. from the city of Cusco.
Kenko or Qenqo, in Quechua Q'inqu - 'labyrinth', is an archaeological center, it was an Inca enclosure where religious ceremonies were held. It has impressive sanctuaries such as the sacrificial room, the intihuatana, and astronomical observatory, the zigzagging gutter, and the amphitheater, many of which were destroyed by the Spanish.
We will continue our visit to the Inca military post of Pucapucara (or red stone) which had specific military purposes, was the control point for entering Cusco, and also served as a resting place.
We ended in Tambomachay, it was a center of adoration and cult of water,
The Incas asked the Gods for the rains to come for their crops and for them to be fertile.
Return to Cusco around 6:30 p.m.
- Meeting point in office or plaza de armas 12:50 pm
- Tourist transport to visit the 4 archaeological centers.
- Bilingual certified guide (English - Spanish).
- First aid box.
- Permanent assistance.
You should bring
- Tourist Ticket (available for purchase at the first site you visit).
- Sun hat.
- Sun Protection.
- Waterproof jacket or poncho (just in case).
- Water & snacks.
- Camera and film.
- Extra money for lunch and shopping.
- Partial tourist ticket (S/70 soles) for 4 ruins
- Qoricancha entrance ticket (S/15 soles)
- Water + snacks.
- Tips (optional)
- Optional visit to the Cathedral (+S/40 soles)