The Cusco City Tour plus Ruins is a must do. The city itself has some incredible history and the ruins near the city are must sees!
Enjoy a fully-guided tour of Cusco to experience the beauty of the capital of the Incan Empire up close and learn about the history and heritage of the Inca people at nearby archaeological sites. Your guide will share the history of the Temple of the Sun ‘El Koricancha’, one of the finest examples of colonial architecture built on an Inca temple. Admire the neighboring Convent of Santo Domingo, one of the most noteworthy Spanish colonial buildings of Cusco.
Continue to the ancient fortress and temple of Sacsayhuaman park. Shaped like a puma’s head it’s an excellent example of Andean architecture. Explore the remains of the stone labyrinth of Qenqo and see the tower of Puca Pucara. Finally, visit the Water Temple of Tambomachay to discover the source of spring water, before heading back to the city.
- Entrance fees
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup from downtown hotels
- Gratiuities (Optional)
This tour is an afternoon tour (starts around 1/1:30PM). If you are arriving in Cuzco on the same day, it’s recommended to relax in your room to acclimate to the altitude.