Cusco City Tour
The Cusco city tour is one of the most popular and recommended tours in Cusco. You will be guided through and around Cusco’s city center, where you will visit the following attractions:
The Cathedral – A colonial religious monument of extraordinary artistic value, showcasing breathtaking painting, gold-plated works, and silver-embossed wood carvings.
Overview of Cusco City Tour
- Duration: Half-Day
- When: 1:30pm – 6:00pm
- How Often: Every Day!
Also known as “Temple of the Sun,” Koricancha’s perfect architecture and stone construction reflect that this temple was the most important during the Inca Empire.
In the age of the Incas, Sacsayhuaman was called “the sun house” and it was a religious center of great importance, which is signaled by its larger-than-life stone construction.
Qenqo was a ceremonial gathering place, demonstrated by the gigantic monolith in its center. This monolith was possibly in the shape of a principal animal deity and is riddled with alcoves, where people used to leave offerings.
This is an ancient guard post and one of many that originally existed along Inca roads. Its construction is rustic and defined by small streets, houses, and patios.
Known as an Incan bathhouse due to its multiple water fountains, Tambomachay could have been a cult temple dedicated to water.
PRICES PER PERSON USD:
Regular Group Service: $9.00
Group Service with Audio Guide: $17.00
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- Professional Guide (English or Spanish)
DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Boleto Turistico (General entrance ticket: full one: $46.00 or partial one $23.00)
- Cathedral entrance ticket – $9.00
- Koricancha entrance ticket – $5.00
- Personal expenditures
Note: All this ticket you need to do this tour, are possible to buy once you are at the gate of each place, for example, the Boleto Turistico is possible to buy in Sacsayhuaman.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
- Rain poncho for the months of November – March
- General entrance ticket (Boleto Turistico), and cathedral and koricancha entrance tickets
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