The best combination of ancient Inca buildings and colonial

Discover the magic and beauty of Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire. Visit the Temple of the Sun, the Convent of Santo Domingo and the famous Cusco Cathedral with its cuzqueñan paintings and 4 major Inca sites including, Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. This Classic Cusco city Tour just takes 4 hours excursion and is a great way to combine leisure time with culture and history in only a half-day tour.

Itinerary:

  • Day1 - Half Day Tour

    Pick up from your hotel between 1:00 to 1:30 pm. Our tour will start at the Main Square of Cusco, the Plaza de Armas. You will enter the Cathedral of Cusco and you will see the beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings containing extensive Incan iconography. Furthermore, we will visit Korikancha (the Temple of the Sun) on which the Spaniards built the Santo Domingo convent. The legend says this temple was completely coated in gold. Therefore, upon their arrival, the conquerors were very impressed by seeing this and got even more greedy. From Cusco, you will ride up the mountains for approximately 10 minutes to visit the nearby archeological sites. Continue on to the famous park of Sacsayhuaman where you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Cusco. Sacsayhuaman boasts impressive Incan design and artwork with massive stones over 9 meters (30 feet) tall and weighing up to 125 tons. Next, we will visit Qenqo, the old temple of the Puma. Inside you can see a sacrificial altar made of a huge stone. According to the chronics, this place was a holy place to mummify just very important people from the royalty after they passed away. The journey will lead us to Tambomachay, the temple of the water. You will see the sacred fountains of life and health. Then we will bring you back to the city center were the tour will finish.



    Whats included

    • Excutions

      Visit the Cathedral

      Temple of the sun Koricancha

      3 nearby ruins (Sacsayhuaman, Kenco, Tambomachay)

    • Transportation and Other

      Tourist bus

      Short walking Tour

      Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions

      24-hour support by our local staff

    Not included

    • Tickets

      Boleto Turistico to visit Sacsayhuaman, Q´enqo, and Tambomachay (cost 70 Peruvian soles)

      Entry ticket to Cathedral (cost 25 Peruvian soles)

      Entry ticket to Koricancha (cost 15 Peruvian soles)

      NOTE: You do not have to be worry where to get these tickets, in each place to visit you can get, there are ticketing offices, but you must bring soles they do not accept Credit Card or US Dollars

    • Others

      No cover Travel Insurance during this tour

      Personal items, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips, and any extras

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