Portada de Cusco City Tour

Cusco City Tour

4 Hours


The charming city of Cusco is found on enduring structures of the colonial period and the era of the Inca empire. This is a living piece of art and an unforgettable stop before visiting Machu Picchu.


Summary travel plan

  • Tour through the City of Cusco

Itinerary Cusco City Tour

Tour through the City of Cusco

Before beginning our journey, you’ll be picked up at your hotel in Cusco between 1 and 1:30pm. Our first stop will be the city’s cathedral, where we’ll be able to appreciate paintings from the lauded Cusco school and precious gold and silver pieces.

We’ll then continue on to one of the most popular sights in Cusco, Qoricancha Sun Temple, which was the religious center of Cusco during the time of the Incan empire. We will see some of the original temples which have survived, although they were integrated with architecture added during the colonial period.

Afterwards, we’ll head up the hillside overlooking Cusco to visit Saqsayhuaman Archeological Complex, the remains of a sacred Incan enclosure and fortress. It’s the site where the Inti Raymi festival takes place each year.

Afterwards, we’ll continue to Qenqo, where we’ll be able to explore a semicircular cave with sculpted stone figures. After our guided visit, we’ll then head to Puca Pucara, the Red Fortress. It is thought that it served to control entry into the city of the Cusco. Our last visit will be to the Incan baths of Tambomachay, with its canals and small fountains.

We’ll return to the city of Cusco at 6:30pm.

This tour includes

  • Pick up at your hotel 
  • Professional guide 
  • Touristic transport

This tour does NOT include

  • Tourist ticket to enter the different archeological sites (costs S/130 soles for adults and S/70 soles for students with ISIC card)
  • Entrance to Qoricancha (S/10 soles)
  • Entrance to the Cathedral (S/25 soles)* The entrance to the Cathedral is optional 

Important tour information "Cusco City Tour"

What to bring for this tour?

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Extra money

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