Traditional Tours in Cusco – 1 Day
City tour in Cusco 1 Day
Includes visits to the Cathedral of Cusco, the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, as well as the best travelers experience
This fabulous half day tour takes you around all the most important sites of Cusco. Including visits to Cusco’s Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha) and the various Inca sites found outside of the city you get to see an incredible mixture of Inca and Spanish-style and in the case of Qoricancha, the two combined. Cusco is truly a fascinating place to visit; providing a blend of the two cultures (Inca and Spanish) the city has a look and feel about it that is completely different to the rest of Peru. This tour is a must-do when visiting Cusco and is usually one of the first ports of call for all visiting tourists.
At 13h30 pm you will be pick you up from your hotel and transfer to star the tour in
The Cathedral, also known as The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, is the principle temple in the city of Cusco. The tour starts by entering the cathedral through the Church of the Sacred Family, and works its way through the entire cathedral, including the adjacent Church of Triumph. the tour continues with a visit to the most important religious site of the Incas, the Qorikancha. The Temple of the Sun was the center of the entire complex Incan religion, making Cusco the Holy City of the Incas. Nowadays it is still possible to observe the advanced engineering and architectural techniques developed and utilized by the Incas. Then take the bus to go to the upper part of the city and visit
This Incan archeological site is known as the “Ceremonial Temple of Sacsayhuaman.” Here you can observe the huge megalithic walls that are among the greatest architectural works from the peak of the Incan empire. Located about 2 kilometers outside the city, this site also offers an incomparable panoramic view of the city and surrounding area. Continue to Qenqo
This site of Incan worship, dedicated to magical-religious rituals, is of particular interest due to its semicircular amphitheater and subterranean passageways continue to Puca Pucara
This archeological site is a military fortress with large walls, terraces, and steps. It formed an important part of the defense of Cusco. Continue to Tambomachay
This temple was built for the cult to water, as well as a retreat for the Incan King to rest. It contain a series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls that pass over the rocks. Even today, the original source of the water remains unknown.