On our City Tour Cusco you will discover the most fascinating archeological sites in all of South Amarica. The Cusco City Tour we lead you into the mysteries of this ancient metropolis. During your half day city tour you’ll visit some of the most the iconic locations of the Belly Button of the World. This is the most extraordinary city tour in Peru.
We invite you to discover the ancient passageways, and get to know its plazas and pre-Columbian streets. On the Cusco Peru City Tour you will observe the high level of engineering achieved by the Incas. Even after the passage of centuries, the feats of the Incas will leave you scratching you head. How was all this accomplished?
On the Cusco City Tour you can see why the United Nations has designated Cusco to be part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Come with us and visit these exclusive Cusco destinations: Cusco Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun – the Coricancha, and up above the city: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara y Tambomachay. Cusco day tours will surely amaze you.
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You can take the Half Day City Tour Cusco in the morning on a private tour or in the afternoon on a group tour. First you´ll visit the imposing Plaza de Armas and the Cusco Cathedral. Next we will visit the Incan Temple of the Sun, the Coricancha. Historians tell us that during Incan times this was the most important religious site in their empire (Tahuantinsuyo).
Next we will head out of the city and up to the immense Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. It is a mystery as to how this site was constructed. The stone blocks are as big as a truck, and they fit together perfectly. No mortar was used.
Our next stop will be Qenco. Here you will walk through underground passageways, and marvel at the carved rocks. This carved limestone formation is full of subterranean passages and decorated with mythical figures. Before arriving at Tambomachay you will have a gudied tour of the fortress of Puca Pucara.
The final stop of our tour will be the beautiful fountains of Tambomachay. At Tambomachay the Incas worshipped the spirirt of water. Just across the street from Tambomachay you will encounter local Indian ladies ready to offer you great deals on handmamde local crafts such as sweaters, ponchos, mantas, and hats. After the tour we will drop you off near the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.
Wow! This tour really is a mind-blower. I liked the Inca parts of the program more than the Spanish parts. Very educational. I learned a lot.