City Tour Cusco Half Day
City Tour Cusco 4 ruins, is a cultural and archaeological adventure, which has as its starting and ending point in the city of Cusco, along the way we will stop at archaeological sites such as Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, we will also have an Andean buffet lunch in the city of Urubamba.
The most important thing is that this adventure is a good option for people who like to visit archaeological centers, in this tour the Incas will observe beautiful landscapes typical of the high Andean areas, where you will have a connection with nature.
City Tour Cusco 4 ruins
- First we start with the pick up from the hotel in the city of Cusco, then we will go to Koricancha (temple of the sun) where we will have a guided tour.
- Then we will go to the archaeological center of Sacsayhuaman (Imposing example of Inca military architecture).
- Continuing with the expedition we will visit the archaeological center of Qenqo (ritual center built on a unique limestone outcrop).
- Later we will visit Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.
- Finishing our tour, we head to the city of Cusco.
Located in the main square of Cusco, the cathedral is a colonial monument of great artistic value. It was built on the foundations of the Inca palace Wiracocha, inside the cathedral are the choir and the altar that are carved wood, beautiful painting of the Cusco school of art one of them (the last supper in which the Christ and his disciples eat guinea pig) and works in high relief of silver, wood that are covered with gold leaf or gold leaf. This cathedral flanks the grandiose Plaza de Armas, the historical and cultural heart of Cusco.
KORICANCHA AND THE SAINT SUNDAY CONVENT
The famous temple of the sun is the most important religious construction of the Incas inside the temple, you can find smaller temples dedicated to the MOON, SUN, STARS. Outside you can appreciate beautiful fountains in the gardens of the monumental temple. Here the combination of the extraordinary Inca architecture and the Spanish colonial architecture. The gallery of the Cusquenian art school offers you the opportunity to appreciate some of its colonial art pieces.
It is located 2 km from the city of Cusco and is at an altitude of 3700 masl. SACSAYHUAMAN is characterized by its impressive construction with huge blocks of stones joined to perfection that not even a very thin sheet is able to enter through the joints. Visitors to this area are amazed and with the question of how the Incas could have the ability to make such a great architectural monument. You can see stones up to 9 meters high. From here you can enjoy the spectacular view of the city of Cusco and along with its beautiful landscapes formed by the mountains that surround the city of Cusco.
Located 1 km from SACSAYHUAMAN this complex was an Inca ceremonial center the most predominant of this complex is the open spaces called amphitheater that probably served to carry out various ceremonies to honor some idols and mummies that probably occupied the 19 trapezoidal niches located around the square. Now the amphitheater can only be seen half of its original height.
This complex is known as the “RED FORTRESS” perhaps because of the calcareous stones with which it is built of iron containing the same that is rusted. This fortress was built supposedly
- Pick up from your hotel.
- All transportation.
- Professional bilingual guide (English and Spanish).
- Tourist ticket.
- Entrance to Cusco Cathedral.
- Entrance to Koricancha.
What To Bring
- Sun hats, Sun block, Sun glasses.
- Rain jacket or rain poncho in the rainy season.
- Snack and water.
- Extra money.
City Tour Cusco 4 ruins
1.- Where is the city of Cusco located?
It is located in the province of Cusco, the most conventional way to get to this magnificent place is by flight or bus transportation.
2.- Should I bring extra water?
Bring an extra bottle of water to avoid dehydration.
3.- How long will I have to acclimatize before my trip?
The recommended minimum is 1 day of acclimatization before the tour.
4.- What is the highest point on this trek?
The highest point during the trek is 3700 meters above sea level.
5.- About health and safety?
Participants must inform us before and during the trek about any condition or injury. Although our guides carry first aid kits, it is recommended that you bring your own personal medication. We also suggest that you consult your doctor before booking this tour.
6.- Where to store your belongings?
Any belongings (suitcases and backpacks) that you do not wish to take with you during the tour can be safely left at your accommodation, as they have a luggage storage service. However, if you do not feel comfortable leaving your things there, you can also bring them to our office to store them during the tour.
7.- Best dates to do the City Tour in Cusco?
The best time to visit is in dry season, to clarify the city of Cusco has 2 types of weather:
First: Rainy season that oscillates between the months of December to March.
Second: Dry season that oscillates between the months of April to November.
8.- City Tour in Cusco how to get there on your own?
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