city tour cusco

City Tour in the city of Cusco you will know the most impressive archaeological and religious tourist places of the city of Cusco, Peru.
This tour is made daily from 13:00 hours starting with Qoricancha or Coricancha known as the temple of the Sun an important center of worship, continuing to visit archaeological sites outside the city as Sacsayhuaman a megalithic construction, Qenko considered as an underground chamber where mummifications were made, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, important archaeological centers of religious character of the Inca culture.

Although it is possible to visit these places on your own, the best way is to do it with the City Tour Cusco.

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Day 1
Coricancha or Qorikancha and Convent of Santo Domingo

The Coricancha is one of the most important religious centers of the Inca empire, it is stone constructions are even more perfect than Machu Picchu.

It was covered with gold, silver until before the Spanish conquest. They built there the Convent of Santo Domingo (which houses paintings from the Cusco school) on top of the Coricancha.

Day 2

Sacsayhuaman is one of the most enigmatic places on the planet for its immensity and precision, there you can see stones up to nine meters high and more than 120 tons. They all fit together with incredible precision.

The Spaniards believed that the enclosure was the work of the devil. Hard battles between Incas and Europeans took place there. The Inti Raymi or sun festival is also celebrated there on June 24 of each year.

Day 3

Qenqo was an Inca ceremonial center whose constructions were dedicated to mother earth, highlights a space called amphitheater where the Incas had to place their dead in trapezoidal niches.

The biggest attraction are its underground labyrinths, Qenqo in Quechua (language of the Incas) means 'Labyrinth'.

Day 4
Puca Pucara

Puca Pucara is known as the 'Red Fortress', this thanks to the amount of iron present in its stones and the reddish tone they acquire at dusk, this place was used as a military post and resting place for the troops of the Inca, perhaps its main function was to take care of Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman.

Here you can also see fountains, aqueducts and other Inca constructions.

Day 5

Tambomachay is one of the most beautiful archeological sites, its Inca constructions worship water. Even today, after several centuries, its canals are still flowing water, the enclosure is also formed by a set of finely carved rocks, waterfalls, canals and aqueducts fed by springs.

What does the tour include?

  • bilingual tourist guide Spanish - English
  • One way transport (pick up from hotel).
  • Return transport a few meters from the Plaza de Armas (in the Plaza San Francisco).

What's not included in the tour?

  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals
  • Hotel

What entrance tickets do you need to make the City tour in Cusco?

Qoricancha entrance ticket

entrance ticket costs S/.15 soles or USD 5 US dollars for foreign visitors.To carry out the City Tour in the city of Cusco, you will require the " Partial Tourist Ticket " in which is included the income to Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay:Foreign Adult Price: s/. 70.00

Partial tourist ticket

To carry out the City Tour in the city of Cusco, you will require the " Partial Tourist Ticket " in which is included the income to Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay: Foreign Adult Price: s/. 70.00 (recommended for those who want to visit only these places and have little time)

General tourist ticket

With the general tourist ticket you will not only be able to visit: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay besides that this ticket includes the entrances to Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, Tipon, Pikillaqta, and museum inside the city of Cusco as The site museum of Qoricancha, Regional Historical Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art and the Monument to the Inca Pachacutec. Foreign Adult Price: s/. 130.00

Cancellations or changes of the tour:

CHANGES: Any changes to this tour need to be made before 06:00 pm (Lima Time) the day before the tour starts.

DO NOT PRESENT OR CANCEL: If you cancel before 6:00 pm (Lima time) the days before the tour, you will be charged 10% of the administrative fee (the + charge for card payment). After this time there is no refund.

You must write to [email protected] (including tour name and reservation number) to cancel the tour or make any changes.

Price From USD $ 12/person
Total $ 12 USD

Trip Facts

  • Bus
  • 15-30
  • Qoricancha, Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukakara and tambomachay
  • 4 to 5 hrs. (approximately)
  • The purchase of the tickets is previous presentation of Identity Document. Tickets are purchased at the same Archaeological Center. Carry a small backpack with personal items, a Camera Carry, cash for purchases, Wear Sunscreen and Sun Hat.
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