Peru
  • City Tour Cusco
  • Peru
  1. CITY TOUR CUSCO HALF DAY


    ITINERARY

    We have 02 schedules:

    In the morning from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

    In the afternoons from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM

    City Tour Cusco(You can choose the most convenient time according to your travel itinerary ).


    We will pick you up from your hotel 15 minutes before the start of the tour and begin our tour of the city of Cusco, we will start by the Qorikancha, this wonderful temple is considered sacred as it housed Inca priests charged with worshiping the Sun God.
    Then we will visit the square arms of Cusco, we will make a short walk through the main streets of the city where we can see walls and buildings of the Inka era that are still well preserved. We will continue our guided tour through the archaeological centers located around the city of Cusco; Beginning with Sacsayhuaman, its Quechua name means "satisfied hawk" was built with huge blocks of stone. In the time of the Incas it was called the "sun house" and it was a religious center of great importance in the local tradition.
    Then we will visit Qenqo Quechua word that means "Labyrinth" coined by the Spaniards for its labyrinthine underground galleries and for the small channels carved in zigzag. We will continue our tour visiting Puka-Pukara, called the red fortress, it is built with stones with that color tone and finally we will arrive at Tambomachay which was an Inca temple dedicated to worship the water.

    Our tour ends with the transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

    QORIKANCHA

    Cusco ToursThe convent was built on the spectacular Qorikancha place of gold, the most important dedicated to the worship of the sun, whose walls were covered with sheets of gold. The convent stands on a foundation of polished stone structures, the most finely crafted in Cusco, the Inca Empire. Its gate is an excellent example of Renaissance and its unique tower, baroque, prominent on the tiled roofs of the city. Like all churches, it has an important collection of paintings of the Cusquenian School.

    MAIN SQUARE OF CUSCO

    In our visit to the main square we can see the cathedral of Cusco, the temple of the company of Jesus that in the Inca times these were palaces of the Inca rulers, main streets such as the stone of the 12 angles, walls, palaces and buildings from the Inka period that are still well preserved, and we can take very beautiful photos inside this sacred square.

    SACSAYHUAMAN

    Imposing example of Inca military architecture, this fortress was built using large slabs of granite and dedicated to the safeguard of the city of Cusco from attacks by invaders from the east or Antis. Sacsayhuaman (in Quechua "satisfied falcon") is made up of three large terraces which overlap in a "zigzag" and flanked by enormous stone ramparts of up to 300 mt of length. Due to its proximity and elevation with respect to Cusco and the dimensions of the stones of up to Sacsayhuaman Tours5 mt. High and 350 tons, this served as a quarry for certain structures in the colonial city of Cusco.

    QENQO Y PUKAPUKARA

    Kenko is a spiritual center built on a sole outcrop of limestone, with underground galleries and a semicircular amphitheater ritual center. Puca Pucara (in Quechua "Red Fortress") is a military construction composed of stairways, terraces and large walls, which are part of the defense system of the imperial capital. Both are adjacent parts to the archaeological circuit of Cusco.

    TAMBOMACHAY

    Also known by the name "Bath of the Inca", it was apparently a place for worship water and rest the monarch of the empire. They excel in it, a system of aqueducts, canals and cascades carved in stone, designed to channel water flowing from a nearby spring. According to specialists, Tambomachay was also a real garden, full of ornamental profuse vegetation, the same that was maintained by an intricate system of canals.
     

    End of the services.

    IMPORTANT

    The groups are formed between 4 to 8 people maximum.

    For the reservation of this tour a minimum of 02 people is required.

    DISCOUNTS

    Peruvian tourists with their current ID, get a discount.

    We also offer special discounts for groups of more "05 people" For more information send us an email to perunaturetrips@gmail.com

    IT INCLUDES

    1. Pick-up from the hotel. 
    2. Tourist transport.
    3. Official Guide Service in English and Spanish.
    4. Entrance fees.

    NOT INCLUDED

    1. Food and drinks.

    RECOMMENDATIONS TO BRING

    1. Original passport and card of migration (TAM).
    2. Use sneakers or light/tennis shoes.
    3. Drink plenty of fluids during your excursions.
    4. Raincoat (long poncho) in the rainy season.
    5. Long-sleeved shirts.
    6. Long pants.
    7. Sunscreen, brimmed hat for sunny days.
    8. Binoculars.
    9. Sunglasses, plastic bags. 
    10. Medicine and / or personal items (liquid for contact lenses). 
    11. A light backpack (no weight limit between 5-6 kilos maximum). 
    12. Camera or camcorder and films. 
    13. Have on hand checks in small denominations and coins in soles or dollars.