City Tour Half Day - 1 Day

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Cusco is the capital of the Inca kingdom and we appreciate the most important ruins of the Incas. Exploring them with us will be an unforgetable experience. Visit the beautiful cathedral in the main square, Temple of the Sun and then head by car to the city limits to visit the 4 main Inca ruins including Sacsayhuaman. From here you will  see the most beautiful views of City

Day 1
Half Day Tour ( 4 hours approx. )

we will meet you at your hotel lobby to begin your tour. From here, you will head to Cusco’s Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the cathedral. Following, you will continue on foot through an ancient Inca-built street from the Plaza de Armas to the Q’oricancha, the Temple of the Sun. At the Q’oricancha you will be able to compare and contrast the building methods of the Incan culture and Catholicism. This was the key spiritual center of the Incas, which leads to all four quarters of the Inca Empire. There is also a bronze, high altar to be seen.

From Q’oricancha, your group will walk down Avenida El Sol, where you will take your bus 25 minutes outside of the city. You will be taken to the majestic Inca site, Sacsayhuaman, with its enigmatic, 200 ton monoliths, You will be able to hear from your guide and then, explore on your own.

From Sacsayhuaman, you will take a five minute bus ride to the Q’enqo Inca site to see its fascinating Incan altars. Following, you will take another five minute drive to Puca Pucara, a small, circular Inca site. The final stop on our tour is Tambomachay, a water temple with impressive water fountains, thought to be used by the Inca for bathing. We’ll then drive back down to Cusco where the tour ends in the main square, unless you are taking a private tour, in which case, we will return you to your hotel.

Includes

  • Profesional guide
  • transportation

Excludes

  • Fee entrances
  • Tourist Ticket: 70 soles
  • Cathedral: 25 soles
  • Q’oricancha/Temple of the Sun: 10 soles
Price From USD 60 USD $ 40/person
40
Total $ 40 USD

Trip Facts

  • Van - Car
  • 1-10
  • 3400 m / 11200 ft
  • Easy
  • not included