Guided tour

Cusco: Private City Tour and Trip to Archeological Sites

Activity provider: LimaTours

Cusco: Private City Tour and Trip to Archeological Sites

Activity provider: LimaTours

From US$ 76 per person

Uncover the riches of the Inca Empire on this fascinating 4-hour guided tour of Cusco’s greatest landmarks and famous ruins. Get a glimpse into the past and understand how great the Inca capital once was.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a perfect introduction to Cusco for first-time visitors
  • Marvel at the Coricancha religious complex
  • Unearth the riches of the Inca Empire
  • Head uphill to the mega fortress of Sacsayhuaman
  • Learn about Cusco history and culture
Full description
Enjoy a guided tour of this charming city and explore archeological sites. Learn the incredible history of the empire as you go with a professional local guide. Start your adventure with a visit to Santo Domingo Convent, a large Renaissance-baroque complex, which was built over the Inca Coricancha temple. See the foundations of this ancient temple, once used to worship the sun. Continue to the Cathedral, the most imposing monument of the Main Square. Hear the history and anecdotes of the city from your guide as you walk. Enjoy a scenic ride to the hills above Cusco to visit the remains of the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Here, take in the stunning panoramic views of Cusco and explore the ruins of the temple and amphitheater of Qenqo, where it is believed the Incas practiced agricultural rituals. Finally, arrive at Puka Pukara or "Red Fortress," an Inca military complex. Here, admire the impressive aqueducts, walls, and towers.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Admission to Coricancha and Cusco Cathedral
  • Cusco Tourist ticket (BTC)
  • Food and drink
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center.
  • To visit Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay it is important that you acquire your Cusco Tourist Ticket (BTC)
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Gratuity is not included
  • Rates don't apply for Peruvians or foreign persons who stay in Peru for more than 60 days because sales taxes are not included in the total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator
  • The use of face masks in public places is no longer mandatory due to a decrease in COVID infection in Peru. With the exception of health facilities, ground transportation services and closed spaces without ventilation. However, it is recommended that persons over 60 years of age who have received less than three doses of COVID continue to use the KN95 mask for preventive purposes.
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April 16, 2022

Excelente servicio totalmente recomendable.

October 15, 2022

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