Private Cusco City Tour (Half Day)

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  • Type of trip
    TOUR TYPECultural
  • Duration
    DURATIONHalf Day
  • Type of trip
    ELEVATION3300 m - 3800 m
  • Difficulty
    DIFFICULTYEasy
Private Cusco City Tour - Details

Enjoy an exclusive journey through the heart of the Inca Empire with our Private Cusco City Tour. Cusco, once the thriving capital of the Inca civilization, now stands as a living museum of history, culture, and architectural splendor. Nestled in the Andean mountains at an altitude of over 3,300 meters (10,826 feet), this enchanting city offers a blend of ancient traditions and modern vibrancy. Our personalized tour is designed to provide an intimate exploration of Cusco’s most iconic landmarks, ensuring a unique and immersive experience.

From the majestic Plaza de Armas, where colonial and Inca influences merge seamlessly, to the awe-inspiring Sacsayhuaman fortress with its colossal stone walls, each site tells a story of Cusco’s rich heritage. Marvel at the architectural genius of the Qorikancha, the Temple of the Sun, once the most important temple in the Inca empire.

With the insights of a knowledgeable local guide, our Private Cusco City Tour offers an unparalleled glimpse into the city’s past and present, making it the perfect choice for those seeking a deeper understanding of this captivating destination.

Why entrust your journey to Magical Cusco Travel Agency?

Discover the wonders of Cusco with Magical Cusco Travel Agency. Immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes of the Inca Empire’s heart. Our expert guides will lead you through ancient ruins, bustling markets, and stunning natural scenery, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

From the majestic Machu Picchu to the sacred valleys and traditional villages, every moment is a journey into the past and present of this magical region. Book your adventure with Magical Cusco Travel Agency today and let us create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Note: Important aspect of the private tour

• We avoid unnecessary stops in stores to maximize your time and enjoyment.

Includes

  • Professional guide.
  • Tourist transport.

Excludes

  • Staff incentives (optional).
  • Entry ticket (Foreigner – S/. 70.00 x Person)
  • Entrance ticket to Coricancha (Foreigner – S/. 15.00 x Person).
Private Cusco City Tour - Itinerary

Half Day Tour:Cusco City

We are pleased to inform you that we will pick you up at your hotel punctually at approximately 14:00, to begin our tour of the most notable places in Cusco. You will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking guide who will provide you with detailed information throughout the tour.

We will begin our visit exploring the heart of Cusco. Our first stop will be at the Coricancha Temple, widely known as the Golden Palace. This historical site houses a wealth of meanings, as it represents the worship of various Inca deities, such as Thunder, the Moon, Lightning, the Rainbow, and the Stars. Nowadays, the Temple of Santo Domingo lies above the old Inca temple of Coricancha. We will enjoy its charm and learn about its cultural and historical importance.

We will continue our journey to Sacsayhuaman, an imposing fortress located on top of a mountain with panoramic views of Cusco. This monumental stone structure is an impressive testament to Inca architectural ingenuity and will offer us a unique insight into ancient civilization.

Afterwards, we will head to Qenqo, also known as the Labyrinth. This temple, dedicated to Mother Earth, is a ceremonial center that has been the subject of numerous astronomical studies and celebrations. We will explore its intricate structures and learn about its ceremonial meaning.

Our next stop will be in Pucapucara, an archaeological complex that contains various rooms, interior plazas, aqueducts, viewpoints and paths. This site gives us the opportunity to appreciate urban planning and Inca architecture in all its splendor.

Finally, we will go to the archaeological site of Tambomachay, known as the Baños del Inca. Here, we will explore the water sources and canals that were part of a complex hydraulic system used for rituals and ceremonies.

We will end the tour at approximately 18:00, dropping you off at your hotel.

Packing List
  • Sun hat
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Water
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FAQs

1What does the Cusco city tour include?

The Cusco city tour includes visits to major archaeological sites such as Coricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Puca Pucara. It also includes professional guide services, transportation, and insightful narration of the city’s history and culture.

2What is the estimated duration of the city tour?

The city tour lasts approximately eight hours, starting at 9:00 am and concluding around 5:00 pm. This duration ensures that you can explore each site in detail without feeling rushed.

3Is it necessary for me to procure a Cusco tourist ticket?

Yes, you need to procure a Cusco tourist ticket. This ticket grants you access to numerous archaeological sites in and around the city.

4Is the tour suitable for all age groups?

The tour is engaging and informative for all age groups. However, it does involve a fair amount of walking and climbing. We advise seniors and individuals with mobility issues to discuss any concerns with us before booking.

5What would be the appropriate attire for the tour?

We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and sturdy footwear suitable for walking on uneven surfaces.

6Is food included in the tour?

The tour does not include meals. However, there will be a break for lunch. There are numerous restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy local or international cuisine.

7Is it possible to customize my tour?

We are open to customizing the tour based on your interests. Please contact us in advance to discuss potential modifications.