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Cusco / City Tour and Near Ruins

City Tour and Near Ruins

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Price From US$ 10.00 Cost per person
Length From 1:30 to 6:45 pm.
Departs Every day









This visit is the beginning of contact with Incan culture in the amazing city of Cusco, known as “Navel of the World.” The tour is a half day, and covers the most important archeological sites within the city and the immediate area around it: The Cathedral, the Incan Temple of the Sun “Qorikancha,” and the Incan archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and a visit to Pucapucara.

You don’t want to miss this tour! It makes a great start to your first day in Cusco, as long as you arrive before 11 am. Our company offers it every day.

THE CATEDRAL

The Cathedral, also known as The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, is the principle temple in the city of Cusco. The tour starts by entering the cathedral through the Church of the Sacred Family, and works its way through the entire cathedral, including the adjacent Church of Triumph.

QORIKANCHA

The tour continues with a visit to the most important religious site of the Incas, the Qorikancha. The Temple of the Sun was the center of the entire complex Incan religion, making Cusco the Holy City of the Incas. Nowadays it is still possible to observe the advanced engineering and architectural techniques developed and utilized by the Incas.

SACSAYHUAMAN

This Incan archeological site is known as the “Ceremonial Temple of Sacsayhuaman.” Here you can observe the huge megalithic walls that are among the greatest architectural works from the peak of the Incan empire. Located about 2 kilometers outside the city, this site also offers an incomparable panoramic view of the city and surrounding area.

QENQO

This site of Incan worship, dedicated to magical-religious rituals, is of particular interest due to its semicircular amphitheater and subterranean passageways.



TAMBOMACHAY

This temple was built for the cult to water, as well as a retreat for the Incan King to rest. It contain a series of aqueducts, canals, and waterfalls that pass over the rocks. Even today, the original source of the water remains unknown.



PUCAPUCARA

This archeological site is a military fortress with large walls, terraces, and steps. It formed an important part of the defense of Cusco.

INCLUDES:

  • Transportation and group tour guide

NOT INCLUDE:

  • Entrance tickets

COST OF THE ENTRANCE TICKETS:

  • The "Tourist Ticket" costs S/130.00 soles, and allows you to visit Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Pucapucara. It's valid for 10 days and can also be used for the principal sites in the Sacred Valley as well as several museums throughout Cusco.
  • Ticket for the Cathedral: S/ 25.00 soles
  • Ticket for the Qorikancha: S/10.00 soles

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION AT:

  • e-mail: info@inkawasitravel.com
  • Cellular: ++ 51 943 917088 Emergency 01-7086810
  • Telephone : ++51 84 594677
  • Address: Av. De Los Incas # 933 Office 209 - WANCHAQ CUSCO-PERU

TO CONFIRM YOUR RESERVATION, PLEASE SEND US THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

  • The date you'd like to reserve your tour.
  • Full name.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Nationality.
  • Passport Number
  • Your hotel in Cusco
  • Payment for the Tour with Credit Card or bank account Deposit