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  1. Peru
  2. Cusco Region
  3. Cusco
  4. Saksaywaman

Cusco: Historical Guided City Tour with 4 Inca Ruins

Product ID: 269297
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Discover the ancient history of Peru with a fascinating tour leaving from Cusco. Enjoy a professional guide and see some of the most astonishing temples, cathedrals, and enchanting monuments in the mountains. Get a glimpse of life in the Inca Empire.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Pickup from hotel lobby between 1:10 PM - 1:25 PM
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the astonishing Inca sites of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay
  • Explore the Temple of the Sun and the famous Cusco Cathedral
  • Get to know the history of the Inca Empire with an expert guide
Full description
Start the tour with a convenient pickup around 1 PM from your hotel in Cusco. The first stop on the historical tour will be the impressive Cusco Cathedral, a 16th-century colonial relic that took over 100 years to complete. From there you will visit what was the most important temple in the Inca Empire, the Coricancha — also known as the Temple of the Sun.  

Continue with the archeological discoveries of as you visit the towers, walls, and tunnels of Sacsayhuaman. The tour then takes in the Sacred Valley of Peru with stops at the Temple Qenqo follwed by Puca Pucara — a large military fortress with a fascinating arrangement of large stones. Finally, get further insight into the lives of the Inca at the enchanting Tambomachay, situated 3700 meters above sea level with a fascinating series of water features thought to have been built in worship of water.

Return to the city of Cusco for a drop-off at your respective hotel at approximately 6:45 PM.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Visit to the described landmarks
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to the Coricancha (15 soles) and Cusco Cathedral (25 soles) payable in person
  • Cusco Tourist Card (from 70 soles for 1-2 day pass) payable in person

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• Access to the Inca sites requires the purchase of the Cusco Tourist Card - only available in person and requires you to show your passport
• Cusco Tourist Card free to children under 9 (passport required)
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MACHUPICCHU TOURIST CONNECTION

Product ID: 269297