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From Cusco: Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, and Tambomachay Day Trip

From Cusco: Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, and Tambomachay Day Trip

Pickup at Hotel or Meeting Point: Our team will pick you up either directly at your hotel or at the meeting point you have selected, within the time slots you choose, either in the morning or in the afternoon. City Tour Cusco: City Tour Cusco offers you an unparalleled cultural and historical experience in the city of Cusco. Itinerary: Plaza de Armas: Enjoy a guided tour through the center of the City of Cusco, visiting the iconic Plaza de Armas. Cathedral: Explore the majestic Cathedral, a witness to the rich history and colonial art. Qoricancha - Temple of the Sun: Immerse yourself in the energy of the Temple of the Sun, known as "Qoricancha," where Inca and colonial architecture uniquely merge. Ruins of Sacsayhuaman: Head to the imposing ruins of Sacsayhuaman, marveling at the magnitude of the stone structures. Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay: Explore the fascinating ruins of Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay, each with its own history and significance. Return to the City: We will return to the city, concluding the tour at Plaza San Francisco or Plaza Regocijos. Unforgettable Experience: We are confident that you will enjoy a unique experience, igniting your adventurous and exploratory spirit, leaving you full of interesting memories. Get ready to immerse yourself in the cultural and historical richness of Cusco!

From Cusco: Guided Rainbow Mountain Trip with Transportation

From Cusco: Guided Rainbow Mountain Trip with Transportation

First, we will start with the respective pick-up from the hotel within the historic center of Cusco from 4:30 to 05:00 a.m. Then we will head in our tourist transport south of Cusco to the community of Tintinco in the district of Cusipata, where we will have our first stop to enjoy a buffet breakfast. Then we will continue our journey by road for 1 hour and 30 minutes to the parking lot, from where we will start our hike. Afterwards, we will have a 2-hour hike to Rainbow Mountain, where we will be able to see most of the fauna such as alpacas, vicuñas and llamas, when we arrive we will have enough time to take pictures and walk through much of the place and observe all the surrounding landscape and rest a little to begin the descent. Then we will return by the same route to the parking lot to return to the district of Cusipata, Tintinco community where we will have a buffet lunch and finally return to the city of Cusco (approximate time of arrival 17:30 hrs). The tour is ending at the Plaza Regocijo. Remember that this is a group tour and you have to return to the transportation together with the other passengers.

Free Walking Tour of Cusco

Free Walking Tour of Cusco

Join us at Plazoleta Regocijo right of front of Chicha restaurant at 10am in english, spanish — eveyday. You can also join us at 1pm in english only — monday thru saturday. You can also come at 3:30pm in english, spanish — monday thru saturday. Look for the yellow vest only of Inkan Milky Way. Notes: —The tour starts After 15 minutes of the the mee-up time so don't rush the Guide. —If you want punctuality, book a Private tour (this is a free tour, it is a Group tour and we usually have tourists coming late). —We need at least 2 people to run the free tour otherwise it will be cancelled or reprogramed. —The itinerary is Referential, it will all depend on the tour Guide so no need to be picky. After all the group is gathered, you will explore all the historic center on foot in english or spanish — separate groups. The first stop will be the Plaza San Francisco, then the Saint Claire Arch and the Mercado San Pedro. After that you will make your head back to the Plaza de Armas(explore all the tour attractions surrounding this place), a quick walk to the 13 angled stone, visit some inca wall remains and end the walk near the Santo Domingo church.

Cusco: Machu Picchu Tour with Tickets

Cusco: Machu Picchu Tour with Tickets

Embark on a full-day trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco and experience the grandeur of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn the history behind the complex and the Inca people from your guide. On this 1-day excursion, visit Peru’s most important archaeological and cultural treasure. The day begins with pickup at your hotel, and transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. Take in the beauty of the valleys on the train journey to Aguas Calientes. From this point, there’s just a 30-minute bus trip to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Explore the Inca complex with a knowledgeable guide. See the Temple of the Sun, the Intihuatana, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the mausoleum, and more. Have free time to take photos and walk around on your own. Visit the Plaza de Armas in town and see what handicrafts are on offer.  Return to Ollantaytambo by train, and then you’ll be taken back to Cusco. Please check availability before booking. Consultar disponibilidad antes de reservar.

Cusco: Half-Day City Tour with Inca Site Visits

Cusco: Half-Day City Tour with Inca Site Visits

Following pick-up from your hotel, (for those who chose this option at the moment of booking), head on the bus to Cusco's Plaza de Armas. Here, visit the famous cathedral and observe the locals and busy tourists. Visit the sacred church before continuing by foot through the Inca streets to Qoricancha, which contains the Temple of the Sun. Learn about the clash between Inca culture and Catholicism, and see firsthand the different building methods used by the Incas. After your visit to Qoricancha, walk down the bustling Avenida El Sol, and take a scenic bus ride out of the city to the majestic Inca site of Sacsayhuaman. Here, enjoy a guided tour as well as time to explore the ruins individually. Head on the bus to the Qenqo site. Admire its beautiful altars and the small circular Puka Pukara as well as Tambomachay, the Temple of Water with its exquisite fountains. Finish your day in Cusco's main square. Soak up some sun, sample delicious street food or bargain like a local as you continue on your own in the beautiful city.

Cusco: Historic Walking Tour with Pisco Sour and Music Show

Cusco: Historic Walking Tour with Pisco Sour and Music Show

Embark on a historical walking tour in Cusco and explore the city's top landmarks. Follow your guide through the vibrant Peruvian capital and gain insight into must-visit places, including the Qoricancha and San Blas neighborhood. Round off your tour with a pisco-sour tasting. Kick off your city adventure at Cusco Main Square and explore the majestic Cathedral. See the enchanting Company of Jesus and the revered Qoricancha (Sun Temple). As you walk, listen to insightful commentary from your guide. Gaze up at the city's most beautiful balcony and stop by the legendary 12 and 13 angled stones. Learn about the Andean Trilogy, featuring silhouettes of the Condor, Puma, and Snake intricately carved into an Inca wall. Continue to the picturesque San Blas neighborhood and stroll through its picturesque streets. Next, visit a skilled luthier (instrument maker), experience an Andean musical show, and take in breathtaking views. Capture unforgettable moments on 7 Borreguitos Street, renowned as the most picturesque street in the city, before exploring the Temple of the First Inca Ruler, Manco Capac. Finish your walking tour with a treat. Choose between a delightful Pisco Sour (the national drink of Peru) or the beloved Chicha Morada (a non-alcoholic Peruvian favorite).

From Cusco Rainbow Mountain with Buffet lunch and Breakfast

From Cusco Rainbow Mountain with Buffet lunch and Breakfast

we will visit one of the new natural attractions of Cusco The rainbow mountain The tour starts early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco between 04:00 and 04:20 am. We will travel by car around two hours to the south until arriving to Cusipata - Paucarpata district, where we can have breakfast. After the breakfast we will travel by car 1 hour to the control point (Llaqto), where we will start the trek. The trek will last approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, we will appreciate the typical landscape and flora and fauna of the Andes, among which Llamas and Alpacas stand out. Upon reaching the viewpoint of Vinicunca or Montaña de Colores (5080 masl.), our guide will give us a description about the orography, ecosystem and color of the mountain; we can also take a moment to take photos to remember and admire the beautiful landscape. Then we will return by the same route to the point where we started the trek (Llaqto), where our transport will be waiting to take us back to Cusipata; here we will enjoy the buffet lunch. After lunch we will start the return trip to the city of Cusco, arriving between 4 and 5 in the afternoon. The last stop will be near to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco

Cusco : Half Day City Tour

Cusco : Half Day City Tour

Itinerary of the Cusco city tour half day in the morning: Pick up at the Plaza de Armas of Cusco Start of the tour in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco Visit to the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha) Transfer to Sacsaywaman Visit to Sacsaywaman Visit to Qenqo Visit to Puca Pucara Visit to Tambomachay Return by transport to Cusco (ends one block from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco) This Cusco half-day morning city tour itinerary includes visits to some of the most emblematic places in the region, such as the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), Sacsaywaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. During the tour, you will be able to learn more about Inca history and culture and enjoy the landscapes and beauty of the region. Plus, the tour includes an expert guide who will tell you everything you need to know about each place you'll visit. It also includes a pickup from Cusco's Plaza de Armas at 8:45 am, so you won't have to worry about getting to the meeting place.

Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days

Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days

Day 1 of the Inca Jungle trail begins with a 6:00 am hotel pickup, passing through Chinchero, Urubamba, and Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley. The adventure starts at Abra Málaga pass, offering views of Huacay Willca. After receiving biking gear, a downhill bike journey through Puna and Cloud Forest zones lasts about 3 hours (50 km), ending at Huaman Marq’a ruins. A short van ride and walk lead to Santa Maria, then to Pispitayoc village for an overnight stay in an eco-house in the forest, with dinner included. Day 2 of the Inca Jungle trail starts with a breakfast, where the guide teaches coffee roasting. The hike then follows part of the Inca Trail network, the Qhapaq Ñan, offering views of diverse birds and plantations like coca, coffee, and fruit trees. After reaching the Huancarcasa viewpoint at 1750 meters, there's a relaxing break with panoramic views. The trail then descends to Qellomayo village at 1200 meters for lunch. The final leg of the day's trek, about 2 hours, leads to the optional Cocalmayo thermal baths at 1450 meters, before arriving in Santa Teresa at 1515 meters for dinner and overnight stay. Breakfast is also provided the next day. Day 3 begins with a hearty breakfast in Santa Teresa (1515m). The trek then continues for 3 hours through coffee and coca plantations, leading to Hidroeléctrica at 1900m, where lunch and a break are scheduled. Post-lunch, the journey resumes for another 3 hours along the train track, arriving in Aguas Calientes (1950m), the town near Machu Picchu. The afternoon is free for leisure. In the evening, the group gathers for dinner and discusses the upcoming climb to Machu Picchu. Day 4, the final day, starts early at 4:00 am with a hike up to Machu Picchu at 2400m, lasting about 1.5 hours. At the citadel, a 2-hour guided tour covers the most significant parts of Machu Picchu. Post-tour, there's free time for personal exploration. The journey concludes with a return to Aguas Calientes at 1950m to collect belongings, followed by a train ride to Ollantaytambo. From there, a bus takes you back to Cusco, marking the end of the service.

Desde Cusco: City Tour Cusco Sacsayhuaman,Qoricancaha.

Desde Cusco: City Tour Cusco Sacsayhuaman,Qoricancaha.

punto de encuentro en la plaza de armas del cusco Qorikancha Justo en el corazón del centro histórico se encuentra el Coricancha (Templo del Sol), el principal centro de culto de la cultura Inca. Aquí, tendremos algo de tiempo para explorar el sitio, así como la actual iglesia católica construida sobre sus asentamientos. Cusco Cathedral La Catedral de Cuzco es el ejemplo perfecto de la arquitectura barroca colonial. Como la mayoría de los edificios españoles que se encuentran en el centro de la ciudad, sus cimientos son la antigua estructura de un importante palacio inca. Sacsayhuaman Siguiendo el itinerario, la fortaleza de Sacsayhuaman es nuestra siguiente parada. La impresionante estructura megalítica ha soportado siglos de terremotos y si no fuera por los daños causados durante el proceso de colonización, el sitio podría haber sido aún más destacado de lo que ya es. Q'enqo A pocos metros de Sacsayhuaman se encuentra otro importante centro ceremonial para los incas. El sitio arqueológico de Qenqo era un lugar de carácter ritual donde, según los historiadores, se realizaban rituales y sacrificios. Puka Pukara Subiendo más las montañas, encontraremos un sitio arqueológico con aspecto de fortaleza. Se cree que Puca Pucara sirvió como centro militar y administrativo. Tambomachay Tambomachay es uno de los mejores ejemplos de la ingeniería hidráulica inca. Se compone de canales de riego y tres fuentes de agua que siguen funcionando hasta el día de hoy.

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It was the worst organized trip I ever booked by Get your guide. First of all, I purchased the more expensive ticket with early return to Cusco around 4pm. (early train, it costed about 200 soles per person more) but the agency booked late tickets for us so we came back to Cuzco at 10pm. The agency said that there’s no seats at the early train but we made the reservation 3 months in advance. Moreover, the agency send us the wrong meeting point for the trip and made us run around the city at 3.50am. Finally, we found each others almost an hour later and the driver barely made to the train station. The rest of the trip was fine but it costed us a lot of stress.

Great day trip! Richard was very knowledgeable and answered every question. Felt like a steal of a deal and my husband and I really enjoyed ourselves. I’d recommend starting off your time in Cusco with this tour. You will need money for the tourist ticket and if you’d like to do the optional tour at the end.

Elvis was awesome. We learned sooo much about Peru, the Incas and Cusco in general in those few hours. Highly recommend! Absolutely great tour!

totally recommend it, tour guide is awesome and the places to visit are so cool

The guide Richard did an excellent job and answered all my questions.