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Cusco City Tour in Half a Day
1:30-2:00 p.m. Pick up from your hotel.
2:00-2:25 Tour of the cathederal of Cusco.
2:35-3:15 Tour of the Temple of the Sun.
3:20-3:35 Transfer to Sacsayhuaman.
3:30-4:25 Tour of Sacsayhuaman.
4:35-4:55 Tour of the ruins of Qenqo.
5:05-5:15 Tour of Pucará.
Cusco City Tour – Half a Day Tour
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 1:45 pm to take you to our bus and start the tour of Cusco and its surroundings. We will visit the following archeological and religious attractions from the Inca Culture:
Tour of Qoricancha Temple and the Santo Domingo Convent. This is a religious center known as “Temple of the Sun”, actually, it was the most important Temple in Inca Times. What stands out here is the impressive engineering that was employed in its construction, and the paintings from the Cusquenian school housed inside.
Tour of the Cathedral. This is a colonial and religious monument of extraordinary artistic value; a variety of artistic works are found there.
Tour of Sacsayhuaman. It is located 3 km. outside of Cusco. This is an impressive fortress of excellent architecture;
it is famous for its construction based on rocks. Some of these rocks are about 9 m (30 ft) high and weigh more than 350 tons. Sacsayhuaman is the place where the “Inti Raymi” (Party of the Sun) is celebrated every 24th of June.
Tour of Qenqo. This was a ceremonial and religious center in Inca times. Qenqo was an amphitheater in which sacrifices used to take place.
Tour of Pucapucara. This was an old Tambo (rest and guard post); these posts used to be found all along the Inca Trail paths (walkways) in Inca Times.
Tour of Tambomachay. This was a ceremonial center where the Incas used to worship the water; it is also known as the place of the waters of the eternal youth.
After the guided tour, we will visit a traditional market where you can admire the beautiful work local handicraft work; you can also get some souvenirs there. The tour lasts about five hours and ends at Regocijo Square (a half away block from the main square) at around 6:30 pm. We will transfer to your hotel at the end.
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The City tour Package Includes:
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide
- All Transfers from and to your hotel
- Entrance tickets to all places we visit
The City tour Does Not Include:
- Tips or extra expenses
What you need to take for the City Tour:
- Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the rainy season (Oct – Mar)
- Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
- Extra money, Cameras
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