Private tour

Cusco City: Half-Day Private Guided Tour

Cusco City: Half-Day Private Guided Tour

From $74 per person

Discover the beauty of Cusco city on a private guided tour. Unearth the riches of the Inca empire and visit the marvelous cathedral of the city on this fascinating tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
• Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center. • This activity does not include the pick up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact us days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the Coricancha religious complex
  • Unearth the riches of the Inca Empire with this tour
  • Relax in the main square of Cusco, surrounded by the Cathedral, La Compañía de Jesus, shops, and restaurants
  • Visit the bohemian and artistic San Blas neighborhood
  • Learn about the history and culture of Cusco city
Full description
Explore Cusco city, its history along with the cathedral on a private half-day guided tour. Begin your tour with a visit to the beautiful temple of Coricancha (Temple of the Sun), one of the most important temples in the ancient city of Cusco. The temple was used as a base for the construction of the Santo Domingo Convent upon the arrival of the Spaniards. Follow your guide and explore the temple where the sun was worshipped during the Inca Empire and know the history of the golden corn and the llamas. Visit the Cathedral, the most important building of the main square. The construction of the church started in 1560 and ended in 1654. It is one of the most splendid Spanish colonial churches in America. Know about the Latin cross and the colonial paintings related to the church. Your guide will be with you to inform you about the site and answer any questions. Next, continue to the San Blas neighborhood and discover many hidden gems filled with charm. During the tour learn more about the history and ancient cultures of the city.
Includes
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English)
  • Touristic transportation
  • Roundtrip transportation (from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center)
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Admission to Cathedral and Coricancha
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities.
  • Walking sticks.
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Customers are required to send their full name, nationality, passport number, date of birth, language(English or Spanish), location of their hotel as well as the address for pickup in Cusco city at the time of booking
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator
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Product ID: 394482