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

Cusco: Guided City Tour

Product ID: 127532
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Discover the main monuments of Cusco and its surroundings on an afternoon half-day tour. Journey through the history of the city such as Cusco Cathedral, the Inca temple of Coricancha and the megalithic Inca constructions in Sacsayhuaman.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the 17th-century Cusco Cathedral
  • Admire the impressive architecture of the Inca Empire at Coricancha temple
  • Walk through the ruins of Sacsayhuamán
  • Explore the Inca shrine of Qenko
  • See the remains of aqueducts and canals at Tambomachay
Full description
Learn the history of Cusco on a guided tour of sights from the Inca Empire and colonial times. Marvel at the imposing facade of the 17th-century cathedral and visit the most important Inca temple at Coricancha. Explore the Convent of Santo Domingo, built on top of Coricancha temple to demonstrate that one religion had replaced another belief.

Discover the huge stones from the ancient citadel of Sacsayhuamán on the outskirts of the Inca capital. Visit the Inca sanctuary of Qenko in the Sacred Valley to see the remains of the temple dedicated to the worship of animals. Explore the labyrinth of paths leading to underground galleries, water channels, passages and stairs, each with engravings of different figures sacred to the Inca people.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (subject to the location of your hotel)
  • Transportation
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to Cusco Cathedral and the Inca Temple of Coricancha (If option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Tourist Ticket (BTC), it will let you visit: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay

When you get there

Meeting point
Know before you go
• The Tourist Ticket (BTC) is a mandatory ticket for all visitors that let you visit many attractions in Cusco city and surroundings (NOT valid for Machu Picchu)
• The BTC will let you visit the attractions mentioned in the product: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay
• You can purchase the BTC at the entrance of the attractions mentioned in the product without risk of it being sold out, or in the city of Cusco.
• Please be informed what kind of ticket you will purchase. General ticket: 130 Soles (lets you visit 11 attractions in Cusco city and surroundings), Partial ticket: 70 Soles (lets you visit limited attractions). Ask your local provider about the correct choice of ticket
• A valid passport is required on the day of travel