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City Tour Cusco – Half Day Excursion

Amazing Cusco

Half Day / 1/2 Day Short Tour

23 reviews
City Tour Cusco – Half Day Excursion

City Tour Cusco – Half Day Excursion

Amazing Cusco

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Half Day / 1/2 Day Short Tour

23 reviews

Overview

The tour of the city of Cusco is a good first option to enjoy all the wonders that this magical region has, surrounded by natural landscapes, architectural beauty and wrapped in perfect harmony. In addition, it is a smooth walk, excellent for acclimatizing to the height of Cusco.

WE WILL VISIT:

  • Qorikancha (Temple of the Sun).
  • To then continue visiting 4 more archaeological sites located around the city such as:
    • Sacsayhuamán.
    • Qenqo
    • Pukapukara.
    • Tambomachay.

The city of Cusco, the navel of the world, is located at 3,300 meters above sea level, famous for its history and magic, which amazes those who visit it. You cannot miss any detail of our Cusco City Tour and full day excursions from Cusco as well.

The City Tour in Cusco is available in Group and in Private Service.

Itinerary

CUSCO - MAIN SQUERE - QORICANCHA - SACSAYHUAMAN - QENQO - PUKAPUKARA - TAMBOMACHAY - CUSCO

WE WILL VISIT THE TEMPLE OF THE SUN

At 1 pm, we start the City Tour, which will pick you up from your hotel to learn about the best things to do in Cusco. From here we will visit the famous temple of Qorikancha (Temple of the Sun), From Qorikancha, you will leave Cusco by bus to enjoy 4 incredible archaeological sites that are part of our day trips from Cusco.

THEN WE WILL GO TO SAQSAYHUAMAN

Sacsayhuaman, with its incredible rocks of more than 100 tons each, here you can hear the history, culture, meaning and importance of this beautiful place.

Then, from Sacsayhuaman, just 5 minutes away we will arrive at Qenqo, to see its magical altar and then enjoy the archaeological sites of Puka Pukara (red fort) and Tambomachay (Temple of Water).

At the end of our City Tour of Cusco (06:30 pm approx.), We will return to Cusco, where our transport will take us to the city center (main square of Cusco) or, if it is in private service, to our respective hotel. Finishing our City Tour itinerary in the city of Cusco.

Duration: 5 hours approximately.

END OF OUR SERVICES

Included

  • Professional guide (Spanish and English).
  • Tourist Transport and Professional Driver.
  • We offer daily departures to carry out the City tour in Cusco, the navel of the world.
  • Assistance 24/7

No Included

  • Tickets.
  • Tourist Ticket: Partial (S/.70.00, only for the City Tour, it is valid for 1 day) or General (S/.130.00, this will also be used for the Sacred Valley, Moray and Valle Sur tours, it is valid for 10 days. validity).
  • Qoricancha: S/.15.00.
  • Services not mentioned.
  • Water and snack.
  • Tips.

Recommendations

  • The city of Cusco is located at 3,399 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.). At that height it is recommended to drink coca tea to combat altitude sickness.
  • The climate of Cusco is temperate. The days are generally sunny in the daytime. However, rains can happen at any time. It is advisable to bring a rain poncho.
  • Bring plenty of water, snacks, and cash with you. It is also advisable to use sunscreen and wear a hat or cap.

Packing List

What To Bring

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING FOR THE CITY TOUR IN CUSCO?

  • To enjoy the itinerary of our City Tour in Cusco, do not forget to take with you:
  • Tourist ticket (it is not included in the price, but you can buy it at the door of the archaeological centers), bring emergency money.
  • Passport or identity document (valid). Small backpack (water bottle, snacks and more).
  • Extra money in cash (Soles) to buy souvenirs (optional).
  • Hat or cap for the sun and sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen (SPF 35+)
  • Comfortable shoes for the visit and for your comfort.
  • Light and warm clothing for the tour.
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho if your visit is between the months of October to March.
  • Camera and extra batteries.

Travel Guide

These are some tourist attractions of the city of Cusco that are not included in the City Tour:

The Stone of the 12 angles – A famous stone that fits perfectly in its twelve corners with the immense rock wall that belonged to the palace of Inca Roca. It is located on Hatun Rumiyoc Street, a few steps from the Plaza de Armas. Because it is in the middle of the street, the visit is free.
The Machupicchu de la Casa Concha museum – A museum inside a colonial house where some of the pieces found in Machu Picchu in 1911 are exhibited, which were returned by Yale University in the United States between 2010 and 2012. It is a few steps away from the Plaza de Armas.
The Church of the Society of Jesus – A beautiful and imposing baroque-style colonial church located in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco. Its interior presents objects made of silver and gold used in religious rites. It also highlights its collection of paintings from the ‘Cusco School’ of painting.
The temple of the moon – It is a mysterious Inca building carved inside a cave. Light filters through its cracks making it seem like a mystical place. It is also known as the ‘Temple of Fertility’. It is near Sacsayhuaman, on the outskirts of the city.

Prices

Number of persons Price per person

The “City Tour Cusco – Half Day Excursion” can depart any day of the week, all year round.

 

Group Price: US$ 15.00 per person

Price in private: US$ 45.00 per person (minimum 02 people).

Deposit charges

All fees and charges are included.

price guarantee

This small group tour is guaranteed to operate with only 2 guests.

We like to think that we do tours a little differently than our competitors. We stand by our clients and guarantee that we comply 100% with our prices and our departure dates on all our trips.

Discount

US$ 10.00 discount (If you do the private service).

Yes, if I already travel on another tour with us

US$ 10.00 discount (If you do the private service).

For children under 12 years

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