Cusco 4-Hour Private Tour Including Sacsayhuaman and Qenqo

Cusco 4-Hour Private Tour Including Sacsayhuaman and Qenqo

Discover the magic of Cusco on a 4-hour private sightseeing tour of the capital of the Inca Empire. Explore the city’s main attractions with your private guide, such as the Convent of Santo Domingo. Then continue to nearby archaeological sites including Sacsayhuaman and others that are the best example of ancient Incan architecture and religion.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru

Saqsaywaman, which can be spelled many different ways, is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built about 1100 CE by the Killke culture which had occupied the area since 900 CE

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Armas del Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru

You will fall in love with the Plaza de Armas of Cusco. Its colonial architecture buildings serve as an example of the impact the Spanish conquerors made in the city. However, this place has existed long before the Conquest. This was the chosen starting point to begin developing the Imperial City, which became the capital of the Inca Empire.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin, also known as Cusco Cathedral, is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cusco. The cathedral is located on the Plaza de Armas

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Qorikancha, Avenida El Sol, 3rd block, Cusco Peru

Originally named Intikancha or Intiwasi, it was dedicated to Inti, and is located at the former Inca capital of Cusco. Mostly of the temple was destroyed after the 16th-century war with the Spanish conquistadors, as settlers also took it apart to build their own churches and residences. Much of its stonework was used as the foundation for the seventeenth-century Santo Domingo Convent. It was built after the 1650 earthquake destroyed the first Dominican convent.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Puka Pukara, Cusco Peru

This construction is located 6km from Cusco. "Puca" in Quechua means "Red" and "Pucara" means "Fortress-Watchtower. Located at a strategic point along the road to the Antisuyo (the jungle part of the Inca empire), it also served as a checkpoint on the Inca road and was a military and administrative center.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru

In Quechua, Qenqo means labyrinth or zig-zag and the temple is named for the crooked canal cut out of its rock. Although it is clear the canal carried some sort of liquid, researchers have been forced to guess at its purpose, and at what liquid it transported. Hypotheses range from carrying holy water, chicha (corn beer), or blood. All three indicate that Qenqo was used for death rituals, possibly to embalm bodies or detect whether a person lived a good life by the course the liquid followed.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Qorikancha, Avenida El Sol, 3rd block, Cusco Peru

Originally named Intikancha or Intiwasi, it was dedicated to Inti, and is located at the former Inca capital of Cusco. Mostly of the temple was destroyed after the 16th-century war with the Spanish conquistadors, as settlers also took it apart to build their own churches and residences. Much of its stonework was used as the foundation for the seventeenth-century Santo Domingo Convent. It was built after the 1650 earthquake destroyed the first Dominican convent.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tambomachay, Cusco Peru

Tambomachay is an archaeological site associated with the Inca Empire, located near Cusco, Peru. An alternate Spanish name is El Baño del Inca. It consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls that run through the terraced rocks

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Rainbow Mountain Cusco, Urb. Balconcillo k - 10, Cusco 08004 Peru

Vinicunca, or Winikunka, also called Montaña de Siete Colores, Montaña de Colores or Rainbow Mountain, is a mountain in the Andes of Peru with an altitude of 5,200 meters above sea level.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Must be at least 2 years of age"
"Dress according to the season"
"Optional visit to a textile factory is available at no additional charge"
"It is recommended to bring your camera"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Our van will go with only 50% seats available for social distancing."



Duration: 4 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Private English- or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Snacks
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza de Armas

Not Included

  • Entrance fee for Cusco Cathedral (S/.25.0)
  • Entrance fee for the Qorikancha (S/.10.00)
  • Entrance fee for the archeological sites (S/. 70.00)
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
  • Entry/Admission - Puka Pukara
  • Entry/Admission - Q'enqo
  • Entry/Admission - Tambomachay

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