Cusco City Sightseeing & Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park Half Day Tour

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Cusco City Sightseeing & Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park Half Day Tour

Be fascinated on a half-day tour of Cusco’s surrounding archeological sites, including the famous Sacsayhuaman, where the Incas’ construction of tightly placed stones created an incredible series of walls. With an experienced guide, you’ll also visit Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, as well as the Temple of the Sun (also known as Korikancha). Before your tour ends, visit Cusco’s Plaza de Armas and tour Cusco Cathedral – also known as the Cathedral of Santo Domingo – to see its stunning architecture.
Not included ticket entry to Sacsayhuaman, you need to buy it for your own

Itinerary
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Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru

Sacsayhuaman, perched on a hill on the northern outskirts of Cusco, with a wonderful view over Cusco, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sacsayhuaman boasts massive stones – measuring up to 13 feet (4 meters) tall – placed tightly together, creating a fortress-like structure. Walk around learning about the site's history. Marvel at the way the Incans built the site so soundly, and admire the different shapes and sizes of the stones, some of which have designs of the condor, puma and snake, symbols of the three Incan worlds. Hop back on your coach and head to Qenqo, where you’ll see the ancient temple of Puma and its sacrificial altar, and then continue to Puca Pucara, a site of military ruins that was once used for defense of the Inca Empire. Next visit the archaeological site of Tambomachay, where a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls may have been a spa resort of wealthy Incans,

Duration: 2 hours

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

When your tour of Cusco’s surrounding sites is over, head back to the city, where you’ll visit its main square – the beautiful Plaza de Armas. Here you’ll see two striking churches – Cusco Cathedral and the Church of the Society of Jesus. Tour Cusco Cathedral with your guide, learning about its rich history and admiring its exquisite late-Gothic and Baroque architecture. See some of its renowned art, including Pintura Senor de los Temblores, the oldest surviving painting in Cusco.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Tour of the Temple of the Sun Qorikancha, over which the Santo Domingo Convent was built, the legend says that this Temple was completely gold plated, which amazed the conquerors when they first arrived.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Note: You are not allowed to enter religious sites wearing shorts, and taking photos is forbidden in the cathedral"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
This activity includes roundtrip transfer from your hotel, apartment or home. Some locations are in areas where the access by vehicle is not permitted. Send your details in order to arrange your pickup and drop-off in a nearby place.

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

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off.Note: Some hotels are in areas where the access by vehicle is not permitted.
  • Admission Ticket to Chatedral, Qorikancha Temple, Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park.
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha

Not Included

  • Gratuities

Facilities


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