City Tour con 4 Ruinas Arqueologicas

City Tour con 4 Ruinas Arqueologicas

Tendrá un tour guiado por el centro de la ciudad del Cusco, visitará la Plaza de Armas, la Catedral, el Templo del Sol Qoricancha-Santo Domingo...(ver información completa en la descripción)

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Cuzco/Cusco

About the city

Cuzco, located in the Southern Sierras, is one of Peru's most visited cities. It was once the capital of the Inca dynasty and now it is the gateway to the Sacred Valley and the Andean capital of Peru. Cuzco exudes charm and splendour and it is full of character.Cuzco's heart is the Plaza de Armas where you can find the Cathedral and the Compañía de Jesús church, among other remarkable buildings. The architecture of the city is a curious mix of Spanish Colonial built upon Inca ruins and everything else is a unique melange of Spanish and indigenous influences. Exploring Cuzco’s picturesque, narrow, cobblestone avenues is a source of endless fascination. Cuzco is a constant link to the past, it streets are full of colourful costumes, handicrafts shops, remarkable Incan ruins and local flair is everywhere. Hatunrumiyoc is located close to Plaza de Nazarenas, not far from Plaza de Armas. It is a narrow pedestrian street, famous for its Inca walls where huge stones are precisely carved to fit together without mud or concrete. You’ll find the masterpiece, a 12-angled stone, about halfway down the street.Cuzco is the most convenient city from which tourists can begin visits to Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and other Inca sites in the region.The city’s fantastic Architecture and the breathtaking natural surrounding makes Cusco a city hard to leave.

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City Tour with 4 Archeological Ruins

day 2 - City Tour con 4 Ruinas Archeologicas turno 13:30 hrs - Shared service start 1:30 pm, no incl. boleto turistico parcial

This tour presents Cusco, visiting the main tourist attractions of the city. You will be picked up at your hotel at 12:50pm to start the tour. You will visit the main plaza of Cusco, the majority of the buildings still conserve the colonial style, the Qoricancha temple which represents the maximum expression of the Inca architecture and is nowadays the Santo Domingo convent, the cathedral being the biggest church in Cusco characterized by its renaissance and colonial style. Afterwards, you will visit the four adjacent ruins of Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, great fort famous for its enormous carved stones, Quenqo, center of adoration to the god Puma where humans have been sacrificed, Pucapucara, red fort due to the color of its stones, and Tambomachay, archeological site intended for the worship of water where the leader of the Inca empire rested. Return to Cusco.


Optional:

  • Touristic entrance ticket BTP + cathedral + Qorinkancha


RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Bring summer clothes (jacket for the trip, rain jacket for rainy season December - April)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Towels, sunscreen, insect repellent, personal hygiene kit

Summary

City Tour con 4 Ruinas Arqueologicas
City Tour con 4 Ruinas Arqueologicas