City tour Cusco 1/2 Day
This fabulous half day tour takes you around all the most important sites of Cusco. The first is the Cathedral, whose foundation stone was laid on site in 1560. This marvel of religious art has approximately 300 paintings of the Cusco School, among many other expressions of art. Then visit the temple of “Koricancha” (Temple of the Sun), now the Convent of Santo Domingo, a place that houses inside one of the most important religious center of the Inca period. This archaeological site is located in the heart of the city of Cusco (Cuzco), only 4 blocks from the Plaza de Armas. This part you do on foot, because buses are not allowed in the city center. Then we moves by bus to the outskirts of the city to visit in the first place, the magnificent Sacsayhuaman. The last interpretation refers to the belief that the city of Cusco was set out in the form of a puma whose head was the hill of Sacsayhuaman. The origins are uncertain but the fortress is generally attributed to the period of Inca Pachacuti, the man who essentially founded the Inca empire. Just 200 meters from Sacsayhuaman is our next destination Q’enqo (Labyrinth or Zigzag). Our next visit is Puca Pucara (Red Fort) was used as a center for military use and control. Our last destination, is Tambomachay (Cavern Lodge) great size has two important channels ritual. At the end, return to Cusco . The tour you can do in the morning or afternoon. This tour is in smal international group. In the morning or afternoon.
English speaking guide
Entree fees BTG 130 Sol ( or 1/2 at 70 Sol )
Entree Cathedral 25 Sol
Entree coricancha 15 Sol
Note/ This tour you can do in Private or in shared service
This tour you only can reserve in a packet tour