Cusco’s city tour will take you around the most important and most attention getting places in the city of Cusco and its nearby areas. Your private tour will start at 8.30 in the morning, so your private tour guide and transportation will be waiting for you at your hotel.
The first place to visit will be the cathedral of the city located in the main square of the city; it took more than a hundred years to be built and its construction started in 1560. Inside this magnificent church you will see great examples of the Cusquenian Art School that goes back to the colonial time.
The next place to be visited is the Qoricancha , also known as the temple of the sun. this temple, during the Inca time was the most important of the whole imperium and it was devoted to the sun worship. A very impressive architecture can be seen in the walls and its wonderful terraces that are next to its garden. the temple shares it location with Santo Domingo’s church.
We will leave Cusco city in order to visit some of the most important attractions that are located few kilometers away. The first one is Sacsaywaman which was considered a fortress and which terraces were built with enormous stone blocks; also in here there is a view point where you can get beautiful sights of the city. Close to Sacsaywaman is Qenqo, a sacred place which name means laberint. The following place in the tour is Pukapukara which is said that was used as a military building; you will notice that the place has a peculiar red color. And last but not least Tambomachay which was a place devoted to the water worship that has beautiful and amazing Inca architecture.
Once the tour finishes, you will be drive back to your hotel.
- Private tour guide and transportation
- Customized service