We’ll pick you up from the hotel, and start the tour
visiting the Temple of Coricancha, aslo known as Golden Temple, for its gold
richness that this place housed. This symbolic place has a clear example of the
fusion between Incan and Hispanic
cultures, and during the Spanish conquer, the temple’s base was used to build
the Church of Santo Domingo and its famous convent.
Then, we’re going to visit the Cathedral of Cusco located in the Main Square, to appreciate a beautiful religious paintings of the Cusco School. Also, it was declared as
a World Cultural Heritage, as well
as a Historic Monument of Peru.
The tour continues to the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman, an amazing place with
huge carved stones which fit each other in a perfect way, and it is said that
it was built by more than 20 thousand men, and took over 70 years to finish it.
Located 2 Km. away from the city of Cusco,
this Incan Fortress has amazing
landscapes, and it houses llamas and
Later, we will visit the religious temple of Qenqo, place where the Incas worshiped
their Gods like the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. You will have an incredible
experience exploring through its underground
passageways, and admire a semicircular amphitheater.
We will continue this entertaining excursion in the
military compound of Puca Pucara,
which means “Red Fortress” for its reddish infrastructure. Then we will go the
water’s worship center of Tambomachay,
with aqueducts and waterfalls
provided from nearby springs. Definitely, the Inca civilization had an advanced
and surprising construction engineering.
At the end, we will back to the hotel in Cusco city.