Sacsayhuaman Ruins + City Tour In Cusco

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Tour Highlights

Marvel at the architectural and archeological Ruins majesty of Cusco on a 4-hour tour of the city’s most significant sites. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, visit fascinating ruins of Qenco; the sacred temples of Puca Pucara and the ecclesiastical structure of the Cusco Cathedral. Admire exquisite architecture and gain insight into Peru’s alluring history on this enriching excursion.

STARTS
CUSCO (PE)
Tour departs from downtown Cusco hotels.
Pick-ups from 1 pm.
ENDS
Returns to original departure point at 5:30 pm approx.
DURATION
HD 3 ½ hrs.
FREQUENCY
EVERYDAY
SEASON
December to December
INCLUDED
Entrance, transport and guide.
NOT INCLUDED
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
PHYSICAL REQS.
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DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?
- Wear comfortable shoes to walk, a windcheater.
- Bring a camera, sunglasses and sun block.
DESTINATIONS
Cusco (PE)
OTHERS
- The weather is varied in the Visited Areas, so we recommend wearing several layers of clothing to adapt to the weather.
- People are not allowed to enter religious sites wearing shorts.
- Taking photos is forbidden in the Cathedral.

Details of this Activity

We will climb up the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, and start our excursion visiting the fortress with the same name, a beautiful place that radiates peace and quiet, where we will be able to admire the huge rocks measuring up to 4 meters high that were used in its construction. We will then head for Q'enqo, and ancient temple of the Puma, where we will be able to appreciate an altar for sacrifices in the inner part of a huge rock, and then Tambomachay, sacred fountains of life and health. On the way we will have a panoramic view from Puca Pucara, a watchtower that controlled the entrance to the city. After that we will visit the Temple of the Sun “The Korikancha”, on top of which the Saint Dominique Convent was built. A legend tells that his temple was entirely lined in gold sheets that marveled the Conquistadors upon their arrival. Finally, we will go to the Main Square and will visit the Cathedral that reassures invaluable colonial paintings and other works of art such as the Cross that arrived with the first conquerors. 

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Things to do in Cusco
26/02/2019
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If you are looking for what to do in Cusco, you should consider booking the tour Sacsayhuaman Ruins + City Tour. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!
Reviewed by Hellen

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