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Cusco City Tour

Discover the archaeological wonders of America in the city of Cusco

Nothing better to know the Archaeological Capital of America, than to enjoy this City Tour in Cusco in the hands of an expert tour guide, who will know how to clarify your doubts and take you safely to know the wonder of the Center of the Universe and its magnificent Inca culture.

You can choose the morning or afternoon shift to explore the main attractions of the Inca city:

  • The Cathedral of Cusco.
  • The imposing Sacsayhuamán Archaeological Center.
  • The temple of Santo Domingo or Qoricancha.
  • The Inca Qenqo labyrinth.
  • Archaeological complexes: Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.

Just by looking at our photos, you will see that you cannot leave without doing the City Tour in Cusco!



Cusco City Tour Itinerary:

In either of the two schedules, the guided tour begins with the transfer from the hotel or lodging to go to the heart of the Plaza de Armas of Cusco to meet one of the most impressive monuments of America and our Cultural Heritage, the Cathedral of Cusco or Basilica of the Virgin of the Assumption, which in addition to its imposing construction, boasts important works of art.

Our second stop is the Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha, considered the main Inca religious center, which also offers a journey into history and culture in its museum. We will then travel by private vehicle to the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Complex, located 3 kilometers away from the city center and a 30-minute walk uphill from the Plaza de Armas.

In this place, which adorns the mountainous summit (3,700 masl /12,139 ft), you have the spectacular panoramic view of the city of Cusco, in the middle of an extraordinary archaeological conglomerate built in an amazing way with large blocks of stone up to 5 meters high.

The adventure continues in Qenqo, known as the Inca Labyrinth and worship center, located 1 kilometer from Sacsayhuaman, which exhibits immense carved rocks.

The city tour ends around 13:00 hrs for the morning schedule; or 18:30 hrs in the afternoon shift.

Order of attractions to visit during the Cusco City Tour:

  • Catedral de Cusco
  • Qoricancha
  • Sacsayhuamán
  • Qenqo
  • Puca Pucara
  • Tambomachay
  • Return: Plaza Regocijo

We always recommend that at the end of this tour you enjoy a tour of the picturesque historic center of Cusco.

And if you want a more extreme adventure, you can check out our hiking tours, train, ATV or mountain or lagoon excursions, which allow you to discover the Peruvian wonder, its nature, Inca archaeology; as well as its colorful and friendly indigenous customs villages.

Additional Information


Price of the Cusco City Tour includes:

  • Departure from the lodging in the historic center of Cusco. The streets of the city are narrow, an aspect that limits vehicular access to certain places; in this case the guide will suggest a nearby point to pass looking for you and enjoy the tour.
  • Return to Plaza "Regocijo" (One block away from the Plaza de Armas in Cusco) (Historic Center of the city).
  • Professional guide in English, Spanish, Portuguese (ask for availability for these or other languages).
  • First aid and oxygen.
Not include

Price of the Cusco City Tour excludes:

  • Transfer from hotels outside the city of Cusco (for private tours, ask if extra costs apply to pick up from the Sacred Valley or other places).
  • Tips for the guide.
  • Beverages.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or other food not specified in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to attractions (Entrance Ticket to Q’oricancha: 15 soles; Entrance Ticket to the Cathedral: 25 soles)
  • Tourist ticket: see information below (can be purchased as an additional).

Tourist Ticket:

  • The Cusco Tourist Ticket (BTC) allows entry to different attractions. It can be purchased at the entrance of each tourist destination we visit (consider that they only accept payment in cash and in local currency).
  • For this tour, you will need the Circuit III - Partial Tourist Ticket, which covers the attractions of Pisac, Chinchero, Moray and Ollantaytambo.
  • Prices:
    • Partial Tourist Ticket - Foreigners S /. 70.00
    • Partial Tourist Ticket - Peruvians S /. 40.00
  • See more information about the Tourist Ticket in this ARTICLE.
What to Bring

What to bring to the Cusco City Tour?

  • Comfortable and optimal footwear for walks, warm jacket, caps or hat, gloves, sunglasses, sunscreen, bottles of water, clothing or rain poncho (especially between November - April).
  • Passport or DNI.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Devices for audiovisual recording (cell phone, camera, camcorders)
  • Cash (Local currency / Soles (S/.)

What Considerations you should have when taking the Cusco City Tour:

  • You can include the tickets to the attractions - as an additional - in the process of contracting the Tour, or purchase it on your own directly at the place with payment in cash (prices of entrance tickets may vary without prior notice).
  • The streets of the city are narrow, an aspect that limits vehicular access to certain places; in this case the guide will suggest a nearby point to pass looking for you and enjoy the tour.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Due to environmental, climatic or other factors, beyond our control, the travel itinerary may vary. If so, it will be notified promptly.
  • “Guru Explorers” values ​​your time and strives to respect the tour schedule; however they may vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to offer efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.
Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policies:

  • More than 7 days, 90% is refunded.
  • Between 4 and 7 days of notification, 70% is refunded.
  • Within 3 days or less in advance, there will be no refund.

Date changes:

  • Rates applied for change of date in private tours:
  • There will be no extra charge if you notify more than 5 days in advance.
  • If notified between 3 and 5 days in advance, an additional charge of 20% will apply.
  • If you notify within 2 days or less in advance, it will not be possible to make the change and it will not be subject to a refund.
  • There will be no refund in case of delayed flights, train delays, bad weather or other external factors.
Why choose us

The experience that makes you live the beauty of this mountain of colors is inexplicable, it is really a personal encounter between you and nature.

We want to be part of that experience that you will live in the Cusco city tour.

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