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Cusco City Tour & Group Service

Connect and discover the experience that the Cusco City Tour has for you:

Do you want to make the most of your time in Cusco?

Ensure the best experience visiting the best tourist places of the Archaeological Capital of America, with our City Tour in Cusco; half day destined to discover archaeological, cultural, natural and religious places, with the incomparable planning, guidance and advice of our Guru Explorers.

You can opt for the morning or evening tour, depending on your preference, to visit the fascinating places of the “Navel of the World”.

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

This tour includes, in addition to our guide, we transfer you safely and coordinated to all tourist attractions.

See our photos and let’s start the adventure. You just need to reserve your place!



Cusco City Tour Itinerary:

Once you have chosen the shift you want to do the tour (morning or afternoon); We will pass by the group directly to the accommodation for the transfer to the Temple of the Sun or Qorikancha, with its perfectionist and impressive stone construction, its beautiful gardens and fountains. Immediately you discover the diverse historical - cultural and religious sample of the Qorikancha Site Museum, which groups the pre-Inca, Inca and colonial times.

Then, we will continue the tour visiting the Archaeological Complex of Sacsayhuman, which exhibits an architectural work, without intervening the natural, engaging large blocks of stone up to 5 meters high in a construction with wide mythological and cultural significance of the Inca empire. In this place located 3 kilometers from the city center (3,700 masl / 12,139 ft) it offers the unrepeatable panoramic view of the city of Cusco.

To close the tour, you discover the Inca Sanctuary, Q'enqo, whose meaning is labyrinth, where you discover the ruins of the archaeological complex, such as the Intiwatana or Astronomical Observatory, underground galleries and the amphitheater.

The city tour ends at approximately 1:00 p.m. for the morning schedule; or 6:00 p.m. in the afternoon shift.

Order of attractions to visit during the Cusco City Tour:

  • Qoricancha
  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Qenqo
  • Puca Pucara
  • Tambomachay
  • Return: Regocijo Square (Plaza Regocijo)

Before doing this tour or at the closing, we suggest that you visit the picturesque historic center of Cusco consolidating every detail that you discovered in our Tour.

And if you want a more extreme adventure, you can check our hiking tours, by train, ATVs or excursions to the mountains or lagoons, which allow you to discover the Peruvian wonder, its nature, Inca archeology; as well as its colorful and friendly towns with indigenous customs.

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 (other languages are available on private tours).
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: 20 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 tour in Cusco:

  • 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.

Not allowed: 

  • Pets.
  • Smoking.
  • Large suitcases or bags.


Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policies:

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

Date changes:

  • Rates applied for change of date in group 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.
  • Subject to availability.
  • 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. 

If you are still wondering why choose us? We would like you to read 7 outstanding characteristics of our service:


When you go to a teacher, it is because you want to answer all the questions. In a matter of travel, money, time and enjoyment, you have to choose the best options available and that is what “Guru Explorers” is all about, giving you the perfect balance for the adventure you DESERVE.


To become “Guru Explorers”, we are still world travelers, but experts in Cusco, Lima, and the most important destinations in Peru. We lived bad and good experiences, valuing that the main difference lies in the details, so we know what elements are essential for your trip. We are travelers and we strive to enhance your experience!


We are here to provide you with the best and most accurate information and description of our tours. We are not supporters of hidden costs, that is why we provide the necessary information so you can choose the inclusions or upgrades you are looking for.


You entrust us with your time, your money and your expectations and that is why we fine-tune every detail to guarantee the trip you dream of.


Although we have pre-established packages; they can be adapted to your needs and to make plans that are suited to you, so that you can visit any place in Peru, with the expertise of “Guru Explorers”. We adapt trips for special occasions such as your corporate trips, honeymoon, birthday, social, cultural or sports event during your visit to Peru, offering you complete advice to achieve and exceed your expectations. 


Before being tour guides, we are travelers, explorers, adventurers; That makes us passionate about creating the best experiences in the time you invest for yourself and those you love.


We promote Responsible and Sustainable Tourism, not affecting the traveler, nor exploiting the communities that receive it or their environment. We create more human and respectful experiences of Heritage.

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