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City Tour CuscoThe city tour around Cusco includes the most prominent places:
Our adventure begins following our route, we will visit the Convent of “Santo Domingo", famous to be erected the continuous excursion in the Strength of “Sacsayhuamán”, magnificent temple construction (the real house of the sun) of the Incas who will make us imaginary transfer an ancestor to us of brave soldiers. Located strategically on a hill that dominates the Cusco, this strength that protected the capital of the Cusco, is famous by its enormous carved, united rocks with an amazing precision. Finally, our adventure leads to us towards two sites of ritual architecture like “Q’enco and Tambomachay ", in where we will glimpse the diverse cults that the Incas tried, around an intricate network of platforms, niches and sinks that to date continue spilling the water coming from springs of the heights.
Let’s get ready. Then, to submerge to us in the mystical and surprising world of the Incas and we are witnesses of the energy that is come off these magical places. (The price of tour does not include tickets of visit to the archaeological groups, nor to the churches).
|Package Name:||City Tour|
|Type of Trek :||Cultural and Archaeological|
|Group Size :||To suit group requirements|
|Difficulty degree of this hike:||Easy|
|- Daily Departures - Small Groups
- All private service departure dates are adapted to your request.
|Activities:||Cultural and Archaeological|
|High Season:||All Year|
City Tour Half Day
Temple of Koricancha (Santo Domingo).“Temple of the Sun” their perfect architecture and the construction of stone reflects the fact that was the most important temple of the INKAN society.
Sacsayhuaman.This construction is attributed to the Incas of the last dynasties, is located to 3km of the city of the Cusco, in the high part. According to the chroniclers, it was a solar portable altar; this temple was constructed with great limestone stone blocks to protect the city of the attacks of the invaders of the east or Antis. This formed by three great terraces superposed in form of zigzag and bordered by enormous rock walls.
Qenqo.Located to a kilometer of Sacsayhuaman, it was a ceremonial center since a giant monolith, of an animal is possibly appraised in the central part, that it was the main deity, surrounded by niches, where offerings were placed.
In the inferior part, are other niches and an altar that was used to perhaps embalsamar bodies or, for animals’ sacrifices dedicated to their Gods
PucaPucara.Old inn, sentry post throughout the ways Its construction is of rustic type conformed by side streets, houses, and patios.
Tambomachay.It is located to 9 km. of the city, known like the baths of Inca by the form of its water sources, also it could be a temple dedicated to the cult of the water and purification for inka. It has three platforms with several niches where offerings were placed.
BTG (tourist Ticket of Cusco, allows to enter Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay, Museums and Also to visit or to make tour to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas) s/ 130.00
Enter the Koricancha temple: S. 10.00
Enter Cathedral s. 25.00.
Children and students have 50% the entrance
(*) Tours in private service are for exclusive use of the passenger, not shared. Pickup time is defined by the passenger at her/his own convenience. Usually offers a more comprehensive pick up area or on your hotel.
(*) Tours in regular service are shared with other passengers and have fixed departure times. Buses pick up and drop off passengers according to their hotel location. Therefore, tour time may increase due to transportation overhead. At the time of booking please indicate your hotel so we can verify if regular tours cover that area.
What is Included:
- Private transportation to all sites including transfers to and from your hotel.
- Guided service by a licensed English speaking official tour guide.
- English or spanish service available>
What is not Included:
- International air fares to Peru,
Recomended Things To Take:
- Bottle of mineral water.
- Rain gear and/or plastic poncho (can be purchase in Cusco).
- Warm jacket or fleece, t-shirts, shorts, long pants, sun hat and wool hat.
- Sun block.
- Camera, extra film and extra batteries.
- Snacks, chocolates, energy bars.
- Emergency money.
Payment Details:We require a non-refundable trek deposit of US$150 per person. The deposit can be sent by a WESTERN UNION, PAY PAL, CREDIT CARD or to our PERUVIAN BANKING ACCOUNT money transfer. This is the fastest and most secure form of payment in Peru. The money transfer should be in the name of Cusco Expeditions,. Once you arrive in Cusco you must pay the remaining balance in cash prior to beginning your tour. We accept both US Dollars and Peruvian Soles (local currency).
Making a trek booking:Prior to making a reservation with CUSCO EXPEDITIONS it is important to read through our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ). This will help answer any queries that you may have about our services. In order to make a booking with our lares trek service just click on the Reservations link below.
Important:The night before your trek there will be a pre-trek talk (briefing) in our office or in your hotel at either 6 or 7pm (exact time will be confirmed on arrival to Cusco).
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