Cusco the capital city if the ancient Inca empire, known as the bally button of the earth. Cusco were home of the Inca rulers, that is one of the reason why in it can be found palaces, administration centers and important temples dedicated to different divinities, In our mother days some of the Inca temples were constructed colonial catholic churches, with a magnificent Spanish architecture, that makes and exceptional city to explore.
The city tour of Cusco will give you the opportunity to discover the enigma of this marvellous city and the surrounding archaeological sites.We pick you up from your hotel at 1:15 pm and bring you to the main Plaza de Armas at 1:30 pm, where you will meet you travel mates (in case of shared service). We start by visiting the main cathedral of Cusco where you can observe the colonial architecture and amazing paintings of the Cusqueña school (well known for its religious iconography painted by Cuscqueños) Afterwards we take you to Koricancha (golden palace) and Santo Domingo convent. Here is a perfect example of the fusion of Inca and Christian culture.
After your tour in the city, we will take the bus and drive to the impressive Inca fortress of Saqsaywoman, where you will be amazed by the rocks used for construction, some of them weight more than 300 tons.
The tour continues with the discovery of the underground temple of Quenqo, (labyrinth) with impressive rock carvings and tunnels carved into the solid rock. This religious temple is dedicated to the worship of mother earth.
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Price US$ 20 per person, group price
1 person US$ 140
2 persons US$ 70 pp
3 persons US$ 60 pp
4 persons US$ 50 pp
over 4 persons US$ 45 pp
Exclusive international transaction fees The amount of the extra transaction fees depends on how the payment is made and on your bank. For further informations please don’t hesitate to ask.
With each tour you book with Green Peru Adventures, you are a free walking tour offered by the mysterious and historic city of Cusco. Here you will be guided by one of our multilingual, professional guides.