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Cusco Historic Center (Centro Historico de Cusco) Tours

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Cusco Historic Center (Centro Historico de Cusco)
Once the shimmering capital of the entire Inca Empire, Cusco is the gateway to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the ruins of Machu Picchu. Bearing its original Inca name, meaning “Navel of the Earth,” Cusco pulsates with a unique and magical energy rivaled by few other South American cities, most notably in its historic center.
Address: Centro Historico, Cusco, Peru

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Half Day Cusco City Sightseeing

Half Day Cusco City Sightseeing

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Immerse yourself in the grand colonial majesty of Cusco on a half-day guided sightseeing tour of the city. Wander winding Incan streets to discover the ancient Temple of the Sun, the sacred Convent of Santo Domingo and the colossal Cusco Cathedral. Gain insight into the fascinating history of the city with an interesting and informative guide as you explore one of Peru’s most treasured places on foot.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.60
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$49.60
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 Rainbow Mountain

Rainbow Mountain

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The rainbow mountain, known as the mountain of 7 colors and resembling the seven natural minerals, mountain red, mountain Vinicunca, is a magical place where their paths were part of the ancient Quechua culture, and used to exchange their products (barter products), along with the other Quechua regions, has now become a natural wonder similar to the rainbow mountain of the Chinese.
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  • 13 hours
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$60.52
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$60.52

ATV Tour to Moray, Maras and Salt Flat in the Sacred Valley from Cusco

ATV Tour to Moray, Maras and Salt Flat in the Sacred Valley from Cusco

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Peru’s Sacred Valley lies in the Andean Highlands—a landscape of rugged mountains, open plains, and soaring cliffs—and reaching the remote sites is a challenge. Choose a morning or afternoon half-day safari, and tackle the rough ground by powerful all-terrain quad bike. With your guide to lean the way, reach historic sites including Moray and Maras with ease, enjoy sweeping views across the Peruvian countryside, and learn of life here under Incan rule.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Half Day Cusco City Tour and Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman

Half Day Cusco City Tour and Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman

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Marvel at the architectural and archeological majesty of Cusco on a half-day tour of the city’s most significant sites. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, visit fascinating ruins of Qenqo; 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.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Rainbow Mountain Full-Day Tour from Cusco with Small Group

Rainbow Mountain Full-Day Tour from Cusco with Small Group

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Spend a day hiking through Peru's famous candy-striped landscape, Rainbow Mountain, on this guided tour from Cusco. Hike with a guide for 5.5 miles to a viewpoint of the scenic mountainside, and then head down past glacial lagoons and through the dramatic landscape before returning to Cusco.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Private Cusco Walking Tour: Inca Museum, Qorikancha and San Pedro Market

Private Cusco Walking Tour: Inca Museum, Qorikancha and San Pedro Market

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Explore the principal highlights of Cusco, covering both its modern-day and ancient-Inca traditions, during this private walking tour. Visit the one-time location of the Incas' Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha), known today for the Convent of Santo Domingo that occupies the site. Continue with a visit to Cusco’s Inca Museum, to learn about the rise of this amazing civilization, and stop by the city’s San Pedro Market for a glimpse of daily life for city residents.
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  • 4 hours
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$60.52
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$60.52
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Private Transfer Cusco Airport Arrival / Departure

Private Transfer Cusco Airport Arrival / Departure

Begin your trip in peru with comfort and convenience with a stress-free arrival airport transfer from Cusco. Skip crowded taxi lines and avoid navigating confusing public transport systems with this shared transfer from Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport to your hotel. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days in a year these transfers accurately coincide with your flight and guarantee a tranquil arrival into Peru. Fuss-free transfer from Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport to your Cusco hotel Door-to-door service with professional driver Comfortable seats with generous legroom, air conditioning and luggage storage.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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$14.35
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$14.35
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Private Full-Day Tour To Machu Picchu with Lunch

Private Full-Day Tour To Machu Picchu with Lunch

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One of the New7Wonders of the World, UNESCO-listed Machu Picchu ranks among Peru’s most impressive sites of interest. On this tour, reach Machu Picchu with ease from your Cusco hotel, with entry fees, lunch, and all travel tickets included. Visit Machu Picchu as your private guide brings the site’s Incan history to life, with free time to explore further at your leisure.
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  • 12 to 16 hours
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$389.75
Price varies by group size
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$389.75
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Laguna Humantay all day

Laguna Humantay all day

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Visit the Humantay Lagoon, a jewel of Cusco's nature located on the way to the Apu Salkantay. From the Vilcabamba mountain range, full of breathtaking landscapes, where you can appreciate the untouched nature.
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  • 12 hours
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$35.90
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$35.90

Exploring Cusco

Exploring Cusco

Our tour package that visits all the most beautiful places in the city of Cusco It is a good and unforgettable program that includes visits to the most important attractions, we will enjoy the beautiful landscapes of maras moray, south vale as well as, The incredible and beautiful lagoon humantay The wonderful mountain of Colors, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a cradle of artisans and farmers who have preserved their heritage. Then, you will take a train trip to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to the majestic Machu Picchu, the sacred citadel of the Incas. We assure you that this program will make your vacation in Peru an unforgettable travel experience.
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  • 8 days
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$769.24
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Cusco Shanty Towns: Half-Day Alternative Tour in Cusco

Cusco Shanty Towns: Half-Day Alternative Tour in Cusco

Get away from Cusco's ritzy city center and learn about another side of Cusco culture on this tour of outlying shanty towns. Go where most tourists don't as you learn about the developments being made on the outskirts of the city including New Urban development. As you wander with a guide, visit a huge market and have opportunities to chat with locals about their everyday lives.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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Qarañahui Cave and Qeswachaka Bridge from Cusco

Qarañahui Cave and Qeswachaka Bridge from Cusco

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Get ready for an adventure on this full-day tour to Qaranahui Cave and the Qeswachaka Hanging Bridge from Cusco. Walk across the last great Incan bridge at Qeswachaka, which is hand-woven from natural fibers, before gearing up to search for stalactites and stalagmites inside the massive Qaranahui Cave. This tour is the perfect way to get your fix of nature after a stay in the city, and it includes all entrances fees, transportation, and lunch.
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  • 12 hours
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$155.00
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Afternoon: Cusco City halfday tour

Afternoon: Cusco City halfday tour

Explore Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire and one of the most important cities of the Vice royalty of Peru. At that time, and in the hands of the Spaniards, it was adorned with churches, palaces and baroque and neoclassical plazas, which is what today makes it the main tourist place in Peru. Declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by Unesco, it is usually called, due to the great number of monuments that it possesses, the "Rome of America".
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  • 6 hours
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$39.00
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$39.00

hike to waqrapukara from cusco

hike to waqrapukara from cusco

This tour is unique and magical for this you will travel from Cusco will be a very fun adventure for the 3 hour hike
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  • 18 hours 30 minutes
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Apurimac Canyon with Condor Viewing from Cusco

Apurimac Canyon with Condor Viewing from Cusco

Peru may be known for its spectacular historical ruins, but visitors would be remiss to overlook its equally impressive natural attractions. Get off the beaten track on this trip to the Apurimaq Canyon, known for its large population of condors. Drive through the Peruvian countryside to a spectacular lookout point over the mountains before heading on an easy 1.5-hour hike to a condor viewing platform. This tour includes lunch and round-trip transfer from Cusco.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00
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Cusco Food Walking Tour

Cusco Food Walking Tour

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Eat your way through the charming streets of Cusco on a 3-hour small-group tour. Sample flavorful Incan cuisine, classic colonial dishes, and modern food with global influences. Culinary delights include tamales, causa rellena (stuffed potato dish), guinea pig, and much more. Along the way, learn about the history of the city and it’s most noteworthy attractions. Your guide also provides exclusive tips for the rest of your trip.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.93
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$76.93

Cooking Class Experience in Cusco

Cooking Class Experience in Cusco

With fresh ingredients and traditional Andean recipes dating back generations, food plays a huge role in Peruvian culture—but the language barrier can make it hard to follow the best recipes. During this immersive cooking class, watch your instructor prepare fresh local dishes and give it a try for yourself. Under expert guidance, chop, sizzle, and stir through your recipes, prepare two popular dishes with dessert, and put together your own Pisco Sour cocktail.
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  • 2 hours
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$58.24
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Horses Riding 4 Ruins in Cusco

Horses Riding 4 Ruins in Cusco

Enjoy the landscape of the 4 wonderful monuments built by the Incas, riding along the route that is full of natural landscapes of the city of Cusco guided by our professional guides and making stops at the archaeological sites Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and our ceremonial fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an exciting ride on horseback. It is a very quiet walk and does not need experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Cusco Walking Tour & Ceviche Master Class with Lunch

Cusco Walking Tour & Ceviche Master Class with Lunch

If you’re visiting Cusco for the first time, get a taste of the city’s culture and cuisine during a walking tour and cooking class combo. After getting a more intimate glimpse into the historic city centre on foot, you’ll take part in a ceviche making workshop run by a professional chef. Afterwards, of course, you’ll have time to enjoy the fruit of your labors.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Waqrapukara Cusco Trek 2-Day

Waqrapukara Cusco Trek 2-Day

This Hiking trip will take to one of the Inca temples locates in the Andes mountains of Cusco built on top of the steepest mountains, Waqrapukara Inca site, also you will get immerse during the full day hike in an area where regularly travelers do not go, the Countryside of Cusco where. Waqrapukara Hikes takes you off the beaten path of your journey in Peru.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$349.00
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$349.00
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4-day tour from Cusco Machupicchu and mountain of colors

4-day tour from Cusco Machupicchu and mountain of colors

You can see you know the most important in Cusco and if it is in passing
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$425.65
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$425.65

Private Cusco by Night with Pisco Sour lessons

Private Cusco by Night with Pisco Sour lessons

Delight yourself exploring the beautiful city of Cuzco by night. Start this tour by visiting the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God. Here, the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains stands to this day. You will have enough time to take lots of pictures. Continuing, you will have a stop at the San Cristobal lookout, from where you will have a privileged view of the city by night. Then, you will head towards the Plaza de Armas to walk towards a renowned bar in the city, where you will take part in a lesson on how to prepare our traditional and famous cocktail Pisco Sour.
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  • 3 hours
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$58.95
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Sacred Valley Guided Tour from Cusco

Sacred Valley Guided Tour from Cusco

Go deep into Peru’s Sacred Valley on a full-day tour from Cusco, and explore gorgeous mountain scenery, colonial-era architecture, and traditional villages. You’ll stop at the high-elevation Inca sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, browse a local market, and see undulating mountainside terraces that date back to ancient times. All transport is by climate-controlled vehicle, and this tour includes convenient pickup and drop-off at hotels in Cusco.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Gastronomic walking tour in Cusco city centre

Gastronomic walking tour in Cusco city centre

The authentic taste of Cusco's food hides among its streets and our local experts know exactly where! Join this culinary journey around local markets and nearby streets. *Exclusive experience with a biologist as your local expert, who will take you places you won't find online or in conventional tours. *You will have the chance to try more traditional dishes than on any other tours. *This experience can be adjusted to any kind of diet.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00
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