Cusco Private Tours

Cusco Private Tours

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Cusco Private Tours

Cusco Private Tours, We organize tours in Cusco to Sacred Valley of the Incas and Viceversa, We Customized journeys to Machu Picchu from Cusco and Sacred Valley of the Incas. We strive at every turn to redefine your notion of what is possible on a vacation. Our approach combines singular service, such as enhanced unique tours in Cusco to Machu Picchu and Peru, or a maximum group size of only 08 guests on each Peru and Cusco excursion, with insider-access opportunities unlike any you have experienced before. Customized tour isn’t defined by expense or excess. It’s about helping you to have the experience you crave and taking care of all the nitty gritty logistics so all you need to concern yourself with is enjoying your trip. This could mean staying in a 5-star hotel, of course, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be the most expensive one. It might also mean booking a modest family-owned hostel with appealing character or an unbeatable and unique location. Either way, we won’t try to upsell you into something you don’t want. Besides, we won’t make you cough up cash for three-course dinners when all you want is a salad. Your ease, comfort and pleasure are guaranteed when you travel with us.

Peru Summit lets you discover Machu Picchu through the eyes of its former resident and guide, and introduces you to Incan culture firsthand, through an exclusive meeting with a Incan family. In these and myriad other ways, Peru Summit consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty, and no Peru Summit journey is complete without that extra, unexpected and that makes your experience unique and unforgettable. Choose from a Luxury Small Group Journey, the finest group travel experience in Peru; a Connections Journey, which combines Peru Summit’s renowned service with unbeatable value; A Peru journey to an exotic locale or local festival; a private Signature Series itinerary; or a custom Tailor Made luxury journey created just for you. When it comes to discovering the world, the possibilities are endless. On following list you’ll see the tours we carefully crafted for you, please check and let us know to organize that tour for you.

1) Classic Sacred Valley Tour 

From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusc

–  Places to explore (visit): Alpaca & Llama center visit, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Local typical markets, stop offs on the way.Sacred Valley 

2) Sacred Valley Tour I

– From any hotel in Urubamba / To any hotel in Urubamba.

– Places to explore (Visit): Ollantaytambo, Maras salt mines, Moray, stop offs on the way.

3) Sacred Valley Tour II

– From any hotel in Urubamba / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Maras salt mines, Moray, Chinchero, Cusco.chinchero

4) Sacred Valley Tour III 

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco.

– Places to explore (visit): Chinchero, Maras salt mines, Moray.

Moray Salt mines

5) Sacred Valley Tour IV 

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Chinchero, Maras salt mines, Ollantaytambo or Viceversa starting in Ollantaytambo and finishing in Chinchero.

 

6) Sacred Valley Tour V 

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Chinchero, Maras salt mines, Pisac or Viceversa starting in Pisac and finishing in Chinchero

7) Machu Picchu Journeys 

– From any hotel in Cusco and/or any hotel in Urubamba / To any hotel in Cusco and/or any hotel in Urubamba

– Places to explore (visit): Machu Picchu, optional Machu Picchu Montaña (Mountain) Hike,  and Huayna Picchu Mountain Hike, which could be on Machu Picchu Tour by train full day, Machu Picchu Tour by train 2 days with overnight in Machu Picchu Town.

Macchu Picchu

8) Sacred Valley Tour to Machu Picchu

– After any Sacred Valley Tour mentioned above, we take the train to Machu Picchu Town for an overnight stay at hotel, the start point of tour could be from any hotel in Cusco, and/or Urubamba, and the drop off at any hotel in Urubamba or Cusco.

– Places to explore (visit): Machu Picchu. optional Machu Picchu Montaña (mountain) hike, and Huayna Picchu Mountain hike.

Machu Picchu

8) South Valley Tour Full Day

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Tipon the Incan hydraulic center, Pikillacta the pre-Incan city VII – IX B.C, Andahuaylillas Colonial Church.

Cusco private tours ---Tipon, Pikillacta

9) The Route of Andean Baroque, perfect for ancient art lovers, ancient painting lovers, like fresco.

–  From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): The Colonial churches of Andahuaylillas, Huaro, and Canincunca

Andahuaylillas church

10) Cusco City Tour  and its Surroundings Full Day

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Sacsayhuaman, and other small Incan ruins (Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay), Temple of the sun of Qoricancha, typical market of San Pedro.

Cusco private tours

11) Cusco Walking City Tour Full Day

– From any hotel in Cusco / To any hotel in Cusco

– Places to explore (visit): Cathedral, temple of the Sun Qoricancha, the bohemian neighborhood of San Blas, San Pedro typical market, and typical cobble-stoned street.

Cusco private tours

“We offer a very authentic tours with a private guide, and professional driver on spacious van, to see and explore the genuine sides of the visited places with more free time to roam at each visited site, that way to immerse into the local culture, history, cuisine properly”.

Our tours come with:

– Private Tour Guide. A professional Peru Summit Tour Guide with a deep knowledge of the destination and a focus on customer service makes all the difference. Our leaders are experts in Inca history, nature, birding, gastronomy, local language, etc, with a profound connection to Peru’s fascinating traditional culture. They take care of all the details so that you can savor the experiences of the trip. And just as important, they have a remarkable gift for sharing their extensive knowledge and favorite places. Our Tour Leaders (Tour Guides) have the warmth, endless energy, and that special “it” factor that transforms a trip into an unforgettable journey.

– Professional Driver. Very friendly, and very experts about the driving, usually with over 10 years experience in driving, Our top priority is the SAFETY, you’ll be on sound and good hands.

– Very Modern Vans, and Mini Vans. Very spacious Vans and mini Vans to travel very comfortable, and very well equipped with air conditioning, oxygen tank, etc.

– Entrance fee to each Incan site mentioned on the itinerary. 

 

CUSCO IN A NUTSHELL-. Cosmopolitan Inca capital, Cusco ( Qosqo in Quechua) today thrives with a measure of contradiction. Ornate cathedrals squat over Inca temples, massage hawkers ply the narrow cobblestone streets, a woman in traditional skirt and bowler offers bottled water to a pet llama while the finest boutiques sell alpaca knits for small fortunes. The foremost city of the Inca Empire is now the undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city. Few travelers to Peru will skip visiting this premier South American destination, also the gateway to Machu Picchu.

Visitors to Cuzco get a glimpse of the richest heritage of any South American city. Married to 21st century hustle, the trendy San Blas which still looks like in the past time. Foreign guests undoubtedly have the run of the roost, so showing respect toward today’s incarnation of this powerhouse culture is imperative.

Thus whether you are not much interested in hinking to Machu Picchu, Cusco offers you to explore its surroundings in a calm way where each incan sacred sites will leave you enchanted, and later on we would take you scorted to Machu Picchu by train, Besides you have to know about the Cusco’s typical streets from the incan time and colonial time, and of course about its typical places as the old markets in which you still see those different antique ítems for diferent porpuses, and a good way to see and learn about these lovely places is with us. Find your vacation of your life on Peru Summit and request quote at info@perusummit.com or make call to +51 984 464 391

Country Peru
Visa requirementsYes
Languages spokenSpanish, Quechua
Currency usedPEN
Area (km2)71.986,50 km²

Sports & nature

Sight-seeing, Made for history lovers, Culture lovers, Colonial art lovers.Sports and nature image

Nightlife info

Most first-time visitors to Cusco are surprised to find that this Andean city with such a pervasive, gentle Amerindian influence and colonial atmosphere also has such a rollicking nightlife. It's not as diverse (or sophisticated) as Lima's, but the scene, tightly contained around the Plaza de Armas, is predominantly young and rowdy, a perfect diversion from the rigors of trekking and immersion in Inca and colonial history. Some older visitors might find the late-night, spring break party atmosphere a little jarring in such a historic, stately place. But even for those with a lower-key night in mind, Cusco is especially entrancing in the early evening, as lights twinkle in the hills and the street lamps in the Plaza de Armas give a golden glow to the square. Even though the city is inundated with foreigners during many months of the year, bars and discos happily aren't just gringolandia outposts. Locals (as well as Peruvians from other cities, principally Lima, and other South Americans) usually make up a pretty healthy percentage of the clientele. Clubs are in such close range of each other, in the streets just off the Plaza de Armas and in San Blas (where the city's artsy bars and cafes proliferate), that virtually everyone seems to adopt a pub-crawl attitude, bopping from one bar or disco to the next, often reconvening with friends in the plaza before picking up a free drink ticket and free admission card from one of the many girls on the square handing them out. For those who are saving their energy for the Inca Trail and other treks, there are less rowdy options, such as Andean music shows in restaurants, more sedate bars, and English-language movies virtually every night of the week.Nightlife image

Culture and history info

The storied capital of the Inca Empire and gateway to the imperial city of Machu Picchu, Cusco (also spelled Cuzco) is one of the undisputed highlights of South America. Stately and historic, with stone streets and building foundations laid by the Incas more than 5 centuries ago, the town is much more than a mere history lesson; it is also surprisingly dynamic, enlivened by throngs of travelers who have transformed the historic center around the Plaza de Armas into a mecca of sorts for South American adventurers. Yet for all its popularity, Cusco is one of those rare places that seems able to preserve its unique character and enduring appeal despite its growing prominence on the international tourism radar. Cusco looks and feels like the very definition of an Andean capital. It's a fascinating blend of pre-Columbian and colonial history and contemporary mestizo culture. The Incas made Q'osqo (meaning "navel of the world" in Quechua) the political, military, and cultural center of their empire, which stretched up and down the Andes, from Ecuador through Bolivia and all the way to Chile. Cusco was the empire's holy city, and it was also the epicenter of the legendary Inca network of roads connecting all points in the empire. Cusco looks and feels like the very definition of an Andean capital. It's a fascinating blend of pre-Columbian and colonial history and contemporary mestizo culture. The Spanish conquistadors understood that it was essential to topple the capital city to take control of the region, a feat they ultimately accomplished after an epic battle at Sacsayhuamán. The Spaniards razed most Inca buildings and monuments, but, in many cases, they found the structures so well engineered that they built upon the very foundations of Inca Cusco. Many perfectly constructed Inca stone walls, examples of unrivaled stonemasonry, still stand. After a devastating earthquake in 1650, Cusco became a largely baroque city. The result is a city that showcases plainly evident layers of history. Cusco's highlights include both Inca ruins, such as Sacsayhuamán, a seemingly impregnable fortress on a hill overlooking the city, and Qoricancha, the Temple of the Sun, and colonial-era baroque and Renaissance churches and mansions. The heart of the historic center has suffered relatively few modern intrusions, and despite the staggering number of souvenir shops, travel agencies, hotels, and restaurants overflowing with visitors, it doesn't take an impossibly fertile imagination to conjure the magnificent capital of the 16th century. Today Cusco thrives as one of the most vibrant expressions of Amerindian and mestizo culture anywhere in the Americas. Every June, the city is packed during Inti Raymi, the celebration of the winter solstice and the sun god, a deeply religious festival that is also a magical display of pre-Columbian music and dance. Thousands trek out to Paucartambo for the riveting Virgen del Carmen festival in mid-July. Other traditional arts also flourish. Cusco is the handicrafts center of Peru, and its streets and markets teem with merchants and their extraordinary textiles, many hand-woven using the exact techniques of their ancestors. Culture and history image

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