Cusco Highlights & Surroundings
Cusco Highlights & Surroundings
Cusco Highlights, Experience Cusco In A Different Way With A Local Private Guide
Cusco Highlights–Uncover the magic and beauty of Cusco, the capital of the Incan Empire. The flawlessly built Incan roads spread to all regions from the Plaza, which was thought of as the center of the world.
Cusco is truly is the heart and soul of Peru. Cusco is the South America’s oldest continuously inhabited city, and was the home of the Incas for centuries before the Spanish built their first capital here. Today Cusco is a fascinating combination of both cultures. Inca-built walls line the central streets, and many of the city’s colonial buildings are built on or around Inca foundations.
Visit the Temple of the Sun, the Convent of Santo Domingo, Sacsayhuaman a sun temple- famous by stuning megalithic stonemasonry, The local San Pedro market – and explore the antique typical streets, or see a woman in traditional skirt and bowler offering bottled water to a pet llama.
Our tailor-made trip experts will work with you, offering guidance on the best time to travel at a pace that makes sense for you and yours. This tour is completely customizable, which means you can make your add-ons or focus on certain interests, where our private guides will offer you with more unique experiences, we will tailor this adventure to your specifications.
Since 2014 and since the very first day of our operation, Peru Summit has been blazing new ways of experiencing in Sacred Valley private tours. Our trailblazing is just one reason we are a uniquely qualified local company to ensure you have a trip of a lifetime.
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This trip is officially operated by Peru Summit Adventures, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco.
DAY 1: Cusco City Tour & Surroundings
A day on leisure in the ancient capital of the incan Empire entitled a World´s Heritage site by UNESCO. In the morning you will explore the stunning fortress-temple Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, and Tampumachay.
About midday you will have a great lunch at one of the typical restaurants, after having the lunch we continue exploring the Cusco’s antique streets, and we arrive walking to the extraordinary Temple of the sun Qoricancha, the most important religous site of the incas in the lower Cusco This sumptuous temple’s walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. This temple was once one of the most important religious site of the Incan people in the city of Cusco. On this tour we also visit a local market where you taste fresh-baked Chuta bread, and you’ll see some local bizarre items, articles for different purposes and aims, we’ll then go walking to the main square in which you will feel at the puma’s heart, (because Cusco the capital of the Incan Empire was designed in a puma shape), and from here wou will see the colonial buildings, the cathedral and the other chuches around, eventually we go back to the hotel.
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