Explore Cusco Day Tours! Cusco, ancient capital of the Incas and known as the “Navel of the World”, is a fascinating mix of indigenous culture, colonial architecture, and the best of cosmopolitan contemporary living.
This walking Cusco day tour of the downtown core is a perfect orientation tour for when you first arrive to the city. You’ll see some of the highlights, get a sense of where things are and also have a chance to ask your guide all your questions about how to get around in Cusco.
Cusco can experience every season in a single day, so you should be prepared for sun and rain, cold and hot weather! We recommend a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, sweater, rain gear or plastic poncho, winter hat or toque and gloves. In addition, you should bring:
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After arriving in Cusco, checking into your hotel and taking a bit of time to rest and settle in, we will pick you up on foot at your hotel to being our walking Cusco Day Tours. This walking tour of downtown will help to get you oriented to the city while taking in some of the highlights, including Plaza Nazarenas, San Blas, Hatunrumiyoc (the 12 angled stone), the Plaza de Armas and Q’oricancha (the Temple of the Sun).
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This is the chance for you to ask your guide everything you want to know about getting around in Cusco, from where to change money and how to bargain for souvenirs to what the difference is between “alpaca” and “baby alpaca”. You can also get them to point out their favorite hot spots for meals, coffee or a night out.
We can also add on a stop to one more of these additional sites, for an extra fee. This will extend your tour by a couple of hours:
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