Guided tour

Cusco City: Private Half-Day Tour in Cusco City

Activity provider: LimaTours

Cusco City: Private Half-Day Tour in Cusco City

Activity provider: LimaTours

From US$ 72 per person

Discover the beauty of Cusco city on a private guided tour. Unearth the riches of the Inca empire and visit the marvelous cathedral of the city on this fascinating tour.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
• Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center. • This activity does not include the pick up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact us days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up.

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the Coricancha religious complex
  • Unearth the riches of the Inca Empire with this tour
  • Relax in the main square of Cusco, surrounded by the Cathedral, La Compañía de Jesus, shops, and restaurants
  • Visit the bohemian and artistic San Blas neighborhood
  • Learn about the history and culture of Cusco city
Full description
Explore Cusco city, its history along with the cathedral on a private half-day guided tour. Begin your tour with a visit to the beautiful temple of Coricancha (Temple of the Sun), one of the most important temples in the ancient city of Cusco. The temple was used as a base for the construction of the Santo Domingo Convent upon the arrival of the Spaniards. Follow your guide and explore the temple where the sun was worshipped during the Inca Empire and know the history of the golden corn and the llamas. Visit the Cathedral, the most important building of the main square. The construction of the church started in 1560 and ended in 1654. It is one of the most splendid Spanish colonial churches in America. Know about the Latin cross and the colonial paintings related to the church. Your guide will be with you to inform you about the site and answer any questions. Next, continue to the San Blas neighborhood and discover many hidden gems filled with charm. During the tour learn more about the history and ancient cultures of the city.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English)
  • Touristic transportation
  • Admission to Cathedral and Coricancha
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities.
  • Walking sticks.
  • Cusco Tourist ticket - BTC
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Pickup is available from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Gratuity is not included
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator
  • The use of face masks in public places is no longer mandatory due to a decrease in COVID infection in Peru. With the exception of health facilities, ground transportation services and closed spaces without ventilation. However, it is recommended that persons over 60 years of age who have received less than three doses of COVID continue to use the KN95 mask for preventive purposes.
Customer reviews

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Alfredo was great. We saw 4 Incas site around Cusco. Was definitely a plus to be driven and have a driver. Then the cathedral and a Dominican/Inca site. Worth having a guide. Good explanations in English.

August 19, 2022

Product ID: 394482