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Cusco: Half-Day City Tour with Inca Site Visits

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Activity provider: Willka Travel

Cusco: Half-Day City Tour with Inca Site Visits

Activity provider: Willka Travel

From US$ 20 per person

Join your friendly guides for a magical day exploring the city and ancient Inca sites as you dive deeper into the rich past of Cusco.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup optional
Please provide your hotel’s name and address in Cusco center before the tour. Please indicate if you are staying at a private accommodation (with address), you will then be provided with a meeting point close by.


  • Visit the bustling Plaza de Armas and its famous cathedral
  • Stroll through the ancient Inca streets to the mysterious Temple of the Sun
  • Explore the majestic Inca site of Sacsayhuaman
  • Wander around the sacred altars of Qenqo
  • Enjoy the Temple of the Water with its impressive fountains
Full description
Following pick-up from your hotel, head on the bus to Cusco's Plaza de Armas. Here, visit the famous cathedral and observe the locals and busy tourists. Visit the sacred church before continuing by foot through the Inca streets to Coricancha, which contains the Temple of the Sun. Learn about the clash between Inca culture and Catholicism, and see firsthand the different building methods used by the Incas. After your visit to Coricancha, walk down the bustling Avenida El Sol, and take a scenic bus ride out of the city to the majestic Inca site of Sacsayhuaman. Here, enjoy a guided tour as well as time to explore the ruins individually. Head on the bus to the Qenqo site. Admire its beautiful altars and the small circular Puka Pukara as well as Tambomachay, the Temple of Water with its exquisite fountains. Finish your day in Cusco's main square. Soak up some sun, sample delicious street food or bargain like a local as you continue on your own in the beautiful city.
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pick-up in Cusco
  • Tourist ticket entrance fees (70 soles per person)
  • Temple of the sun. 15 soles optional
  • Cathedral 40 soles optional
  • Meals
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point at Plaza de Armas (reference point at the monument to the Inca).

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What to bring

  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Drones
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4.3 /5

based on 69 reviews

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Une visite excellente avec un guide vraiment incroyable et qui répond à toutes vos questions. La cadence est très correcte, on ne cours pas dans tous les sens. Chacun du groupe est respecté au niveau de la cadence. Commentaires du guide très intéressant avec des anecdotes toutes aussi intellectuelles que drôle.

August 25, 2022

Good tour. The places to visit are interesting. The guide that accompanied us was good in the amount of information. At times, he hastened the journey unnecessarily. The explanation in the Cathedral was correct. In Koricancha we were ten minutes. We visited two temples and appreciated a painting. It makes no sense to include the site and pay the entrance for that. It is a lack of respect. The guide's excuses confirmed the lack of respect. The following three sites (Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo and Tambomachay) are visited in depth. Afterwards, we dedicated time to a place where handicrafts were sold, which was not scheduled on the tour. The guide was not good, he preferred that we visit a place of textile sale because it was convenient for him. We lost valuable time. The last site (Puca Pucara) we visited alone. The guide did not get out of the vehicle. He alluded to being cold and too windy. A piece of paper

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August 1, 2022

I enjoyed the trip but would appreciate a heads up about getting the full boleto turistico which is a better value. Further, I can’t fault the driver but the guide should get some help from someone speaking better English. He was fine in Spanish but was struggling with providing explanations in English. He seemed like a nice person but needs to get better at it as not everyone can understand the story in Spanish

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July 16, 2022

Product ID: 115617