Private tour

Cusco City: Half-Day Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: LimaTours

Cusco City: Half-Day Private Guided Tour

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.
Private group

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.
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
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination
  • 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
  • People over 18 years of age may enter enclosed spaces only if they are fully vaccinated, providing a virtual or printed certificate. This works for bus travel, any indoor activity, restaurants, hotels, trains, and airplanes. Minors should only be asymptomatic
  • Every person must permanently wear a KN95 mask or two masks one on top of the other

Product ID: 394482