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Free Walking Tour Cusco: Tours by foot

Premium Free Tour of the historical center of Cuzco

If you’re looking for a top-quality free walking tour Cusco that thousands of people recommend, then at Inkan Milky Way will never disappoint you (no bars, no Pisco sours, no fake offerings of free buses to Saqsayhuaman, merely to attract more tourists).

We have over 150,000 customers, who have joined us a part of free tour Cusco and we are always open for more people to join us. Our free tours in Cusco have been operating for over seven years, we are the Pioneers, our licensed guides and our services will never under-deliver.

In this fascinating historical center walking tour of Cusco, we’ll be walking and visiting the named attractions in Cusco without actually entering the interior areas – except some of them such as the Mercado San Pedro or the Palace of Pachaquteq on some days!

Book your Walking Tour of Cusco now and enjoy Cusco through the eyes of a local.


COVID-19 NEWS and OPERATION ISSUE OF THIS TOUR:

This free tour is in operation strictly under a 3-hour minimum advance reservation so that our tour Guide can show up at the meeting point; If you want to book at the last minute, please do so via WhatsApp, so that we can confirm or deny your reservation: +51 958745640 & +51 984476073 — you can normally book at the last minute, but we ask you to contact us by WhatsApp, please.

Honest Free Walking Tour of Cusco

We don’t over-promise neither under-deliver in order to attract more tourists, we are an honest team offering you a free walking tour only in the historic center of Cusco.

Details

  • Free Tour Cusco Schedules | mornings and afternoons
    • We have 3 departures from Mon thru Sat and 1 departure on Sunday, please read below:
      • Mon thru Sat at 10am
      • Mon thru Sat at 1pm
      • Mon thru Sat at 3:30pm
      • Sunday Schedule in Cusco at 10am Only no 1pm and 3:30pm tour
    • We do not operate on Christmas – 25th December or the 1st of January
  • Language
    • Monday through Saturday at 10am and 3:30pm, our free tours are in English and Spanish, separate groups based on language
    • Monday through Saturday at 1pm, the free tour is in English only – no Spanish
    • Every Sunday at 10am, the free tour is in English and Spanish, separate groups based on language
  • Duration
    • About 2.5 to 3 hours
  • How to recognize our Official Tour Guides?
  • Tour Type
    • This tour is group tour – not a private one, focused on history, designed exclusively for adults
    • If you have kids, they are allowed to join our free tour. However, please read here before making a reservation
  • Transportation
    • By foot
  • Accessibility
    • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Tour Ending Place
  • How to make reservations?
    • Get instant confirmation
    • You can only book via the web, book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, big groups of 7 plus should contact us before reserving
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Do always bring a jacket or hoodie, good walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, water, rain-coats or ponchos and because of Covid-19 issue bring your mask
  • Exterior Visit
    • In this free walking tour, we will visit the named attractions without entering the interior areas of most of them. Please check the detailed itinerary below
  • Included
    • Licensed tour Guide with carnet
    • An excellent narrative on the history
  • Not Included
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • I use a wheelchair; can I take this tour?
    • Will my kids love this tour?
    • Find all answers FAQs here
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Price

  • Group Tour:
    • It is a Free Tour, it is entirely free to book — once the tour is done, leave an adequate private donation
  • Private Tour:

Meeting Point

Find us at Calle Heladeros 225 in front of Chicha Restaurant at plazoleta Regocijo (Kusipata) how to get there? — Look for InkanMilkyWay logo on the bright Yellow Vest

Find us at Calle heladeros 225 in front of Chicha restaurant

free walking tour cusco

Look for the InkanMilkyWay Logo on the yellow vests

We are in front of Chicha Restaurant

Itinerary

The route below can always change because of strikes, weather issues, festivities, or by the tour guide’s choice.

  1. We start this experience by visiting the Plazoleta Regocijo and the City Hall – exterior visit only
  2. We explain about the colonial house of a mestizo chronicler: El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (Father of Peruvian literature)
  3. We explore the Plaza San Francisco and the Botanical Garden
  4. We stop by Saint Claire Arch and briefly describe the Confederation of Peru and Bolivia (1839-1842)
  5. Let’s learn about local life at San Pedro Market – visit from the interior
  6. We hit the Stone Cross dedicated to Tupac Amaru II and comment on his Revolution at the end of the 18th century
  7. We visit the Plaza de Armas and comment on the Inca constructions that existed in this place before 1534
  8. We won’t miss the Sun street or Inti K’ijllu (in the Quechua language)
  9. We pass by the Palace of Pachaquteq Interior visit from Monday through Friday for the 10am and 1pm free tour only
  10. We finish this tour in a shop, where no one is obligated to buy anything at all

You can also book our free tour in Lima

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation by replying to your confirmation details or re-schedule it via e-mail, you can also re-book.

Reviews

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  • Gran servicio, me ayudaron en todo momento, me dieron recomendaciones sobre cómo llegar a donde quería.Espero volver pronto con gusto hacer un tour con Inkan Milky.

    Ramiro Alva Avatar
    Ramiro Alva
    11/17/2020

    Un tour muy agradable por la ciudad de Cuzco con Elvis!

    MARÍA Navarro Avatar
    MARÍA Navarro
    3/17/2020

    Muy buen tour con mucha explicación historica. Recorre los lugares mas importantes. Elvis fue muy amable! Lo recomiendo .

    Jessica Benitez Avatar
    Jessica Benitez
    3/17/2020
  • Muy buen walking tour!! Lleno de datos interesantes más allá de la parte historica. El guia Elvis muy amable respondió todo lo que se pregunto con mucha base de conocimiento. Recomendable!

    Juan Martin Vido Avatar
    Juan Martin Vido
    3/17/2020

    El tour por el centro histórico es excelente! Muy buenos guías, con mucho conocimiento.

    Carina M Avatar
    Carina M
    3/17/2020

    Tour muy recomendable, todo explicado con detalle y muy entretenido. Gracias a Elvis por sus explicaciones.

    teresa lopez Avatar
    teresa lopez
    3/17/2020
  • Súper recomendado, el guía Elvis muy amable y visitamos muchos lugares lindos !

    Karen Liceth Arango Molina Avatar
    Karen Liceth Arango Molina
    3/17/2020

    The tour was great! It never got boring or felt too long, we visited some of the most important historical places and never tried to sell us anything (which I highly appreciate!)Our tour guide spoke good english and could answer all our questions. He also knew a lot of information, so I felt like a learned a lot.Would recommend it :)

    Irene Boscá Avatar
    Irene Boscá
    3/17/2020

    Muy buen tour para conocer Cusco!

    Valentina Genot Avatar
    Valentina Genot
    3/17/2020

It is completely Free to Book

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