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Classic Cusco City Tour plus Inca Ruins of Cusco

Cusco Ruins of Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay

Our exciting City Tour Cusco has always been one of our most in-demand tours as it takes you around the important sites in Cusco. Our licensed guides give you a glimpse of all the must-see historic places in Cusco such as the Qoricancha Temple and the Cathedral in the city. You’ll also get to experience the historic Inca Archaeological sites like Qenqo, PukaPukara, Cusco Ruins of saqsayhuaman, tambomachay, and more.

As a part of the City Tour Cusco, you’ll get premium services including picking you up from your hotel, traveling to the sites in an air-conditioned tourist bus, getting quality explanation in either English or Spanish from licensed guides, and more.

This splendid tour is a must-do especially if you’re visiting Cusco for the first time because it’ll help you understand a lot about the culture and traditions of Cusco.

Schedule & Details

  • Tour Schedules
    • Group Tour:
      • Monday thru Saturday Schedules at 9am and 1:30pm
      • On Sundays we only operate at 2pm (No morning service)
    • Private Tour:
      • On Request from Monday to Saturday, we recommend starting at 9am or 2pm
      • On Sundays we can also operate in the mornings but the itinerary will change

We do not operate the 1st of January

  • Language
    • Group Tour: Usually bilingual(Spanish-English) but we may also have One Language guided tour for Group Tour, please let us know
    • Private Tour: We normally offer this tour in English or Spanish(separate groups) however we may also have other available languages, please let us know
  • Duration
    • 4.5 hours approx
  • How do you recognize our official tour guides?
    • All details will be given to you once you book with us
  • Tour Type
    • This tour can be either a Group Tour or 100% Private Tour, Focused on History, Exclusively designed for Adults
    • If you have Kids, they may not like this tour if you book a Group Tour therefore we recommend you to book a private city tour if you travel with kids
  • Transportation
    • By Foot
    • By Bus
  • Accessibility
    • No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility) unless you have a person with you to help
  • Tour Ending Place
    • Group Tour:
      • We finish this tour two blocks from the Plaza de Armas
    • Private Tour:
      • We can finish anywhere in the historic center such as the Plaza de Armas or drop you off at your Hotel or Airbnb
  • How to reserve?
    • Please contact us via this page, we will give you a quote, once we come to an agreement we will send a custom offer with the price to be paid
    • How to contact us on mobile phone? Click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Sweaters or Jackets, Raincoat, Caps or Hats, Sun Glasses and Water
  • Interior Visit
    • In this tour, we include Interior visit of the mentioned attractions
  • Included
    • Group Tour:
      • Pick up from your Hotel as long as you stay in the historic center
      • 100% Authorized Guides and a Decent Explanation about history
      • Tourist Bus with air conditioning
    • Private Tour:
      • Pick up from your Hotel or Airbnb, we can always pick you up since this tour is a 100% private tour
      • 100% Authorized Exclusive Guide and a Decent Explanation about history
      • Tourist Vehicle with air conditioning
  • Excluded
    • This excursion does not include the Tourist Ticket of Cusco, which you must pay for in cash(Local Currency) at the archaeological sites. There are two different types of ticket depending on how many monuments you would like to visit:
      • Full ticket: 130 Soles per person (38 USD approximately)
      • Partial ticket: 70 Soles per person (21 USD approximately)
    • The Tourist Ticket or Boleto Turístico will let you access to the Inca Ruins, you can buy the ticket the same day of your tour | If you have kids over 10 years old, they will require to pay the fees for the attractions, please learn more at Wha is Tourist Ticket of Cusco?
    • Entrance Tickets for the temple of Qoricancha: 15 Soles per person (5 USD approx), children and minors may have discounts
    • Entrance Tickets for the Cathedral of Cusco: 25 Soles per person (7 USD approx), children and minors may have discounts
    • Tips
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • Will my kids love this tour?
    • Where to leave my luggage?
    • Find out all answers of Faqs here
  • WhatsApp Numbers

Price

  • Group Tour:
    • US$ 30 per person
  • Private Tour:
    • US$  80 per person based on 2 people, if you are a group of more than 3 people please let us know

Price for Kids:

    • Children under 4 years don´t pay for the tour
    • If you have children from 5 years old, they must pay for the price of the tour so that they also have a seat in the bus
    • We have different prices for children over 5 years up to 10 years
    • Teenagers over 11 years old pay a regular rate
    • Don´t get confused between the tour-price and the entrance ticket prices for the attractions (the entrance tickets for the attractions are bought and paid by you, the price of this tour does not include the cost of tickets for the attractions)

Discounts:

    • If you travel alone, with your family or in a group of 3 or more people let us know, we have great discounts

Meeting Point

Group Tour: We include Pick-up from your hotel (applies only if your Hotel is located in the historic center), otherwise come to the Rejocijo square, let us know your preference via e-mail

Private Tour: In your Hotel, Airbnb, otherwise you can also come to the Rejocijo square, let us know your preference

If you wish we can meet in Regocijo square for this Classic city tour plus Inka ruins

Itinerary

The route below may change because of strikes, weather issues and festivities however we will do our best to follow up the itinerary

  1. Group Tour:
    • Pick up at your hotel (if applicable or requested) at 9am or 1:30 pm
    • We will start in the Cathedral of Cusco
    • We will visit the Qoricancha Temple
    • We will take a bus from the Qoricancha temple to the Inca ruins of Saqsayhuaman
    • Handicrafts shop (We need to visit this place to keep prices low, otherwise we suggest you book a private city tour, anyway nobody will force you to buy anything)
    • Inca ruins of Qenqo
    • Inca ruins of Puca Pucara
    • Tambomachay Ruins
    • We finished two blocks from the Plaza de Armas at 6:30 pm approx
  2. Private Tour:
    1. Pick up at your hotel or Airbnb at requested time
    2. We will start in the Cathedral of Cusco
    3. We will visit the Qoricancha Temple
    4. We will take a bus from the Qoricancha temple to the Inca ruins of Saqsayhuaman
    5. Inca ruins of Qenqo
    6. Inca ruins of Puca Pucara
    7. Tambomachay Ruins
    8. We finish the tour in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, your hotel or Airbnb

Cancellations

You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance, otherwise 50% of the fee will apply

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