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US$ 15.00 p/person
(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)
Group Tours USD$ 15 pp
From 13:30 am to 18:30 pm
Entrance fees not included.
Private Tour -Daily Departures
2 person US$ 70.00 p/person.
3 person 60.00 p/person.
4 person 45.00 p/person.
Entrance fees not included.
Visit the main Cathedral and Qorikancha” the Temple of the Sun” and the Four Archeological Sites: Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay
This tour can be done independently but the information provided by the guide and the altitude can make it difficult. For admirers of culture and architecture and mysteries of past and present. Even if you don`t do the tour never leave Cusco without being overwhelmed by the enormity of the constructional task of Saqsayhuaman and you will be amazed that less than 20% still remains today. People could use the stones for their own structures until 1900.
Meeting time: 1.30pm at SAS Travel Office
We highly recommend Boutique Hotel Marqueses in Cusco, it is a beautiful and charming Colonial house built at the end of XVI century that has recently been restored and refurbished, located just one block from Cusco`s mayor Plaza. This great location is part of its popularity, close to all of the most important tourist attractions in the famous capital of Inca`s Empire. Well known for its incomparable hospitality and professional service. We can reserve the hotel and transfers you from the airport on your arrival and back on your return, you will enjoy a safe visit, wonderful attention and be pleasantly surprised by the warmth of the Andean Hospitality.
Due to the safe and strategic location you are within easy walking distance of the many historical places, museums, restaurants, cultural, artistic and traditional places of the Imperial Inca City.
SAS Travel Tour Operator & Agency offices are located alongside Hotel Marqueses so we can assist you at any time.
If you book this tour at least 3 weeks in advance and not as part of a package we can OFFER you MARQUESES BOUTIQUE CUSCO HOTEL SPECIAL.- when staying 4 nights.. a free Up-Grade to Delux rooms for the price of Standard ..... to get this offer you must quote it at the time of booking and payment is required in cash.
This tour touches on the best of Cusco, the blend of the Inca and Colonial aquitecture and religious features meet beautifully in Cusco to give it its charm and character!
The stunning archaeological feats in building the famous Saqsayhuaman and other major Incan sites will astonish you. Fascinating stories of Pachacutec who was the initiator of many constructions here and in the Sacred Valley and so beloved by his people.
1.30pm meet at the SAS office or predetermined location for transport. We first visit the central equisite architectural feats of the ancient "Koricancha" Temple, and the Principal Cathedral, in which the first stone was placed in 1560, is a marvel of the religious art possessing approximately 300 paintings from the Cusqueña School.
Then, the tour moves to the arqueological park complex of Saqsayhuamán, majestic place with impressive works in stone, some up to 120 tons. Q'enqo (Labyrinth) a religious center dedicated to the adoration of the Earth. Puca Pucara (reddish place) that was used as a military control center, and a mandatory stop for all travelers of the Inca era.
Tambomachay (Temple of the Water) a center of adoration and worship of water.