Private Cusco City Tour: Immerse yourself with KONDOR PATH TOURS in Cusco’s diverse culture and beautiful sights with this memorable half-day city tour. Learn more about the fascinating history while having a great time!
Cusco Half Day City Tour: Explore the impressive four Inca ruins on the outskirts of Cusco, “Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay,” in a unique visit to the incredible scenic landscapes of the Andes. It is an ideal tourist circuit to explore Cusco or acclimate to the Andes. Discover the majestic city of Cusco Half Day Tour in Peru and its history on an unforgettable tour led by experienced local guides! Get ready to explore what this ancient Inca capital has to offer.
Experience the magic of Cusco, a city that blends rich history with vibrant culture, on our captivating Half Day City Tour in Cusco. Our knowledgeable guides will share beautiful stories and historical insights throughout the tour, offering you a deeper understanding of Cusco’s fascinating past and vibrant present.
Cusco Ruins Tour (The City): Experience Cusco’s rich history and culture on a half-day ruins tour! Wander through colonial Incan sites, learn about legendary Inca leaders, and uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization as you explore the city’s most famous archeological sites.
Explore the ancient capital of the Inca Empire with our private Cusco City Tour. This half-day tour takes you through the heart of Cusco, visiting some of the city’s most iconic landmarks and historical sites. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will provide unique insight into this fascinating city’s rich history and culture.
AT A GLANCE
Pick-up time and the start of the tour: 09:30 (less congested excursion); if the group of visitors requires another schedule, write to us.
Kondor Path Tours, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco, officially operates this trip.
Half-Day Highlights of Historic Cusco:
Join us for an unforgettable adventure through the ancient streets of Cusco on this Half Day City Tour. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or a curious traveler, this experience will leave you with lasting memories of Peru’s remarkable heritage.
At 09:30, our tour guide and driver of the Kondor Path Tours vehicle go to the hotel of the travelers’ group to start the trip, visiting the four spectacular ruins of Cusco located in the northwest and on the city’s outskirts. We have incredible panoramic views of the Andes Mountains and their inter-Andean valleys throughout the tourist circuit.
In the first instance, marvel at the excellent construction of the Sacsayhuaman temple with its unique megalithic structures in all of Peru. Continue exploring the Qenqo ruins by walking through the underground royal mausoleum and amphitheater plaza.
Finish the guided tours of the Cusco City Tour Half Day with the ruins of Puca Pucara and Tambomachay! The two archaeological sites have a visual connection as ritual sources. Return to Cusco, but before that, we stop at one of the most spectacular viewpoints in the city of Cusco, either the Cristo Blanco or the San Cristóbal viewpoint.
Ready for an unforgettable experience exploring one of the oldest cities on Earth? Join this half-day city tour in Cusco for an overwhelmingly unique experience in Peru!
NOTE: The tour guide in charge may modify the order of the places you visit to avoid overcrowding.
Private Cusco City Tour: Useful Information
Maximum altitude: Tambomachay ruins, 12,588 feet (3,837 meters)
Minimum elevation: Sacsayhuaman ruins: 11,820 feet (3,603 meters)
A light walk
5 to 25 minutes
Cusco: 3,350m (10,990 ft)
Sacsayhuaman: 3,500m (11,482 ft)
Tambomachay: 3,765m (12,352 ft)
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
Uncover Cusco’s secrets with this fantastic city tour! Discover its ancient culture, thrilling locations, and historical attractions in just one and a half days.
The capital is Cusco.
Cusco is located in the central and southern parts of Peru, approximately 1,494 km from Lima.
The altitude is 3,399 meters above sea level.
The climate in Cusco is cold and dry, with an average annual temperature of 11°C. November through April are the rainy seasons.
Cusco has an area of 71,892 km2.
Because it was the political and territorial center of the Inca Empire and is believed to be the navel of the world.
Cusco has a legacy from the Inca Empire, known for its impressive engineering feats using stone as the primary tool.
Cusco was inhabited by primitive settlers about three thousand years ago. According to legend, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo emerged from Lake Titicaca in the 12th century to find a new kingdom and improve the conditions of life for the people. They founded the city of Cusco, also called Qosqo or Cuzco, which means “the navel of the world.”
On March 23, 1534, they built a Spanish city on the Inca foundations.
The most important rebellion against Spanish rule in Cusco during the colonial period was led by José Gabriel Condorcanqui (Tupac Amaru II) in 1781. The Angulo brothers and Mateo Pumacahua also led rebellions in 1814.
Cusco became a republic in 1825.
Since it is an intact Inca site, Hiram Bingham’s 1910 discovery of Machu Picchu is significant to Cusco.
Cusco is renowned for being an Andean mountain city where visitors can access the magnificent Andes, well-known Inca archaeological sites, and the famed Machu Picchu archaeological park. The Inca Trail, the Manu and Tambopata reserves, and the Sacred Valley are all accessible from Cusco.
The Plaza de Armas, Cusco’s central square, is encircled by the Church of Triumph and the Church of Jesus Maria, two churches, a lovely cathedral, and other essential buildings. It makes a great place from which to explore the historic Inca city.
San Blas is a neighborhood in Cusco located on a small hill just a few minutes from the city center. It is characterized by its narrow cobblestone streets, where you can find shops and cozy restaurants for breakfast, coffee, or traditional pizza cooked in clay ovens.
The Pachacuteq Ovalo viewpoint in Cusco offers spectacular views of the city from the statue of the Inca leader “Pachacuteq,” which stands tall on top of the hill. If climbing the stairs of this viewpoint is not enough for you, take on the challenge of hiking to the giant white Christ statue atop the city, which dominates the valley of Cusco.
Qorikancha is an Inca archaeological monument that once became one of Cusco’s most important Inca temples.
Sacsayhuaman is an extensive Inca-walled complex located outside the city of Cusco.
Cusco offers a variety of outdoor activities, such as rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, paragliding, and ziplining. Visitors can also relax in the hot springs of Lares, Santa Teresa, and Aguas Calientes.
The main reason people visit Cusco is to access the famous Machu Picchu archaeological site nearby.
|Number of persons||Price per person|
|1||$ 100.00 USD|
|2||$ 68.00 USD|
|3||$ 54.00 USD|
|4||$ 43.00 USD|
|5||$ 37.00 USD|
|6||$ 34.00 USD|
|7||$ 30.00 USD|
|8||$ 28.00 USD|
|9||$ 25.00 USD|
Private Cusco City Tour Price: As we explore some of Cusco’s most iconic sites on an epic Private Cusco City Tour half day, take a journey through time. Get close to ancient ruins, uncover vibrant Inca and colonial squares, and more!
Cusco Half Day City Tour: Make the most of your stay in Cusco with a half-day city tour! Learn about its history, culture, and customs. Get an unforgettable experience!