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. Ideal tourist circuit to start exploring Cusco or acclimatize to the Andes.
Discover the majestic city of Cusco Half Day Tour and its history on an unforgettable tour – led by experienced local guides! Get ready to explore what this ancient Inca capital has to offer.
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.
Discover the fascinating history of Cusco with our expert city tour guides! Explore Peru’s former capital and learn about its culture, architecture, and local attractions.
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Uncover Cusco’s secrets with this fantastic city tour! Learn about its age-old culture, exciting sites, and historical attractions in just half a day.
AT A GLANCE – Why you will love this experience.
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 – See it All on A City Tour
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 to the northwest and on the city’s outskirts. We have incredible panoramic views of the Andes Mountains and its 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 altitude: Sacsayhuaman ruins 11,820 feet (3,603 meters)
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
Join us as we explore one of the most beautiful cities in South America: Cusco Half Day Tour! On our guided tour, visit all its must-see landmarks, plus learn about its unique culture & history.
The capital is Cusco.
Cusco is located in the central and southern part 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. The rainy season is from November to April.
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 main 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 found 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, and 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 (Túpac Amaru II) in 1781. There were also rebellions led by the Angulo brothers and Mateo Pumacahua in 1814.
Cusco became a republic in 1825.
Machu Picchu, was discovered by Hiran Bighman in 1910, is of great significance to Cusco as it is a well-preserved Inca site.
Cusco is known for being an Andean city located in the mountains that provides travelers with access to the majestic Andes, famous Inca archaeological sites, and of course, the famous Machu Picchu archaeological park. It is also the gateway to the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail, and the Manu and Tambopata reserves.
The Plaza de Armas is the main square in Cusco, surrounded by a beautiful cathedral and two churches, the Church of Triumph and the Church of Jesus Maria. It is an excellent starting point for exploring the ancient 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 located on top of the city, which dominates the valley of Cusco.
Qorikancha is an Inca archaeological monument that once functioned as one of the most important Inca temples in Cusco.
Sacsayhuaman is a large 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, which is located nearby.
PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023
We run this tour only as a PRIVATE SERVICE
Private Cusco city tour price
*We do not add other people to your group.
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!