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Cusco 2x1: City Tour & 4 Ruins + Visit to the Sacred Valley w / Lunch

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  • 15 hr

TWO EXCURSIONS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE: Day 1: In the afternoon we will visit the impressive city of Cusco built on the Inca foundations. We will visit the Qoricancha, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral. Then we will visit 4 archaeological centers: Sacsayhuaman with its impressive walls and the ceremonial centers of Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay. Day 2: In the morning we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be in a textile center where we will appreciate an interesting demonstration and see the Andean camelids up close. We will continue to the archaeological complex of Pisac to explore it in its entirety, then we will stop at the craft market. We will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before visiting Ollantaytambo, a town of Inca origin with notable canals and cobbled streets still in use. In its high part an impressive ceremonial center and fortress that guarded the access to the lower part of the valley rises.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Qorikancha

We begin our tour by visiting the Qorikancha or Temple of Gold, considered the most important religious center of the Incas.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral

Then we will visit the impressive city of Cusco, built on the bases of Inca palaces. We will tour its main streets and squares. We will visit the Cathedral of Cusco and appreciate its beautiful architecture and paintings dating from the colonial era.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sacsayhuaman

Imposing Inca building, surrounded by huge carved rocks and great vegetation, the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman is a construction that amazes by its perfect connections between its stone walls. Built between the Pachacuteq and Huayna Capac Inca period, it currently covers 2,296.76 hectares, its majesty makes it one of the mystical architectural expressions belonging to the Tahuantinsuyo.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Tambomachay

 First we visit Quenco, considered a sacred place where ceremonies in honor of the Sun, the Moon and the stars were possibly officiated. It features a circular amphitheater and zigzag-shaped rocky stairs. In the inner part it has a table or altar where agrarian rites were performed, in the upper part of this roquedal there is a series of seats (tianas), steps and carved staircases, a meandering channel is observed which ends in a circle being the representation of the snake (amaru), then a feline head and a bird that are elements of religious connotation. Then Tambomachay that would have fulfilled an important religious function linked to water and the regeneration of the earth. The place has an approximate extension of half a hectare and the material used for its construction was limestone with polygonal style rigging.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puka Pukara

Panoramic visit to Puka Pukara on the way, the complex has numerous enclosures, interior squares, aqueducts, watchtowers and roads; It would have served as a tambo or resting place and accommodation.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Awana Kancha

Textile Center, you can admire the beautiful South American camelids and the comuneros will teach you the ancestral techniques used for the elaboration of beautiful fabrics.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pisac Market

Craft market where you will have the opportunity to show off your negotiation skills and take beautiful souvenirs home

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pisac

Inca archaeological complex that you will travel along with your guide.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

Beautiful Inca fortress that controlled the entrance to the capital of the Inca empire

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes