Cusco City Walking Tours, streets, plaza de armas, etc
Cusco city walking tour: The City, is the America’s archaeological capital, and the Inca culture heartland, our walking tour, will takes you to discover the, oldest constantly inhabited city of the Americas, where walking in its streets, will make you feel the magnetic energy, and find why everyone is engaged to this fascinating place.
Our excursion covers; visit to the San Pedro market, Inca buildings, the San-Blas neighborhood, the inca and colonial sectors of the city; See how the daily life of the town is. Where the modernity is present, in a perfect combination with the past luxury, typical to the old capitals in the world.
We will take you to discover the san Pedro market, where you can find a wide amount of unique, and interesting things, where the locals still get their grocery products, for their daily cuisine, We will also visit the sun temple of incas, san Blas the neighborhood of artisans, streets where we can find a magic mixture of inca and colonial architecture.
Recommended for your first arrival day, or before your flight out. Leaded by expert local guides, whose expertise is a plus, to discover the magic, and mystery of the Peru’s historical Capital, and Americas archaeological capital city.
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Streets, museums, sun temple, cathedral, and cusco san pedro market.
Cusco city walking tour
Cusco city walking tour; begins with the meet up at your hotel, at any time before 13. 30 hours, to visit places in the city, we visit places such places: central market “San Pedro Market”, a place full of local vendors, opportunity to taste the organic fresh fruit juice, the Qoricancha (temple of the sun), which displays many Inca temples, and the best Inca stonework in the city.
Qiricancha, located in the heart of the town, was the center of the entire inca state, shows perfect inca architecture, wall that resisted several earthquakes, there are as well same art canvas, from the cusquenian school, that are great examples of the power even during the colonial period, all of them painted during the XVII century.
Soon after visiting this magic site, our walk goes by well preserved, inca wall streets to the neighborhood of San Blas, known as: The artisans neighborhood, where we may see some, samples of service,s and aquarelles, then we’ll continue, and visit the inca museum, and see most of the inca culture objects, that are well kept.
If not interested in the inca museum, then we can visit the cathedral, which is at the main square, and admire the treasures inside, the city is incredible amazing, even during the high season, it still keeps the magic to engage the visitors, After tour, the guide will take you back to your hotel, or leave you at a cozyness of a restaurant where you can lunch or dinner.
As extra activity we can combine it with cooking lessons, we can buy at the san pedro market, all ingredients to cook a traditional dish, it can be lomo saltado, ceviche, aji de gallina, and prepare the traditional chicha morada, maracuya, peruvian papas fritas, etc. (for this tour, we need to discuss previously).
- Pick Up from hotel.
- English and local language speaking professional guide.
- We visit cusco main square, sun temple, san pedro market and the most important streets of the city.
- Fee for visited places.