The city of Cusco, located in the Andes mountain range at 3 399 m.a.s.l was declared the Historical Capital of Peru, being an impressive sample of high Inca engineering whose main tool was stone. As well as places like Choquequirao, Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and especially Machu Picchu, architectural jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Incas that served as political, religious and administrative center of the time. The Inca citadel, located in the middle of the tropical rainforest, at about 2,430 meters above sea level, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1981 and a new wonder of the modern world in 2007, it is a fantastic architectural complex built in the time of the Inca Pachacutec in the middle of a great variety of flora and fauna. The department of Cusco also has several tourist attractions such as the Sacred Valley, considered the center of production of the best grain of corn; the District of San Blas, called the Artisans' Quarter because it houses renowned popular artists of the city.
Cusco Peru Travel gives you the opportunity to explore the main atractions in Cusco. Discover with us the beauty of the city of Cusco, travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit Pisac and its famous market, explore Ollantaytambo and visit the famous Humantay Lagooon.
Day 01: City Tour
Day 02: Sacred Valley of the Incas
Day 03: Humantay Lake Trek
The first day of your arrival it is advisable to make a city tour, our agency organizes this tour every afternoon.We will pick you up from your hotel between 13:00 p.m. and 13: 20hrs. You will have a guided tour through the center of the city of Cusco, visit the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun Qoricancha-Santo Domingo, then go out to visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay , returning to the city between 18:00 hrs. and 18:30 hrs.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour is a great option for people who want to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful Andean paradise. Explore the Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo, Pisac and much more. Daily departures for single people and groups of all ages and the trip is by tourist bus.This tour starts at approximately 08:00 hrs. and ends at 19:00 p.m., we pass by your hotel, to have a guided tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, over the Vilcanota River, for a panoramic view of the Inca citadel of Pisac and visit the typical Indian market of Pisac , where we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of its inhabitants and haggle prices with sellers, then we go to the city of Urubamba, traveling along the Vilcanota river, returning to Cusco between 18:30 and 18:40 hrs
Humantay Lake, is a Peruvian gem of nature on the route of the Salkantay Trek This beautiful turquoise water mirror is located in Mollepata (2900 m.a.s.l) (Anta, Cusco), formed by the snowmelt of Humantay, which creates a fantastic backdrop! to which we can access walking (it is part of the route to Salkantay) just 2 kilometers from the town of Soraypampa, on the way we can appreciate the imposing snowcapped mountains of the Andes Mountains, among them the majestic snow peaks of Humantay and Salkantay, and enjoy the beauty of the landscape with this route between snowed mountains, lagoons, flora and fauna of the place, which will allow us to have a unique and unforgettable experience in 1 day only.
We will pick you up from your hotels at the agreed time one day before, between 4:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., to board the mini van and drive to the town of Mollepata in the exuberant valley of the Apurimac River, where we will taste our breakfast and we will buy what is needed to make the tour before starting the Humantay Lake Hike located at 4200 meters above sea level. After breakfast, we continue to Challacancha enjoying during the tour of all the majestic Humantay in the Vilcabamba mountain range and continue the route to Soraypampa 2900 masl, where we will have a short break, charging us with energy to continue our journey to the starting point of the Soraypampa hike, starting our walk to the Humantay Lagoon. In the tour we will have impressive views of the Humantay Lagoon and amazing viewpoints appreciating all the beauty of the landscape that will allow us to take impressive photographs for the memory. From Soraypampa to Humantay Lagoon are 2 km, which can be done between 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours of walking approximately. We can see on one side the Nevado de Humantay at 4200 meters above sea level and on the other side the imposing Nevado de Salkantay. At Laguna de Humantay we will have free time of approximately 1 hour to rest, take pictures and appreciate the landscape and then return to Soyaypampa, board the Mini Van and go to Mollepata where children wait for a delicious lunch and finally we will be returning from Soraypampa to the city of Cusco arriving at approximately 6:30 pm.