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Half Day Horseback Riding Tour to Inca Ruins from Cusco
"This Horseback Riding tour provides an alternative way to visit the four archaeological complexes located on the outskirts of Cusco. This fabulous half day tour takes you around all the most important sites of Cusco with a Spanish-English bilingual guide first class horses and explanations in each of the places you visit. You can encounter the mystery and make your best photos of the ancient Inca ruins and the urban landscape of the city of Cusco. We know how nature Andean mountains rivers and the horses revitalize the spirit of any person.These horseback riding tours are designed with security protocols for horses staff and visitors creating wellness in their experiences. We have wonderful ranches and guides!The duration of the tour is about 4 hours.""""Visit the four most important sacred Inca sites: Saqsayhuaman
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Small Group Half-Day City Tour of Cusco
"Your tour begins in the afternoon with a pick up from your centrally located Cusco Hotel. From there you'll visit the cathedral with its fabulous art: paintings and works in carved cedar wood gilded with gold and silver leaves. You'll also see the Temple ""The Enclosure of Gold"" with its perfect stonework and architecture reflecting the fact that it was the most important and most sacred temple during the Incan empire.Next you'll visit the Incan remains of temples Sacsayhuaman which is a wonder of the world where the cyclopean stones of more than 100 tons fit so perfectly that one cannot introduce a knife between them. Next stop you'll go to Qenqo which was dedicated to Mother Earth and the four natural elements. Your final stop will be to see Puca Pucara's Archaeological site and the baths of Tambomachay. The temple where the water was worshiped. Once your tour is over
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7K Running Tour from Sacsayhuaman to Cusco's Historical Center
"Start with hotel pickup from most centrally located Cusco hotels by driver/guide. Warm up for your unique running tour of Cusco among the impressive Incan architecture of Sacsayhuaman. Stretch by this archaeological park comprised of an ancient fortress and sacred temples. Embark upon an exhilarating 7k run via the Antisuyo Inca Trail that was used to connect the Amazon Jungle to Cusco. Refresh your senses as you pass through an eucalyptus forest before descendin the oldest neighborhood of Cusco. Pass the colonial mansions elegant palaces historical squares and narrow streets of Cusco. Catch the famous Twelve-Angled Stone on Hatun Rumiyoj Street a testament to the precise and fine masonry of Inca architecture. Complete your run at the Plaza de Armas
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Tourist card

In Lima this is probably a waste of dough. In Cuzco 130 soles gets you a multi day pass to all the relevant sites including the Sacred valley stuff. If you are just doing a one day adventure since MP...
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flynboxes
Mar 11, 2009

Information office

In Cuzco it seemed like every 10 feet into a hostal or a restaurant. How they all stay in business is beyond me. With so much to choose from step into the Information office on Av El Sol which is a 2...
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flynboxes
Mar 08, 2009

Tourist Tickets to use in Cuzco

When you will arrive to Cuzco, you will have many places to visit (and to pay for visit them!). The best is to buy the Tourist Ticket (US$ 25 more or less in 2006) which let you enter in many places...
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Jessy_OLE
Apr 19, 2008

As an example my tour plan

We had agreed with Patricia at the cuzco airport.Generally I dont prefer travel agents but If you dont know Spanish, it is a must.She will supply all our transfersand made a programme with her1- day...
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orangetree28
Feb 21, 2008

Cuzco Tourist Pass

To access a number of inca sites around Cuzco purchase a Tourist Pass fgrom one of the local suppliers within Cuzco. Access to the following is included"Museo de Arte y Monasterio de Santa...
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skatzcatz
Feb 22, 2007

Monument to Cusco´s Founders

This is a monument to the founders of Cusco, located at Avenida del Sol (which connects the train station to Plaza de Armas).The legend says that the city was founded by Manco Capac (the legendary...
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ThiagoRamos
Jan 04, 2007
 
 
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Best time to go

Cusco has 2 very well defined seasons: the DRY and the RAINY seasons.The DRY SEASON goes from april until october. Days are usually sunny and nights are cold. This is the best time to go to Cusco...
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ThiagoRamos
Jan 03, 2007

TIPS

TOURIST TICKET - Do not forget that in order to visit the tourist places of Cusco city it is indispensable to buy the Tourist Ticket. Otherwise, you will have to pay a higher price to have access to...
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christian99
Nov 21, 2004

Read "Deep Rivers"

Note: I know I included this in my Macchu Picchu section, but I thought it was important enough to share it again!a.k.a. "Aguas Profundas" by Peru's own Jose Maria Arguedas. I don't know how well this...
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Mar 30, 2004

Top Hotels in Cuzco

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Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Plazoleta de Limacpampa Chico 473, Cusco, 84, Peru
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Jr. Recoleta s/n, Cuzco, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Things to Do Near Cuzco

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Pisac

In the 1530s, the Spanish conquitadors invaded, conquered and ramsacked the Inca town of Pisac. About 40 years later, the town was rebuilt closer to the river at the bottom of the hill, thus leaving...
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Sacsayhuaman

Located about 2 km northeast of Cusco, Sacsaywaman (which we had fun pronouncing "sexy woman") is the very first Inca site we got to visit on our trip. It is located at an altitute of 3700 m, and...
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San Blas

Barrio de San Blas is one of Cusco's oldest neighborhoods. The parish church on Plaza San Blas was built in 1563, only a 30 years after the Spanish conquest. It is often described as the most...
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Hatun Rumiyoc - Twelve-Angle Stone

As they walk up Hatun Rumiyoc Street, visitors might not realize that they are walking on one of the original Inca roads of Cusco. The narrow street is now lined with attractive shops one one side,...
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"Cusco - Capital of the Inca Empire"
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ThiagoRamos

"CUSCO - PERU"
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kzapanta

"Cuzco Blitz"
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"Ombligo del mundo"
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"The Navel of the World"
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