Cusco, better known as the imperial city of the Incas, in most cases is the destination that most travelers prefer, this accompanied by the stunning views that you see on arrival, gives us to understand that the trip we will make will not be vain. Mystic sacred city, considered the capital of the Tahuantinsuyo Empire with a great historical and architectural legacy. Surrounded by green valleys with imposing tourist attractions, culture, tradition and faith still dormant. Known as the navel of the world for being the political and territorial center of the Inca Empire, the department of Cusco shows a striking geographical variety from natural mountain ranges and reliefs, to rivers like the Urubamba. 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. Machu Picchu 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. There is no simple way to explain the majesty that Cusco represents. This region gathers history, modernity and adventure with a mystique that wraps from the Cusquenian Main Square to the most distant places of it. Cusco Peru Travel Tour gives you the opportunity to discover this magical city, the extraordinary Sacred Valley of the incas and the famous Humantay Lake.
Day 01: City Tour
Day 02: Sacred Valley of the Incas
Day 03: Humantay Lake Trek
A City Tour in Cusco is the perfect start to your visit and your experience with the Andean culture. The first day of your arrival is very recommended to make this city tour, our agency organizes this tour every afternoon. They are picked up from your hotel between 1:00 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. What you will see?:
The Qoricancha Temple
This tour starts at approximately 08:00 hrs. and ends at 7:00 p.m. approx., 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,to discover Ollantaytambo and Chincheros as our final point returning to Cusco between 18:30 and 18:40 hrs .
This route is ideal for nature lovers who do not have many days but who will find spectacular landscapes, with exotic flora and fauna along this adventure hike through beautiful valleys and white mountains especially the Humantay lagoon considered one of the mountains and most sacred lagoons in the region. We will go through their respective hotel to pick them up between 4:45 and 5:00 am and then travel by private transport to the town of Mollepata located in the lush valley of the Apurímac River. After a well-deserved breakfast to fill us with energy we will continue our trip to Soraypampa (3900msnm) after a short break, we will begin our trek to Humantay lake located at 4200mt 13779 feet, after the ascent of 1 hour and 30 min approximately we will be able to appreciate such a wonderful place and we will return to our camp to have our lunch with beautiful panoramic views of the snowy peaks and later they will be transferred to our city of Cusco.
Tips for wearing clothing:
Depending on the month and place you visit Cusco - Peru, you can expect from very heavy rains to intense heat. In addition, temperatures are often different in the day and at night. It can be very hot at times and quite cold for the night, so it's good to have some clothes for both types of weather. Chek the list: