City Tour Cusco


Join us for our most highly recommended City Tour Cusco! This is the ideal route to take upon first arriving in Cusco, because it is not strenuous and is accessible for the whole family. The tour starts at 2pm.

Visit all of the top archaeological sites and traveler hot spots located throughout the city of Cusco.

English Tour

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Meeting Point (Main Square)

We can arrange to pick you up from your place of lodging, as long as you are located in the historic center of the city. Alternatively, you can meet your guide in the Cusco Main Square (Plaza de Armas).



Our tour is accessible for all travelers to visit the top archaeological sites in the city of Cusco.


START 2:00 PM – ENDS 6:00 PM (APPROX.)

(Approx. 5 hours)


1st - meeting point

We can arrange to pick you up from your hotel, as long as it is located near the historic center of the city of Cusco. Alternatively, you can meet your guide at the Cusco Main Square (Plaza de Armas).

2nd - The Qoricancha

We will visit Qoricancha (Incan Temple of the Sun), which was the most spiritually significant temple for the Incas. It is known to have been covered with gold, silver and other precious metals.

3rd - Sacsayhuamán Archeological Site

Next, we will visit the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuamán to see the megalithic walls with stones weighing more than 80 tons. You’ll have the chance to see the foundations of the most famous tower, and we will visit one of the most beautiful viewpoints found within this archaeological site. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to take the best photos with a breathtaking view of the city.


This Incan construction is made of limestone and is known to have been a religious and astronomical place. It is most famous because the mummification of the Incan rulers was practiced here.


Our next stop will be the red fortress, so named because of the striking red color of the stones. In the time of the Incas, this was a strategic control point for access to the historic city of Cusco.


Tambomachay was the water cult temple and also served as a resting place for the Incan governor. Here, the Andean duality is also observed. This is our final stop, and we will end the tour at approximately 6:00 pm.

7th - Finishing the Tour

The tour concludes at a location near the Cusco Main Square (Plaza de Armas).

What Is Included

Bilingual guides: Benefit from the expertise of bilingual guides who will provide you with in-depth knowledge about each site.

Quality transportation: Enjoy a worry-free journey to each point on the itinerary. Our well-maintained vehicles ensure a comfortable travel experience.

Not Included

Entrance fees to archaeological sites: To explore this tour, you will need a Tourist Ticket.

Qoricancha Entrance: You can purchase the entrance on the same day of the tour at the site entrance.

Tips For Your Guide: Tips that you consider appropriate at any point during the tour.

What To Bring

Personal documents such as a passport and identification. Also, make sure to have the necessary tickets or vouchers for the tour.

Money for All Occasions: (Preferably local currency) Carry enough cash for entrance fees, snacks, and souvenirs. We want you to enjoy without worries, so have everything you need!

Photographic camera, Light clothing, Sunscreen, Light and/or trekking shoes, Sunglasses, Rain poncho (September/April)

Price for City Tour Cusco


per person

What is required for City Tour Cusco:

Partial tourist ticket s/70.00

This ticket is necessary to enter all the archaeological complexes we will visit.

Entrance ticket to Qoricancha (Sun Temple) S/15.00

This is the first stop on our tour, and you can purchase the ticket upon arrival at the site.


Making a reservation for the City Tour Cusco is very simple: We recommend filling out the form below, and as soon as possible, one of our team members will contact you to finalize the booking.

    Frequently Asked Questions about the City Tour Cusco

    What is the City Tour Cusco?

    Our City Tour is highly recommended for those who have just arrived in the city of Cusco. Expert guides take you to the top points of interest and provide in-depth information, all in about five hours! It is a great way to become more familiar with this enchanting city. 

    Is travel insurance provided on the City Tour?

    No, travel insurance is not included in the City Tour Cusco package. It is advisable to obtain separate travel insurance to ensure coverage for cancellations, medical emergencies, and loss or theft of luggage during your trip.

    Is it necessary to be in good physical shape to take this tour?

    No, the City Tour is considered the easiest-level tour, as most sites are accessible by transportation, and only short walks are involved within the archaeological sites. We do recommend light clothing and drinking plenty of fluids.

    Can the City Tour be rescheduled or cancelled?

    Yes, rescheduling can be done up to 48 hours before tour departure; cancellation is also possible but is subject to charges.

    What if there is bad weather the day of my scheduled tour?

    Every effort will be made to find solutions and alternatives for the tour departure. However, if the conditions are drastic you will receive a full refund or the option to reschedule for the next day.

    What does the Cusco City Tour include?

    The City Tour includes visits to these places: Qoricacha, Quenqo, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, and Puka Pukara.

    How long does the City Tour last?

    The City Tour usually takes place in the afternoon and lasts approximately 5 hours.

    How much is the price of the City tour ?

    The price of the City Tour is $20 approx. but it can vary depending on the agency you choose.

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