Introduction to Cusco’s history and culture through this half day City Tours Cusco with our local guide is the best way to start your trip in the ancient capital of Incas. Cusco City, which once served as the capital of Incas, showcases the remnants of Incan architecture at every turn.
Often Cusco is considered as a jump off point to Sacred Valley of Incas, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain. On this half day Cusco Tour, our local guide will reveal that reputation simply underscores its acclaim.
The Incas named the city as “Qosqo” which means the navel of the world. As both geographically and administratively, Cusco was the centre of the Inca empire.
This is one of our signature tours. On this half day City Tours Cusco, we aim to uncover some of the lesser known mysteries of sites in and around the city of Cusco.
Accompanied by a local expert, you will be visiting sites like the Cusco Cathedral, Incas Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha) – Temple of Santo Domingo within the city. We will then give you a guided tour of the archaeological sites like the Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puca Pucara (Puka Pukara) and Tambomachay.
It is ideal to do the half day city tour Cusco on your first day in the city before your Sacred Valley tour or before you visit Machu Picchu. Not only it would help you acclimatise to the higher altitude but also will give you an orientation to the history and culture of Incas.
Why Inka Explorer Viajes?
Inka Explorer Viajes, is a fully locally owned tour operator in Cusco. We are certified local guides with an excellent knowledge of Incas history and culture. As natives, our guides will be sharing some of the astonishing facts on this half day Cusco city tour.
We offer the Cusco City Tour, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.