Cusco Private Tours
The capital of the Incas, Cusco, is famous throughout the world both for its incredible attractions and for being the starting point for visits to the number one attraction in all of Peru (and indeed in South America): Machu Picchu.
Obviously, most visitors to Cusco will visit Machu Picchu, but the city itself has many attractions of its own and you could easily spend weeks exploring this fascinating place.
Duration: 1 Day Tour Type: Cultural Max. Altitude: 3,500 msnm Group Sizes: +2 Physical level : Easy We will pick you up from your hotel at 4 am in our private [...]
Frequently Asked Questions Cusco Tours
Why visit Cusco?
Cusco is fascinating because it is a destination where you will find history, nature, adventure, art, gastronomy and customs that are kept alive. Come and enjoy the warmth of a people who enjoy visitors, Cusco is waiting for you, you can not miss the opportunity to Visit it!
Where to start my tour in Cusco?
Once you have chosen your travel date, the most important thing is to determine how to get there, choose a hotel and what activities to do during your stay. The options are many and we will help you make the best decision:
Andean Peru treks propose you to start the day having a delicious breakfast in the Ayllu coffee where you will find freshly roasted Cusco coffee, also you will be able to enjoy the exquisite flavour of the Quillabamba chocolate and the milk cream.
You must visit the monumental main square, where you can see the Cusco Cathedral. In your tour through the streets, you will find craft shops, jewellery and typical clothing, so you will be part of the art of Cusco.
Do not forget to go to the traditional and picturesque San Blas neighbourhood, where you will find high-quality local crafts, traditional bars and cafes always surrounded by small cobblestone streets and balconies from which you can see this neighbourhood and the whole city of Cusco. Around Cusco, the Incas built fortresses such as Sacsayhuaman, temples such as Qoricancha, Qenko and Tambomachay. If you wish, you can visit these imposing places by hiring the City Tour, on the tour you will see the ingenuity and art of the Inca constructions.
Andean Peru Treks invites you to visit this extraordinary and fascinating metropolis in all its diversity, and we offer you the most complete, safe and updated guide so that your trip is unique and unforgettable.
Overview Information about Cusco
- Capital: Cusco (3399 masl)
- Lowest point: 532 masl (Pilcopata)
- Highest point: 4801 masl (Suyckutambo)
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Cusco is a city that is located at 3399 meters above sea level which is why its visitors often come to suffer from a typical illness known as altitude sickness, soroche or mountain sickness. If you want to make the most of your trip CuscoPeru.com recommends taking into consideration the following:
How to avoid:
Consult with your doctor about altitude sickness before your trip, so that he can medicate you according to your organism.
The Andean Peru Treks travelers should acclimatize for a minimum of 24 hours, that is to say, arrive one day before starting the tour.
You should consume products with a low in salt and try to eat products rich in sugars.
Liquids is extremely important because it helps to counteract the effects of altitude.
Long walks should be avoided on the first day, and if you do, it is better to be accompanied.
Wear appropriate clothing, which does not make you feel uncomfortable and cause fatigue or suffocation.
Consume products such as gourds or coca tea (without sugar).
Cusco Tourist Ticket 2020 – 2021
It is important that you know the Cusco Tourist Ticket if you are travelling for the first time, otherwise you could waste a lot of money uselessly. In Mochileros.org we have proposed that you can achieve your independent trips, saving the necessary and preferably without using travel agencies when you can do without them.
Many tourists are unaware that the Cusco Tourist Ticket allows access to the most representative sites of the region by rates grouped into circuits. That is why having this ticket can save you money since visiting each site independently would have a higher cost.
Andean Peru Treks Recomendations
If you already have a tourist package in Cusco, but have a day off or want to add a small day tour, in Cusco you can do activities in one day or half a day. These tours in Cusco will take you to very interesting and little known places or you can enjoy an activity different from the traditional tours inside or outside the city of Cusco. In this way you will be able to make the most of your stay in Cusco and have the satisfaction of having visited many other places you never imagined you would visit.
To better organize a trip to Cusco the ideal is to have a tourist package in Cusco that contemplates knowing all the places or attractions in Cusco like the city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the South Valley of Cusco and other alternatives like Chincheros, Maras, Moray, Rainbow Mountain and many other interesting places in Cusco.
A tourist package in Cusco not only contemplates a tour in Cusco or a tour in Machupicchu, in addition to all the tours the packages include, hotels in Cusco, entrance to the tourist attractions of Cusco, tourist transport for all the places of the city, train ticket to travel to Machupicchu, professional guides of tourism and all the referring one to the feeding.
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Private Tours in Cusco
We are a travel agency that works directly with all our passengers, we do not work with intermediaries, since we do not have the control of the quality of the services and they increase the prices unnecessarily; you will be with Andean Peru treks in all moment of your trip