Cusco Markets and Ruins Small Group Tour

5 hr

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On this day tour you'll visit key Incan highlights to experience Cusco at the grassroots level. Start at the vibrant San Pedro local market, then head out of town to explore two major Inca sites: Sacsayhuaman and Q'enqo. Enjoy a picnic surrounded by amazing landscapes before returning to Cusco by foot, learning about the history and culture along the way.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Plaza Regocijo (Kusipata), Cusco Peru

Kick off your historical Cusco tour at Plaza Regocijo, which at an altitude of 3,400 metres, is one of the highest in the world. Talk about starting the morning on top of the world!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08003 Peru

First you will visit to the San Pedro market. You will learn about the market's history as you explore rows of local produce, colourful fabrics, flower vendors, shaman stalls, and loud juice makers in the company of your English-speaking guide. There will be opportunity to try out a few local words and purchase snacks for later in the day. Be ready for some entertaining local interaction!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru

Leave the unforgettable smells and flavours of the Cusco market behind...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza Regocijo (Kusipata), Cusco Peru

Kick off your historical Cusco tour at Plaza Regocijo, which at an altitude of 3,400 metres, is one of the highest in the world. Talk about starting the morning on top of the world!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08003 Peru

First you will visit to the San Pedro market. You will learn about the market's history as you explore rows of local produce, colourful fabrics, flower vendors, shaman stalls, and loud juice makers in the company of your English-speaking guide. There will be opportunity to try out a few local words and purchase snacks for later in the day. Be ready for some entertaining local interaction!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru

Leave the unforgettable smells and flavours of the Cusco market behind as we depart by private transportation to explore the Inca ruins just outside of Cusco. First on our Cusco ruins trail is Q'enqo, which was once a major Inca ceremonial and ritual site. We'll explore Q'enqo and then head out for a short, 15 minute scenic walk to the statue of Cristo Blanco (White Christ), where we'll stop for our delicious picnic of Peruvian snacks and enjoy the beautiful

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru

Next, we'll explore the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman. At an altitude of 3,700 metres and just three kilometres from Cusco, the fortress boasts walls up to 400 metres long, made out of boulders weighing between 128 and 200 tonnes. Every year the Inty Raymi (celebration of the sun) is celebrated on these ruins overlooking the city of Cusco.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Christ, Cusco Peru

A present from the Arabic Palestinians who visited Cusco after the Second World War. The present was to show their gratitude for the hospitality of the city gave them. To finish the tour, we'll walk back to Cusco, which will take us about half an hour. We'll descend back to the city via Inca streets, learning some stories and legends of the Inca Empire along the way. We'll meander through the bohemian area of San Blas before finding ourselves back at Plaza de Armas, Cusco's main square, where your tour will come to a close.

Duration: 45 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Q'enqo
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza Regocijo (Kusipata)
  • Entry/Admission - Statue of Christ
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado Central de San Pedro
Not Included
  • tourist ticket, water, tips for the guide and driver.
Departure Point
Plaza Kusipata, Cusco 08002, Peru
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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