Small-Group Cusco City Tour with Peruvian Tasting

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We have planned the best Cusco night tour, which will enchant all your senses. Explore the typical and very interesting San Pedro market. Find out curious and relevant information about the Plaza of Armas in Cusco, its cathedral basilica and its ancestral history. Taste two flagship drinks of Peru ( pisco sour and inca cola) and the most consumed dish in the country (pollo a la brasa). In addition to stargazing through the eyes of the Incas in the planetarium of Cusco.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: IncaGo Expeditions

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro

We will pick you up from your accommodation at 2:30 pm. and we will walk about 10 minutes to the local market in the city of Cusco. As we approach the San Pedro market, you will see street vendors in traditional clothing selling sandwiches, medicinal herbs and other products strange to you, but highly demanded by the locals. Once inside, prepare your senses. There are a host of stalls inside, selling everything from local food to souvenirs to freshly squeezed juices from a dizzying array of fruits.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Armas

We return to the streets and walk to the main square of Cusco, where the central topics of learning will be, the Cusco cathedral basilica dedicated to the virgin of the assumption and built between the years 1560 and 1654 with a curious mixture of baroque, gothic and Renaissance styles. We will also talk about Tupac Amaru ll, an Inca descendant who carried out, the first great indigenous revolution in Latin America between 1780 and 1782 and whose body was tortured and dismembered in the central part of the main square. After we had learned some interesting facts, we headed to a local cafe and tried the famous Peruvian cocktail: Pisco sour! Pisco sours are made with a grape brandy called Pisco and then whipped with lemon juice, syrup, and egg white. We will also try the Maracuya sour, an alternative similar to the Pisco sour and that is quickly gaining many followers. There are also many delicious non-alcoholic options.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Planetarium Cusco

After a delicious Pisco Sour, we will be driven for 15 minutes outside of Cusco. From the mountains you can see the stars better. The planetarium of Cusco is located very close to the Inca religious sanctuary of Sacsayhuaman. Specialized guides of the planetarium, show you the night sky, just as the Incas looked at it 500 years ago. Observe the southern hemisphere through powerful telescopes, housed in a typical Andean adobe house. First we visit the interpretation center and then we visit the main dome, which educate us about Inca constellations and their application in their practical life and also prepare us to look at the southern constellations. Then, through powerful telescopes, you will see stars, planets, nebulae, constellations and much more – a real treat. Important Note: Tours are subject to weather conditions; the constellations to observe depend on the time of year of the visit.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Plaza San Francisco

POLLO A LA BRASA AND INCA KOLA AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT After having seen the stars through the eyes of the Incas, we return to the center of Cusco to taste two classics of Peruvian food. The Pollo a la Brasa is a chicken or several chickens crossed by a set of rods that rotate inside an oven and that are marinated with unique Peruvian seasonings and that is eaten with French fries, salad and a variety of sauces such as: mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard and spicy relish (the sauces are added according to your personal taste); all this accompanied with the most consumed and typical soft drink of Peru, the Inca Kola. Dare to experience this incredible and unique night tour in Cusco; enjoy delicious food, drink, interesting facts and of course the stars that we will see in the planetarium.

Duration: 1 hour
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