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Journey through Cusco and visit the most famous Inca sites
Explore the Temple of the Sun, a perfect representation of Inca construction
Visit the temple dedicated to the Rayo deity, built with massive stones
Uncover Inca architecture and culture
Experience the "sacred water" bathing area
Operates: Monday - Sunday
Departs: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Duration: 5 hours
Tour Code: 12363
Our Expert Guides will take you on an exciting tour of Cusco, the ancient Inca capital. During this journey you will have the opportunity to visit five iconic sites dating back to the ancient societies of Peru.
We will begin by exploring Qoricancha, the most important temple during the time of the Incas. In this great Temple of the Sun, you will appreciate the highest Inca construction, wowing all who visit it. This site shows signs of having been coated with gold, giving it a color similar to the sun.
We'll continue to Saqsaywaman, characterized by the construction of massive stones exceeding 120 tons. Here you will find the temple dedicated to the Rayo diety, defined by its zigzagging shape and particular architectural design. You're sure to be impressed by the power that the Incas had to have to carefully design such elaborate temples and palaces.
Our visit will continue to Kenko, an astronomical observatory site where you can marvel at solstices and equinoxes through projections of light and shade. Here, you will also discover and a great altar carved beneath a giant rock to be used during the Inca mummification process.
Finally, we will visit Pucapucara, an ancient red fortress and military administration area, as well as Tambomachay, an Inca bathing area which, through its sacred waters, inspires peace and tranquility.
Join us for the exciting opportunity to get to know the history and architecture of one of the richest cultures to ever inhabit Peru.
Per Adult: $ 65 USD
What To Bring
Rain gear during rainy season, sunglasses, sunscreen, extra money, passport
Expert Guide, private transportation
Meeting point: Hotel pick up in Cusco
Return Details: Tour returns to the vicinity of your hotel in Cusco