Highlights / General details
Transfer from your hotel to visit the city of Cusco and its historical monuments, such as the Main Square, known in Inca times as Huacaypata or the Warrior’s Square, it was the scene for many key events in Cusco’s history. The Cathedral, originally built on the site of the old temple of Suntur Wasi (House of God), now the church of El Triunfo, a particular interest are the choir cloisters, the pulpit, the engravings on the altar and furniture.
You will continue onto the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, a Spanish construction belonging to the Dominican Order built upon the foundations of the Inca temple of Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Koricancha (in quechua, site of gold) was the main religious building of the Incas dedicated to the worship of the Sun and whose walls, according to the chroniclers, were plated with sheets of gold. Magnificent blocks of finely carved stone were used in its construction.
Points of Interest: in Square; Cathedral; Korikancha temple.
Guided Tour; Transportation; Entrance tickets to Korikancha & Cathedral.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Tour departs at 2:00pm.
Approximately 2.5 hours.
Please be ready 15 minutes earlier at hotel’s lobby. We ask our clients to be ready with time, because your pick up will depend on the location of your hotel, so take the departure time as referential for 15 minutes more or less.
This tour considers children up to 9 years old.
This tour can be adapted into an accessible tour, depending on the disability, upon request.
Tours may be cancelled if the weather makes the city tour dangerous. If we are unable to reschedule the tour, we will issue a full credit or refund.
Guest is required to call our headquarters at least 48 hours ahead of the tour date to confirm their hotel information for pick up.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**