day 2: Cusco / City tour
Transfer to the Lima international airport accompanied with your local guide.
Flight to Cusco, the "navel of the world" for the Quechuas
Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel accompanied by your guide.
Then, you will visit the Gold's temple or Qoricancha in quechua and you will discover the foundations of the monastery of Santo Domingo as well as the colonial church.
Visit the impressive colonial cathedral, juxtaposed with the churches of El Triunfo and Jesús Maria, it forms an architectural ensemble steeped in history.
Lunch at leisure in Cusco
Departure in private vehicle to discover the main archaeological sites around Cusco from which the most famous is: the fortress of Saqsayhuaman, a site destined to protect the city. The walls of this site have been created with immense blocks of stone.
During the day you will also visit the ceremonial baths of Tambomachay, dedicated to the cult of water and the gods. Then your visit will continue with the fortress of Puka Pukara, with its reddish colors at sunset, as well as the ceremonial site of Q'enko, a place of worship for the Incas where sacrifices and mummifications of the noble Incas were performed.
Dinner at leisure in Cusco
Overnight in Cusco.
Steps: Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu PicchuCuscoMuseum of Qoricancha sitePuka PukaraQ'enqoQoricanchaSaqsayhuamanTambomachay