Cusco Day Tours

C01 – Cusco City Tour

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $12.00 per-person
  • Description: After being picked up from your hotel you will walk to the Cathedral and visit it for around 45 minutes, the Qorikancha Inca Temple is the next stop and we’re gonna spend another 45 minutes to visit it. Before sunset, you will visit the archaeological site of Saqsaywaman, the Q’enqo funerary center, Pukapukara, a fort formed by terraces, passages, towers, vaults and platforms, and Tambomachay, known as the Inca bath and made up of four walls inter-connected by small steps. Finally, you will return back to Cusco at approximately 06:30 pm.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Entry to the Cathedral or Qorikancha
    • Tourist Ticket for entry to the Archaeological sites
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C02 – Horse riding

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $180.00 per-person
  • Description: This tour takes the whole day and 5 hours will be spent on horseback. After a short explanation on how to get to know your “Peruano de paso” and a demonstration on how to ride this noble and graceful horse, our trip will start. We have designed this trip for those of you who enjoy getting off the beaten track, where the beauty of the landscapes and the close contact with nature will give you a true first-hand experience of these treasures. We will get a close look on local agricultural and fishing activities in the area, something that wouldn’t be possible without the horses. We will visit the archaeological site Cheqoq, which is another great achievement of the Inca civilization. When we get to lake Huaypo and its typical flora and fauna, an indescribable mystic atmosphere will surround us. We will pass through the Maras village, where you will get a picture of the everyday life of the people who live there and where you can admire the typical facades of the Colonial houses. This unforgettable adventure is only an hour and a half away from Cusco, and you do not need any horse-riding experience to be able to enjoy this beautiful activity with your family and friends.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • Horses & riding gear
    • Lunch (Vegetarian options available)
  • Not Included:
    • Tourist Ticket for entry to the Archaeological sites
    • Water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C03 – Machu Picchu by Train

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $290.00 per-person
  • Description: Pick-up from your hostel is at 03:30 am and within one and half an hour ride you get to the railway station of Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley), here you’re gonna board a train at 06:10 am. You’ll reach the town of “Aguas Calientes” at approximately 07:40 am. There our Representative will welcome you and show you to the bus station of shuttle buses to Machu Picchu (about 25 minutes). There, you’re going to meet with your Tour Guide who explains you about history of the “Lost City of the Incas”, during a two hour guided tour of this historic site. After the tour, you will have some spare time to take photos and enjoy the ruins at your leisure before heading back to the bus to “Aguas Calientes” to take the train back to Ollantaytambo that leaves at 6:20 pm arriving to Ollantaytambo at 8:00 pm. There will be a transport waiting for you in Ollantaytambo to bring you back to Cusco, dropping you off at “Regocijo Square”.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Round trip Train Tickets
    • Round Trip shuttle bus between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
    • Machu Picchu regular entry
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C04 – Mares & Moray by Bus

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $17.00 per-person
  • Description: You will be picked up from your hostel at 8:20 am (select locations) and travel 40 kilometers from Cusco to the town of Maras. Stops in the Maras area include the colonial church and local salt mines, here since pre-Inca times, salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating salty water (provided by a nearby subterranean stream) in the sun, leaving the salt behind. You will then visit Moray, seeing this Inca green-house is spectacular!! This tour will take you to the magnificent series of terrace circles set into the ground that were possibly, once used by the Incas for experimentation with crops. You will be back in Cusco at about 2:30 pm in the afternoon.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Tourist Ticket for entry to the Archaeological sites
    • Entrance to the Salt Mines
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C05 – Quad Bike Tour to Maras and Moray

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $72.00 per-person
  • Description: This ATV tour will be unforgettable half day tour excursion. Combining the thrill of four wheeling while allowing you to get in touch with the regions natural beauty. After pick-up from you hotel, the transport will drive until Cruzpata, where you will start your adventure. Along dirt roads, you will visit first Maras town and the Salt Church, afterwards, you will continue until the next stop which is Moray, where you will see circular experimental terraces made by Incas. The final stop is Maras Salt Mines where you will see thousands of natural salt wells where people extract it since ancient times for human consumption. You will return to Cruzpata, where the transport will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Semi-Automatic quad bikes (ATV’s)
    • Helmets and gloves
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • Instruction on how to operate the ATV’s
  • Not Included:
    • Tourist Ticket for entry to the Archaeological sites
    • Entrance to the Salt Mines
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)
    • Physical insurance (need a guarantee of $200 USD)

 

C06 – Rafting (Seasonal)

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $48.00 per-person
  • Description: You will be picked up from your hotel at 09:00 am, from here you will get private transportation that will take you to the camping ground “Casa Cusi”, at “Cusipata River Camp” where you can leave your belongings in secure lockers. Your Professional River guides will provide you with all the proper rafting equipment including helmet, wet suit, spray jacket, paddle and self bailing raft. After a comprehensive safety talk, you will drive 10 min to Chuquicahuana where you will be rafting on exciting class III rapids (approximately two hours of rafting time). Afterwards, you will be driven back to “Casa Cusi” where you could enjoy a sauna and hot showers while you’re waiting for your lunch to be served. You will return later on the afternoon.
  • Included:
    • Round trip transportation from Cusco
    • All required equipment, such as helmets, life jackets, spray jackets, wet suits, paddles & raft
    • Professional river guide (English/Spanish)
    • Lunch (Vegetarian options available)
    • Safety person in a kayak
  • Not Included:
    • Water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C07 – Rainbow Mountain hike

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $60.00 per-person
  • Description: You´ll be Picked up From Hotel around 3:30 am then transported to the starting point at the foot of Ausangate mountain. Here we will have our breakfast before we begin our hike from 4200 m to the 5000 m Cerro Colorado “vinicunca” which is about 3 hours walk through villages and high Andean scenery, arriving at Cerro Colorado you can see the stunning colors that are natural formations of minerals that give color to the mountain. Then we descend to our starting point where we wait for our return transportation, arriving back in Cusco at about 6:30 pm.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Rainbow Mountain trail fee
    • 1 Breakfast & 1 Lunch (Vegetarian options available)
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • First aid kit & emergency oxygen tank
  • Not Included:
    • Optional Horse
    • Water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C08 – Rock Climbing

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $72.00 per-person
  • Description: We will leave Cusco at 09:00 am towards the town of Huayllarcocha, after 15 minutes by car and 5 minutes walking we’ll arrive to the walls of limestone. A short explanation about safety will be made by the guide, then we will do some rappel from a wall of 20m, we’ll wear climbing shoes and we could choose between different routes that this wall has. The difficulty levels in this wall vary from IV (beginner) to VII + (advanced). At noon, we’ll have a small break to enjoy our snacks and then continue climbing. We’ll walk back to Cusco, crossing old Inca roads, passing close to some archaeological sites until the traditional neighborhood of San Blas where our adventure ends.
  • Included:
    • Transportation up the mountain
    • Full technical equipment (ropes, harnesses, carabiners, descenders, climbing shoes, & helmets)
    • Snack (Vegetarian options available)
    • Rock climbing guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C09 – Sacred Valley Tour

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $29.00 per-person
  • Description: This full day tour takes you to all the most famous and popular parts of the Sacred Valley starting in the famous town of Pisac. This is a fully guided tour with an English-speaking guide who will explain you all about the different towns and ruins in the Sacred Valley. Pisac is famous for its Andean market where you can buy all kind of souvenirs. After a trip to the market, we’ll visit the impressive ruins that formed an ancient citadel and an important agricultural center. In Urubamba we will stop to have lunch and then continue on to Ollantaytambo, this is almost the last ancient town alive in our society surrounded by different “Apus” (gods) who protect the amazing complex of Inca terraces used as religious and agricultural purposes. The last stop of the day is Chinchero which is famous for its textiles, archaeological remains, and traditional market. Once the tour is completed in Chinchero, we will start our way back to Cusco, which will take 2 hours driving approximately, arriving to Cusco at 07:00 pm.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • Lunch (Vegetarian options available)
  • Not Included:
    • Tourist Ticket for entry to the Archaeological sites
    • Water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

C10 – Via Ferrata & Zip-Line

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $117.00 per-person
  • Description: This combined day of climbing and Zip-line will start with a safety briefing and getting into your safety harnesses, after which you will attach your double-carabiner system to the steel life-line and feel unique emotions climbing up 300 meters using iron ladders and knowing you are 100% safe. After the climb you will have a snack before stating the trip back down via the series of zip-lines. The lines are between 100 and 500 mt in length, and total about 2000 mt in total length, with each line being different from the other, largest one, fastest one, etc.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Equipment (harness, helmet, via ferrata lanyard and gloves)
    • Snack (Vegetarian options available)
    • Rock climbing guide (English/Spanish), 1 for every 5 people
  • Not Included:
    • Water
    • Tips (optional)

 

C11 – Zip-Line Only

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Price: $77.00 per-person
  • Description: The Zip-line only tour will start with a safety briefing and getting into your safety harnesses. To get to the first line, you will do a 30-45 minute hike, easy and via ferrata equipped in some parts for more safety. After the climb you will have a snack before stating the trip back down via the series of zip-lines. The lines are between 100 and 500 mt in length, and total about 2000 mt in total length, with each line being different from the other, largest one, fastest one, etc.
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Cusco
    • Equipment (harness, helmet, via ferrata lanyard and gloves)
    • Snack (Vegetarian options available)
    • Rock climbing guide (English/Spanish), 1 for every 5 people
  • Not Included:
    • Water
    • Tips (optional)