Cusco

Cusco

Explore the Timeless Magic of Cusco with Andean Trekking Peru

Discover the heart of the Peruvian Andes with Andean Trekking Peru. Our journey takes you to Cusco, a city where history whispers from ancient stones. Cusco, once the capital of the Inca Empire, offers a blend of Inca and colonial heritage. Here, every corner tells a story, from the majestic ruins of Sacsayhuamán to the bustling San Pedro Market. Explore the cobblestone streets, where each step is a journey back in time.

Cusco is not just a gateway to the iconic Machu Picchu; it's a destination that captivates with its vibrant culture, colorful textiles, and friendly locals. Join us as we delve into this city's rich history, savoring traditional cuisine and marveling at panoramic Andean vistas. With Andean Trekking Peru, your adventure in Cusco will be unforgettable.

Whether you're drawn by the call of adventure or the allure of ancient civilizations, Cusco promises an experience that transcends the ordinary. Let Andean Trekking Peru guide you through this enchanting city, where every moment is steeped in magic and mystery. Welcome to Cusco, where the adventure of a lifetime awaits.

Discovering Cusco: A Journey Through Time

Nestled in the Peruvian Andes, Cusco serves as a gateway to some of South America's most awe-inspiring sights. This ancient city, once the capital of the Inca Empire, brims with historical and cultural treasures. Its streets and plazas tell tales of both Inca and Spanish influences, blending architecture and traditions in a unique way.

Visitors to Cusco can immerse themselves in its rich past by exploring iconic sites like the Sacsayhuaman fortress or simply wandering through the old town's cobblestone streets.

Beyond its historical allure, Cusco is renowned for its vibrant local culture. Artisans sell handcrafted textiles and pottery, embodying centuries-old techniques. Meanwhile, the city's cuisine offers a taste of the Andes, with dishes like alpaca steak or the hearty quinoa soup. Whether it's the history, culture, or culinary delights, Cusco captivates all who venture here.

Cusco city
Humantay Lake in Cusco

Cusco: Exploring Nature and Ancient Wonders

A short journey from Cusco leads adventurers to breathtaking natural wonders and ancient sites, each telling a different story of the Andean world. Humantay Lake is one such marvel. Tucked away at high altitude, its turquoise waters reflect the surrounding snow-capped peaks, offering a serene escape and unparalleled photo opportunities. Treks to Humantay Lake provide a glimpse into the region's natural beauty and the enduring allure of the Andean landscapes.

Equally fascinating is the Qeswachaka Inca Bridge. This handwoven bridge, made annually from grass, spans a canyon over the Apurimac River. It represents a living link to Inca engineering and community spirit. Locals come together each year to reconstruct it, preserving a tradition that dates back centuries.

Further off the beaten path, Waqrapukara stands as a testament to the architectural genius of the Incas. This lesser-known fortress, perched atop a remote mountain, offers breathtaking views and a sense of solitude. Its strategic location and unique construction highlight the Incas' connection with nature and their unmatched skill in building within challenging landscapes.

Each of these sites, accessible from Cusco, provides a unique perspective on the Andes' natural beauty and the ancient civilizations that thrived here. Together, they enrich the journey of any traveler seeking to explore beyond Cusco's already mesmerizing allure.

Travel to Cusco with Andean Trekking Peru

Embark on a journey to the heart of the Andes with Andean Trekking Peru. Our tour to Cusco promises an unforgettable adventure. Nestled in the Peruvian Andes, Cusco is a city that captivates with its history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes.

As the former capital of the Inca Empire, it serves as a gateway to the wonders of ancient Peru. With Andean Trekking Peru, you'll explore this iconic destination like never before.

Our expert guides will lead you through the cobblestone streets of Cusco. They'll share tales of the past that bring the city to life. You'll marvel at the precision of Inca stonework, and wander through the vibrant streets of this iconic city. Each day in Cusco reveals new mysteries and delights. With Andean Trekking Peru, every experience is carefully curated to ensure you capture the essence of this ancient city.

Inca statue in Cusco
Road in Cusco

Beyond the Beaten Path

But there's more to Cusco than its immediate wonders. Andean Trekking Peru takes you beyond the usual tourist spots. Our tours venture into the nearby regions, where the verdant landscapes and traditional villages offer a deeper understanding of Andean life. You'll witness the imposing Waqrapukara Fortress, the clear waters of Humantay Lake, and communities where ancient customs are still a way of life.

In Cusco, adventure awaits at every turn. With Andean Trekking Peru, you can explore the lesser-known ruins that dot the landscape. Each activity is designed to connect you with the natural beauty and rich history of the Cusco region. Our commitment is to provide an immersive experience that goes beyond expectations.

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If you want to spend your vacation in this location, Cusco is without a doubt your best option. Some of the attractions that stand out are, among others: Sacsayhuaman, Qoricancha, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara

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Tour details

  • Tour Type Explore
  • Price 40$ - 100$
  • Categories Destination
  • Capital Cusco
  • Language Spanish. Quechua
  • Currency SOL
  • Time Zone UTC-5
  • Drives on the Left
  • Calling code + 51