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MACHU PICCHU

Cusco is the entry point to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site and World Wonder.

URBAN DESIGN

The original layout of the city of Cusco was designed by Inca engineers and architects to resemble a Puma.

Center of an Empire

Cusco was the capital of the Tawantinsuyo and from its center roads would part to each different region or ``suyo``.

BIODIVERSITY

Walk over to the San Pedro Market to try the vast variety of superfoods, fruits, ancient herbal remedies, and crafts!

INTO CUSCO
THE INCA CAPITAL

Cusco is marvelous for everyone, but especially for who are interested in archaeology, religious & ceremonial monuments, tradition, vivencial & rural tourism, adventure sports, culinary arts enthusiasts, handicraft collectors and wildlife watchers; in other words: EVERYONE!

The foremost city of the Inca Civilization is now the undisputed archaeological & historical capital of the Americas, as well as the continent’s oldest continuously-inhabited city.

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HISTORIC STREETS
ARCHITECTURAL JEWELS

Cuscos history lives in its streets, squares, valleys, and towns. Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay, Choquequirao, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, and endless other architectural jewels that are scattered over this still sacred and worshiped land.

Elevate your experience to the highest by staying at World renowned luxury hotels that have been made and developed respecting local customs and styles.

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Cusco is located in the Southern Andes of Peru.

The climate is semi-arid and cold, it is warm under the sun and cold in the shade. The rainy season begins in December and ends in March. 

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WHAT TYPE OF DESTINATION IS CUSCO?

Cusco is a destination where you will find adventure, ancient, classic & modern architecture, outdoors, culinary arts, archaeology, history, leisure, nature, city nightlife & many international travelers.

In the Sacred Valley of the Incas you will be able to disconnect from everything, enjoy nature and gaze at the stars with the best levels of comfort available.

HOW TO PREVENT & RELIEVE ALTITUDE SICKNESS

The first step is a positive mindset, followed by good nutrition: avoid eating, before travelling and once there, food with high levels of fat or fried meals. Once in Cusco, drink a lot of fluids (water, coca leaf tea & electrolytes) and rest for a couple of hours after arriving.

If you are already experiencing dizziness, headaches or nausea you should drink coca leaf tea with muña without sugar and rest. Resting is always the best treatment.

HOW TO DETECT GENUINE ALPACA FIBER FROM IMITATIONS

Five easy to remember steps in order to detect real alpaca textiles: (1) Alpaca fiber is heavy compared to synthetic or acrylic yarn; (2) Both the internal and external sides of the textile will be soft and smooth, acrylic imitations will only be brushed on the external part; (3) Genuine alpaca fiber is cool to touch, not instantly warm as acrylic or synthetics; (4) The pattern or design of a genuine handmade textile will have a texture, if it’s “plain” then it ́s machine made; and, finally, the most important (5) If the price is too good to be true, then its synthetic or acrylic.

WHAT IS THE BEST SEASON TO VISIT?

The best of the best seasons to visit Cusco is between the months of April and June because the rainy season has just ended, and all the plants and flowers in the mountains and valleys are green and blooming, plus, you get to avoid some crowds.

IS IT POSSIBLE TO VISIT LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND SHARE CULTURE?

Of course! Visit rural communities in Misminay, Piuray, Chinchero, Huilloc, and learn about ancient weaving & healing techniques, language, and beliefs. We encourage this type of tourism as it creates real bonds and cultural exchanges between citizens of the world, and it directly involves these communities in the country’s tourism development.

RECOMMENDED ITEMS TO BRING TO CUSCO?

Our travel experts recommend you bring the following items to Cusco within your luggage.

Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, light jacket, coat, comfortable walking & trekking shoes, and comfortable clothes.

PITAHAYA EXOTIC FRUIT MARKET IN THE HISTORIC CENTER OF CUSCO PERU PREMIUM TRAVEL TO PERU

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