Cusco: Sightseeing Tour of the City on an Open-Top Bus

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Discover the major highlights of Cusco on an open bus tour that offers unbeatable views of the city. Enjoy an itinerary curated to give you the best orientation to the city and local traditions.

Highlights

  • See some of the major landmarks within the city of Cusco
  • Get fantastic views of the entire city from several viewpoints
  • Learn about ancient Andean culture and traditions

Description

Discover the main sights and learn about the history of the city of Cusco while you acclimatize on this sightseeing tour. Enjoy a carefully curated itinerary that gives you the best introduction to the city and its traditions. This tour takes you to the main highlights of Cusco and its surroundings. Feel free to sit back and relax in the open-top sightseeing bus and ride the entire route in 2.5 hours. Start the tour by driving through the historic center of Cusco. Sit back and enjoy the views while a bilingual guide explains the importance of each landmark within the city. Later drive through some of the main archaeological sites such as Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, and Puca Pucara. Get a panoramic view from the top deck of the bus. On the way back to Cusco, stop at a shamanic center. Witness a traditional Inca ceremony that pays homage to the Pachamama (Inca mother earth), the mountains, and the natural world. Stop at an alpaca wool weaving center where one of the workers will explain the differences between the various types of wool. Learn to recognize authentic alpaca wool when shopping for gifts. Before ending the tour, visit the large white statue of Christ that stands on the hill overlooking the city of Cusco. From here, enjoy fantastic views of the entire city. Then proceed back to the bus station in Cusco.

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Guided tour

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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