Sacsayhuaman is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco and it was the historic capital of the Inca Empire. On this tour, you will visit this incredible place full of history and you'll learn about the culture and traditions of this ancient civilization back in the days as well as the history of the city itself, all this while admiring the wonderful landscapes next to the city.
After the pick up at the hotel, we will climb up the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, and start our tour visiting the fortress with the same name, a beautiful place that radiates peace. There, we will admire the huge rocks measuring up to 4 meters high that were used in its construction.
We will then head towards Q'enqo, and the ancient temple of the Puma, where we will be able to appreciate an altar for sacrifices in the inner part of a massive rock, and then Tambomachay, sacred fountains of life and health.
way we will appreciate a panoramic view from Puca Pucara, a watchtower that controlled the entrance to the city. Afterwards, we will visit the Temple of the Sun "The Korikancha”, on top of which the Saint Dominique Convent was built.
A legend tells that his temple was entirely lined with gold sheets that marveled the Conquistadors when they arrived.
Finally, we will go to the Main Square and will visit the Cathedral displaying the priceless colonial paintings and other works of art such as the Cross which arrived with the first conquerors.
Hotel Pick-Up at your Hotel in Cusco Downtown
Starting Time : 01:30 PM
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