Private tourist guide on the Cusco City Tour

Local Culture
FromUSD 70USD 58

About this tour

  • Start: At the door of your hotel in the city of Cusco (8 am in the morning shift or 1 pm in the afternoon shift).
  • Duration: Approximately 5 hours.
  • Type of service: Private service (schedule chosen by the tourist).
  • Tourist attractions to visit: City of Cusco, Coricancha, Cathedral, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.
  • Tour guide: Professional private service in Spanish, English or another language.
  • Not included: Transportation, tickets.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Optional: Complete tourist transportation and entrance to all tourist attractions.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Do you plan to visit the city of Cusco in Peru? The capital city of the Incas offers important tourist attractions such as the Cathedral, Coricancha, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay and the beautiful historical streets of Cusco. The ‘Private tourist guide in the City Tour Cusco’ service includes the company of a professional guide through the main tourist destinations in the city of Cusco. The service will accompany you in the morning (from approximately 8 am to 1 pm) or in the afternoon (from 1 pm to 6 pm). It does not include tourist transportation service or tickets, however, these services can be purchased optionally.

This is the experience

  • The ‘Private tourist guide in the Cusco City Tour’ offers a cultural and entertaining experience together with a certified professional in tourism and original from Cusco. The service begins with the visitor meeting at the door of their hotel in Cusco at two possible times: at 8 am (in the morning shift) or at 1 pm (in the afternoon shift). The tourist destinations to visit depend on the visitor, but are recommended: the Cathedral, Coricancha, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. The service does not include tickets or tourist transportation. The service also ends at the door of your hotel or in a central square.

Guided Map on the Cusco City Tour

City Tour Cusco guided map

Itinerary

  • The ‘Private tourist guide in the City Tour Cusco’ service begins with the pick-up of the tourist at the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco. The tourist can choose between two times: at 8 am for the morning shift or at 1 pm for the afternoon shift.
  • The guide is a professional trained in several languages ​​with extensive knowledge of the tourist attractions of the city of Cusco. The visitor can choose the places to visit, the most recommended are: the Cusco Cathedral, the Coricancha, the Sacsayhuamán fortress, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay, as well as the historic streets and squares of the city of Cusco.
  • The tour guide will accompany you through all these tourist destinations, providing you with the necessary information, guiding you through the main Inca buildings and helping you take the most beautiful photographs.
  • The route could begin with a visit to the Cathedral of Cusco (entrance fee 40 Peruvian soles). In the same city of Cusco you can visit the Coricancha temple (entrance costs 15 Peruvian soles), the main religious temple of the Inca empire.
  • Optionally it can include the private tourist transportation service. This way you can travel to the outskirts of the city to the Sacsayhuamán fortress (famous for its immense stone constructions). On the route you will also be able to see Inca buildings in the archaeological sites of Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. Entrance to these four Inca sites costs 70 soles for foreigners and 40 soles for Peruvians.
  • After returning to the city of Cusco, the guide can accompany you through the historic streets and squares of the city. In addition, they can help you find a good restaurant or craft store in the historic center.
  • The guide will accompany you until 1 pm in the morning shift or until 6 pm in the afternoon shift. The service does not include tourist transportation or entrance fees. The latter can be purchased during the route. Transportation can be chosen optionally in this service.

Includes

  • Tour guide service for the tourist attractions of the city of Cusco: Coricancha, Cathedral, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay.
  • Service date change option.
  • Service cancellation option.
  • Cusco Tourist Ticket (70 soles for foreigners and 40 soles for Peruvians).
  • Entrance to the Cathedral of Cusco (40 soles).
  • Entrance to Coricancha (15 soles).
  • Tourist transportation service (optional to add it to the service).
  • Feeding.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing for temperate climates (pants, polo shirt, windproof jacket).
  • Sunglasses.
  • Comfortable slippers.
  • Extra pole.
  • Hat for sun protection.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Raincoat.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Cash.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The ‘Private tourist guide in the Cusco City Tour’ service begins with the tourist meeting the professional guide at the door of their hotel in the city of (at 8 am in the morning shift or at 1 pm in the late shift).
  • The tour guide concludes at the door of your hotel in the city of Cusco or at a central point in the city (at 1 pm in the morning shift or at 6 pm in the afternoon shift) .

Can I suffer from altitude sickness in Machu Picchu?

  • The city of Cusco is located in the heart of the Andes Mountains, at an altitude of 3,399 meters above sea level. At that altitude, tourists may suffer some symptoms of altitude sickness, such as fatigue, nausea and headache.
  • To reduce the symptoms of altitude sickness, it is advisable to drink plenty of water and acclimatize to the geography of the city, at least 1 day before the service.

Private tourist guidance

  • Private tour guiding is intended for a tourist or their group of friends, partner or family. The service is personalized with professional guides fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese or another language.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the tourist attractions included in the private guided Cusco City Tour?

This service recommends visiting the main tourist attractions of the city of Cusco, such as: the Cathedral, Coricancha, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay and the streets and monuments of the city.

Does the tour guide include tickets? How much they cost?

No, the service only includes the company of the professional tour guide. Tickets can be purchased during the tour of the tourist attractions of Cusco. Entrance to the Cathedral costs 40 soles. The entrance to Coricancha, 15 soles. The entrance to Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, 70 soles.

Does the tour guide include transportation?

No, the service only includes the company of the professional tour guide. However, the tourist transportation service, optionally, can be booked with us at info@machupicchuterra.com.

Does the City Tour guided tour include food?

No, the service only includes the company of the professional tour guide. You can ask for restaurant recommendations from the guide during the service.

Does the private tour guide on the Cusco City Tour allow date changes?

Yes, this service can be modified on the date of visit or the names of the members. You just have to send a simple request to info@machupicchuterra.com. The request is sent 3 days in advance as the last deadline (penalty of ten percent of the value of the service).

How to pay for the private tourist guide service on the City Tour Cusco?

Making payment for the service is very easy and secure. You just have to complete the information necessary for the service. Money is sent online (100% of the value of the service) using secure payment methods such as: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.

Can I cancel the private tour guide service on the City Tour Cusco?

Yes, this service can be cancelled. You just have to send a simple request to info@machupicchuterra.com. The request is sent 3 days in advance as the last deadline (penalty of twenty-five percent of the value of the service – refund of seventy-five percent of the amount paid).

What is the schedule of the tourist guide service on the City Tour Cusco?

The private tourist guide service in the City Tour Cusco is carried out at two possible times: at 8 am in the morning shift or at 1 pm in the afternoon shift.





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