Day 1: Arrival in Cusco.
City Tour in the afternoon. Reception at the Velasco Astete International airport of Cusco and transfer to your hotel, where you wait with an aromatic coca tea to help you avoid altitude sickness. Once in the hotel, you will have the entire morning free. Between 1:45 and 2:00 pm the guided city tour will begin, where you will have the opportunity to visit 6 important sites of Cusco. First, "Qoricancha" (Temple of Gold), now the Convent of Santo Domingo, which is home to one of the most important religious centers of the Incan era. Second, the Cusco Cathedral, a religious site which has approximately 300 paintings of the Cusco School of Art, among other expressions of art. Then, you will head to the outskirts of the city to visit 4 other major historical sites that have remained intact over the years and were used by the Incas for various activities; Sacsayhuaman, a majestic place, with impressive stonework, weighing more than 120 tons, carried by Incan workers from remote sites, where they performed the famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun; Qenqo (labyrinth) which is one of the largest huacas (holy places) in the Cusco Region; Pucapucara, a site of military ruins, and finally Tambomachay, a place dedicated to the worship of water. End of tour and return to hotel. Night in hotel Cusco. Meals Included: Breakfast.