Inca Explorers - Cultural and Adventurous Excursions in Cusco, Peru.
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ACTIVITIES IN CUSCO


 

General Information

CUSCO Land of the Sun and Gateway to the Magic World of the Inca culture where the past comes alive and the present shines with promise. You will admire the Majestic Inca and Hispanic architectural expressions Geographically Cusco is located on the southern part of Peru. It has a population of 300,000 and is situated at 3,350 m. above sea level. Cusco received yearly about 600,000 thousand tourist per year and to increased more in the future.


Cultural Excursions in Cusco

THE CITY TOUR AND THE NEARBY INCA SITES

This half-day tour around the City and the archeological complex provides a comfortable and comprehensive view of Cusco. The visit includes the principal Qoricancha (Sun God temple) the Cathedral (Magnificent Church of Cusco) and the impressive Inca Sites: Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, Puca-Pucará and Tambomachay.

Daily departures at 14:00 until 18:00

Cusco, the old capital of the Inca empire

For more info read our fixed programs.


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SACRED VALLEY TOUR

A full day excursion through the Urubamba Valley to the colorful Indian Market of Pisac where natives from Cusco surroundings come to trade their products in the afternoon you visit the great archeological fortress of Ollantaytambo.

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 9:00 until 18:00.

For more info read our fixed programs.


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MACHUPICCHU TOUR

Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas

Machupicchu is the Lost City of the Incas and is now recognized as Cultural Inheritance of Humankind. Universal Patrimony of world, it is a monument to Divinity, a Gods Worship Center. The magnificent scenic geographic fuses with highlights, the massive architecture of the Inca site, the winding loops of the river that undulate between sheer vertical cliffs whose imposing flanks formed ideal natural barriers.

A long time ago, these powerful people, called the Incas, praised the natural elements of the sun, the moon, water, the mountains and the mother earth. Machupicchu is located at the beginning of the cloud forest at an altitude of 2,400 m., with a unique and spectacular panorama over the high jungle.

All fixed programs in the year 2000 include Machupicchu.

Daily departure from 6:00 until 21:00.

For more info read our fixed programs.


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MORAY AND MARAS (THE SALT MINES)

Moray is located two hours from Cusco city. It provides one of the most spectacular views of Urubamba Mountain Range and it also offers dramatic Inca terraces depressions in the earth. This site was raised into a natural greenhouse to grow a extraordinary variety of crops at an altitude that would typically only be in the tropical Andes. Later you visit Salineras, the impressive numerous white rectangular salt-filled pools.

Only private service from 9:00 until 16:00

For more info read our fixed programs.


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PIQUILLACTA / ANDAHUAYLILLAS

A three hour guided tour visiting the Wari administrative center of Piquillacta (600-800 AD) a Pre-Inca site located on the South of Cusco and the Village of Andahuaylillas, where you can visit the Church known as the "Sixtine Chapel of America" for its magnificent murals and paintings.

Only in private service, half day tour

For more info read our fixed programs.


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Adventurous Excursions in Cusco

MOUNTAIN-BIKING TOUR

A great option for those who like to experience extraordinary topography on dirt roads in natural mountains.

A great way to enjoy the peaceful grandeur of this natural scenery, for example in the Sacred Valley near Maraz and Moray (see picture).

Mountain Biking in the Andes

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TREKKING IN THE ANDES

Porters on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The Inca Empire, known as "Tawantinsuyo", was covered with crisscrossed Inca Pathways, all paved stone trails with extraordinary engineering, stretching 25,000 Kms. These treks permit passages through rugged topography with Inca Sites and high passes reaching more than 4,000 meters. Hundred of warriors, messengers and the Inca himself used this road system to go to different provinces.

The deserted coast, the fertile Andes and the lush high Jungle were all connected at one time by these versatile Inca Trails.

Our classic trek is the Inca Trail to Machupicchu, but we also offer treks to the Ausangate, Salkantay, Vilcabamba, Choquequirao, the Urubamba mountain range, the Vilcanota mountain range etc.

For more info read our fixed programs.


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WHITE - WATER RIVER RAFTING

The White - Water river rafting in the Andes of Peru offers innumerable possibilities for adventure on the rapids. The explosive splash over the stable huge rocks gives a unique challenge and a feeling to be proud of.

Daily departure from 9:00 until 16.00


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INCA EXPLORERS
Tour Operator

Calle Peru W - 18 Urb. Ttio

Cusco - Peru
tel.  (51) 84 241070
e-mail:  sales@incaexplorers.com
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Msn: maria_incaexplorers@hotmail.com

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