Cusco Information

Weather in Cusco, Useful Information

Weather in Cusco, Useful Information

Cusco has two well-defined seasons during the year. These are distinguished in Rain and Drought. Weather in Cusco is usually dry and temperate. The seasons are divided in the following months of the year: April – October: Dry Season....

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Yucay Inca Site In the Sacred Valley

Yucay Inca Site In the Sacred Valley

Yucay  Inca Site is one of seven districts that make up the province of Urubamba. Located 78 kilometers to the northeast of the City of Cusco, between Pisac and Ollantaytambo. By road the journey takes approximately 50 minutes. Yucay,...

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Sacred Valley Urubamba Information

Sacred Valley Urubamba Information

Urubamba, called “La Perla del Vilcanota”, located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 78 kilometers from Cusco and 4 kilometers from Yucay. The traveler can access Urubamba from Cusco by private car, hiring a taxi...

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Chinchero Information, Inka Sites and Prices

Chinchero Information, Inka Sites and Prices

The town of Chinchero is located 30 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco, in the province of Urubamba, at 3,762 m.s.n.m. With view to the snow Mountain Salkantay, Veronica and Soray. The inhabitants of Chinchero inhabit the Inca...

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Sacred Valley of the Incas Cusco

Sacred Valley of the Incas Cusco

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, in the Peruvian Andes, is composed of numerous rivers that descend by ravines and small valleys; Has numerous archeological monuments and indigenous peoples. This valley was much appreciated by the Incas because of...

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Salt Mining in Maras Cusco

Salt Mining in Maras Cusco

The “Salineras de Maras” in Cusco, or salinas de maras as they are also called, are salt mines whose exploitation is as old as the Tahuantinsuyo. Located on the slope of the hill, the saline in the form of terraces...

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Cusco Information for Travelers

Cusco Information for Travelers

Mystical sacred city, considered the capital of the Tahuantinsuyo Empire with a great historical and architectural legacy. Surrounded by green valleys with imposing tourist attractions, culture, tradition and faith still latent. Known as the navel of the world for...

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Tours in Cusco Recommendations

Tours in Cusco Recommendations

The alternative tourism is a new practice of the tourism that defers of the traditional tourism by offering to the modalities and destinations different to those that the commercial tourism offers. While commercial tourism companies are starting to explore...

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Classic Tours in Cusco

Classic Tours in Cusco

  Visiting Classic Tours the city of Cusco is an unforgettable experience that reveals some of the mysteries of the Incas, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, proudly retaining its walls and stone walls, reminiscent of the grandeur of...

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Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain Information, Cusco – Peru

Ausangate Trek To Rainbow Mountain Information, Cusco – Peru

Ausangate trek to Rainbow Mountain Peru – Cusco Ausangate is a mountain located about 100 kilometers southeast of the city of Cusco, its maximum altitude is 6,384 meters above sea level. In the Inca mythology of this mountain and the...

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Huchuy Qosqo How to Take

Huchuy Qosqo How to Take

HUCHUY QOSQO TREK TO MACHU OICCHU Huchuy Qosqo was a population of height, located about the 3,550 meters on the level of the sea in a small plain in the upper third of the mountain. From the place you...

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SACSAYHUAMAN IN HISTORY

SACSAYHUAMAN IN HISTORY

The fortress of Sacsayhuaman astounded the Spanish conquerors. In 1534, chronicler Pedro Sancho, secretary to Francisco Pizarro, wrote that the fortress, “…has so many large rooms and towers that a person could not see it all in one day...

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Living in Cusco at the present time

Living in Cusco at the present time

Living in Cusco at the present time. At the start of the third millennium, Cuzco society remembers Janus of the ancient Romans: one face looks to the past and the other to the future. Cuzco residents from all social...

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Traveling to Cusco by Roads, Recommendations and Tips

Traveling to Cusco by Roads, Recommendations and Tips

Cusco by Roads. The road infrastructure in the department of Cuzco consists of over 5 000 km of roads, of which approximately 700 km are paved trunk roads (carreteras). The rest, mostly packed dirt roads, are considered rural or...

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Main Tourist Activities in Cusco

Main Tourist Activities in Cusco

Cuzco Main Tourist Activities in Cusco. Basic facts about the department of Cuzco (surface area, location, population, climate, geography and others) as well as useful information for the traveler regarding tourist infrastructure, which we suggest you read before setting...

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