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Also known as Cuzco or Qosqo, archaeological capital of America, it was the main city of the Inca Empire, considered by them as "Navel of the world". It was the vital center of the millenary Tahuantinsuyo (Empire of the Incas) and nowadays it is the most visited city in Peru because it offers great architectural and spiritual richness.

Why visit Cusco?

Cusco is fascinating for being a destination where you will find history, nature, adventure, art, gastronomy and customs that are kept alive. Come and enjoy the warmth of a people the warmth of a people who enjoy visitors, Cusco is waiting for you, you can not miss the opportunity to know it!

Where to start?

Once you have chosen the date of your trip, the most important thing is to determine how to get there, choose a hotel and what activities to do during your stay. The options are many and we will help you make the best decision:

CuscoPeru.com proposes to start the day taking a delicious breakfast at the Ayllu coffee where you will find freshly roasted Cusco coffee, you can also enjoy the exquisite taste of Quillabamba chocolate and milk cream.

You must visit the monumental main square, where you can appreciate the Cathedral of Cusco. In your tour through the streets you will find craft stores, jewelry shops and typical costumes, so you will know part of the Cusquenian art.

Be sure to go to the traditional and picturesque neighborhood of San Blas, where you will find high quality local crafts, bars and traditional cafes always surrounded by cobblestone streets and balconies from where you can see this neighborhood and the entire city of Cusco. Around Cusco the Incas built fortresses such as Sacsayhuaman, temples such as Qoricancha, Qenko and Tambomachay, if you wish, you can visit these imposing places by hiring the City Tour, in the tour you will see the ingenuity and art of the Inca constructions.

CuscoPeru.com invites you to know this extraordinary and fascinating metropolis in all its diversity, and we offer you the most complete, safe and updated guide to make your trip unique and unforgettable...


Natural Attractions Cusco

Information about the most important natural attractions in Cusco, among them, the National Sanctuary of Megantoni, Kosñipata and Pillcopata.

Colonial Mansions Cusco

Information about museums in Cusco, as well as their main attractions, opening hours, prices and all the information you want to know about museums in…

Archaeological Centers Cusco

Information of Cusco's Archaeological Centers, such as the Temple of Qorikancha, Sacsayhuman, Qenqo and other Inca Archaeological Centers.

Churches and Convents Cusco

Information of the main churches and temples of the city of Cusco; religious circuit, opening hours for the views and a colorful photo gallery.

Museums Cusco

Information about museums in Cusco, as well as their main attractions, opening hours, prices and all the information you want to know about museums in…

Inca Palaces Cusco

Information about Inca houses and palaces, such as the palace of Hatunrumiyoc, Pukamarka and Qollqanpata, which are still intact from Inca times to the present…


From Lima

Via Area

From Lima it is possible to get direct flights to Cusco with an average duration of 75 minutes. It is important to take into account when traveling that at the airport you must pay the single airfare (TUA) before boarding the plane. You will arrive at the Alejandro Velasco Astete airport in Cusco. Located just 15 minutes from the main square of Cusco.


Another alternative to get to Cusco is by land, it is a long trip and a little heavy but the advantage is that you can appreciate the beautiful landscapes of the coast and highlands, besides being able to get unique photos.

The main routes from Lima are:

Route 1:

This route goes through the cities of Nazca, Puquio, Chalhuanca, Abancay, finally arriving at the land terminal of Cusco, this trip lasts approximately 22 hours.

Route 2:

This route covers the cities of Arequipa, Juliaca and finally in the land terminal of Cusco; this trip lasts approximately 26 hours.


The city of Cusco is located in the southeastern Andes of Peru, at 13°30'45" south latitude and 71°58'33" west longitude, in the jurisdiction of the Cusco region.



T min.(°C)
T max.(°C)
Summer Season (April - October)
Rainy Season (November - March)
Between the months of April to October, the temperature drops considerably at night, in the early hours of the morning the temperature rises gradually until after midday.


Cusco City
3399 msnm
3600 msnm


According to the latest report of the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI), the population of the provinces of Cusco is as follows.
Cusco City
456 800 persons
65 100 persons


Cusco is a city located at 3399 meters above sea level, that is why its visitors often suffer from a typical illness known as altitude sickness, soroche or mountain sickness. If you want to make the most of your trip CuscoPeru.com recommends taking into consideration the following:

How to avoid:

  • Consult with your doctor about altitude sickness before the trip, so that he can medicate you according to your organism.
  • The visitor should acclimatize for at least 24 hours, that is to say, arrive one day before starting the tour.
  • It is necessary to consume products with little amount of salt and try to ingest products rich in sugar.
  • The intake of liquids is extremely important because it helps to counteract the effects of altitude.
  • Long walks should be avoided on the first day, and if you do take them, it is better to be accompanied.
  • Wear appropriate clothing that does not cause fatigue or suffocation.
    Consume products such as herbal teas or coca tea (without sugar).


Here are some suggestions of what you can do in the city of Cusco.

  • Walk through its streets and appreciate the colonial architecture built over ancient Inca palaces.
  • Admire the religious art in the cathedral and the different temples of the city.
  • Visit on horseback the archaeological park of Sacsayhuaman and its archaeological sites.
  • Share and enjoy your evenings with people from all over the world in the bars and discos near the
  • main square.

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