Get ready to discover the customs, culture and traditions of charming Cusco on this guided walking adventure that takes in places of heritage, buildings of antiquity and bohemian barrios. Start your Cusco walking tour by meeting a friendly local guide at the entrance of Cusco’s Baroque-style cathedralin Cusco’s main square, where your guide shares knowledge about Cusco’s history and society.
Continue to the Museo Inka – an impressive museum that houses Incan mummies, relics and artifacts. Learn about pre-Incan civilizations and Andean culture as you wander through the exhibits and collections that showcase a wide range of ancient jewellery, textiles, metalwork, clothing and pottery. Afterwards, head to the cool and creative area of San Blas, a district favoured by artists, hippies and bohemians. Soak up the relaxed aura and be sure to take lots of photos as there are plenty of interesting buildings, monuments, shops and people to capture here. Next, stop in at a coca shop where the curious can taste test some coca tea.
Then stroll to San Pedro Market and peruse the stalls that sell everything from fresh juice to decadent cheese, fragrant flowers and healing potions. This is a top spot to pick up some local lingo and observe another way of life in action. Grab a snack or drink, mingle with locals and perhaps pick up a souvenir. Finish the tour with a touch of sweetness at a museum dedicated to chocolate! Learn about how the cacao bean is grown and cultivated as well how chocolate is produced at this fascinating museum. Afterwards, return to the main square with your guide and say “adios” to your Cusco Urban Adventures guide and group.
Inclusions: Local bilingual guide, Inka museum entrance fee, coca tea, chocolate museum
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, tips for guides, water or any drinks
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Confirmation of booking: Please contact Cusco Urban Adventures to confirm you trip 24 hours prior to departure.
Additional Information: Need sunscreen and hat
Child Policy: Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 years are not permitted on the tour.