Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman Half-Day Tour

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Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman Half-Day Tour
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Experience the impressive Incan architecture of the ancient fortress and temple at the archeological park of Sacsayhuaman. See the Tower of Pucca Pucara and discover the source of spring water, a stone labyrinth and a fortress made of mysteriously massive stones. The spectacular archeological sites which surround Cusco are a true mark of Incan heritage and culture and a must-see when visiting Peru.
Tickets admissions are not included and you need to buy it for your own
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In Brief

Location:
Cusco, Peru
Country:
Peru
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Excellent value for money
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru

We will get away from the crowds to visit Sacsayhuaman, an impressive citadel full of colossal fortress surrounded by beautiful landscapes in complete communion with nature.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru

We will then continue to the Inca shrine of Qenqo, with its awesome altar for sacrifices embedded in the side of the rock.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Puka Pukara, Cusco Peru

We will finally reach the Puca Pucara watchtower and Tambomachay, a monument of noticeable architectural excellence, considered one of the pillars of the Andean view of the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tambomachay, Cusco Peru

We will finally reach the Puca Pucara watchtower and Tambomachay, a monument of noticeable architectural excellence, considered one of the pillars of the Andean view of the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Tickets admissions are not included and you need to buy it for your own
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Entry/Admission - Q'enqo
  • Entry/Admission - Puka Pukara
  • Entry/Admission - Tambomachay

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Av El Sol 809, Cusco 05184, Peru

Traveler pickup is offered
This activity includes roundtrip transfer from selected hotels in Cusco Downtown. If your hotel is not listed, you must go to our office in Cusco, Av. El Sol 817, Cusco

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Important: Tickets admissions are not included and you need to buy it for your own
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.92 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Nice little, short trip outside of Cusco.
• Submitted 01 Sep 2017
Our time with Yuber and driver Jimmy was incredible. The entire process was professional and courteous. Yuber is brilliant - his knowledge of Cusco, the Quechua people and Incan history was endless. This was just the tour we desired in order to learn more about the Inca Ruins around the city of Cusco. If you love history, archaeology and architecture this tour is for you!! A great supplement to our time at Machu Picchu.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2017
Wonderful tour! The guide Alex was very knowledgeable about the Incan ruins around Cusco. Very friendly. An easy paced tour. The transportation to and from our hotel was comfortable and clean.
• Submitted 02 Jul 2017
Great tour!
• Submitted 19 Jun 2017
River was a very good tour guide! He is very informative. Also, he takes good pictures! :-
• Submitted 17 May 2017
Really great tour. I highly recommend this tour. Our guide was friendly and informative, great history lesson. The transportation from our hotel was nice and comfortable. All around great tour.
• Submitted 12 May 2017
Tour guide was great!!! Informative tour.
• Submitted 01 Dec 2016
Angel was a fantastic, knowledgeable guide.
• Submitted 28 Aug 2016
We had a wonderful experience with out tour guide, Marinés. She was personable, well-informed, interesting and spoke English very well. She arrived on time and took us to the four Inca sights located outside of Cusco. I would definitely recommend her as a guide and recommend Viator.
• Submitted 25 Sep 2015
The tour guide, picked me up at my hotel and informed me that no one else will be in our tour I beamed with happiness and enjoyed his knowledgeable company
• Submitted 23 May 2015
Fantastic tour. The guide was very informative, and because we arrived at the sites early there were very few people there.
• Submitted 27 May 2014
Great tour! It was slower paced that the guide was more than happy to take pictures for me--a great way to see the site as a solo traveler!
• Submitted 21 Apr 2014
This was very nice, especially enjoyed our guide.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2013
Sacsayhuaman and the other 3 places that we visited were truly wonderful. Don't miss this tour. It is a half day well spent.
• Submitted 11 Dec 2013
Excellent tour. Very punctual and professional; the Guide was well informed and was able to bring the site to life!
• Submitted 08 Aug 2013
The guide went the additional mile; he was excellent!
• Submitted 23 Jul 2013
Tour was great. Very informative and the agency well organized. An amazing experience!
• Submitted 11 Jun 2013
From pick-up to drop-off the tour was exactly as described and timed (practically to the minute). Felt like a private tour (two of us and three other people) in our own tour van with driver and guide. Guide was informative, able to answer all the questions - good English. Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Pucca Pucara were very interesting, but the highlight - walking beside the massive stone walls of Sacsayhuaman fortress. Of the tours we did in Cusco, this was the most interesting and the best.
• Submitted 20 May 2013
Wonderful experience. So much to learn and see. The entire area is beautiful. Be ready to do some climbing...it will prepare you for Macchu Picchu.
• Submitted 15 Mar 2013
The tour bus and guide promptly showed up at our hotel. The tour took us to 4 closeby Inka ruins on the hill side. One of us had to pace slowly at one of the sites due to the high altitude but it was worth seeing the sites with a tour guide.
• Submitted 11 Jan 2013
There were just 3 in our tour and that was fine with me as we got the attention of our guide, Vicente Fuentes. Nice, funny man.
• Submitted 06 Aug 2012
Sacsayhuaman is a beautiful archeological zone in Cusco. It's amazing to walk through the park and wonder just how it was built. There are stones over 12 feet tall and magnificent patterns of religious Inca animals throughout. We were in a group of three people so it was great to have a more personalized experience with the guide! The guide was funny and knowledgeable as well!
• Submitted 15 Apr 2011
Hotel pickup was prompt, and Robinson was a wonderful tour guide. He did a great job explaining the significance and history of the sites. The only thing I would change is the visit to the alpaca wool factory. I learned how to spot Alpaca wool, but did not appreciate the hard sell tactics of the folks there. It would have been great to be able to opt out of the final part of the tour.
• Submitted 21 Nov 2019
Interesting
• Submitted 22 May 2018

In Brief

Location:
Cusco, Peru
Country:
Peru
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Excellent value for money
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide