Cusco Urban Adventures
Day tours, with a local
Cusco Urban Adventures offers a discovery of the hidden secrets and incredible ancient history on locally guided Cusco day tours. Here the vibe is that you’re never far from an undiscovered archeological site, or from the next big artist to make it on the world stage. Experience being surrounded in every direction with the remaining influence of the Incan legacy, the civilizations that lived before them, and the colonial conquistadors that tried to claim it all as their own. As you tour the Sacred Valley or wander the streets of Cusco on our experiential Cusco sightseeing tours, you know you are experiencing a living history.
With Cusco Urban Adventures you can spend the day exploring the ruins around Pisac and its colourful market where local farmers and artisans come to sell their wares to locals and tourists alike. The distinctive earthy musk of farm life, the sound of traditional Andean music, the colours of hand-woven textiles will all transport you to a world far away from the one you know on a tour of Cusco.
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On this Cusco day tour you'll get to experience Cusco at the grassroots level. Start at the vibrant San Pedro market and buy some local snacks as you explore. Then head out of town to explore 4 major Inca sites: Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.more...
Sacred Valley Community From USD 130.00
Take a break from Cusco and explore real Quechua community life in the sacred valley with Cusco Urban Adventures. Get lost in the labyrinth of the famous Pisac craft market. Take the road less traveled to a Quechua village. Meet families, learn about their daily lives. Sit down for a Quechua style lunch. Get involved and share one of their daily activities depending on the season! Wander around the Ollantayambo archaelogical site for an insight into the past.
Machu Picchu Full Day Tour From USD 363.00
Journey to the iconic land of the Incas on this guided day trip to mysterious Machu Picchu. Travel by train to the town of Aguas Calientes then continue to the astounding archaeological site of Machu Picchu for a private tour and picnic lunch. Choose to use free time for further explorations of Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes, before returning to Cusco after a long day of discovery and adventure.more...
Cusco Biking Tour From USD 41.00
On this Cusco bike tour, you'll gain insight into the mysterious Incan Empire on this exploratory cycling adventure through some of Cusco’s most fascinating ancient ruins and archaeological sites. Enjoy fantastic views of Cusco and the nearby countryside, while learning more about the Incan history and sites. This Cusco day tour blends history, landscapes, culture, and a bit of adventure to see a lesser-known side of Cusco.more...
[ 03/06/2013 ]
This celebration offers a coulourful parade marching through the streets of Cusco.Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun)
Place: Qoricancha - [ 24/06/2013 ]
A spectacular Incan celebration honouring the sun god, Inti.Fiestas Patrias
[ 28/07/2013 - 29/07/2013 ]
One of the most important holidays to celebrate Peru's independence!more events...
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29 Jul 2012 Our guide was well prepared, safety concious and well informed about the area.
20 Jun 2012 It turned out to be a private tour - it was perfectly organised - the few hours spent exploring the ruins at Machu Picchu would live with me for the rest of my life. Having a local guide does help when it comes to appreciating the customs and culture.
Welcome to Cusco – the historic capital of the Incan Empire, the gateway to Machu Picchu, and a lovely UNESCO World Heritage site. As a part of the Urban Adventures network, we are excited to share it with you through our unique Cusco and Sacred Valley tours. Whether this is visiting a local community or learning how to make a regional dish, our goal is to help make the world feel a little smaller by inspiring our travellers to experience a culture and its people in the most intrepid way possible – through local knowledge and local experience.
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