Why Travel To Cusco – Peru?

Cusco in Peru is an incredible place to travel and explore. Backpackers love it a lot for a variety of reasons! The city is teeming with a range of places of interests and activities. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find quaint cobblestone pathways and beautiful old buildings in the city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is something for everyone here. 

Do you have travel plans to Cusco, Peru? you’ll need an expert tour operator to guide you if you want to experience everything this beautiful country has to offer. Leading tour operator & travel management companies like True Mountain Traveler offers service as wonderful as the locals. They pride themselves on providing an incredible experience to tourists of all ages and anyone who wants to experience everything Cusco has to offer through escorted tours. They allow you to explore this beautiful country on your own. 

Visits to Cusco city tour are undoubtedly worthwhile! There are plenty of opportunities to explore. A few of them are:

  • San Pedro market: San Pedro market is located a short walk south of the main square and is well worth a visit. Since it is covered and open every day from 9 am to 6 pm, you can visit the market even on a wet day.
  • Plaza De Armas: Cusco’s major central square, which is constantly crowded and a perfect spot to unwind and observe daily life on a beautiful day. Be sure to take a picture with women in traditional Andean clothing & visit the impressive cathedral and church of La Compania.
  • ChocoMuseo: Whether you want to take one of the chocolate making workshops, or just enjoy the exhibits and spend time in the cafe, it’s great value for money. The hot chocolate available there is incredible!
  • Inka Museum: Be sure to stop at the Inka Museum to see Incan jewelry, pottery, textiles, and even some ancient mummies
  • Museo Del Café: It is a favorite yet unassuming building home to a nice bar, restaurant, and a small museum. It let you explore the history of coffee in South America. The coffee is excellent, as you might think, and they also host workshops where you can find out more about how coffee is made.
  • Machu Picchu: A “must-see” for anyone traveling to Cusco is Machu Picchu. Nothing is more breathtaking than witnessing this old city rising over the mountains in the early morning hours. You have a choice between using the old train or one of the several hiking trails to reach this ancient city!
  • Moray & Maras Visit the Moray, Maras & Salientes to see the ancient agricultural center– where crops were grown in a ring of concentric circles at different heights. Following this, head on to Mara-the fascinating salt mines in Cusco, and learn about the lives of those who work on the 6000+ small saltpans.
  • · San Blas Neighbourhood: Don’t leave Cusco without checking out this bohemian and picturesque neighborhood. It’s just a 10-minute walk uphill from the bustling Plaza de Armas. Don’t forget to visit Iglesia San Blas (San Blas Church) and enjoy the views from the square beside it. You can spend a few hours wandering the narrow, cobblestone streets filled with art galleries, craft vendors, clothing shops, cafes, and restaurants.
  • 12 Angled-Stone: Although it may seem silly to seek out a single rock in a stone wall within the city, this stone is a testament to the engineering and architectural acumen of the Incas. According to legend, not even a piece of paper can pass between the stones! The 12 angled stones may be found on HatunRumiyoc Street, an illustrious, old Inca thoroughfare. Look closely at the wall for the forms of a snake, condor, and puma as well.
  • Archeological Sites: You may visit several ancient sites in and around Cusco, such as Puca Pucara, a small, circular Inca site; Q’oricancha, the Temple of the Sun; Sacsayhuaman, with its 200-ton monoliths; and Tambomachay, a water temple with fountains thought to have been used by the Incas for bathing. You can see them all in one day tour.

Any traveler to Peru will undoubtedly pass through Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire. Come & join True Mountain Traveler to explore the city, relax and meet other travelers. Only with True Mountain Traveler do you receive an end-to-end luxury travel experience, because they have local knowledge and years of experience. It was hard to say goodbye when it came time to leave.