Is the most important Cusco touristic places , Located 4 hours from the city of Cusco, in the province of Urubamba from Km. 82 to Km. 122 of the railway line between Cusco and Quillabamba, with a height of 2225 m.a.s.l, it comprises an area of 33,000 hectares. The climate of this area is semi-tropical, rainy from November to April and warm from May to October. In this Sanctuary there is an abundant flora and fauna, as well as mountains and snowy mountains. So far more than 114 archaeological sites have been registered, it is one of the most important archaeological monuments in the world, declared by UNESCO as: Cultural Patrimony of Humanity and a few years ago WAS DECLARED AS one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.
SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS:
The Sacred Valley of the Inkas or Valley of the Vilcanota, is located between the towns of Pisaq (Calca) and Ollantaytambo (Urubamba) north of Cusco, it is beautiful and was much appreciated by the Inca, due to its special conditions such as climate and the fertility of their lands. To visit it you only need 1 day and it is one of the most required tours by visitors.
It is an “Inca ceremonial fortress”, two kilometers north of the city of Cuzco. Construction began during the government of Pachacútec, in the 15th century; however, it was Huayna Cápac who gave the final structures in the 16th century. Every June 24 the festival of the Inti Raymi or festival of the sun is celebrated in this place. Sacsayhuaman is a wonder of engineering and one of the most visited places for its proximity to Cusco
In Castilian Temple of the Sun, is located in the city of Cusco, it was the most important temple of the Incas for its fine finish and great infrastructure, also was a place for the adoration to the sun god. The Inca Huayna Capac in his governament, stored the gold of all the Tahuantinsuyo in this place for it the Spaniards say that when they arrived they never saw so much gold together.
Is an Inca city located between the Salcantay mountain, and under the jurisdiction of the district of Santa Teresa, Province of La Convención, Department of Cuzco, in southern Peru. It is said that it was one of the last Inca temples before the conquest and where the Spaniards did not arrive.
MONTAÑA DE COLORES:
The mountain of 7 colors (VINICUNCA) is one of the majestic attractions present on the road to the snowy AUSANGATE, it is cataloged by the magazine NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC as one of the 100 places that must be visited before dying. This mountain owns the 7 colors of the rainbow in a natural way.
It is an archaeological site 50 km north of Cuzco. This place has an altitude of 3,600 m.a.s.l. Is located above the city of Lamay, in the district of Calca, in the Sacred Valley. It is the only place where you can appreciate Inca infrastructures with 2 floors. Arriving is very easy and can be combined with a visit to Machu Picchu because of its proximity to the district of Ollantaytambo where the train station to Machu Picchu town is located.
It was a system of roads in the Inca civilization that linked the important cities of the coast and the mountains occupying all the Tahuantinsuyo empire. Part of that road was made from Cusco to the citadel of Machupicchu. Currently, people make the Inca trail to Machupicchu starting from Km. 82 of the railway line on a trip that lasts 4 days and 3 nights. The availability of spaces for this walk is very limited, it is advisable to make reservations much earlier.
It´s a snow in Cusco-Peru, considered by the Incas as a sacred mountain, located in the Vilcabamba mountain range, in the district of Santa Teresa, province of La Convención, Department of Cusco. It rises to 6271 meters above sea level. It is one of the highest mountains in the Cusco region, together with the Ausangate mountain in the Vilcanota mountain range. It is a wonder of nature and visiting it is a challenge to vertigo and adrenaline, with a walk that can last up to 5 days.
It is the main temple of the city of Cuzco and. The Cathedral Basilica of Cuzco that with the temples of the Triumph and the Sagrada Familia form the Set of the Cathedral, is located in the northeast sector of the current Plaza de Armas of Cuzco. In the place that was the Suntur Wasi, Palace of the Inca Wiracocha. The complex occupies an area of 3956 m2. It is the most important religious monument of the Historical Center of Cuzco
MANU NATIONAL PARK:
It is a protected natural space located in southeastern Peru, located partially in the departments of Madre de Dios and Cusco, in the provinces of Manu and Paucartambo. With an area of 1 909 800 hectares, it is divided into three large areas: the National Park, with 1 532 806 ha, the Reserved Zone, with 257 000 ha and the Transition or Cultural Zone, with 120 000 ha. Some researchers believe that in the virgin areas of this reserve is located the Paititi or lost city of the Incas.
The church of Andahuaylillas called “the Sistine Chapel of America”, is located in the south part of the city of Cusco, Its architecture is one of the most surprising and beautiful of religious art in Perú, from the outside, it does not stop being beautiful, despite its simplicity