CUSCO

Quick FAQ's

  • 3,400 M above sea level

  • Previous capital of the Incas

  • Population 430,000

  • 1.5 million travelers visit Cusco every year

How To Get To Cusco

From the airport

  • Take a private taxi from the airport terminal $5 - $10 USD or S/.15 – S/.30 soles

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  • Take a public bus, from outside the airport gates. This option is only recommended for travelers who have visited Cusco before. The bus routes outside of the airport can be confusing.

From a bus terminal

  • Cusco has a centralized bus terminal, you can take a private taxi from any bus terminal, fares will vary depending on your hotel location.

 

  • Take a public bus, from outside the bus terminal This option is only recommended for travelers who have visited Cusco before. The bus terminal is located outside of the touristic area of Cusco and caution should be taken when stepping outside the terminal.

Must See & Places of Interest

  • Cusco Cathedral

  • Sacsayhuaman

  • San Blas Neighborhood

  • San Francisco Plaza

  • Pikillaqta Ruins

  • Maras & Moray Salt Terraces

  • Tipon Archeological Ruins

  • Qorikancha

  • Rainbow Mountain

Arts & Culture 

  • Religious Art Museum

  • Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Casa de Garcilazo

Souvenirs & Shopping

  • Baratillo Flea Market

  • San Blas

Food Markets

  • San Pedro Market

  • Wanchaq Market