Cusco

Some 11,400 feet above sea level, this renowned “Navel of the World” was once the fabled capital of the famous Inca Dynasty. The legacy of this 1983 UNESCO World Heritage Site dates back to the 15th century and is attributed to the Inca Pachacutec who built the city’s most remarkable constructions. Among Cusco’s cobbled streets, preserved constructions of the Inca imperial city like Koricancha can still be seen today, overlaid by the Baroque monasteries and mansions of 16th century Spanish conquests—creating a uniquely-rich fusion of past periods and cultures to discover. Additionally, an exciting nightlife awaits in this magical city, whose cafes, restaurants and bars are sure to suit all tastes.

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Arequipa & Colca Canyon
(Arequipa, Peru)
Cusco
(Cusco, Peru)
Lake Titicaca
(Lake Titicaca, Desaguadero, Puno, Peru)
Lima
(Lima, Peru)
Machu Picchu
(Machupicchu, Cusco, Peru)
Máncora
(Mancora, Peru)
Paracas & Nazca Lines
(Paracas, Ica, Peru)
Lower Amazon
(-10.263085,-71.060553)
Sacred Valley of the Incas
(-13.3056681,-72.1386983)

Essential Information

Reasons to Visit

  • Arts & Culture
  • Archaeology & History
  • Culinary & Wine
  • Family Travel
  • Honeymoon & Romance

Recommended Stay

2-3 nights

When To Visit

Good Dec-Feb
Better Mar / Oct-Nov
Best Apr-Sep