8 days in Cusco Itinerary

8 days in Cusco Itinerary

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Cusco

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Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cusco: Pisac (in Pisac), Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (in Ollantaytambo) and Salinas de Maras (in Maras). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, contemplate the long history of Sacred Valley of the Incas, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cusco trip maker app.

If you are flying in from Panama, the closest major aiport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport. In septiembre, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

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Side Trips

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Salinas de Maras
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

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