Cuzco, an emerging destination in Peru

Throughout the planet you can discover corners that are really worth visiting beyond the most visited tourist destinations, such as Paris, New York, London or the Caribbean islands.

One of these places is in Peru and the truth is that it is being increasingly visited by travelers. It is about Cuzco , the ancient capital of the Inca empire, located in a territory of multicolored mountains and valleys, lush jungles and forests, beautiful lagoons and rushing rivers. Do you want to know the secrets that this magnificent city hides? We will tell you about them below!

Centuries of history

Cuzco is a small city, but it offers many things to the traveler. It is enough to walk through one of its narrow streets to realize the centuries of history that each of its stones contains. The city of Cuzco is made up of layers of eras and cultures, where indigenous characteristics mix with colonial architecture and modern nightlife.


Impressive archaeological remains

Cuzco is surrounded by impressive archaeological remains, such as the citadel of Machu Picchu , the Sacsayhuaman fortress, the Ollantaytambo complex, the Pisac complex, the enigmatic platforms of Moray, and towns with a living culture located in the Sacred Valley: Pisac, Calca , Yucay, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba, Chinchero and Maras, where their traditions and ancestral customs are kept alive.

Other attractions of Cuzco

But in addition to exploring the ancient ruins, in Cusco you can visit the towering cathedrals, marvel at the colorful objects in the local markets, and take a break with a relaxing massage. On the outskirts of the city, you can enjoy activities such as whitewater rafting or mountain biking tours. In addition, you will not be able to forget to visit the Cochahuasi animal sanctuary.