When it comes to having a colorful history, Peru is a country that can’t be stepped aside. From its perfect beaches, Amazon rainforest, the huge expanse of rocky desert, and up to the Andes Mountains, Peru with its many indigenous tribes has got loads of adventures for you.
Are you in a dilemma because you don’t know what to do with your spare time whenever you get to Cusco in Peru? Well, you’ve got no cause for worries as here’s a list of some awesome things to do while on Cusco Peru tours;
You can explore the imperial city of Cusco to know more about its unique blend of cultures. With close to 150 diverse languages that can be found in Peru, the unique customs, traditions and ancient local techniques in Cusco would surely add more to your wealth of knowledge.
Explore the Sacred Valley Of Cusco
This seems to be the favorite of all things to do for tourists in Cusco. This valley also called the Urubamba Valley was the initial point of Incan’s ancient civilization and has always been a stunning sight to behold with its intrinsic connection with everyday life. Places to see and things to do while on Cusco Peru tours in this stunning valley include a stopover at Ollantaytambo Ruins, Moray Archaeological Park and the Salineras de Maras (Maras Salt Mines). You can also go for other outdoor activities like zipping lining, trekking, white water rafting, rock climbing and mountain biking in this Sacred Valley.
Never miss the dishes
Cusco offers a wide variety of sumptuous meals in several trendy restaurants and cafes. You can have a good breakfast with “escabeche” for breakfast in the Comedor Popular at the Mercado de Wanchai. You can also go for lunch at La Chomba in Calle Tullumayu – an exclusive place for local dishes. La Romana also offers large size pizzas for your weekend enjoyment.
The Sacsayhuaman Fun
Another way to enjoy your tour is to walk down the hidden tunnels behind Sacsayhuaman, slide down the rocks and have a picnic underneath the trees beside Qengo.
With Cusco’s abundant resources, you can shop with pleasure on weekends at the Plaza Tupac Amaru. You’ll also have an excellent experience on Saturday mornings at the smuggler’s market in Baratillo – a place where you can have unbeatable bargains (at your risk).
Nowhere guarantees a great vacation like Cusco!