Cusco is one of the most important centers in the tourist activity in America of the South and of the world; it is a cosmopolitan city where the history beats to each step, where you leave to people of all the nationalities, walking among Inca walls, where modern tourist services exist and in the one that the night rotates intensely around restaurants, bars and discos. Cusco, “Archaeological Capital of America”, it is a city open to the world that welcomes with the arms open to the visitors who observe amazed their strange look that fuses in oneself urban atmosphere and with particular harmony.
Seductora, impactante and natural whose history lives in the streets, squares, valleys and towns. The city of Cusco is an impressive sample of the high Incan engineering that dominated the stone like in Choquequirao, Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the built Inca jewel with the wisdom of the old Peruvians in an ecological environment.
It was founded March of 1533, 23 by the conquering Francisco Pizarro, converting this way to the cuzco city, in a mestizo and colonial city. In 1911, the American browser, Hiram Bingham discovered to the Archaeological Sanctuary of Macchu picchu.
Located: Andean Sierra in the south of the Peru.
Extension: 72.104 Km2.
MEDIUM-DRY AND HE/SHE FRIES
MAXIMUM: 21 C – 70
To the city of Cuzco you can arrive for the following means:
It Files – Arequipa – Cusco: 1 494 km of journey, with a duration of 24 hours approx. in bus. This is the most advisable route to arrive to this city.
Lima-Nazca-Puquio-Abancay-Cusco: 1 136 km (20 hours in car approx.).
Puno – Cusco: 389 Kms, 7 hours in car.
There are daily services of air transport that operate from Lima to the Airport Velasco Astete (10 min. of the city of Cusco), and 45 minutes flight approx..
Another of the advisable air routes to arrive to the city of Cuzco is: Arequipa – Cusco that has a duration of 30 min. flight approx.
A rail net that unites the cities of Arequipa exists – Juliaca – Puno – Cusco.