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Luxury travel to Cusco

Capital of the Andes, a Colourful Mix of the Colonial and Incan

Capital of the Incan Empire from the early 14th century until its Spanish conquest, Cusco is still a beautiful city with a magical feel. Gateway city to the infamous Machu Picchu, the city is situated in a valley of the Andes Mountains with not only historical Incan ruins, but Spanish architecture and wealth. A trip to Cusco is not to be missed on any luxury Peru tour.

Our guides will unlock the experience of Cusco for you, not only explaining the history, but also the hidden secrets of today’s city, from interesting restaurants to local Artisans’ workshops.

One cannot visit the Machu Picchu ruins without also visiting all the history and culture that this city has to offer making it the archeological capital of the Americas. Native Incans still inhabit the area speaking their Quechua language and thriving primarily off of agriculture. The cobblestone streets, adobe houses, and open markets add to Cusco’s unique charm.

What to do
  • Exploring the city

  • Market tours

  • Cookery Classes

  • Visits to the Sacred Valley

  • Visits to nearby Incan ruins

When to go

Cusco is great year round, however the best months are April, May, September, October, and November.

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Itineraries including Cusco

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$8,720pp

See the highlights of Peru's highland culture and abundant Amazonian nature

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$9,500pp

A combination of two of the most stunning and important destinations in South America, all in a...

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$5,746pp

A wonderful and adventurous Peru trip for families with a wide range of activities and...

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$4,491pp

The dramatic Andean highlands of Peru blended with the best gourmet experiences

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$4,617pp

A wonderful, relaxing and cultural honeymoon to Cusco and Machu Picchu, with time to really...

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$6,950pp

See the very best of South America's natural and man-made wonders in style

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$5,960pp

For the more active and adventurous explorer, a private tour to experience the grand landscapes,...

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$8,056pp

An epic and comprehensive private tour of Peru's lesser known to more prominent ancient treasures

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$6,987pp

Explore the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Cusco before embarking on the sublime, high altitude...

Talk to one of our experts today and start creating your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Cusco.

Accommodation in Cusco

Here's some hand-picked hotels that our travel designers love.

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Palacio Nazarenas, a beautifully-restored old palace and convent, is Belmond’s latest...

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Cusco’s most famous and prestigious hotel, Monasterio is a beautifully restored...

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Located half way between Sacsayhuaman and the cosmopolitan Plaza de Armas, the Palacio Manco...

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This luxury boutique hotel is located right in the center of Cusco surrounded by cobblestone...

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Casa Cartagena has a uniquely sharp and contemporary look in a town dominated by colonial...

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The Aranwa is an excellent boutique option in Cusco. Decoration is a mixture of colonial...

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