Trips to Cusco are the most demanded in Peruvian travel agencies, mainly because Peru possesses one of the wonders of the world: Machu Picchu (currently World’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019).

Cusco is one of the most representative cities of Peru, since it has a diversity of natural landscapes, majestic monuments and amazing traditions. So, what other reasons do you have for visiting the Inca Empire? Here you have detailed information.

Trips to Cusco: Reasons to visit the city of the Incas

Recharge yourself with positive energies

Work and daily routine can often become so stressful that we don’t know what to do to get relaxed. In that sense, vacations provide us with an opportunity to enjoy and live moments of peace and tranquility.

Therefore, Cusco is a great option for relaxing, as it is one of the most energetic tourist places in Peru. In first place is Machu Picchu, a gigantic fortress located over the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Also, you can visit the fortress of Sacsayhuamán, a spectacular building where the Sun festival is celebrated. Puca Pucara, Kenko (Inca adoratory) and Choquequirao, Machu Picchu’s sister city,  are also located there.

Cusco is a place that transmits strong energies that produce renewing sensations!

Get to know Incan customs first hand

Thanks to our personalized tours you will have the opportunity to experience the customs and culture of Cusco through many Inca families and/or communities.

You will even get to participate in the traditional festivities and sacred rituals. For example, to visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman to see the “Apu Ausangate”, a fabulous sacred mountain.

Taste the delicious gastronomy of Cusco

Cusco invites you to taste its typical dishes, which are made with a variety of natural ingredients that go beyond from generation to generation. It will give you an idea of how the Incas used to eat.

Among the most popular typical Cusco dishes you can find the following:

  • Chicharrón Cusqueño (Cuzco Pork fried in its own fat): It is an emblematic dish of the village of Saya.
  • Chuño-cola or Chuño Lawa: Inca native dish.
  • Chiri uchu: The most emblematic typical Cusco dish.
  • Corn with cheese: Traditional appetizer.
  • Chairo: This soup is perfect for cold weather.
  • Kapchi de setas (Mushroom Kapchi): Typical snack.

Enjoy Experiential Travel in Cusco

Another important reason to travel to Cusco, is the wide range of tourist activities you can do, such as: Experiential Travel, Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism (For example: trekking along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, rafting, etc.). It even offers a nightlife in the best thematic bars and discos.

Trip Peru, travel agency, offers you the best personalized tours. Contact us now and we will gladly help you schedule your travel itinerary to Cusco.

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