6 days in Cusco Region Itinerary

6 days in Cusco Region Itinerary

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Cusco
— 3 nights
Bus to Ollantaytambo, Train to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
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Cusco

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
On the 18th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, and view the masterpieces at Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cusco online tour planner.

New York City, USA to Cusco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get warmer in Cusco: highs are around 67°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
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Machu Picchu

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Mandor and then delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip maker site.

Getting from Cusco to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Cusco Region travel guide

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Historic Sites · Architectural Buildings · Ruins
Most visitors take a trip to Cusco Region for a chance to explore the eponymous city, capital of the mighty Incan Empire for over three centuries. Aside from discovering the World Heritage-listed city, which draws two million annual visitors, most Cusco Region tours involve visits to the legendary Machu Picchu. Known to many history buffs as the "Lost City of the Incas," these photogenic ruins remain one of the world's most visited archeological sites. A comprehensive Cusco Region vacation also includes an exploration of local cuisine, famed for specialties like the alpaca steak and roasted cuy (guinea pig).