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8-Day Adventure in Cusco: Explore the Rich History and Delightful Cuisine

Nathali Martínez

Nathali Martínez

5 Oct 2023

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Cusco, Peru, as you discover ancient ruins, savor mouthwatering dishes, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of this enchanting city.

Day 1
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$14

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

6 - 9 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
2 - 3 min

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Cappuccino Cusco Cafe
The Best Coffee, Hot Chocolate and more.
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
2 - 3 min

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Cuzco Main Square
Lively urban gathering place offering colonial arcades, a cathedral, gardens & a central fountain.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
1 - 2 min

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Inka Grill
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
Tunupa Restaurant Grill & Bar
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$6
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 2
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$46

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$ 2

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

11 - 14 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
21 - 26 min

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Peru Bar
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$10
20 - 24 min

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Puka Pukara Archaeological Complex
Ruins of the fort that defended the Inca Empire, overlooking the Cusco valley & Tambomachay.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$13
2 - 3 min

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Twelve Angled Stone
Placed in the wall of a once-Incan palace, this legendary stone is said to hold up the structure.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$5
2 - 3 min

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Justina
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$14
Prasada Vegi Food
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 3
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$41

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$ 2

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

15 - 22 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
25 - 30 min

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L' Atelier Café-Concept
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$8
13 - 16 min

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Tambomachay
This Inca site with canals, waterfalls & aqueducts is thought to have been built to worship water.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$25
13 - 16 min

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La Casona del Inka
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
Quinta Eulalia
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 4
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$43

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$ 2

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

14 - 21 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
16 - 23 min

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El Pisonay
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$8
15 - 18 min

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Q'enco Archaeological Complex
Ancient megalithic site with the remains of an Incan temple & tunnels carved from rock.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$13
4 - 6 min

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Tupac Amaru Square
Paved square with an equestrian statue of a late-Incan monarch, hosting a weekend craft market.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Karito's Polleria
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$12
Pizzeria Marengo
Somos una importante pizzería ubicada en el distrito de Yanahuara. Ofrecemos la mejor calidad de pizzeria artesanal en horno a leña y buen servicio en todo momento.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$10
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 5
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$40

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$ 2

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

9 - 11 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
1 - 2 min

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Casa Qorikancha
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$6
1 - 2 min

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Church and Convent of Santo Domingo of Guzmán
Spanish church & convent built on top of & with materials from the sacred Inca temple Qorikancha.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$20
4 - 5 min

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Sepia Club Café
Coffee, Peruvian, Veggie, Italian
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
Quinta Restaurant Tres Marias
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$10
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 6
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$45

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$ 2

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

10 - 12 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
2 - 3 min

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Alma Bar Restaurante
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$6
4 - 5 min

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Qorikancha
Inca ruins of a prominent 15th-century temple that once had walls & floors covered in pure gold.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$25
1 - 2 min

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Quinta Restaurant Tres Marias
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$10
Atiq Café
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 7
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$43

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

6 - 9 min

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Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
3 - 4 min

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Panaderia pasteleria san pedro
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
4 - 6 min

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San Pedro Central Market
Bustling covered market with stalls for produce, meat, clothing, souvenirs, snacks & fresh juices.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$13
2 - 3 min

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Tabasco
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$14
Casa Culinaria Marques
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$12
Hostal Qorichaska
Simply furnished dorms & private rooms in a low-key hostel with a restaurant, a bar & a courtyard.
7:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Free
Day 8
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$0

Hostal Qorichaska

Depart from your stay 🏨

Budget breakdown: $277 In total

Activities & Food:$271
Transport:$7