All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

All about the Boleto Turistico in Cusco

When travellers in Peru arrive to Cusco, hearing the words “Boleto Turistico” are inevitable. You might ask yourself “For what do I need this Boleto Turistico? What is it good for?” The answer is easy: This ticket is essential for entering many of the most important and fascinating sites Cusco has to offer.
Read here All About the Boleto Turistico in Cusco.

What is the Boleto Turistico?

Having a “Tourist Ticket” or Boleto Turistico is crucial when you want to visit many of the famous tourist sites in and around Cusco, like the villages and ruins in The Sacred Valley (Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero) or many well-known spots in the city of Cusco (more…)

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Experience the legacy of the Inca God Wiracocha

Experience the legacy of the Inca God Wiracocha

Peru is rich in hidden mysteries, ancient culture and testimonies carved in stone. In order to find out about these cultural wonders, one does not necessarily have to open up a history book. Although a great deal of the evidence of the Inca Empire (1425 CE – 1532 CE) was destroyed by the Spanish conquistadores, there is still an astounding amount of ruins in Peru that give us hints about this high culture.

At the same time, these stony remains also bring up many questions. Who were the Incas? How were they capable of constructing impressive cities, infrastructures and temples? Which beliefs were they driven by? (more…)

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Pilgrimage of Señor de Huanca in Cusco

Peregrinación del Señor de Huanca en Cusco

Each year on September 14th, Peruvians and people from neighboring countries (mainly Bolivia) come to walk the Pilgrimage route of Señor de Huanca close to Cusco. At almost 50 kilometers from the Inca capital, at a height of 3,100 meters (up to 4,250 meters), it is a tough and cold 6 hour hike in the middle of the night. At the end of the trail there is a painting of a wounded Christ on a rock greeting you. The pilgrimages arriving at the spot will cleanse in the pure waters of the spring, hoping for good karma for the rest of the year. Prior to the day of the walk a week filled with festivities takes place.
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