Cusco is an integral part of any Peru itinerary. Yet whilst the city certainly has plenty to offer the visitor, much of what really makes this part of the country truly fascinating involves a day trip from Cusco. Here’s our pick of the best day trips from Cusco.
One of the most popular destinations in Peru, it took us two visits to uncover some of the magic of Cusco. From chocolate shops to cool cafes, cooking classes to churches and colonial history, here are the best things to do in Cusco.
The best way to see the ruins which surround Cusco is on a day-long hike. Visit Saqsayhuamán, Q’enqo, Puka pukara, Tambomachay whilst enjoying the beautiful Andean countryside - and without a tour!