Greet your knowledgeable guide at Plaza de Armas, a square hailed as the city’s social center, to begin your journey to the historical heart of Cusco. Marvel at the intricate façade of the Renaissance-style Cathedral and admire the baroque beauty of the 16th century La Compania church. Gain insight into the origins and cultural significance of these prominent structures from your expert guide.
Navigate the serpentine streets as you explore a rich tapestry of ancient Incan walls, colossal granite blocks and quaint colonial edifices. Catch a glimpse of a rare example of Incan masonry at the palace of Inca Rosa before ascending the gentle incline of a hill to San Blas, an atmospheric square with bohemian flair. Browse bespoke boutiques for artisan treasures, perusing handcrafted souvenirs while absorbing panoramic vistas of the city lights at night.
After cultural enrichment, pleasure your palate with the sweet spirit of pisco in an ambient local bar. Gain insight into the social significance and the complex production processes of the drink as your guide explains pisco’s pivotal place in Peruvian history. Sample a selection of pisco flavors then indulge your creative side by mixing your own personalized cocktail; sip your cosmopolitan creation as your tour concludes at the bar in central Cusco.