Cusco, Peru
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clock-o2 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English

Overview

Discover the architectural majesty of Cusco and sample Peru’s tantalizing national drink during a 2.5-hour night walking tour of the city. Marvel at Cusco’s charming colonial buildings and impressive historical monuments; absorb the bohemian ambience of San Blas Square; and immerse yourself in the convivial vibrancy of a local bar to sample the legendary drink of Pisco. Select your favorite Pisco flavor then combine it with fruity juices and tangy mixers to create your perfect cocktail. A personalized experience is guaranteed on this small-group tour, with numbers limited to 12 people.

  • 2.5-hour night walking tour and pisco sour-making lesson in Cusco
  • Stroll by Cusco Cathedral and La Compania church in Plaza de Armas
  • Admire the artistry and masonry of Incan walls, including the 12-angled stone
  • Walk through the village-like San Blas plaza and capture alluring city views
  • Learn how to make a pisco sour, and choose your favorite pisco flavor by trying a few drinks at a nearby bar
  • Sharpen your cocktail-mixing skills and become a pisco pro!
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people ensures a personalized experience
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.

Reviews

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d
, Nov 2018

My boyfriend and I loved this tour! Lilyana was our tour guide and it ended up being just us until the very end when the other three people showed up at our last stop. I highly recommend this tour because Cusco can seem a bit dodgy and with a local it made me feel very at ease. Lilyana was super sweet and offered me a poncho when it stared raining. She also recommended a restaurant to eat at the next night which we went to and it was delicious. My favorite part of the tour was the last stop at the pisco making bar where we got to get behind the bar and make our drinks. We even stayed for the band that was setting up. 5 stars!

N
, Sep 2018

This was the first activity I did when I landed in Cusco and I'm so glad I did. Our guide was very knowledgeable, telling us about the history of the town, its architecture, the ancient people and the now locals. Oh, and making the Pisco was so much fun. The bartenders were very friendly. Quality ingredients and liquor. I highly recommend this tour, especially on your first couple nights. It's a great way to get to know the city.
I really wish I could remember my guides' name, Lilliana maybe.

K
, Sep 2018

Getting behind the bar and making your own pisco sour was one of the highlights of our trip! Went back to this bar 2 more times during our trip. Fantastic drinks and atmosphere

B
, Jun 2018

This was an awesome tour and awesome bar!

R
, Apr 2018

Really good tour. The only time wasted was to find other tour members in the huge Cusco square with a signboard. Wasn't ideal but well the tour overall was impressive! Highly recommend it if you're into Pisco - who isn't?! :-

j
, Mar 2018

A very pleasant evening walk with an enthusiastic guide. Cusco is a beautiful city at night. We enjoyed the Pisco Sour lesson too. It was very fun!

M
, Jan 2018

We walked from the Cathedral area up towards San Blas and explored the neighborhood shops and bars and ended with the pisco sour lesson in a private room at Museo del Pisco. Definitely fun for either a group or solo travel and you get to make your own pisco sour.

s
, Aug 2017

It was informative and entertaining!!
Had a great time!

L
, Aug 2017

I enjoyed the tour but found the instructions for meeting the guide ambiguous and when the guide was late, I was uncertain whether I was waiting in the correct location. The information on the tour was very interesting and the Pisco Sour lesson was fun. I would definitely recommend.

J
, Jul 2017

I did a solo trip to Cusco, and on the first day in the city I knew I wanted to do something that wasn't too exhausting, considering the early morning flight arrival and needing to get acclimated to the altitude. After a failed attempt at the free walking tour during the day, I decided to opt for this. By far a better decision. Spend the day exploring the city and sites on your own. Having a night tour was an excellent way to see a different side of the city with a local.

The other that were supposed to be part of the tour apparently were sick from the altitude bring Diamox, so I benefited from a solo tour with Lily. She was extremely informative and fun to learn from. We we walked around the normal sites, but also explored several of the side streets, just off the main square. Ending at the Museo Del Pisco bar I'm sure they differ was great and convenient as it was across from my hotel. The staff/bartenders were uber friendly and taught how to make just the right Pisco Sour...by far the best experience of the tour.

This is a great tour to do in the evening before dinner, especially if it's your first night in Cusco. Helps to give you a tour of the city while not being difficult.


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