Cusco, Peru

About Cusco

Discover the enchanting city of Cusco, the heart of the ancient Inca Empire nestled high in the Andes. Stroll through cobbled streets lined with colonial architecture, explore vibrant markets, and delve into rich cultural heritage. Cusco is your gateway to the majestic Machu Picchu, promising an unforgettable journey into history and natural beauty.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Cusco highlights

Average temperature in June

26 °C / 79 °F

High season months

May, June, July, August, September

Local currency

Peruvian sol (PEN)

Local language

Spanish, Quechua

Closest Airports

  • Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (PE) - 4.8 km (3.0 mi)

Fun fact

Cusco hosts Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, a spectacular Inca celebration.

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