DO I NEED TO VISIT CUSCO?
To visit the tourist places of the city of Cusco is necessary
to have a tourist ticket you can get one in:
- Sol Av.Nro. 103 of. 102 (Tourist Galeries)
Telf. 22-7037 - Schedule of attention:
8:00 to 18:00
- Mantas Street Nro.117-a(Building el Cuadro).
- On the corner of Garcilaso street and Heladeros
s/n Telf. 22-6919.
The cost of the Tourist ticket by categories is.
The half ticket
that have the ISIC's carnet they must be younger than 28
- All the tickets are valid from 5 to 10 days.
Cusco: Museum of Art and Monastery of Santa Catalina, Municipal Museum of Contemporaneo Art, Regional Historico Museum, Museum of Site of the Qoricnacha, Museum of Popular Art, Center Qosqo de Arte Nativo Danzas Folkloricas, Pachacuteq Monument, Saqsaywaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay, Tipon, Pikillacta
Sacred Valley: Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero.
other important places that doesn't includes the ticket
for example: The Qoricancha Temple,La Merced Temple, and
the Inca's museum so you have to pay aditional prices:
.- Qoricancha Temple S/.6.00 (Estudents S/.3.00)
- - The Catedral of Cusco S/.13.00(Estudents S/.4.00)
- - Inca Museum S/.10.00.(Estudents S/.5.00)
- - La Merced Church S/.5.00.
TO VISIT THE CITY OF CUSCO:
To visit the tourist atractives in the city the same that
are includes in the tourist ticket you'll need to do a City
Tour by bus, these cost approximately between 17 and 25
dolares including guide, you'll visit 6 places from the ticket.
If you are in good shape you can do it walking.
If is possible use the allowed taxis;a signal and a phone
number on the roof indentify them. Avoid dark streets.Don't
walk too far on the night.Don't carry all your money and
credit cards with you.Don't give signs of richness, leave
the cameras in the hotel if you go to the market.Take care
after visting the bars and night clubs.Don't buy or take
drugs is illegal..
To exchange dollars or traveler's checks we recommend to
use the exchanging houses.There are lots of it in the Main
Square and in Sol avenue. You can do it also in the hotels,
restaurants and stores but with a lower exchange. The majority
of the banks are located in Sol Av. many of them accept
Visa, MasterCard and Cirrus .
- Actually the dollar exchange is: S/.3.35.
- The exchange of the Euro is approximately : S/.4.00.
The taxi service is available day and night. The prices
to the downtown are:
S/.2.50 a S/.5.00(until 10:00 p.m)
S/.3.50 a S/.10.00 (after 10:00 p.m)
From or to the airport : S/.5.00
- Tourist information office:
OFEC Sol Av.Nro.103 Ofc.106 Tef. 227037 and Mantas streed Nro.117-A,
Schedule of attention:
Monday to Friday from 8:00a.m.to
17:30p.m., Saturdays from 8:00a.m. to
Service Protecting the tourist (INDECOPI):
Carrizos 250, Main Street
Schedule of attention : Monday
to Sunday from 8:00a.m. to 17:30p.m.
25-2974 / 23-4498 u Office in the airport Telephone.
MAP OF CUSCO
MAP OF CUSCO