Find the Best Day Trips & Excursions in Cusco Region.



Cusco Day Tours, Wondering what to see in Cusco in one day? With so many fantastic day trips in Cusco from the Peruvian Inca city, it’s tough deciding what you want.

We have done all of this work for you by outlining our favorite things and some amazing 1 day Cusco tours that can help get those ideas rolling!

Cusco City is a hidden gem, usually only discovered by those who venture beyond the city limits. This means that there are plenty more attractions to explore in this ancient Andean capital Such as The  Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! Make sure you don’t get bored with your Cusco half Day Tours and end up doing nothing but sightseeing all day long while waiting for nightfall (which won’t happen because it gets dark so fast).

We recommend you set aside some time every morning before hitting any museums or walking around historic sites like temples where locals go pray during sunset – which happens about 3 hours earlier than what most travelers expect due to south-southwest

We’ve curated a list of the best day trips from Cusco below to help you decide which is right for you or what to see in Cusco in one day, alongside essential information and inspiration on how to plan it.

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Chinchero Nature Walk with Llamas & Alpacas

Chinchero Nature Walk With Llamas And Alpacas. You could just get a Hotel in Cusco on your next trip to Peru, or you could rent an Airbnb in Chinchero’s native Quechua Village and get your Chichero tour package that will give you the experience of a lifetime.

When you usually go on a vacation, you are there to see sights. You want to see the beauty of the place where you have traveled. Unfortunately, that’s sightseeing, not a vacation.


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Colorful Rainbow Mountain Tour From Cusco Full Day ( Vinicunca include Red Valley )

The Vinicunca or Rainbow Mountain is one of the most magnificent attractions in all of Peru and is Part of Cusco Day hikes Tours full day.

The spell-bounding geological site, so-called for its seemingly endless rows of golden and turquoise sediments that make up this majestic pattern high atop an Andean mountainside about three hours drive southeast from downtown Cusco – accessible only by foot–it’s a full-day trip worth every step!

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City Tour Cusco, Walking Tours, San Pedro Market, etc.

With Cusco being one of the most fascinating destinations in Peru and throughout all of South America, it’s no wonder that there are so many day trips to take from this incredible city. While you can’t go wrong with visiting Machu Picchu on your list if only for its proximity to where we live here at The World Tourist Attraction.  We recommend exploring some other areas as well!

We have compiled a few highly suggested itineraries just waiting around match each other’s companion adventures in nature – whether they be hiking through mountain trails or enjoying views over vast ocean scenery; these locations will leave lasting impressions

Horse Ridding Half Day Cusco

Horse Riding Tours From Cusco Half Day

There are several options for horseback riding excursions from Cusco, to take in the countryside and some of the less-visited Inca sites around Cusco. Popular trail rides usually visit the Temple of the Moon and Temple of the Rainbow or the “Devil’s Balcony”.

Other horse-riding half-day tours from Cusco include visits to the Inca archaeological sites Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay, Qenko, and Saqsayhuaman. Contact Us To include in Your Peru Packages for free.

Machu Picchu Day Tours From Cusco

You can’t talk about Cusco and not mention Machu Picchu! If you are not up for hiking the Inca Trail or another trek to Machu Picchu, then it is possible to take a day trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu. We offer day trips to Machu Picchu from Cusco, which are a great option if you are short on time, but it will be a very long day with an early start 3 am in the Morning.

Machu Picchu tours from Cusco typically include all transport (train and bus), a bilingual Tour guide, and entrance to Machu Picchu, we can give you details of each tour package carefully. Some include standard train tickets from Cusco to Machu Picchu, and others include a ‘Vistadome’ train which has windows on the ceiling and sides of the train.


Sacred Valley Full Day Tour From Cusco, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero.

The valley of the Incas is an otherworldly, beautiful place that you must see to believe is recommended for the best Cusco Day Tours. It’s carved by a river and filled with stunning mountain views as it flows between two ranges in Cusco Peru – The Vilcanota Mountain Range (where many historic archeological sites can be found)
A day trip from Cusco will take your breath away when we arrive at this ridiculously photogenic sacred land of the Incas!


Is known for its famous Sunday market and is one of the cheapest places to buy hand-made handicrafts in the region. It has all sorts of colorfully-weaved alpaca scarves, sweaters and clothing, shiny trinkets, country magnets, and more.

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Maras and Moray 1 Day Tour From Cusco Include
Inca Laboratory

Maras, Moray, and Chinchero definitely is our top recommendations on your Day Tours in Cusco – Did you know that Peru has over 4000 types of potatoes? This is partly due to the agricultural experiments done during the Inca civilization, in what is known as ‘agricultural laboratories.

Moray is the most famous of these ‘laboratories. Perfect concentric circle terraces carved into a natural depression in the earth. Each of these terrace levels simulates a different altitude in the region, with different temperatures at every level.

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Umantay Lake Full Day Tour From Cusco 4000 Meter Elevation
Humantay Lake: Take a trek to the stunning Humantay Lake, nestled amidst the snow-capped mountains. Marvel at the turquoise waters of the lake and enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding peaks.
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Rafting and Ziplining Along Urubamba River Valley CUSCO

If you like more adventurous activities, a rafting and zip-lining trip could be right up your street. Cusco is close to several good rafting rivers, and you can arrange a rafting tour with us from Cusco.

The Urubamba River is one of the most popular spots for rafting, with class II and III rapids about an hour and a half outside of Cusco. During the rainy season, the rivers are higher and rapids can get up to class III or IV after heavy rain.

Tours typically include all rafting and safety equipment, lunch, transport, and a guide. You can also take a separate half-day zip line tour if you prefer to keep dry!

Day Tour From Cusco
Are you tired of exploring the same attractions in Cusco? Then book with us the tour to the 7 lagoons of Ausangate, a full-day excursion, full of adventure, landscape, mountains, and exotic-colored lagoons (turquoise, blue, green, and even reddish) that will blow your mind away; apart from those attractions you will also learn a little bit about Andean flora and fauna (Alpacas, Vizcachas, and Cóndors).

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Things to Do in Cusco

Small and easy to navigate, the city of Cusco is a destination for adventurers. It’s jam-packed with a fascinating history of the Inca Empire and Spanish conquest that has been amazingly well preserved and restored.

When to visit?

The summer is the best time to visit for the climate, which also makes it peak tourist season. To avoid the crowds, early fall could be nice. Anytime after November and before April, however, is not recommended—Cusco’s rainy season could ruin your sightseeing.

How to get there?

Fly into Cusco’s Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, located in Cusco.

Should I Worry About Elevation?

It is advised to spend at least 3 days in Cusco to acclimate to the high elevation before heading out on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, especially if arriving from sea level.

How many days to visit Cusco?

Are you Planning to Visit Cusco City?
Give yourself at least five days for a trip to Cusco the first couple to adjust to the elevation and navigate the city, the last few to make it to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

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