Understand how the Cusco tourist ticket works, how to buy it, how much it costs and attractions, the tours available on the card

Peru as a tourist destination has been increasing its popularity worldwide, it would be no different with Brazilians. Once in the country, a visit to cusco It is practically mandatory, especially to discover the famous ancient city of Machu Picchu. 

But the ancient Inca city is not the only attraction of the place and, therefore, there is a way that makes it easy for tourists to make the most of their trip, passing through all the points of interest: the Cusco Tourist Ticket (Tourist Ticket of Cusco). 

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If your next destination is Cusco, you cannot miss out on the Boleto Turístico. Here we explain a little about it:

What is Cusco tourist ticket

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How does the Cusco tourist ticket work? Photo: Disclosure

The ticket allows you to enter 16 tourist sites in the city of Cusco and nearby places, such as the South Valley and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You can also buy the partial ticket, for this, it is necessary to choose one of the pre-selected routes. The full ticket lasts 10 days and the partial tickets last 1 to 2 days.

How much is the Cusco tourist ticket

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The valid currency in Cusco is the Nuevo Sol. In 2020 1 new sun is equivalent to 1.45 reais.

  • Full ticket for tourists – S/. 130.00
  • Ticket full-time for foreign students – S/. 70.00
  • Ticket partial for foreigners – S/. 70.00
  • Ticket partial for foreign students – S/. 70.00

Adolescents from 10 to 17 years old pay as students, presenting a document to prove their identity. Children up to 9 years old are free of charge.

How to buy Cusco tourist ticket

How does the Cusco tourist ticket work?

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It is not possible to buy the ticket online, it is necessary to buy it physically. You can buy it at any of the tourist spots on the ticket (except at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Pachacutec Monument)

It is also possible to buy at the Tourist Galleries, located on Avenida El Sol 103, open Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm. 

attractions available on Cusco tourist ticket

How does the Cusco tourist ticket work?

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With the full ticket you will be able to visit the main tourist attractions of Cusco:

Sacsayhuaman – is an Inca fortress believed to have been built for military purposes to protect the Empire from invading tribes.

Qenqo – is an archaeological center, it is not sure what it was used for, even though it is classified as an amphitheater, it is believed that it may have been used as an altar, tomb or court.

Puca Pucara – also an archaeological site built by large walls, forming part of the defense of Cusco.

Tambomachay – also called the “bath of the Incas”, this place was built for the cult of water and served as a rest for the chief of the Inca empire.

Qosqo Center for Native Art – is a folk art institution, known as the best cultural center for native art in the country. 

Monument to the Inca Pachacuteq – large bronze monument located in the city and dedicated to the leader of the Inca empire Pachacuteq.

Pikillaqta and Tipon – are two ruined cities, considered a great representation of the urban and hydraulic planning of the time. 

Pisac – one of the most important archaeological sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, it is made up of an Inca part and a Colonial part.

Ollantaytambo – is an Archaeological National Park that shows what Inca architecture was like.

Chinchero – a small town 28km from Cusco, called the “city of the rainbow” and well known for preserving many customs of the Andean peoples.

Moray – is an archaeological site with immense circular terraces on the ground, believed to have been used as an agricultural laboratory.

In addition to these attractions, the ticket also includes 4 museums:

  • Contemporary art
  • Regional History
  • Popular art
  • Qoricancha website

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