Category: Cusco

Group of 4 young adults with apron and chefs hat grinding cacao beans during a chocolate-making workshop ChocoMuseo

ChocoMuseo Offers the Ultimate Peru Cacao Experience

Learn more about ChocoMuseo, a chocolate museum located in Cusco, Lima and the Sacred Valley that offers workshops, tastings, cafe and gift shop with all things Peruvian cacao.

Coricancha temple and Santo Domingo church from the gardens. Stone terraces and stone building sitting on top.

Coricancha: Cusco’s Golden Temple of the Sun

Dedicated to the Sun God Inti, the Inca temple of Coricancha has a unique history and continues to be an important part of Cusco.

Glaciers feed minerals to Humantay Lake to give it its emerald and blue color.

Humantay Lake: Hiking to the Beautiful Laguna Humantay

Discover everything you need to know about Humantay Lake and how to get there with this comprehensive hiking guide to Cusco’s beautiful emerald lake.

A brightly-lit view of Cusco city's main Plaza de Armas at night.

Top 20 Things to Do in Cusco (Updated 2020)

Looking for things to do in Cusco? We have you covered with this comprehensive list.

The Twelve Angle Stone on Hatunrumiyoc Street in Cusco

The Twelve Angle Stone of Hatunrumiyoc

Learn more about the Twelve Angle Stone and how to visit this quintessential example of Inca masonry on display in Cusco – plus a special video of the site.

looking down over Cusco plaza and tiled rooftops

The 10 Best Restaurants in Cusco (Updated 2020)

Enjoy the varied dining options. There’s something for everyone!

Lobby at the Palacio del Inka luxury hotel in Cusco.

Palacio del Inka: Luxury Meets History

500-year-old mansion turned 5-star boutique hotel has the sacred Coricancha temple right at its doorstep

How to Get to Cusco: Planes, Trains, and Buses

Our Peru expertise helps you sort through the pros and cons of each transport option to Cusco.

View of the main plaza in Cusco through silhouette arches

4 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Cusco

Our restaurant selections ensure that veggie travelers eat way more than just salads!