Category: Cusco

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

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 garden. Stone terraces and building above.

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.

20 Best Things to Do in Cusco (Chosen by Experts!)

Wondering what to do in Cusco? Check out our list featuring 20 of the best things to do in Cusco to discover the best Cusco activities and attractions on your trip.

The twelve-angled stone of Hatunrumiyoc street in Cusco, an impressive example of Inca stonework.

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 on Cusco plaza and surrounding areas. Brown tiled rooftops and mountains behind.

The 10 Best Restaurants in Cusco: Where to Eat in Cusco

From classic Peruvian to Japanese, Mediterranean and vegetarian options, there is something for everyone at these 10 best restaurants in Cusco.

Lobby at the Palacio del Inka Hotel in Cuscl.

Palacio del Inka: Luxury Meets History

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

View from outside the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco, Peru.

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.

The main plaza in Cusco as seen from behind a few stone pillars.

4 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Cusco

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