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Sacred Valley Horseback Riding Adventure Full Day Tour

Sacred Valley Horseback Riding Adventure Full Day Tour
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This horseback riding adventure is the best way to see the Sacred Valley and some of the archaeological sites around the area. If you like being out and away from everyone you will love this tour. The horses we use are some of the best in the area. This ride is great for a beginner. You will get to see a part of the area many tourists don't see. Come and join to see the beautiful surroundings by yourself. You will sure have a great time.

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Enjoy a 2.5-hour group tour of Machu Picchu which includes assistance from the train station upon arrival into Aguas Calientes and transfer to the bus station. If you spend the night at Aguas Calientes, you can set up the tour for the next day.

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Cusco Airport (CUZ) Information


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 CUZ Cusco Airport Info & Guide


Cusco Airport

Where is Cusco Airport?  


The city of Cusco is located in southeastern Peru, in the Southern Sierra Mountains, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.


Located at the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracting near 2 million visitors a year. Cusco is a popular starting point for tourists travelling to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.


Cusco International Airport (IATA: CUZ, ICAO: SPZO), officially Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport,  also referred to as Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport, or simply Cusco Airport, is located right in the city of Cusco, in Cusco Province, Peru. The airport is named to honour Peruvian Alejandro Velasco Astete, who, in 1925, was the first pilot to cross the Andes.


In 2013, Cusco Airport served 2,308,110 passengers, making it Peru's second busiest airport. This is despite CUZ airport's limited capacity: the long runway, required for high elevation take offs, is precarious located near the city's centre, and surrounded by mountains, permitting daytime-only operations. Construction of a new airport, in nearby Chinchero, was announced in 2012.


Airlines that fly to Cusco Airport include Amaszonas, Avianca, LAN Peru, Peruvian Airlines and Star Peru.


Cities with flights to Cusco Airport include Arequipa, Juliaca, La Paz, Lima and Puerto Maldonado.



 


 

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Cusco Airport services include:


  • Restaurants
  • Massage services

 

Tap tap on the glass with coins: this is a pasttime of residents to get your attention once you enter the airport after getting off the plane or if you have a pre-arranged ride.




Additional Cusco Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 17 Jan 2017