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3-Day Cusco and Machu Picchu Tour

3-Day Cusco and Machu Picchu Tour
Duration:
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Enjoy a 3-day tour to see the best highlights of Cusco and Machu Picchu. You will explore Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire and see its important landmarks and culture. Then, you will visit Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and travel back in time feeling the energy of the Incas. Hotels, trains, guides, tickets and breakfast are included.

Humantay lake 1 day trek in cusco

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This Day trek was made with nature lovers in mind who do not have many days but they can find spectacular landscapes with exotic flora and fauna, Along this hike adventure you will able to find  beautiful valleys and white mountains and one the most important lakes considered as a sacred mountain in Incan mythology. The turquoise waters of Humantay Lake lay peacefully at the base of the picturesque Humantay Glacier and is one of the most stunning places in the Cusco Region of Peru.

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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 Oct 2017