Cusco Destination Guide

 

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Cusco was once the capital of the Incan Empire. Today, it’s the ultimate destination for tourists travelling from all corners of the world. Students who visit Cusco, Peru will have an opportunity to explore the land, the culture and more through many memorable adventures.

Centro Qosqo de Arte Nativo

This theater is Cusco’s central hub for some of Peru’s most amazing dance and musical performances. The venue is just a 20 minute drive from Ecela Cusco, making it super convenient for students looking for something fun to do after class. Learn more about Centro Qosqo de Arte Nativo here.

Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi

Cusco’s local animal sanctuary is family-owned and features an assortment of exotic, local animals including alpacas, tortoises, monkeys, pumas and even condors. This is truly an experience of a lifetime animal lovers and a great place to learn more to hear about native wildlife in Peru, the Andean region and the Amazon region. Click here to learn more.

Moray Archaeological Site

The ancient archaeological site of Moray is located in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas, roughly 30 miles north of Ecela Cusco. Learn more about Moray’s ancient agricultural terraces here.

Museo Inka

Museo Inka is a local museum that traces Peruvian history from pre-Inca civilizations and Inca cultures. Here you’ll find a unique collection of Peruvian folk art and and architecture. Click here to learn more about Museo Inka.

Learn More About Cusco

Want to learn more about Cusco? Check out these resources and travel guides to get a feel for the city.

Lonely Planet’s Cusco Guide
Footprint’s Cusco Travel Guide
Fodor’s Cusco Travel Guide