Cusco, archaeological capital of America and Cultural Heritage is an attraction for world tourism It is located at 3,328 meters - 10,500 feet and is about an hour from Lima by air..
Cusco is one of the busiest tourist centers in South America, cosmopolitan city where the late history at every turn, is a large and welcoming valley surrounded by mountains where the fabulous megalithic ruins interlock Sacsayhuaman Fortress Q'enqo, the Inca Baths or Tambomachay and Puca Pucara, magnificent testimonies of Inca culture, one of the most advanced pre-Columbian America. The annual average temperature is 11º C with a maximum of 17 ° C and Minimum -2º C. The rainy season is from November to March.
112 km of Cusco is the mysterious and ancient citadel of Machu Picchu 2,500 masl, called "Lost City of the Incas", was discovered in 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, exhibits buildings granite arranged . along winding paths and stone steps still preserves vestiges of military fortifications, temples, altars, the sundial, squares, fountains and aqueducts, besides the famous terraces where agriculture development.