Cusco Tourist Ticket: the best way to tour the city

Cusco Tourist Ticket

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One of the top destinations in South America is the city of Cusco. The fusion of Peruvian cultures, past and present, found among its streets attracts the attention of thousands of tourists and onlookers. Visiting Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu is great, but there are many other sites along the way. To not miss anything you have available the Cusco Tourist Ticket, a wonderful invention that has different tour circuits of several days depending on availability.

Image of the main façade of the Cathedral of Cusco

We know that you liked the idea of the Cusco Tourist Ticket and that it will be the solution to all your problems. We tell you about the different types, its price and how to buy it, but we already tell you that it has to be booked well in advance and can only be purchased in the city of Cusco, in person and with a passport.

Full Cusco Tourist Ticket

The general ticket gives access to 16 of the most amazing places in the city of Cusco and surroundings for 10 days. Needless to say, among these places is the visit the Maras Salt Mines and the archaeological site of Moray. Among these 16 destinations also highlights Pisac, Chinchero, Ollantaytambo and several very interesting museums. Here is the list:

  1. Sacsayhuaman
  2. Q’engo
  3. Puca Pucara
  4. Tambomachay
  5. Museum of Contemporary Art
  6. Regional History Museum
  7. Folk Art Museum
  8. Qoriqancha Museum
  9. Qosoqo Native Art Center
  10. Inca Pachacutec Monument
  11. Pikillaqta
  12. Tipon
  13. Pisac
  14. Ollantaytambo
  15. Chinchero
  16. Moray

Maras Salt Mines

Boleto Turístico parcial

There are three partial ticket options: the first focuses on the archaeological sites of Cusco, the second on the museums and the third on the Sacred Valley of the Incas. For the first, the tourist has 1 day to visit the areas included, and for the second and third he/she has 2 days.

Circuit 1: Cusco archeological sites

  1. Sacsayhuaman
  2. Q’engo
  3. Puca Pucara
  4. Tambomachay

Circuit 2: Museums and South Valley

  1. Museum of Contemporary Art
  2. Regional History Museum
  3. Folk Art Museum
  4. Qoriqancha Museum
  5. Qosoqo Native Art Center
  6. Inca Pachacutec Monument
  7. Pikillaqta
  8. Tipon

Circuit 3: Sacred Valley archeological sites

  1. Pisac
  2. Ollantaytambo
  3. Chinchero
  4. Moray

Where to buy Cusco Tourist Ticket

As we told you before, the purchase or reservation of these tickets can only be made in the city of Cusco, the places where you can buy them are:

  • Gallerias Turisticas located next to Plaza de Armas in Cusco: Av El Sol 103. It is open Monday through Saturday from 8 am till 6 pm and Sundays/Holidays from 8 am till 1 pm.
  • DIRCETUR Tourist Office: 117 Portal Mantas, one block from the Plaza de Armas. The office is open daily from 9 am till 8 pm.

Cusco Tourist Ticket price

Cusco Tourist Ticket

Foreigner Cost

National Cost

Full Ticket PEN 130 PEN 70
Student Ticket PEN 70 PEN 40
Partial Ticket PEN 70 PEN 40

The currency exchange rate is not fixed and fluctuates, we recommend that you check at the time you are traveling. Currently 130 PEN is equivalent to $35 (30 EUR) and 70 PEN is equivalent to $20 (16 EUR).

Once all the information is clear you only have to decide, but we know it is the hardest part. We trust on you and we know you will do it very well because whatever you choose you will enjoy it and that is the important thing. Do you already have it clear?


Lily is happy with a backpack on her back. Every year she travels through one country in Latin America and has repeated several times, especially Peru where she says she feels at home (although she says the same about Argentina, Chile and Bolivia).

She loves ceviche, hiking and Sunday picnics with her friends, although whenever you ask her, she's always planning her next destination.

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