Food & Drink

Top Restaurants
  • Aulita Restaurante This restaurant is absolutely spectacular with a great ambience, amazing food and solid cocktail list. Additionally, this place doubles as a cafe and breakfast spot, so we worked all day here in between hotel check out and our evening flight.
  • KUSYKAY (Peruvian Fusion Food) The best place in Cusco for guinea pig. It also has a 4.9 rating from over 600 people on Google, so it a restaurant worth checking out!
  • La Huerta Del Tata Very authentic Peruvian cuisine. We had just got back from trekking the Inca Trail for four days and didn't want a big meal out. This place had incredible food, homemade fresh juices and
Top Bars
  • Black Cat Bar Great drinks, beautiful atmosphere and friendly service. The space is small, intimate and well designed. They know how to make cocktails and the prices are good.
  • Republica Del Pisco - Cusco A chain bar that has locations in Lima and Cusco, Republica Del Pisco has a great Cusco space and lots of pisco to choose from!
  • Aulita Restaurante Aulita is also a great restaurant and cafe. We recommend it as a cocktail spot because their cocktail menu is so well crafted and their space so well designed that is should be visited for drinks.
Other Food & Drink
  • Other Food Limbus Restobar (best alpaca burger & good cocktails)
  • Other Drink Cantina Vino Italiano, hotel bars (Hotel Aranwa Cusco Boutique, Monasterio, Palacio Nazarenas, Palacio Manco Capac)
  • Coffee Shops Carla Pecana, Aulita Restaurante

Activities & Attractions

Top Activities
  • Machu Picchu and hiking the Inca Trail This trip takes you through mountainous Peruvian jungle, past dozens of Incan sites on the way to famed Machu Picchu. We highly recommend TreXperience tours.
  • Rainbow Mountain Hike to the summit of the beautiful Rainbow Mountain, which is so-called because of the colourful striped mineral deposits in it. Do the tour on horseback for the ultimate experience.
  • Sacred Valley Visit the ancient Inca sites of Saqsaywaman, Tambomachay and Pisac. This tour follows the famous road along the Urubamba river and takes you to Incan sites, the Salt Mines of Maras and a local market.


Top Stays
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    Lovely Apartment in Historic Center of Cusco
    A beautiful Airbnb in the heart of Cusco with a spiral staircase, spacious living room, big king bed and a balcony overlooking a courtyard to relax on.
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    Hotel Aranwa Cusco Boutique
    Occupying a 16th-century colonial mansion, this polished boutique hotel is located in the heart of Cusco.
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    Housed in a former monastery, this luxury hotel Refined rooms with gold-framed artworks. Some rooms have terraces and suites have living rooms with sofas and marble bathrooms with soaking tubs.
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    Palacio Nazarenas
    Set in a former convent, this high-end all-suite hotel is located in the city center and has beautiful rooms and amenities.
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    Palacio Manco Capac
    This beautiful hotel is in a restored republican mansion from the 17th century. Preserving the most traditional of its architecture, the house has 20 rooms, a bar and gardens overlooking the Plaza de Armas. In addition, the hotel has El Cubo, an ideal room for events with views of the city.