- Hydration is important
In Cusco it is very important to be hydrated, you can drink water or coca tea that will help you to counteract the altitude sickness. You may feel a lack of oxygen and probably your digestion will be a little slower but this is normal due to the altitude. If you prefer to be safe rather than sorry, you can have pills like Sorojchi Pills or Gravol within your reach.
- Always carry cash
Most restaurants and hotels in the city accept payment in US dollars and cards such as Visa or Mastercard. However, for activities outside the city, it is preferable to use cash, preferably in soles.
- Rest is the key
If it is your first day in Cusco, it is very important that you rest for at least 2 hours upon arrival. This will help your body to adapt to the altitude, but if you are one of those who do not want to waste a minute of the trip or you have a few days to stay, take the opportunity to visit places near the city such as: The Plaza de Armas, San Blas, the stone of the twelve angles, the white christ and much more.
- The kit that can not miss in your backpack
What can't you leave without? In the sun you will feel hot, but if you go to the shade you will feel the cold wind. This is very normal in Cusco, at some point during the day it will be cold so it is very important to bring a good coat. In addition, it is advisable to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, good walking shoes and lip balm.
- Great diversity of lodgings
If you still do not know where to stay, we tell you that in Cusco you can find accommodations of all prices and for all tastes. It is important to find the balance between price and quality according to your budget. You can contact Costamar Travel to help you find the best rate according to your travel dates for lodging, tours and much more.
- The best plans and for all tastes
In Cusco there is a lot to do but here apart from the "conventional" tours you can dare to do other activities such as:
Mountain 07 colors: remember that you must have a good acclimatization and good physical condition.
Via Ferrata: it is a route to climb mountains with a permanent security system installed, which provides security and facilitates the experience for people who have never done this activity.
Rafting: you can go canoeing on the Urubamba River, it is super exciting!
ATVs: going to a lagoon on an ATV will be an unforgettable experience.
- Get ready for Machu Picchu
It is best to travel in the dry season, from April to October, because from November to March is the rainy season and you will not have a clear landscape to enjoy the beautiful view. Of course, it will depend a lot on the weather you like, but you should always travel prepared, since it can rain at any time of the year.
- You can't miss the nightlife
Going out dancing or having a few drinks is something that many people do and if you feel in perfect physical condition, go ahead and enjoy it! They say that the nightlife in Cusco is one of the most varied because you can find everything with different musical styles.
- Important to take into account
In every tour/guided tour you take, take only what you need. Try not to carry objects that will prevent you from enjoying your tour. Don't forget to dress according to what you plan to do.
- Souvenirs of all kinds
You can't leave this beautiful city without taking a souvenir. Something that shows the local culture and reminds you that you were in one of the main tourist attractions of Peru.