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Cusco by Night: Planetarium Cusco, Dinner, and Pisco Sour

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This tour will take you to a local market and then out in the town of Cusco at night. We will meet up at your hotel and take you first for a tour of a local non-touristic market and then for a Pisco sour, the most typical cocktail of Peru. Then we will be transported to the Cusco Planetarium, located 15 minutes above the city. Here we will hear about how the Incas viewed the constellations and then we will get to go outside to look through the telescopes and stargaze. After the planetarium, we will return to Cusco and go out to a restaurant frequented by locals for the most popular dish of Peru: Pollo a la brasa, or blackened rotisserie chicken, which is eaten with salad and french fries and will have the most typical drink of Peru, Inca kola. We will finish the tour by walking around the Plaza de Armas (the main square) which is lit up beautifully at night and look at the statue of the emperor Pachacutec and learn about the history of the Incas in Cusco. 
NOTICE:
-Bring warm clothes.
Highlights
  • Curated sampling of evening activities in Cusco led by a guide
  • See the Historic Center at night and listen to historical commentary
  • Planetarium show highlighting the starscape of the Southern Hemisphere sky
  • Included traditional Peruvian dinner and pisco sour
What to Expect
Begin your late-day tour with a stroll to the San Pedro Market, a hidden gem where the locals shop. Learn about the variety of native fruits and vegetables, taste some, and get a peek at traditional medicinal herb offerings. Head over to the main square to have a pisco sour (the national drink) and learn about Peru's pisco production.
The next stop is the planetarium, where you'll listen to a presentation from astronomers about the night sky in Peru. Get a chance to check out the Southern Hemisphere's constellations through the planetarium's powerful telescopes.
Wind up your evening tour of Cusco with a traditional Peruvian dinner and a walking tour of the historical center to see the city landmarks lit up dramatically for the night. If you find yourself indecisive or overwhelmed on what to do on your evenings in Cusco, this tour is for you.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was as advertised from start to finish. We were picked up on time. Our tour guide, Manuel, was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about Cusco, it’s people, and it’s culture. I highly recommend him. The planetarium visit was also quite enjoyable....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jauar2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked "Cusco by Night: Planetarium Cusco, Dinner, and Pisco Sour." The tour was hosted by Deyvi. He proved to be a great guide, very friendly, knowledgeable, with a great personality! We started with a walk from our hotel to the San Pedro Market. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 June 2019

Valentin treated entire group (17 people) like close friends. His expertise and his team made us to fill at home. We got a lot of infos about Peru:history, culture, cuisine, politics and sport.5 🌟. I'll back with another group. Teo Travel Services Montreal.More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Teodor T
valentinspachamamaj, General Manager at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

Dear Teodor, many thanks for your commentary. We are happy to know that you had an amazing experience during your trip to Cusco-Peru. All our staff thank you your review because it help us to continue improving with our future customers. We hope you have...More

Reviewed 16 May 2019

Rodney was our guide for the evening, and he was a wealth of information as well as being humorous. The San Pedro market was amazing, so much so, my husband and I returned there the following day. The Planetarium was very interesting, but unfortunately it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AMO53
valentinspachamamaj, Owner at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2019

Dear friend: Thank a lot for your review, we hope that you enjoyed your time in your tour with Rodny. Hoping to see you in other opportunity to show you more of our culture! Best regards, Valentin

Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

Simon was our guide. He was very caring and helpful, always attending to our need. We are very satisfied with his service and communication skills. We were lucky to see stars on our planetarium visit. Unforgettable.

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valentinspachamamaj, Owner at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Hello dear friend: It was a plesure to share time with you in your Planetarium tour, our team is very grateful.And hope to see you in other opportunity. Best regards, ANA

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This answer would need to come from the tour operator, but your flight arrival time doesn’t seem to be a good match for this tour. We started at 3:30 from our hotel a few blocks from the Plaza. At that time of day, you... More
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