Tucked away between two towering mountain ranges, Quito is Ecuador’s proud capital city. Its Old Town Quito was the first urban center to be considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1978. Today, the colonial heritage is strikingly present in beautifully restored 16th century homes, exquisitely curated museums and a huge collection of ancient churches, monasteries, chapels and convents.
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The legendary capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco is an eclectic city where the past meets the present. Too often regarded as a simple gateway to the imperial city of Machu Picchu, Cusco is actually one of South America’s most vibrant cities thriving on its unique mestizo culture. Its cobbled streets reflect Peru’s complex history with beautifully restored colonial homes built atop ancient Inca walls.You will be able to explore most of the old town on foot in three or four days. But if you really want to make the most of your time in Cusco, consider purchasing the boleto turístico and explore Cusco’s most iconic sites. Read more →