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City Tour Cusco: Cultural Exchange (Half Day)

Get to know Cusco more than the typical tourist on a visit to one of its local urban communities!

USD $39.00USD $65.00

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City Tour Cusco: Cultural Exchange (Half Day)

Highlights

  • Visit to the “pueblos jovenes”
  • Authentic cultural exchange
  • Share meals with local families

Description

Spend a half-day discovering daily urban life in Cusco in this out-of-the-box experience. This authentic cultural visit with local Cusqueños emphasizes relevant topics from discrimination to environmental problems. Our City Tour Cusco: Cultural Exchange will open your eyes to the rarely seen issues of the locals and give you a new appreciation for life in Peru.

Duration

Half Day

Itinerary

Our City Tour Cusco: Cultural Exchange starts at either 9:00 am or 2:00 pm. First we’ll head to the human settlements or “pueblos jovenes” in the hills of Cusco. Rural people started these communities in search of better economic and educational opportunities. The organization Asociación Pro-Vivienda will welcome us and give us information about the area as well as their work and daily life. You will also have time to ask any questions you may have about daily life in Cusco, the roles of women, country vs. city life and the socio-political situation of families, education, etc.

Later they will take us on a walk to visit several families and local projects whose goal is to better these communities. During the tour, we’ll come to better understand the realities of daily life in this often harsh environment as well as some of the efforts carried out to improve the situation.

We’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at a local family’s house. We will have plenty of time to ask them questions before our return to Cusco.

What’s Included

  • Private vehicle transfers (pick-up and drop-off at Cusco center hotels)
  • Bilingual tour leader
  • Local guides
  • Lunch and dinner at a local family’s house
  • Visit to and participation with a local non-profit project

What’s Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  •  Tips
  • Other drinks or snacks

Important Notes

Minimum 2 people

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Cusco, Peru

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Cusco, Peru -13.531950, -71.967463

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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