Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This afternoon, you will visit the city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site also known as the Imperial City. Start your tour at the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, and see the church built by the Dominicans that still stands today. Next, visit the Plaza de Armas and see the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city. Continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterward, you will visit Kenko, an archaeological site where the Sun, Moon, and Stars were celebrated. Continue with a visit to Puca-Pucara, resting place and lodging of the Inca. This evening there will be a briefing at your hotel regarding your “Trekking the Salkantay” adventure.