||day temperature is about 20 °C (68 F), at night from 0 to 7 °C (32-45 F)
||Cusco Airport, but international flights land in Lima, you can fly from Lima to Cusco.
||Cusco is one of the most important cities of this fascinating country. From the political and spiritual capital of Cusco the Incas ruled an empire of similar size to that of the Romans. Cusco's architecture was originally created in stone, a good deal of which still stands. With their knowledge of masonry the Incas were able to create architectural wonders such as the lost city of Machu Picchu; Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun and many other amazing sites such as the fortress and ceremonial centre of Sacsayhuaman which forms the head of the Puma - the Incas designed the city of Cusco in the form of a Puma.
Cusco offers you the opportunity to engage in a wide range of adventure sports such as: rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, climbing, horse riding and hot air ballooning. Cusco also has an exciting night life, with numerous bars, pubs, restaurants and many great discotheques each with their own distinct style.
Cusco is considered one of the safest cities in Latin America, allowing you to have fun and study in complete tranquillity.
||Plaza de Armas, La Catedral, the Inca palace Roca, Museo de Historia Natural, the old Inca fortress Sacsayhuamán, on a walking distance from the Plaza de Armas.
|Things to do
||Going out on and around the Plaza de Armas, a visit to the old Inca city Machu Picchu, a trip to the “Sacred Valley”, rafting on the Urumba river, walk the “Inca Trail”, etc.