First Time in Cusco? What Every Tourist Should Know

What Every Tourist Should Know
Welcome, first time in Cusco, the historical jewel of Peru that captivates every visitor with its rich history, impressive architecture, and vibrant culture. At Saska Hotel Boutique, we are committed to making your visit an unforgettable experience, offering you all the advice and secrets to explore Cusco to the fullest.

What You Should Know Before Arriving

Preparing for the Altitude

Cusco is located more than 3,400 meters above sea level. To avoid altitude sickness:

  • Rest on the first day.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Try coca tea.

The Climate in Cusco

The climate can vary drastically in a single day. We recommend dressing in layers to be comfortable in any situation.

How to Get There and Get Around

Arriving in Cusco

Most visitors arrive by air. The Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport is your gateway to this wonderful city.

Transportation in Cusco

Discover the best ways to explore Cusco, from walking to using public transportation and taxis. Saska Hotel Boutique offers guidance for all your adventures.

Accommodation: Saska Hotel Boutique

Why Choose Us

Located in the heart of Cusco, Saska Hotel Boutique combines comfort, luxury, and unparalleled hospitality. Discover our unique rooms and exclusive services.

Must-See Attractions

Machu Picchu

A guide to visiting this modern world wonder, with advice on buying tickets and the best times to visit.

The Sacred Valley

Explore ancient Inca sites and breathtaking natural landscapes, all within a short trip from Cusco.

The Main Square and the Cathedral

The cultural heart of Cusco, full of history, architecture, and life.

Local Cuisine

Dishes You Can’t Miss

From ceviche to cuy, experience the unique flavors of Peru.

Local Markets

Visit the San Pedro Market for an authentic shopping and tasting experience.

Tips for a Better Visit

Health and Safety

Stay safe and healthy with these tips, from avoiding altitude sickness to knowing where to find medical assistance.

Culture and Customs

Learn about local traditions to enrich your experience and show respect for the culture of Cusco.

Souvenirs and Handicrafts

Discover the best places to buy authentic souvenirs and support the local economy.

Cusco is a city that offers much more than beautiful landscapes and ancient history; it’s a living experience waiting to be discovered. At Saska Hotel Boutique, we are here to ensure that your visit is as comfortable and enriching as possible. Get ready to fall in love with Cusco and take home memories that will last a lifetime!



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Saska Hotel Boutique is located in Cusco, 200 meters from Coricancha, and offers concierge service, hypoallergenic rooms, free Wi-Fi throughout and garden. All rooms at this 3-star hotel have city, garden or internal views. The front desk is available 24 hours a day and has an elevator.


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