Travel destinations Peru – History

Puca Pucara

Puca Pucara was a military and administrative center that also served the Incas for recreation and lodging. Mighty walls and buildings, watchtowers, courtyards, terraces, stairs, paths and water channels in the style of inca military architecture. The name Puca Pucara means «Red Fortress» because the stones shimmer in red at dusk. Puca Pucara

Geographical location

7 km north of Cusco.

Altitude

3750 m.

Extension

5600 m².


Climate of the nearby city of Cusco

Average temperature

January: 12 °C, February: 12 °C, March: 12 °C, April: 12 °C, May: 11 °C, June: 10 °C, Juy: 10 °C, August: 11 °C, September: 12 °C, October: 13 °C, November: 13 °C, December: 13 °C.


Average rainfall

January: 140 mm, February: 110 mm, March: 90 mm, April: 90 mm, May: 0 mm, June: 0 mm, July: 0 mm, August: 0 mm, September: 20 mm, Ocktober: 40 mm, November: 60 mm, December: 100 mm.

 

Average relative humidity

January: 53%, February: 53%, March: 51%, April: 48%, May: 42%, June: 49%, July: 38%, August: 39%, September: 43%, October: 44%, November: 47%, December: 49%.

Source of statistical data: Weatherbase.



Travel programs:
     
Cusco   PTW-CUS001

Citytour Cusco

Half a day

Sightseeing of the city and its surroundings: Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenko, Puca Pucara.

     
Machu Picchu   PTW-CUS008

Cusco, Machu Picchu, Urubamba valley

4 days / 3 nights

Citytour in Cusco; Full Day Tour Urubamba Valley with Pisac, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo; by train to Machu Picchu.

     
Rundreise Erlebnis Peru   PTW-PER001

Experience Peru

12 days / 11 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

     
Erlebnis Peru + Manu   PTW-PER002

Experience Peru + Cloud Forest of Manu

15 days / 14 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Manu mountain forest, Lima.

     
Erlebnis Peru + Tambopata    PTW-PER003

Experience Peru + Tambopata Rainforest

16 days / 15 nights

Round trip: Lima, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Tambopata jungle, Lima. 

     
Erlebnis Peru + Paracas und Nasca    PTW-PER004

Erlebnis Peru + Paracas and Nasca

15 days / 14 nights

Round trip: Lima, Paracas, Nasca, Nasca lines, Arequipa, Colca valley, Lake Titicaca, journey from Puno to Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

     
Peru in Kürze    PTW-PER005

Peru in a few days

7 days / 6 nights

Round trip: Lima, Pachacamac, Cusco, the «Sacred Valley» of the Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Lima.

     










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