Your arrival in Cusco will be memorable. Upon departing baggage claim you will notice a few things: the sun in stronger, the air is crisper, and thinner; you may even feel a shortness of breath. Next, as you approach the historic center of Cusco, you will start to notice a shift in architecture: cobblestone streets start to appear, incan stones begin to show up at the base of buildings and hotels, spanish colonial arches frame the main plaza and surrounding blocks. It doesn’t take long to realize why this city is known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more What is the Weather Like in Cusco?