SPECIAL FEATURE: Walking Tour in Cusco (optional service and FREE of charge) it is usually a day before your trek starts, with this activity you have the opportunity of seeing areas of the city where few foreigners ever go; walk through this ancient city, once the capital of the vast Inca Empire. Venture into ornate cathedrals, see the local market and stroll the central square where artisans display fine Quechuan handicrafts, and soak up the charm of hidden courtyards and cobbled streets. In this tour you will see how modern Peruvians live in this ancient city, including the best local markets, where to buy knock-off products, public schools, local pharmacies, etc. If you're looking for a break from the standard tourist attractions, this tour is for you. And of course, it wouldn't be a great day without a hearty Peruvian meal at the local restaurant.