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Raqchi Tour

This archaeological Raqchi tour is located in the district of San Pedro de Cacha, province of Canchis, department of Cusco at 3460 meters above sea level on the slopes of the Quimsachata volcano. Archaeologists have divided it into 5 main sectors: Wiracocha Temple Main Squares Colcas Mesapata Urban sector In addition to an artificial water...

Huaro Church Tour

It’s located in the Main Square of the district of Huaro Church Tour. Province of Quispicanchis, department from Cusco, 40 km from the city of Cusco. It has a temperate climate with an average of 10º C, with two defined seasons, rain and the other dry. The main activity of the resident of Huaro is...

Andahuaylillas Sixtine Chapel

According to history, the Andahuaylillas Chapel Tour was built by Jesuits in the sixteenth century over an Inca place or ceremonial space dedicated to the sun and moon. Then, the construction of the current temple started in 1570 with the creation of a small chapel; where the nave and façade were completed in 1606. Much...

Humantay Lake

How to get to Humantay Lake? Visiting Humantay Lake Tour in Peru is discovering a turquoise lake in the Vilcabamba mountain range. Formed by the melting of the Humantay (5,473 m) and Salkantay (6,270 m) glaciers. It is one of the natural wonders of Cusco, accessible by a short walk in a beautiful environment among...

Qeshuachaca Tourism

Cusco has the last engineering work preserved from the ancient Inca civilization. It’s an important hanging bridge, made of rope which is sacred to the region communities. Today, Sun Gate Tours invites you to visit and tour into the Qeshuachaca bridge, and to discover its incredible reconstruction rituals. Qeshuacha Tour Location Qeshuachaca Tour is located...

Huacrapucara Experience

Huacrapucara is an archaeological complex of pre-Hispanic constructions with the architecture of Mauk’allaqta and Inca cultures. And it’s located in the district of Pomacanchi in Cusco with 4140 meters above the sea level. What does Huacrapucara mean? This archaeological complex called Huacrapukara. According to Dr. Victor Angles Vargas, the Quechua word Huacrapucara, etymologically comes from...

Machu Picchu First destination of Carbon Neutral

Machu Picchu is the first tourism destination of Carbon Neutral in the world. For Sun Gate Tours is a pride for local, national, and international society. The Machu Picchu sanctuary is one of the first seven wonders to receive the achievement as a carbon-neutral destination thanks to the joint work of local society, the government,...

Biking in Cusco and Sacred Valley

Biking mountain in Cusco & Sacred Valley is one the most easy way to feel the air and vibes from this part of the world. It’s widely practiced in Cusco geography by many people from outside and inside. Sometimes the high mountains are a challenging for people who like this sport. The dizzying descents are...

Pachamama Month in Peru

Peru celebrates the Earth Month or Pachamama Month in the high Andean communities since August 1st. The Andes are characterized by its deep cultural and folk legacy from the Inca and pre-Inca cultures. In their festivals, customs and traditions that continues since Inca times. Many people have a close bond with our Mother Earth (Pachamama...

SUSTAINABLE CERTIFICATIONSOur International Certifications

We have implemented a Sustainable Management System under the criteria of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for Tour Operators.
Rainforest Alliance Certified
Travelife Certified GSTC
TourCert Certified

CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCETripAdvisor

We are excited to announce that Sun Gate Tours received a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, reflecting the work our teams put into delivering an even more amazing guest experience.
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