Cusco, Peru Price Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$33.36
1 USD = 3.7900 PEN
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Cusco Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar17.00 - 24.00
starstarstarstarstar23.00 - 68.00
starstarstarstarstar28.00 - 99.00
starstarstarstarstar83.00 - 162.00
starstarstarstarstar272.00 - 404.00

Cusco Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed6.00 - 15.00

Cusco Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Train Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (round-trip)The train itself from Cusco to Agua Calientes is slow and expensive. For about US$60 more you can buy a complete tour package from one of the hundreds of travel agencies in Cusco.
cheapest
deluxe
5-star
42.74
110.03
579.16
9-hour Sacred Valley bus tourThese all-day tours to see the surrounding valley are very popular and the price range you'll be quoted is wide even though tours are mostly the same.
high-end
low-end
24.01
7.92
Motorcycle rentalRent a motorcycle for the day. This is a great way to see the city without having to wait for a tour. Included in the price is a helmet, gloves and jacket.
adults
34.56
Machu PicchuMachu Picchu is either a bus and train ride away. This is what it costs to get inside once you arrive. Prices range a bit.
foreigners
33.77

Cusco Food and drink prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include breakfast then go where locals go for great budget breakfasts.1.85 - 2.90
Budget lunchMany restaurants in the city center advertise combo places all in this price range.2.11 - 3.69
Budget dinnerFinding cheap dinner options in tourist restaurants is not difficult in Cusco if you look at signs and menus.3.69 - 5.80
Beer (.5l bottle)The local lager is advertised on special deals in many places. Night clubs will charge more, of course.1.06 - 2.11

transportation prices

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center2.11 - 3.43
3km taxi ride in Cusco0.79 - 1.32
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