Visited Places: Pisaq, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
Duration: Half Day.
Pickup time: 08:45 am.
Pickup location: Pick up at centrally located hotels in Cusco.
Drop off location: Drop off at centrally located hotels in Cusco.
Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is full day tour where you will explore the most important places of Cusco.
In this tour you will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, explore most visited Inca ruins of Pisaq, Pisaq Market, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero; All of them in a comfortable tour and escorted by experienced Guide.
Cusco is undoubtedly one of the world’s top destinations for nature lovers and the Sacred Valley is the most popular Valley of Peru.
Browse for souvenirs in the bustling Pisac local market.
Visit key Sacred Valley highlights, the archeological sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.
Go beyond the traditional sites to explore smaller streets and experience daily life and local Quechua culture.
Be amazed by the stunning views of the valley along the way.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour is a Perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archeological and cultural treasures in a short amount of time.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hop on a day tour from Cusco to see life beyond the city. One of our favorite spots to show off is the Sacred Valley, a hugely important region during the Inca Empire. Centred around the Urubamba River, the Sacred Valley is home to ancient Incan citadels, scientific stations and villages like Pisac, our first stop on this Sacred Valley tour.
At the heart of the Sacred Valley, Pisac is an ideal place to see Andean life up close. Home to a bustling craft market where the barter system is still an accepted method for buying goods, it’s a great spot to explore the market and test your bartering skills before heading out of town to a smaller community, the beautiful village of Ollantaytambo and the small village of Chinchero located high up in the mountains.
As you go, be sure to take in the spectacular landscape of the region. Communities in this area are still living in a very traditional way, cultivating wheat, potatoes, corn, beans, and quinoa, to name a few. The region is home to 3,000 varieties of potatoes, which are essential to the local Andean cuisine.
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We will pick you up at approximately 08:45 am. from the hotel close to the main square and we will on a one hour drive towards the Sacred Valley of the Incas, taking the direct route to Pisac, the entrance to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
We will stop on the way to have a classic view of the Urubamba valley with crops dressing the mountains like carpets. Then, we will arrive to the Pisac town, we will continue going to the Pisac ruins where we will have a guided tour; after the tour, we will down to the Pisac market, we will arrive to the colorful market, where we will have free time to interact with the local craftsmen or to purchase their hand-made souvenirs.
Around lunchtime, we will stop in Urubamba town, the capital of the Sacred Valley, to feast on local cuisine, before heading further into the Sacred Valley. We’ll stop at a chicheria along the way, where you can sample the local drink chicha (corn beer).
We will continue our Sacred Valley tour with a visit to the attractive town of Inca origin with remarkable channels and stone streets; we will visit the nearby archaeological site Ollantaytambo, In its high part one rises to an impressive ceremonial center of cult to the water and a fortress that guarded the access to the inferior part of the valley, for insight into the Incan past and magnificent views. Once here, we will set out on foot to go beyond the traditional sites and explore smaller ancient streets.
Finally, a quick stop at the Quechua village of Chinchero on the way back to Cusco.
Then, we will return to Cusco, arriving at approximately 18:00hrs.
At your arrival to Cusco, we will meet and transfer to your selected hotel.
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For this tour, you will need to wear light shoes or slippers or tennis, mineral water one liter (drink plenty of fluids in excursions), jacket or fleece and wind coot, t-shirts, shorts or long pants, sun hat and wool hat, sun block, garbage bag, camera, extra film and extra batteries for your camera, snacks, chocolates, energy bars, a light backpack, Carry currency in small denominations dollars or soles, Sunglasses, plastic bags, Medicine if you use.
For the Sacred Valley tour, we require a Prepayment (50%) of the total. The deposit can be send by a WESTERN UNION or to our BANK ACCOUNT money transfer. This is the fastest and most secure form of payment in Peru. Once you arrive in Cusco you must pay the remaining balance in cash prior to beginning your tour. We accept both US Dollars and Peruvian Soles (local currency).
NOTE: We can assist you to purchase your flight tickets from Lima to Cusco.
We are happy to customize your trip. You may combine the existing packages with your desires to create your perfect itinerary. Alternatively, complete the form below with your requests, giving us as much detail as possible and we will provide a tailor made itinerary.