Sacred Valley of the Incas

Description

Sacred Valley of the Incas This tour travels the length of the Sacred Valley, stopping in the key sites of interest of Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero. However, first we stop in the experimental centre of Awana Cancha, where we can view the different types of Andean animal, like the alpaca, llama and vicuña, as well as understand how different techniques are used with alpaca wool to make different goods. In Pisac you will be visiting the colorful traditional market and the Incan ruins. In case there is not enough time, the guide will make you choose one of them. Our next stop is for lunch in Urubamba, after which we continue our journey to Ollantaytambo. This small town is filled with well-preserved Incan architecture, boasting the last Incan complex to be built - in fact they never finished this fortress! En route back to Cusco we will visit the typical market and archeological site at Chinchero. If you want to take the same day directly the train to Aguas Calientes, to visit the next day Machu Picchu, then you can stay in Ollantaytamba and reserve one of the last trains leaving there.

Itinerary

Between 07.50 - 08.30 am: Pick-up from your hotel or other place in the city center
Around 6.30 - 07.00 pm: End of tour

*Options for Pisac: you may opt to visit the market if you take the tour on Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday; or the Incan ruins of Intiwatana on any day of the week.

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Practical Information

Leaving: For more information Contact us
Transport: Tourist Bus
Length: One Day
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Water Bottle
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
  • Boleto Turistico
  • ISIC Card, if applicable
Included
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Transport
  • Lunch (optional for an extra charge)
Not Included
  • All entrance fees. Most attractions are included in the Boleto Turistico (please see section on Boleto Turistico). The Qoricancha and the Cathedral are the only exceptions - entrance tickets for these can be bought with us.


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