THE SACRED VALLEY
The Sacred Valley tour is one of the most popular tours in the region. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a crucial area for the Inca Empire and it functioned as agricultural, spiritual and political center for them. We can see interesting temples and Inca terraces; feel the warmth of its people; this is a place where time seems to have stop still, showing us the culture and customs of this fascinating ancient people. It is beautiful and was highly regarded by the Inca, due to its special location, climate and generous and fertile soil.
You will be picked up from your hotel lobby at 8AM in Cusco by your guide. We will take a road around the mountains north of Cusco. On the way we will stop at a famous point known as El Mirador (Lookout Point). From there we will be able to see the whole Sacred Valley and gain an insight to the Inca history. Our driver and guide will be able to suggest good angles from which you can take photos.
Later on, we will drive towards the ruins of Pisac. At the ruins you will see and learn about different aspects of Inca culture. You can see amazing works of art in the stone and impressive agricultural terraces. After exploring we will drive back to the lower town of Pisac, where there is a bustling handicraft market that shouldnt be missed.
At the market you will have free time to walk around and do some bargain hunting. Afterwards we will meet everybody to go for lunch to eat tipical food.
After lunch we will continue our tour. We will drive along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo. Once we reach Ollantaytambo, we will visit the ruins, which is an area of important Inca construction built during the Inca’s heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca site where you can see an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. Afterwards, our next stop will be in chinchero, archeological site with a colonial church; finally we will drop you off at your hotel in Cusco.
|DURATION OF TOUR|
|5 HOURS ( 13 Hours to 18 Hours)|
- Pick up
- Transport by private bus
- Bilingual guide
- Lunch in Urubamba
- Cusco Tourist Ticket Municipality.
- Sun Cream
- Confortable walkimg shoes