Sacred Valley: (Pisac, Ollantaytambo & Chinchero)
- DURATION : 10 hours
- LOCATION : Sacred valley (Pisac ruins & market, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero)
- DESCRIPTION: Cultural, historical and natural contact
- DEPARTURES: Every day. Private or shared service.
At 8:00am, we will pick you up from your hotel. You will set off for the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Along the way you will stop to visit Awanacancha a llama project where you will see South American camelids such as llamas, alpacas, and vicuñas, also you have the chance to appreciate the traditional Inca weaving and dying techniques which have been kept by the local people for centuries.
Your journey continues to the small village of Pisac, and there you will walk through its lively typical market and have some free time to interact with the townsfolk and artisans and to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs. Continuing the tour you will visit Pisac´s archaeological site located at the top of the mountain which gives us a clear idea of the hard work and amazing ingenuity required to create the Inca’s agricultural terraces, its constructions are just compared with Machu Picchu buildings.
You will enjoy a buffet lunch at the town of Urubamba, and then visit Ollantaytambo which is one of the most beautiful, and significant sites in the entire Cusco region. It is a very interesting, and typical pueblo with extensive, well preserved Inca ruins; crowned by the sacred archaeological site with its impressive temple of the sun.
Finally, you will visit Chinchero known by its traditional Andean textiles weavers, and its traditional local market. Return to Cusco city.
- Professional bilingual guide
- Tourist transportation
- Tour to the places mentioned in the description
- Lunch (buffet lunch)
- Assistance all the time
- Entrance fees (BTG)
- Extra services not mentioned
NOTE: to visit Cusco and the surroundings (sacred valley) you need to purchase the GENERAL ENTRANCE TICKET (BTG). Here, more information about BTG: www.cosituc.gob.pe