The Sacred Valley of the Incas or Vilcanota Valley, is nestled between the towns of Pisac and Ollantaytambo is beautiful, suggestive, and was much appreciated by the Inca, due to its special conditions such as climate and generous benefit fertility of their land.

This tour begins with the picking up of passengers from the hotel to go through a paved road to the village of Pisac located 32 km from the city of Cusco, where you can see and do some shopping at the handicraft market of Pisac, located in the main square, where we will work typical craftsmanship in ceramics, leather and weaving produced by local artisans themselves.

Tour

  1. This tour starts at about 9 am., we go through your hotel, take a guided tour Sacred Valley of the Incas, over the Vilcanota River, for a panoramic view of the Inca citadel of “Pisac” and visit a typical Indian market of Pisac, where we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of its inhabitants and haggle prices with sellers, then we went to the city of Urubamba, traveling along the Vilcanota River.
  2. Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley of the Incas In the afternoon we visit the fortress and citadel of “Ollantaytambo” , built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes of the jungle. We will have the opportunity to walk the streets of the town and have a clear idea of what this strategic military, religious and cultural, during the Inca Empire …
  3. On the way back to Cusco we will visit the picturesque village of “Chinchero” , where the remains of the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui. Admire its well preserved Inca Wall in the main square and visit the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes on the portico, built on the foundations of an Inca building.

 

LOCATION Cusco, Peru
DAILY DEPARTURES TIME:
TOUR DURATION: all day
INCLUDED
Transportation by bus all the way para.
Guide specialized professional.
Lunch Buffet at a tourist restaurant.
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks and Water
Call phone
Snack.
Tickets (BTG) Join Archaeological groups

BTC (Tourist Ticket of Cusco, allowed to enter Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, and 13 other museums and attractions include archaeological 4 groups are visited on the City Tour) S /. 130.00 Or S /. 40.00 only these three locations.
Children and students have a discount of 50% in the integral BTG.

You need to bring:

  • On this tour you must bring a jacket or fleece, as the weather in Cusco used to a bit cold during the afternoons, especially during winter time (June to august).
  • Bring also a rain poncho in case it rains
  • Extra money for water and snacks

 

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