TOUR TO THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

 

8:30 a.m.      Pick up from hotel

9:00 a.m.      Bus departs for the Sacred valley.

We begin our tour in the small town of Pisaq where we shall visit the indigenous market. Here we can learn about Andean customs and can buy artisan goods produced local families. Following this we shall continue our journey along the banks of the Vilcanota River. We shall have a buffet lunch in Urubamba.

Terraces in Pisaq

Terraces in Pisaq

In the afternoon we shall visit the fort at Ollantaytambo which was constructed by Inca Pachacutec to overlook and control the valley. We shall have a chance to walk through the streets of this unique town which retains its Inca architecture and design to this day, whilst still being occupied by local families. On our return journey we shall visit the colorful town of Chinchero, where we can see the remains of the home belonging to Tupac Inca Yupanqui and appreciate handmade textiles.

The Inca town of Ollantaytambo

The Inca town of Ollantaytambo

Duration:       Full day (9 a.m. 6:30 p.m.)

Includes:       Transport, guide, buffet lunch

Not included:           Entrance Tickets

We recommend that you buy in advance a ticket (Boleto Turistico Completo) which allows you to visit all the main archaeological sites and museums in Cusco and the Sacred Valley (Current prices S/.130 (US$40) for foreign visitors, S/.70 for Peruvians). Note: These prices are subject to change