SACRED VALLEY CUSCO
The Sacred Valley tour is the most popular tour in Cusco because of the amazing Inca sites that are found throughout a very scenic valley.
On this Sacred Valley tour, you will visit 3 main Inca sites: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. Our first stop is the viewpoint of Taray where you will have a chance to take pictures of the impressive Sacred Valley. Then we will stop at the Pisac handcraft market where you can buy genuine local artisan-crafted souvenirs. Your guide will then take you on a hike to explore the extensive ruins of Pisac. During the hike, you can take pictures of the stunning views of the valley. On the guided tour of the archaeological site of Pisac you can observe temples, residences, altars, channels, carvings, tunnels, caves and the famous Intihuatana or “The Sun dial”
After Pisac, we stop at Urubamba for a delicious lunch at Tunupa Sacred Valley – restaurant, before visiting the impressive Citadel of Ollantaytambo. Here you will discover, once again, the magnificence of the Inca constructions, the amazing temple of the Sun, enormous blocks of rock perfectly carved and polished, stone water fountains, stairs, terraces and the beauty of the local people in their traditional attire, all surrounded by the sacred mountains and valley of Patacancha and Willoq.
On our return back to Cuzco, we will visit Chinchero, famous by its colonial church build over inca’s palace foundations and its archaeological site. Chincheros also is very popular by its traditional Andean textile market so be ready to purchase amazing textiles at very affordable prices.