We will pick you up from the hotel located in the city of
Cusco in order to start the tour to The
Sacred Valley of the Incas. The valley is located 9.3 miles northeast from the
city and it has been used by the Inca
Empire for the good location and weather qualities, especially for the
fertile lands that are perfect for crops.
The Sacred Valley
altitude is 2,800 meters above sea level and it has one of the best
weathers in the region. The valley houses a unique flora and fauna with wild flowers and wildlife as vizcacha, puma,
skunk, among others.
We will arrive at the small town of Pisac after a road trip of 20.5 miles. This fantastic place
has an amazing craft market and Inca
sites with stone buildings and incredible views to the valley, and the wonderful
After exploring the market
of Pisac, we will continue the tour until reach the town of Urubamba to enjoy a traditional Peruvian food in a local restaurant, situated
on the banks of the Urubamba River. This buffet
lunch offers regional flavors, and you can taste alpaca and trout.
Later, we will reach the town of Ollantaytambo located
at 2,792 meters above sea level. The Inca
ruins of Ollantaytambo was the headquarter of Inca’s army, as well as a
religious and agricultural place. It has stunning views, and more than a
hundred Inca platforms with an advanced irrigation canal for that period.
You will climb many steps until get the top of the Fortress
and you will visit main sites such as the ceremonial
center of the Temple Hill. Here,
we are going to explore different places including the wall of the six monoliths also known as the Temple of the Sun.
The last tour will be at the town of Chinchero and its typical and colorful Inca market, full of traditional
craft as ceramics and Andean looms.
According the Sacred
Valley tribe, the Milky Way and its constellations were reflected in the
Urubamba River. Pachacutec, who was
the ninth Inca emperor, began the expansion of the Inca Empire called Tahuantinsuyo. Among his most important works
are the Fortress of Ollantaytambo, Sacsayhuamán, Coricancha, and during his mandate the construction of Machu Picchu began.
After this unique experience, we will back to the hotel in