will pick you up from the hotel in the city of Cusco, to start the incredible tour to The
Sacred Valley of the Incas. Located 15 km northeast of the city, this place
has been appreciated by the Inca Empire for its geographical
and climatic qualities, and for its fertile lands, perfect for crops. The Sacred
Valley altitude is 2,800 M.A.S.L., 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 viscacha, puma, skunk, and others.
a journey of 20 miles, we will arrive in the small town of Pisac.
This fantastic place has an amazing craft
market, and archaeological temples, with incredible views to the valley and
the magnificent Inca platforms.
we will continue the tour until Urubamba to enjoy a
traditional lunch of Peruvian
food in a local restaurant, located on the banks of the Urubamba
River. This buffet lunch offers regional flavors, and you can
taste alpaca and trout.
we are going to explore the Fortress of Ollantaytambo. This temple
was the headquarter of Inca’s army, as well as a religious and agricultural
place. Admire the amazing landscape with stunning views, and watch more than a
hundred Inca platforms with an advanced irrigation canal. To finish the tour,
we will visit Chinchero, and its typical and colorful Inca market,
full of traditional craft as ceramics and Andean looms.
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.
this unique experience, we will back to the hotel in the city of Cusco.