Tour to Sacred valley of the Incas (1D)
On this tour at 8:30 a.m. Our local guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco, to take the bus for a road that winds around the mountains north of Cusco, After a 30 min ride in the bus, we will visit the traditional markets of Qorao, where we will appreciate the beautiful work of local Artisans.
On the way we will stop at a famous point known as; El Mirador (Lookout Point). Then we will visit the archaeological complex and see the agricultural terraces, Inca cemeteries and royal Inca buildings. From there we will be able to see the whole Sacred Valley and take photographs.
The buffet lunch will be in a restaurant in the town of Urubamba, continuing with the trip you will head to Ollantaytambo, once reach Ollantaytambo, we will visit the ruins, which is an area of important Inca construction built during the Inca’s heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca site where in the ruins we will also find an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. Afterwards, we will return to Cusco.
Along the way back to Cusco, you will visit the picturesque village of Chinchero where we’ll see the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui and a colonial Temple. Around 7.00 p.m. arrive to the city of Cusco. (Main Square or Plaza San Francisco).
|8:30 a.m.||Pick up from your hotel to board the bus.|
|9:00 a.m.||Bus depart to the Sagred Valley of the Incas.|
|9:30 a.m.||Visit to the Crafts market of Qorao and you will know in a closer way its people customs.|
|10:45 a.m.||Guided tour of the ruins in Pisaq and visit the Crafts market.|
|1:30 p.m.||Arrival and buffet lunch in Urubamba.|
|2:30 p.m.||Continuing with the trip to Ollantaytambo.|
|3:00 p.m.||Guided tour of the ruins of Ollantaytambo.|
|4:30 p.m.||Return to the city of Cusco.|
|5:30 p.m.||Guided tour of the church and ruins in Chinchero.|
|7:00 p.m.||Arrive to Cusco, the ends (Plaza San Francisco or Main Square).|
THIS TOUR INCLUDES:
- Advice one day before the tour.
- Buffet Lunch.
- Professional English/Spanish speaking guide.
- Tourist transportation.
THIS TOUR DON’T INCLUDES:
- Others not mentioned in the program.
- Entrance tickets for the Archaeological groups.
Consider that you can take:
- Camera, Toilet paper and extra batteries.
- A bottle of water (a liter).
- Comfortable shoes for walking.
- Personal backpack with everything necessary for your tour.
- Glasses, hat and sunscreen.
- Lightweight and warm clothing
* Autumn and winter: cold and wind (wear light coat). Spring and Summer: rain (raincoat and umbrella)
Keep in mind:
- Porte con cuidado sus documentos
- BTC (Cusco Tourist Ticket, allows entry to Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, and also to visit Museums or take a tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas) :
- NATIONAL: S/. 70.00 Soles.
- FOREIGN: S/. 130.00 Soles.
USD 25.00 / per person
Ask for our offer prices for 5 or more people.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT:
SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS:
Is located 30 km. from city of Cusco, this valley is known for its lush landscape, picturesque colonial towns and magnificent Incan fortress.
Discover with us this beautiful, charming and historic place and feel the warmth of its people – where time seems to have stood still, showing us their customs and culture, where you will visit the enigmatic archaeological site and Crafts Markets, Such as; Qorao Market, Pisaq market and archaeological group, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
ARCHEOLOGICAL COMPLEX OF PISAC:
Situated over the top of a mountain with a panoramic view of Pisac, old Inca City. Which was one of the most important agricultural centers of the Inca culture, where we can see interesting temples and Inca terraces.
CRAFTS MARKET OF PISAC:
Located at the Main Square of Pisac, Where the locals show many handicrafts and textiles made in true pre-Columbain style to purchase on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the morning.
Is a beautiful archaeological complex surrounded by huge terraces near the village of Ollantaytambo, Which was built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and to protect the Incas themselves from possible invasions, it was a military, religious and cultural center during the Inca Empire.
In this small colonial town, where you will find the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui and a colonial temple. The colonial temple was built on top of the Inca estate.