The Sacred Valley of The Incas
The Sacred Valley of The Incas ( Pisac – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Cusco)
The Sacred Valley of The Incas. At 08.20am the transfer from your hotel will pick you up. In a tourist bus, we will travel from Cusco past Saqsaywaman & Tambomachay, over the mountains toward the Sacred Valley. We descend 1500 feet to the valley floor of the sacred Urubamba River and the village of Pisac where we will visit a traditional market, and you can buy some local souveniers. We then drive up to explore the extensive ruins of Pisac with stunning views over the valley. On the guided walk into the Citadel of Pisac you can observe temples, residences, altars, channels, carvings, tunnels/caves, and the famous Intihuatana “The Hitching Post of the Sun”. We continue on to Urubamba where we stop for lunch. A further 30 min drive takes us to Ollantaytambo surrounded by the sacred mountains, where we will again discover the magnificence of the Incan 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 dress, all surrounded by the sacred mountains and Valley of Patacancha and Willoq. On our return, we quickly visit the famous church, a textile shop, and an archeological site in Chincheros, arriving to Cusco at about 18:30 – 19:00.
MACHU PICCHU PERU TOURS INCLUDED:
- Tourist Bus.
- Professional guide in English or Spanish.
MACHU PICCHU PERU TOURS NOT INCLUDED:
- Tourist ticket (S/. 70).
- Lunch in Urubamba.
YOU SHOULD BRING:
- Water Bottle
- Rain Jacket or Rain Poncho
- Money for Lunch and Souveniers
- Sturdy Walking Shoes or Runners
- A Set of Warm Clothes to Wear on Return to Cusco.