In Inca times, the Sacred Valley was an important agricultural centre, where the unique large- kernelled corn was and continues to be cultivated. This tours passes through beautiful towns that feature a syncretic blend of cultures, art, and architecture. The tour visits Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero, and stops for lunch in the charming riverside town of Urubamba.
We’ll pick you up at your hotel between 8:00 and 8:30 am.
Departs: Every day.
Length: From 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
PISAC ARCHEOLOGICAL CENTER:
This archeological center is located on the highest part of the mountain above Pisaq, and contains temples, urban areas, and agricultural terraces. The quality of these archeological remains is a testament to the importance of Pisaq in Incan times.
The market of Pisaq is a place full of color and tradition, where you’ll find high quality handicrafts produced by the residents of the area. The market occupies the main square of Pisaq, where you will also find the town’s colonial church.
The Pisaq market is known for its textiles, ceramics, silver work, among other one-of-a-kind souvenirs.
After visiting the market, we’ll continue to the restaurant in Urubamba where you’ll enjoy a delicious and relaxing buffet lunch with typical peruvian meals.
This site was a strategic military, agricultural, and religious center, which was responsible for the administration and control of the entire Sacred Valley of the Incas. You’ll be able to observe the large agricultural storage sites and military constructions such as walls and watchtowers. The visit to Ollantaytambo takes approximately an hour and 20 minutes. Ollantaytambo is also notable for being the gateway to Machu Picchu.
On the way back to Cusco, you’ll visit Chinchero, a colonial and Incan town with a rich history. Its residents have an artisanal market specializing in beautiful handmade textiles, produced with the same pre-Columbian methods of their ancestors. Here you’ll be able to find beautiful, artisanal pieces of textile artwork.
The Incan culture is alive and well in Chinchero, where residents still wear their colorful traditional dresses, showing the deep roots of the ancient Incan culture, where modern society reaches its boundary.
In the town of Chincheros we have a souvenirs store with great prices and offers for ur clients, we have Andean and local crafts, such as alpaca wool and handmade fabrics and textiles