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Overview

The tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas is a great option for people who want to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful Andean Paradise. Explore the Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo, Pisac and much more. Daily departures for singles and groups. This tour starts and ends in Cusco.

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1 Full Day Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. Pick up from your hotel to board the bus.
  • 9:30-9:45 Visit to the market of Qorao.
  • 10:20-10:50 Visit to the town of Pisaq.
  • 11:00-11:50 guided tour of the ruins in Pisaq.
  • 1:00-2:30 buffet lunch in Urubamba.
  • 3:00-4:20 Guided tour of the ruins of Ollantaytambo.
  • 4:20-4:35 Visit to the town market of Ollantaytambo.
  • 5:30-6:00 Guided tour of the church and ruins in Chinchero.
  • 6:00-6:30 Transfer by bus to Cusco.

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The Sacred Valley Package Includes:

  • Professional English speaking Tour Guide
  • All Transfers from and to your hotel
  • Entrance tickets to all places we visit
  • Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley package Does Not Include:

  • Meals not mentioned in the package
  • Tips or extra expenses

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Detailed Itinerary

Full Day Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 8:45 am to take you to our bus and start the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit the following archeological sites and attractions:

Qorao market. After a 30 min ride in our bus, we will start the tour at one of our traditional markets, Qorao. Here you will appreciate the beautiful work of local Artisans. You can get some souvenirs and, of course, take pictures with llamas.

Pisaq market and archaeological group. After going to the lookout (Mirador) of the Sacred Valley

where we can take great pictures of the Andes Mountains and the Valley itself, we will head to the traditional town of Pisaq. There, we’ll visit the market and learn a bit more about the lifestyle of the local people. We will then visit a traditional oven where we can have some delicious typical pizzas, bread, etc. After that, we will visit the archaeological complex and see the agricultural terraces, Inca cemeteries and royal Inca buildings. Our buffet lunch will be in a restaurant in the town of Urubamba.

Ollantaytambo. Later in the afternoon, we will head to Ollantaytambo which was built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and to protect the Incas themselves from possible invasions. We will walk the streets and see the archaeological complex of this little town to get a clear idea of what this military, religious, and cultural center was really like during the period of the Inca Empire.

Chinchero. Later, on the way back to Cusco, we 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. The colonial temple was built on top of the Inca estate. You will also see the well-preserved Inca Walls at the main plaza.

After the guided tour, we will return to Cusco. The tour lasts about nine hours ends at Regocijo Square (a half away block from the main square) at around 6:30 pm. We will transfer you to your hotel.

What to bring for this tour

What you need to take for this tour:

  • Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the rainy season (Oct – Mar)
  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
  • Extra money, Cameras
Upgrade options for your comfort

You can always ask for an upgrade for all of our services:

Trains: you can ask for a high class train, the Hiram Bingham luxury service.

Accomodation: If you feel like staying in a hotel during your stay in Cusco even for a couple of hours, we have plenty of options for you. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.

Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.

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Prices

Prices: Fares for the Full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy). From USD $ 75.00 per person.

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