Sacred Valley Tour

Full Day

DURATION Full Day

12,343 ft.

MAX. ALTITUDE 12,343 ft.

Cusco

PLACE Cusco

9+

Min. Age9+

14

Group Size 14

Type of Tours : Cultural, History

Easy ACTIVITY LEVEL

Easy

These activities are a walk in the park! You will be able to enjoy the scenery, history, and time with loved ones without exhausting yourself. You do not need any special training, gear, or acclimatization for an “Easy” trek or tour. Terrain will be generally flat and comfortable, highly traveled.

Middle

A step up from “Easy,” these tours require a little more physical effort but are still 100% manageable to anyone with or without adventure experience. Again, you do not need special training, gear, or acclimatization for a “Mild” trek or tour. Terrain is generally flat but with possible gentle up- and downhills.

Moderate

Before embarking on a “Moderate” trek or tour, you should be at least partly acclimatized to the high altitude of the Andes as it affects your oxygenation, energy levels, and hydration. These tours are still very manageable without special training as long as you have spent a day or two at high altitude. Terrain often includes moderate up- and downhill walking with possible rough patches or infrequently-traveled sections.

Challenging

“Challenging” treks or tours require that you are acclimated to the Andes’ high altitude before leaving as it affects your oxygenation, energy levels, and hydration. Spending 2-3 days or more at high altitude will help you on the trek. You will need hiking shoes and possibly trekking poles for these treks. You will need to be in good physical shape, and it’s recommended that you train at least some beforehand, possibly with running, biking, or strenuous workout videos. Terrain is often rough, sometimes with steep up- and downhills and often not highly traveled. Generally, these last several hours.

Formidable

These “Formidable” treks are our most difficult treks and require serious effort but are also the most rewarding. It is necessary to be in pristine physical condition. Again, you must be acclimated to the Andes’ high altitude before leaving as it affects your oxygenation, energy levels, and hydration. Spending 4-5 days or more if possible at high altitude will help you on the trek. You will need hiking shoes and possibly trekking poles for these treks. It is important to train physically before these treks so that your body is prepared for the strenuous nature of the trip. Generally, these last at least an entire day in infrequently-traveled areas with rough paths.

Highlights

Sacred Valley Tour is one of the most popular tours in the region. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a crucial area for the Inca empire and it functioned as both an agricultural, spiritual and political center for them. Throughout its length there are many Inca and Pre-Inca sites that can be found and the Sacred Valley tour visits the 3 main sites, Chinchero, Pisaq and Ollantaytambo.

Many tourists opt to do this tour just before their visit to Machu Picchu as you can choose to finish in Ollantaytambo from where you take the train on to Aguas Calientes (the town at the base of Machu Picchu).

  • Duration: 10 hours.

WE OFFER DAILY DEPARTURES.

Itinerary

Sacred Valley Tour start early and head to the high mountain village of Chinchero, famous for its weaving and spectacularly sited at high altitude (3,800m/12,500 ft.) We will visit a weaving house and have a demonstration on dyeing and weaving techniques as well as visiting the famous Chinchero market. From Chinchero, we descend to the base of the Sacred Valley and then onto Ollantaytambo, which features an impressive set of terraces leading from the village centre.

We have a buffet lunch in Urubamba before heading to Pisaq – our final stop for the day. In Pisaq we will first the attractive ruins, built with breathtaking audacity by the Incas and then descend to the market at Pisaq before returning to Cusco, via the ruins at Sacsayhuaman. (If you are short of time this visit might be only very short).

This is a long but rewarding day for those who want to experience the best of the Sacred Valley in a short amount of time.

Places that are visited:

  • Chinchero (traditional weaving center).
  • Ollantaytambo fortress.
  • Pisac Market.
  • Pisac archeological site.

What's Included

INCLUDED:

  • Private transportation (tourist bus).
  • English-speaking Tour Guide.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Tourist Ticket for archeological sites (S/. 70 soles or $ 25 USD per person).
  • Lunch in Urubamba (a town lying between Pisac and Ollantaytambo).

THINGS TO BRING:

  • Tourist ticket (not included in price).
  • Sun hat.
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended).
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
  • Water.
  • Camera and films.

Prices

GROUP SERVICE

****Daily Departure****

MÍNIMO 02 PERSONAS PRECIO POR PERSONA RESERVAR
*01 persona a más  $ 20.00
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PRIVATE SERVICE.

****Daily Departure with at least 2 people****

NUMBER OF PAX PRICE PER PERSON ACTION
*02 people  $ 89.00
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Fechas de Salida

DEPARTURE DATE:

  • DAILY DEPARTURE: We will pick you up from your hotel 30 minutes before the tour starts.

Time

TIME:

  • In the morning between 08:00 – 08:30 a.m.

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