(Pisac Market- Ollanta – Chinchero)
PROGRAM: Cultural, Archaeological.
GROUP SIZE: 1 – 7
FREQUENCY: All year
Tour in the Sacred Valley 1 day visit: Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero
This tour starts at approximately 08:00 hrs . and ends at 7:00 p.m. , we stop by your hotel, to have a guided visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, on the Vilcanota river, for a panoramic view of the Inca citadel of Pisac and visit to the typical Indian market of Pisac , where we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of its inhabitants and haggle prices with the vendors, then we will go to the City of Urubamba, traveling on the banks of the Vilcanota river, returning to Cusco between 18:30 to 18:40 hrs .
Sacred Valley Tour Details
Sacred Valley Tour, wonderful tourist circuit of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Cusco – Peru), where you will observe magnificent natural landscapes and visit impressive archaeological complexes. As well as:
Pisac Archaeological Complex
The Pisac archaeological complex is located on top of a mountain from where a large part of the Sacred Valley is dominated. This wonderful place is made up of groups of platforms and architectural structures scattered on the slopes and at the top of the mountain, Pisac is one of the most beautiful monumental centers in the valley, combining the landscape with the impeccable finish of its buildings.
Pisac Craft Market
Located 30 km from the city of Cusco, the main square of Pisac is home to this market, a colorful and happy place, where the most famous Cusco handicrafts made by Andean hands are exhibited, among the handicrafts, textile pieces, ponchos, bags, etc. stand out. , and ceramic crafts, which are reproductions of Inca archeology pieces, such as queros (ceremonial vessels), necklaces, etc. Indigenous merchants and artisans from many towns come to this fair, dressed in their typical costumes.
Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon we visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress and Citadel, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasions by the inhabitants of the jungle. We will have the opportunity to walk through the small streets of the town and thus have a clear idea of what this military, religious and cultural center was like during the Inca Empire.
On the way back to Cusco we will visit the picturesque town of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui are located. You will admire its well preserved Inca Wall in the main square and visit the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes in the portico, built on the bases of an Inca building. Transfer to the selected hotel in Cusco to spend the night.
It includes :
- Pick up from the hotel.
- Private transport.
- Professional bilingual guide.
The tour DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Tourist ticket (BTG).
It is recommended to bring:
- Photographic camera or video camera (Optional).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, caps or hats.
- Light clothing.
- Warm clothes (from May, june, july, august and september), for the others months rain layer.
- Extra money for shopping.
BTC (Cusco Tourist Ticket, allows you to enter Pisaq , Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, and 13 other attractions include museums and 4 archaeological groups that are visited on the City Tour) S /. 130.00 or USD 47.00 only these three places. Click to see Tourist Ticket of Cusco Children and students have a 50% discount on the integral BTC.