Sacred Valley Tours
This full day tour takes you to all the most famous and popular parts of the Sacred Valley starting off in the famous town of Pisac. This is a fully guided tour with an english speaking guide who will explain to you all about the different towns and ruins in the Sacred Valley.
You will be picked up at the reception between 8.00 am and 8.15 am.
Pisac is famous for its Andean market where you can buy all kind of souvenirs for good prices is totally recommended to try the “empanadas” (salty pastries) with cheese with basil bites on it or the chicken option! Also don’t miss the artesanal factories where the artists work the silver.
After a trip to the market we’ll visit the impressive ruins that formed an ancient citadel and an important agricultural center. Of special note is the ‘Intihuatana,’ or Inca sundial as well we will visit the lower part of the complex where the agricultural area and the largest pre-Hispanic cemetery in the Americas.
This is almost the last ancient town still in our society. It is surrounded by different “Apus” (gods) who protect the awe-inspiring complexes of Inca terraces that were used for religious and agricultural purposes .
Don’t miss the Temple of the Sun and the Ñusta’s bath. Manco Inca used this complex as a fortress during the Spanish conquest.
Chinchero is famous for its archaeological remains and traditional market, as well as its Inca terracing. It also famous for its handmade textiles.
Once the tour concludes in Chincheros we will make our way back to Cusco. This will be an approximate drive of 2 hours and we expect to get back to Cusco at 18.30 (6:30pm). You will be dropped off near Regocijo square.
In addition to the price of the tour, you must purchase a tourist ticket. A full tourist ticket costs US$45.00 or US$22.00 for students with a valid ISIC card. The full tourist ticket is valid for 10 days and allows entry to the majority of the Inca sites around Cusco and the Sacred Valley.
This is the best option if you plan on also combining the city tour with visits to archeological sites or museums in the Cusco area.
An alternative option is to buy a partial tourist ticket for US$22.00.
This ticket is valid for 1 day and will allow entry to all of the sites on the Sacred Valley Tour.