Discover and see the breathtaking sites once part of the ancient Incan Empire
Unique experience visiting the Andean communities that live throughout the valley
Visit Ollantaytambo and Pisaq with a bilingual guide
The service is unique and exclusive to Peru's Trails, so that you can discover and know the Sacred Valley sharing pleasant moments with the Andean community and at the same time knowing the legacy of our ancestors the majestic archaeological site of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.
All year round
Cusco hotel and hostel pickup
RASGOS DEL PERU
The tour starts from the city of Cusco with pick ups between 07:15 and 07:45 after which we begin our journey into the Sacred Valley.
Our first stop will be in the village of Pisaq, where we will prepare and taste the artisan empanadas before going into the archaeological site of Pisac Ruins where we will see Inca constructions and terraces. We will have a guided tour for approximately 1 hour where our bilingual guide will give us plenty of information about the most important sectors of this archaeological zone.
We will visit the religious sector of temples, the urban sector, the Inca cemetery and finally the agricultural terraces. After, we will transfer to the community of Cuyo Chico where we will have a typical lunch in a local family's house.
After lunch we will visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo from where we will also see the impressive face of the Inca God Tunupa carved into the hill. Many market stalls line the entrance to the site and we can check out some local handicraft.
On our return towards Cusco we will visit the textiles centre where we will receive an explanation of the weaving processes, spinning and a demonstration of the ancient methods of dying and stretching the wool.
Our arrival back to Cusco is at 7:30 pm.
Note: If you are staying at a different location than the one you select as your pick up location, it is explicitly your responsibility to be at the main entrance of the hotel or hostel selected as your pick up location for the duration of the pick up time range on your tour date. You must be in a visible place easy to see for the operator and be alert for their vehicle/guide when they go to pick you up for the tour.
- Pick up from your hotel/hostel in Cusco.
- Profesional bilingual tour guide.
- Preparation and tasting of homemade oven patties
- Typical lunch
- Transport by tourist bus during the tour.
- Tourist Ticket: 70 soles (or 130 soles if you are also doing the City Tour or Maras - Moray)
- Travel insurance.
- PASSPORT – very important!
- The hat as a protection against the Sun or rain.
- Sun protecting cream.
- Waterproof jacket or raincoat.
- Bottled wáter.
- Pocket money (Soles).
Cancellation or changes to this tour:
CHANGES: Any changes to the tour date need to be done before 6:00 pm the day before the tour begins.
NO SHOWS & CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel the day prior to the tour before 6:00 pm (Lima time), a 10% administration fee (+ the card fee). After this time, there is a 100% no-show or cancellation fee.
You must email firstname.lastname@example.org (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.
How much is the tourist ticket?
There are 2 types of tourist ticket: - General tourist ticket, which has a cost of 130.00 soles and includes 16 attractions. Among them are: Attractions of the city tour, the Sacred Valley, Maras - Moray, and some museums. - Partial tourist ticket, which has a cost of 70.00 soles, and includes only certain attractions depending on the tour that takes place: City Tour, Sacred Valley, and Maras - Moray.
What kind of clothes should I wear?
You should wear light clothing, as it allows you to move comfortably through all the attractions; sometimes you have to climb stairs. It is also recommended to wear warm clothes because afternoons tend to be cold and/or rainy.
What is the best time to take the tour?
Generally, any day of the year is incredible, but if you want to avoid a little rain we recommend the months from April to August.
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