Sacred Valley of the Incas

Sacred Valley
Sacred Valley
Weaving in Ollantaytambo
Art of Weaving
Sacred Valley
Sacred Valley
Sacred Valley
Weaving in Ollantaytambo
Art of Weaving
Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley of the Incas

  • 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.

AVAILABILITY

All year round

DURATION

1 Day

START LOCATION

Cusco hotel and hostel pickup

END LOCATION

Regocijo Square

OPERATOR NAME

RASGOS DEL PERU

START TIME

07:45

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

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.

TOUR TICKETS (MAY VARY BY DATE)
Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 75.00 (USD)
INCLUDED

- 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.

NOT INCLUDED

- Tourist Ticket: 70 soles (or 130 soles if you are also doing the City Tour or Maras - Moray)
- Travel insurance.

RECOMMENDED

- PASSPORT – very important!
- The hat as a protection against the Sun or rain.
- Sunglasses.
- Sun protecting cream.
- Waterproof jacket or raincoat.
- Camera.
- Bottled wáter.
- Pocket money (Soles).

CANCELLATION POLICY

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 will apply. After this time, there is a 100% no-show or cancellation fee.

For cancellations or changes to your tour please email bookings@findlocaltrips.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Why book with FindLocalTrips.com?

    Apart from our low-price guarantee, with us, you are 100% assured that your booking is made. We provide an instant email confirmation and have live spaces and availability for each tour. If you have any queries, you are in the hands of our team of 20 local experts here on the ground, who speak perfect Spanish and English. We guarantee quick responses to any questions or queries. Tour operators are experts at operating their tours... We are the experts at reservations, organisation and assistance with your plans for these tours.

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