Spend a beautiful day exploring the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, discover the local culture, learn Peru’s history told by our professional guides, taste the Peruvian food served in local restaurants, and visit local markets.
The Sacred Valley full-day tour will allow you to spend a beautiful full day exploring the surroundings of Pisaq, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero. This tour takes you from the highlands to the Sacred Valley's fertile lands, one of the Incan empire's most important farming centers.
Highlights of the Sacred Valley Tour
- Book with Confidence and Flexibility
- All-inclusive tour (Entrance fees, Lunch, Tour Guide, Transportation)
- Explore important sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Marvel at local markets and alpaca farms
Price per person: 120. USD
To book the Sacred Valley Tour, you need to make an initial payment of 50.USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments, or Cusco with any credit card at no booking fees at all.
Full description of the Sacred Valley Tour
Cusco – Awanacancha – Pisaq – Ollantaytambo – Chinchero – Cusco
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:00 am and drive across Cusco's mountains to the Sacred Valley. On the way, you will stop at Awanacancha, a farm for llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and guanacos. Continue to Mirador of Taray, a lookout point with spectacular views of the Sacred Valley.
The next stop will be the Pisaq archeological site, an ancient Inca settlement built on top of the mountain. You will see impressive agricultural terraces, tombs, palaces, and houses surrounded by enormous walls. After exploring, You will drive to Pisaq town to visit the handicraft market, which is very famous because the local artisans produce their products and sell them directly to tourists.
Lunch is a 1-hour drive from Pisaq; in a local restaurant in Urubamba, you will have various dishes prepared with fresh products from the area. After enjoying a delicious lunch, you will drive to Ollantaytambo; a beautiful town considered the "Last living Inca City" with original Inca street streets where people currently are still using. Visit the well-protected Inca fortress built to protect the Incas from possible invasion. Ollantaytambo is the entrance to Machu Picchu.
The last stop is at Chinchero, a royal stated on the 10th Inca King, Tupac Inca Yupanqui. Explore the well-preserved Inca Construction and the colonial church built over the Inca Palaces. Visit the famous textile market for using natural colors, handmade textiles, and ancient weaving. Drop off at your hotel around 6.00 pm.
Included in the Sacred Valley Tour
- Pick up from your hotel and drop off back at your hotel.
- Exclusive modern private transportation
- Professional Tour Guide
- Buffet lunch at a local restaurant in Urubamba
- Entrance ticket to all the places we visit
- All taxes and booking fees
- Personal expenses
Places we visited
Awanakancha (Lama and Alpaca farm). The first stop is just 30 minutes outside of Cusco. This is a farm for traditional Inca animals: llamas, alpacas, viñunas, and guanacos. Your guide will take you on a comprehensive tour to learn the main difference between these camelids.
Pisaq Inca Site (The largest cemetery of the Incas). The archeological site is located in the upper part of the town, surrounded by Inca walls and large farming terraces. Pisaq is famous for housing one of the Inca Empire's largest cemeteries.
Pisaq Market. This colorful market is a picturesque colonial town and Chinchero, one of the most famous Cusco regions. Locals bring their handcrafted ceramics, textiles, jewelry, alpaca products, and souvenirs and sell them to the hundreds of visitors who arrive daily.
Ollantaytambo (Last Living Inca Citadel). Ollantaytambo town and the fortress are located 94 Km from Cusco, Built to guard and protect the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu entrance from possible invasions. The modern village lies above the ancient buildings with narrow cobblestone streets, water channels, and a well-protected archeological site. During the Spanish Conquest, it was used as a stronghold during the Battle of Ollantaytambo.
Chinchero (Land of great weavers). A small town located at 3760 masl, also called "The Land of the Rainbow," it was the royal state of the 10th Inca King, Túpac Inca Yupanqui; nowadays, the town is famous for the archeological site with the colonial church built over the Inca Palace and very well preserve farming terraces. Also, Chinchero has the best weavers in the Cusco regions, producing handmade alpaca textiles using natural colors obtained from local plants.
What you need to take:
- Comfortable clothes
- Rain gear, Suncream
- Wáter, snacks
- Extra Money in cash for souvenirs
What you need to know before booking:
- You will visit local markets and take some cash with you.
- Lunch Included, other meals not included.
Covid-19 measures to keep you safe during traveling
- Face masks are required for travelers and staff in public areas
- 100% online payments with no booking fees at all
- Flexible bookings during COVID – 19 outbreak