When people visit Cusco, they tend to head straight to Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. But, there are many other highly important archaeological sites in and around the city that were also significant during the Inca empire. Join us on this exciting trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas to visit key sites during the ancient civilization’s reign.
On this day out, you can expect to stop at Ollantaytambo, Pisac’s archeological site and colorful market, the Inca site of Chinchero, and the Andean Textile Center. On the tour, from Ollantaytambo to Cusco, you’ll have the chance to stop at some fantastic lookout points to witness the Andean Mountain’s beauty and the stunning valley landscape.
We will pick you up your hotel in Cusco at 7:30 am and driven via private transport to 4 local communities in the Sacred Valley. From Cusco it is just over 45 minutes to our first stop, the alpaca farm then local community called Pisac. In Pisac you will be guided through the ruins above the town and have a chance to explore the incredible Pisac Market (biggest on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays).
After Pisac you will be driven for one more hour to Urubamba where you will have time for lunch at a restaurant. After our meal we depart again for 25 minutes to Ollantaytambo to explore the ruins there. We drive for another hour and 15 minutes to reach Chincheros where we will see the local colonial church and a little market. After we are finished exploring we return to Cusco via our private transport (45 hour). You will be returned to your Cusco hotel at 6:00pm roughly.
You will need a tourist ticket to visit the Sacred Valley. Below you have all the information about them.
The Cusco Boleto Turistico is the only ticket that allows you to visit the most important tourist attractions in and around the Cusco area. With this Ticket, you visit Inca Ruins, museums and typical dances of Peru at 07:00 pm daily. you don´t need to book in advance the tourist ticket, just buy it at the first site you visit. Cash only. There are 2 types of Tickets.
BTG is also known as the Complete Cusco Tourist Ticket. (In Spanish it is called the Boleto Turístico Integral Cusco). This complete Tourist Ticket Cusco gives you permission to discover all 16 tourist attractions in the Cusco region: If you want to visit ruins in both Cusco & the Sacred Valley, your best option is the full “General Boleto Turistico”
Price: 130.00 Soles
Student Price: 70. 00 Soles
Validity: 10 days
The Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket is only valid for one or two days. It allows you to enter certain Inca Archeological Ruins and these sites are grouped together according to tourist circuits. This Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket is not available for students or for minors. If you plan on visiting only Sacred Valley and Maras Moray. But not City Tour on Cusco, the best option is the partial one.
Price: 70.00 Soles