The super Sacred Valley Day Tour, also called the extended Sacred Valley day tour is the best way to explore the entire Sacred Valley in only one full day, this Sacred Valley Day Tour enables you to visit all the relevant sites as: Pisaq archaeological site, Pisaq market, Ollantaytambo, Maras, Moray, Salt pans and the weaving center at Chinchero in the same day.
In Inca times the Sacred Valley was a crucial area for the Inca Empire, which functioned as an agricultural, spiritual and political center for them.
The Sacred Valley, in the present day is the gate way to “Machu Picchu”; for many travelers is common to visit this beautiful Inca land in two separate days and overnight one or two nights around Urubamba town before to go in Machu Picchu.
In the Sacred Valley day tour, in order to safe time for our visits, we will provide you a box lunch instead of stopping for lunch at a restaurant.
The Sacred Valley day tour starts after breakfast, with the pick up from the hotel at 7:00am and the bus drive toward The Sacred Valley. On the way to Pisac, we will stop at the lookout of Taray to take in the view of the Urubamba Valley. This part of the valley is filled with crops that dress the mountains like carpets. We will continue our Sacred Valley tour visiting the ruins of Pisac, where our guide will transmit us the history of this impressive Inca ruins on the mountain top, we will also have a short stop at the Pisac market, afterwards we drive down to Ollantaytambo, a quaint town of Inca foundation with remarkable water channels, stone streets, colorfully dressed native people and the great Sun Temple on the hill top.
On our way back to Cusco we will visit the popular Salt mines and the great experimental center of the Incas “Moray”, just before to finish the Sacred Valley tour we will have a last stop at one of the famous weaving centers at Chinchero, this is your chance to interact with the indigenous women to learn all the techniques and process to make the handmade textiles using alpaca and llama wool, we then arrive in Cusco at about 6.30-7:00pm.
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