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Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero And Yucay With Lunch

1. Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero And Yucay With Lunch

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven up into the hills to the traditional town of Chinchero, where you can admire breathtaking views of the valley below. Discover the artisan traditions lovingly preserved by the inhabitants of this area, and learn about the inherited knowledge of the Incas. Explore archaeological remains and a beautiful 17th-century church. Then, you will be transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, a colourful center of Andean tradition. Travel back in time to antiquity through authentic demonstrations of textile work, adobe, pottery and silverware. Once you have fulfilled your cultural cravings, enjoy lunch and free time in the stunning village of Ollantaytambo. Visit its archaeological site, untouched since Inca times, and climb the iconic fortress, built next to a mountain. After you have finished gazing at the majestic beauty of the valley, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inka Trail Tour - 4 Days : Group Tour

2. Inka Trail Tour - 4 Days : Group Tour

ITINERARY Day 1 On the first day we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at the indicated time. From there we will go by bus to kilometer 82, where we will begin our 4-day adventure to Machu Picchu. - During this day we will begin to walk up the mountain until we reach the towns of Miskay and Llactapata, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Here we will visit the archaeological complex of Llactapata and the community of Huyllabamba. - The route continues until reaching the Wayllabamba camp, at 3000 meters high. Here we will have dinner and spend the night. Day 2 - This day we will wake up early to see the Andean sunrise, one of the best shows on the itinerary. After breakfast we will begin the route through the Lluncachimpa valley and continue ascending to Llulluchapampa. - The path will take us to the Warmihuañusca pass, at 4200 meters high. From this point, the highest on the route, you get great views of the snow-capped peaks and the surrounding archaeological remains. - After lunch we will continue the tour through the Pacaymayu valley and the Runcuracay pass. We will have dinner and spend the night at the Pacaymayu camp, at 3650 meters high. Day 3 - After breakfast we will embark on the third day of hiking, the gentlest of all, as we will travel through tropical forests known as Yunga, enjoying imposing landscapes and amazing ruins. - In the afternoon we will visit the archaeological complexes of Runkarakay, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñay Huayna, the largest and most surprising of the entire route, where the camp is located where we will have dinner and spend the last night. Day 4 - On the last day we will get up very early. Under the light of the stars and with a flashlight in hand, we will continue the path towards Inti Punku, the Gate of the Sun. At this point we will have breakfast contemplating the sunrise over Machu Picchu, being the most memorable moment of the journey. - Once dawn we will continue the descent to Machu Picchu, where we will take a guided tour of the citadel. Afterwards, you will have free time to explore the area and take photographs. - After this unforgettable experience we will take a bus to Aguas Calientes, the departure point of the train. We will take you back to your hotel in Cusco or, if you prefer, we can also end the tour in Urubamba, Ollantaytambo or Yucay

From Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley Tour with Cultural Immersion

3. From Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley Tour with Cultural Immersion

Day 1: Cusco to Sacred Valley: Inca and Colonial Pisac, Inkariy Museum, and Yucay Living Culture Center Embark on a journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, starting with a visit to the Inca village of Pisac. Explore the stunning archaeological site and enjoy panoramic views of the colonial village of Pisac. Take a stroll through the colonial village and browse the artisan workshops for shopping. Continue to the Inkariy Museum, where you'll discover fascinating exhibits showcasing the pre-Hispanic cultures of ancient Peru. Enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the Yucay Living Culture Center. Here, local residents will demonstrate traditional textile weaving and dyeing techniques, adobe brick making, and the preparation of chicha, a traditional corn-based drink. Get up close with llamas and alpacas, the Andean camels. Spend the night in the Sacred Valley area. Day 2: Sacred Valley: Moray Terraces, Maras Salt Mines, and Ollantaytambo Inca Village Embark on an adventure to explore marvelous sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Begin with a visit to the Inca terraces of Moray, an experimental agricultural lab that aimed to recreate 20 different microclimates. Next, head to the village of Maras and explore the famous salt mines, which have been in operation since ancient times. The contrast between the white salt wells and the clayey landscape creates a picturesque scene perfect for photography. Enjoy lunch and then continue to the last living Inca village of Ollantaytambo. Explore the streets, plazas, and terraces of this historic village and enter the archaeological site dominated by the Sun Temple. Marvel at the intricate stonework and learn about Inca techniques. At the designated time, board the train from Ollantaytambo to the town of Machu Picchu, located at the base of the mountain. Spend the night in the area.

Sacred Valley: Private Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

4. Sacred Valley: Private Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco to visit the town of Chinchero, a traditional settlement with a beautiful view of the valley. The inhabitants of the area preserve the artisan traditions and the inherited knowledge of the Incas. You will learn about their traditions from your professional guide, and be able to visit archaeological remains and a beautiful seventeenth-century church. From Chinchero, you will be transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, a centre for Andean tradition. Here you can watch demonstrations of textile work, adobe, pottery, and silverware be carried out the same way they were in the 13th Century. Transfer to Ollantaytambo where you have free time for lunch. Afterwards, you can visit the town and local archaeological site and climb the iconic fortress. *Visits on Sundays include a tour to the Chinchero market.

Our most recommended things to do in Yucay

Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero And Yucay With Lunch

Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero And Yucay With Lunch

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven up into the hills to the traditional town of Chinchero, where you can admire breathtaking views of the valley below. Discover the artisan traditions lovingly preserved by the inhabitants of this area, and learn about the inherited knowledge of the Incas. Explore archaeological remains and a beautiful 17th-century church. Then, you will be transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, a colourful center of Andean tradition. Travel back in time to antiquity through authentic demonstrations of textile work, adobe, pottery and silverware. Once you have fulfilled your cultural cravings, enjoy lunch and free time in the stunning village of Ollantaytambo. Visit its archaeological site, untouched since Inca times, and climb the iconic fortress, built next to a mountain. After you have finished gazing at the majestic beauty of the valley, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inka Trail Tour - 4 Days : Group Tour

Inka Trail Tour - 4 Days : Group Tour

ITINERARY Day 1 On the first day we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at the indicated time. From there we will go by bus to kilometer 82, where we will begin our 4-day adventure to Machu Picchu. - During this day we will begin to walk up the mountain until we reach the towns of Miskay and Llactapata, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch. Here we will visit the archaeological complex of Llactapata and the community of Huyllabamba. - The route continues until reaching the Wayllabamba camp, at 3000 meters high. Here we will have dinner and spend the night. Day 2 - This day we will wake up early to see the Andean sunrise, one of the best shows on the itinerary. After breakfast we will begin the route through the Lluncachimpa valley and continue ascending to Llulluchapampa. - The path will take us to the Warmihuañusca pass, at 4200 meters high. From this point, the highest on the route, you get great views of the snow-capped peaks and the surrounding archaeological remains. - After lunch we will continue the tour through the Pacaymayu valley and the Runcuracay pass. We will have dinner and spend the night at the Pacaymayu camp, at 3650 meters high. Day 3 - After breakfast we will embark on the third day of hiking, the gentlest of all, as we will travel through tropical forests known as Yunga, enjoying imposing landscapes and amazing ruins. - In the afternoon we will visit the archaeological complexes of Runkarakay, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñay Huayna, the largest and most surprising of the entire route, where the camp is located where we will have dinner and spend the last night. Day 4 - On the last day we will get up very early. Under the light of the stars and with a flashlight in hand, we will continue the path towards Inti Punku, the Gate of the Sun. At this point we will have breakfast contemplating the sunrise over Machu Picchu, being the most memorable moment of the journey. - Once dawn we will continue the descent to Machu Picchu, where we will take a guided tour of the citadel. Afterwards, you will have free time to explore the area and take photographs. - After this unforgettable experience we will take a bus to Aguas Calientes, the departure point of the train. We will take you back to your hotel in Cusco or, if you prefer, we can also end the tour in Urubamba, Ollantaytambo or Yucay

From Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley Tour with Cultural Immersion

From Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley Tour with Cultural Immersion

Day 1: Cusco to Sacred Valley: Inca and Colonial Pisac, Inkariy Museum, and Yucay Living Culture Center Embark on a journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, starting with a visit to the Inca village of Pisac. Explore the stunning archaeological site and enjoy panoramic views of the colonial village of Pisac. Take a stroll through the colonial village and browse the artisan workshops for shopping. Continue to the Inkariy Museum, where you'll discover fascinating exhibits showcasing the pre-Hispanic cultures of ancient Peru. Enjoy a delicious lunch before visiting the Yucay Living Culture Center. Here, local residents will demonstrate traditional textile weaving and dyeing techniques, adobe brick making, and the preparation of chicha, a traditional corn-based drink. Get up close with llamas and alpacas, the Andean camels. Spend the night in the Sacred Valley area. Day 2: Sacred Valley: Moray Terraces, Maras Salt Mines, and Ollantaytambo Inca Village Embark on an adventure to explore marvelous sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Begin with a visit to the Inca terraces of Moray, an experimental agricultural lab that aimed to recreate 20 different microclimates. Next, head to the village of Maras and explore the famous salt mines, which have been in operation since ancient times. The contrast between the white salt wells and the clayey landscape creates a picturesque scene perfect for photography. Enjoy lunch and then continue to the last living Inca village of Ollantaytambo. Explore the streets, plazas, and terraces of this historic village and enter the archaeological site dominated by the Sun Temple. Marvel at the intricate stonework and learn about Inca techniques. At the designated time, board the train from Ollantaytambo to the town of Machu Picchu, located at the base of the mountain. Spend the night in the area.

Sacred Valley: Private Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

Sacred Valley: Private Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco to visit the town of Chinchero, a traditional settlement with a beautiful view of the valley. The inhabitants of the area preserve the artisan traditions and the inherited knowledge of the Incas. You will learn about their traditions from your professional guide, and be able to visit archaeological remains and a beautiful seventeenth-century church. From Chinchero, you will be transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, a centre for Andean tradition. Here you can watch demonstrations of textile work, adobe, pottery, and silverware be carried out the same way they were in the 13th Century. Transfer to Ollantaytambo where you have free time for lunch. Afterwards, you can visit the town and local archaeological site and climb the iconic fortress. *Visits on Sundays include a tour to the Chinchero market.

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