Discover the beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an incredible Andean Paradise, where you will be able to explore the wonderful Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo and Pisaq, spectacular constructions built during the peak of the Incan Civilization. Explore at your own pace the local market in Pisaq, a picturesque Andean shopping center where native people are selling a wide variety of handicrafts.The Sacred Valley was undoubtedly a key area of settlement for the Incas; its combination of agreeable climate and fertile plains bestow an unusual abundance of food crops for the high Andes. This area is fed by numerous rivers which descend through adjoining valleys, and contains numerous archaeological remains. You don´t want to miss it!
• 1 day
Explore Peru’s Urubamba Valley on this day trip from Cusco! Visit the Andean village of Chinchero, see the former salt-producing town of Maras, view the impressive terracing of Moray and marvel at the Inca fortress in Ollantaytambo as you learn about the rich history of the valley’s colonial villages from your local guide.
• 7 hours
This 5-6 hour tour from hotel pick up to hotel drop off will take you through Chinchero, Maras, Chicha, Moray, and Salineras, A couple highlights of the day will be visiting an archeological site and the salt mines. Throughout the day, learn the history and experience the culture of this region.
• 6 hours
The Sacred Valley of the Incas was certainly a key area of settlement to the Incas. This valley was appreciated by the Incas because of its special geographical and climatic qualities. It was one of the main production sites for the richness of their land and a place where it produces the best maize and potatoes. The tour includes a visit to the ruins and market of Pisac, a stop for lunch in Urubamba Province, and a visit to the beautiful Inca village and fortress of Ollantaytambo, known as a living Inca city. On the way back to Cusco, you will visit Chinchero Village accompanied by an official guide. The tours has a duration of 10 hours.
• 10.5 hours
This trek is ideal for those who really want to be far-flung in the middle of nowhere with only nature surrounding. The Huchuy Qosqo trek allows you to camp in an area that is seldom seen by tourists. Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco) is situated above the Urubamba Valley and offers spectacular views over the Cordillera de Vilcanota mountain range. This trek is also a great way for you to enjoy a shorter trek that still includes Machu Picchu and the Inca trails (with Inca stairs that are better than the Inca Trail). You will have one night of camping in the wilderness and one night in a hostel in the beautiful town of Aguas Calientes.
• 3 days
Discover Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas during this full-day trip from Cusco. Enjoy a mix of pre-Columbian history and Andean culture as you explore the Inca ruins of Ollantaytambo, visit the city of Pisaq, and see the Andean town of Chinchero, plus much more. A buffet lunch is also covered.
• 1 day
Visiting Maras Moray is definitely not something you will regret after experiencing this amazing side of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Not only you will get an insight in the life of the Incas then and Peru today, but also the power of nature. You will also visit the town and archaeological site of Chinchero which is famous for its textile market.
• 6 hours
This tour takes you to 3 magical places and offers a cooking lesson. First we go to Chinchero where we'll watch a demonstration of local weavers who are still using traditional Inca patterns and techniques for dyeing fabric. Then we'll receive a cooking lesson on how to make quinoa soup in a local staple after which we will share lunch with them. Continue on to Moray, an impressive Inca amphitheater and archaeological laboratory and finally finish at the salt mines of Maras, where we'll see locals harvesting salt like they have done since Inca times.
• 8 hours
This Tour will help you to discover the beauty of the landscapes of the area around Cusco! You will learn about the Inca’s technologies and how they used the laws of nature to improve their agriculture, as well as you will discover the extraction of the natural salt from the nearby salt mines, which was a main economical value in the Inca time. You leave Cusco at around 08:30 am, visiting the town Chinchero, Maras and the Salt Mines of Moray, returning to Cusco around 02:00 pm.
• 8 hours
This Peru mountain bike tour offers high altitude biking and cycling through the Andean mountains near Cusco, passing the city of Maras and the Inca terraces of Moray. This second site was used for experimenting with different types of crops at different temperature conditions; as such, Moray was known as the Inca’s agricultural laboratory.This Maras & Moray cycling tour is suitable for all types of riders as it has fairly easy sections over its roughly 35km length. With your professional guide you’ll pass by small villages, see sweeping views of the high plain and surrounding mountains, and marvel as hummingbirds and butterflies buzz by. The route also takes in the Salineras, or salt drying ponds. Here, some 5,000 salt ponds slowly evaporate and offer up their tasty minerals. Lunch will be included, as will a bicycle and all safety equipment.
• 5 hours