Top things to do

Market in Chinchero

Mercado de Chinchero

The Chinchero market, held on Tuesday, Thursday and especially Sunday, is less touristy than its counterpart in Pisac and well worth a special trip. On Sunday, traditionally dressed locals descend from the hills for…
Church in Chinchero

Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero

Among the most beautiful churches in the valley, this colonial church is built on Inca foundations. The interior, decked out in merry floral and religious designs, is well worth seeing. Admission is via the boleto t…
Museum in Chinchero

Museo del Sitio

A small archaeological museum opposite the church houses a collection heavy on broken pots. Admission is via the partial boleto turístico tourist ticket (valid for two days and for nearby ruins).
Handicrafts in Chinchero

Centro de Textiles Tradicionales

The best artisan workshop in town.
Ruins in Chinchero

Ruinas Inca

The most extensive ruins here consist of terracing. If you start walking away from the village through the terraces on the right-hand side of the valley, you’ll also find various rocks carved into seats and staircas…