Welcome to Pisac to Urubamba


A visit to the community of Patabamba offers a fascinating participative demonstration of the weaving process, all the way from picking the plants to making dyes, to shearing sheep and setting up a loom – with explanations of the meanings of colors and patterns. There are also excellent trekking options. Campsites and homestays are available with advance notice. Prices vary wildly, depending on group size and transport needed. Both Journey Experience (www.thejoex.com) and Chaski Ventura (www.chaskiventura.com) offer visits.

In Huarán, country inn Greenhouse offers respite replete with dogs lounging on their pillows and hammocks in the lush garden. Large rooms are well-appointed and afford complete privacy. As green as its name, it features solar panels, composting and recycling, uses recycled river water for gardening and offers guests water refills. There's a healing room with massage, acupuncture and reiki offered. Family dinners (S70) gather guests around a common table. To get here, you can grab a bus between Pisac and Urubamba or grab a taxi (S15) from Urubamba.

Also in Huarán, adventure tour operator Munaycha comes highly recommended. Among other trips, it guides Lares treks, as well as more local options, and a variety of mountain bike trips. We have heard rave reviews about trek-bike combinations to Huaipo Lake near Chinchero.

Buses running between Pisac and Urubamba pass regularly.


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$115 Private & Custom Tours

Machu Picchu Private Guided Tour from Aguas Calientes

This private tour starts at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. We will enjoy a 2.30-hr private guidance at the Sanctuary; that is why it is suggested to take comfortable shoes to walk and a great cam for taking breath-taking pictures. Afterwards, we will take our bus back to the Aguas Calientes station where the tour ends.

$48 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Admission Ticket

The starting time for visiting Huayna Picchu has two turns:1. From 07.00 hrs. to 08.00 hrs or 2. From 10.00 hrs to 11.00 hrs; according to availability.The Incas built a trail up the side of the Huayna Picchu and built temples and terraces on its top. The peak of Huayna Picchu is 2,693 meters (8,835 ft) above sea level, or about 260 meters (850 ft) higher than Machu Picchu.Rising the summit of Huayna Picchu Mountain is an unforgettable experience. In the trajectory and in the top we will appreciate sacred enclosures and admirable patios constructed on the abyss. This ticket also allows you to visit and have an impressive sight of Machu Picchu Ruins in all its splendor, the cannon of the Vilcanota and the surrounding mountains.

$31 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Machu Picchu General Admission Ticket

Purchase the cheapest and common ticket to visit one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and be one of only 2500 people allowed to enjoy this breath-taking experience. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. It is said that Machu Picchu is part of a system of exchange of essential products for the people of the Inca empire. Machu Picchu is known worldwide as one of the Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site There are two turns available: Morning Shift from 06:00 hrs-12:00 hrs; and Afternoon Shift from 13:00 hrs-17:00 hrs. 

$75 Walking & Biking Tours

Ollantaytambo to Moray and Salt Mines Small-Group Bike Tour

We start from Ollantaytambo, where the guide awaits ready with all necessary equipment and bikes and the transportation. We will leave Ollantaytambo and go towards Moray, where the bike ride will begin. Previously we will visit the archaeological site of Moray.Moray is one of the very important archaeological centers located in the Sacred Valley. This place was a research center, where for many years the Incas studied the different types of seeds that they would use in the valleys of culture.After visiting Moray, the guide will provide you all the safety equipment and bikes and will give you a small introduction and presentation of the route where we are to ride the bikes and have fun!This route has beautiful views of the mountains and glaciers that surround the area. The guide stops at strategic points where you can take the best pictures of the scenery including the pre-colonial village of Maras. In Maras we rest before we continue and eat some snacks that the guide will provide you.Continuing the tour we will stop at the Salt Mine, where we enter to visit the place. The Salt Mine is pre-Incan. You can appreciate the architecture of the building, where local people work to produce salt for local and national consumption, although today some production is being exported to different parts of the world.After visiting the Salt Mine take again the bikes and go down in the last part of the route to Tarabamba where our driver will be waiting for us. We load the bikes and return back to Ollantaytambo.Duration: 4-6 hoursLevel: Intermediate

$48 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Admission Ticket to Machu Picchu Ruin and Mountain

The starting time for visiting Machu Picchu Mountain can be in any of these two schedules: From 7am to 8am  or From 10am to 11am.Machu Picchu Mountain is the most spectacular yet one of the most overlooked optional treks available at Machu Picchu. Located to the south-west of Machu Picchu citadel and towering 3,050 meters (10,007 feet) above sea level, the mountain trek offers unparalleled views of the famous Inca sanctuary and panoramic views of the surrounding mountain scenery.You will realize a walk to know the Mountain Machu Picchu, located to the south of citadel. This ticket also allows you to visit and have an impressive sight of Machu Picchu Ruins in all its splendor, the cannon of the Vilcanota and the surrounding mountains.

$109 Outdoor Activities

Ollantaytambo to Inti Punku Full-Day Horseback Riding Tour

After hotel pickup, you'll start your horseback riding tour at around 8am. Start with a ride to Inti Punku, an astronomy outlook built by the Incas that also served as a watch post for the access routes to Machu Picchu from the Amazon jungle. As your horses climb the steep mountain up to the lookout, pass by several lesser-visited archeological sites, none of which have any entrance fees. See the workshop at Las Canterras, ("the quarries"), where the Incas mined and shaped the massive stones used to build the sacred fortress of Ollantaytambo. After visiting this site, (and possibly getting a glimpse of some Incan mummies), continue upward to Inti Punku. Observe the ancient viewpoints to four different routes across the mountains towards Machu Picchu, and learn about how astronomy was used to mark the passing of time and celebrate important events. While you won't have a direct view of Machu Picchu itself (it's just behind the massive, sacred glacier of Wakay Willka), you can almost feel the power the ancient citadel emits. Once you've finished exploring Ini Punku with your small group, hop back in the saddle for the trip back. Arrive back at your Ollanataytambo hotel about 8 hours after you started.