Stay overnight and explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas in depth on this two-day excursion from Cusco. Take a walking tour through the town of Pisac to discover its Inca and colonial history, and visit the workshop of a local artisan. Visit Inca terraces and a colonial salt mine, and walk among the ruins of Ollantayambo to see its mysterious Temple of the Sun.
ItineraryDay 1: DAY 1: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEYStop At: Pisac, Pisac, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionThe Sacred Valley of the Incas will welcome us today. We will visit Awanacancha, a tourist complex where we will see and feed the Andean camelids such as the llamas and alpacas, and where the locals will show us the weaving and dyeing techniques of their traditional textiles. We will then continue to Inca and Colonial Pisac. Discover one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the Sacred Valley at the top of the mountain where you can have a view of the colonial town of Pisac. Walking tour to the Colonial town. Time to do some shopping at the handicraft market. Then, we will head to the impressive Inkariy Museum. Here we will enjoy a delicious lunch. We will take a guided tour of the museum to learn more about the numerous rooms where cultural representations of pre-Hispanic civilizations of ancient Peru are exhibited. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Do not include accommodationDay 2: DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY / CUSCOStop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionOur adventure continues exploring the less visited treasures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will start in Moray where the view is awesome due to the colossal concentric terraces simulating an amphitheater. The purpose of it: to recreate 20 different types of microclimates, a measure that guaranteed the agricultural production of the empire. After that, we will go to Maras, the famous and millenary salt mines from colonial times. The contrast of the white wells and the green valley is awesome and a must for a spectacular snapshot of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Buffet lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, where we will be able to learn about the technique with which the Incas worked the stones. Boarding the train to the town of Aguas Calientes. Return to cusco.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: BuffetAccommodation included: Do not include accommodation