Top things to do

Ruins in Pisac

Pisac Ruins

A truly awesome site with relatively few tourists, this hilltop Inca citadel lies high above the village on a triangular plateau with a plunging gorge on either side. Allow several hours to explore. To walk from tow…
Landmark in Pisac

Horno Colonial San Francisco

Huge clay ovens for baking empanadas and other goodies and castillos de cuyes (miniature castles inhabited by guinea pigs) are found in many nooks and crannies, particularly on Mariscál Castilla. But this is the tow…
Fusion in Pisac


The balcony may be the best spot to watch market-day interactions in the plaza below. Chill and welcoming, the menu is fusion (think Thai meets Amazonian and flirts with highland Peruvian). Traditional lamb is tende…
Cafe in Pisac

Ulrike's Café

This sunny cafe is consistently tasty, serving up a great vegetarian menú, plus homemade pasta and melt-in-the-mouth cheesecake and a fluffy carrot cake that is legendary. There’s a book exchange, DVDs and special e…
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Blue Llama

Blue Llama’s surreal, dream-like interior with a children’s-story theme is inviting enough. Happy staff, unusually Western-minded vegetarian dishes (steamed vegetables!), desserts to die for, and some funky jewelry …
International in Pisac

Restaurante Cuchara de Palo

Inside Pisac Inn, this fine-dining restaurant offers organic salads and original dishes like pumpkin ravioli drizzled with corn and cream. Service can be slow but it has great ambiance, with candle-lit courtyard tab…
Peruvian in Pisac

Restaurante Valle Sagrado

The menú turistico here is somewhat fancier; if you want to eat what the locals are eating (and pay only what they are paying), order the basic menú.
Peruvian in Pisac

Restaurante Yoly

Popular with locals, this bare-bones restaurant offers home cooked set meals with soup and drink included.
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El Antojito

Offers an exemplary bargain menú – it’s one of the best deals in the Sacred Valley.
Gardens in Pisac

Jardín Botanico

A private enterprise with a huge courtyard full of beautiful specimens and a resident cat.