The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the Andes of Peru, close to the Inca capital of Cusco and sacred city of Machu Picchu.
The Sacred Valley tour is one of the most popular tours in the region. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a crucial area for the Inca empire and it functioned as both an agricultural, spiritual and political center for them. Throughout its length there are many Inca and Pre-Inca sites that can be found and the Sacred Valley tour visits the 2 main sites, Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Lasting a full day you will get to appreciate the fine works of craftmanship that the Incas produced and see the beautiful scenery of the Sacred Valley. Many tourists opt to do this tour just before their visit to Machu Picchu as you can choose to finish in Ollantaytambo from where you take the train on to Aguas Calientes (the town at the base of Machu Picchu).
Hours: 08:30am to 18:00pm (From Monday to Sunday)
Places that are visited:
. Pisac Market
. Pisac archeological site
. Round-trip transportation (tourist bus)
. English-speaking Tour Guide.
. Tourist Ticket for archeological sites
. Lunch in Urubamba (a town lying between Pisac and Ollantaytambo)
What you need to take: Tourist ticket (not included in price)
. Sun hat
. Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
. Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
. Camera and films
Group Service Price:
USA$17.00 per person for the group service, you travel with 30 other people.