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Sacred Valley Private Tour: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and Pisaq

From USD 103.00
Highlights
  • A day tour of Peru's stunning Sacred Valley, the heart of the ancient Inca Empire
  • Set out for a day of ample exploring, visiting three distinct Inca and Pre-Inca archaeological sites: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and Pisa
  • Learn about and see demonstations of local dyeing and weaving techniques that date back centuries
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Sacred Valley Private Tour: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and Pisaq
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Sacred Valley Private Tour: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and Pisaq
USD 103.00
Overview
Explore the highlights of Peru’s Sacred Valley, a region just outside Cusco that once functioned as a spiritual, political and agricultural hub for the ancient Incas, on this full-day trip. Learn about the timeless traditions of Andean textile design at a weaving center in Chincheros, then head to Ollantaytambo, home to an impressive collection of Inca-designed farming terraces. You’ll also see the Inca city of Pisac, home to an impressive collection of ruins and a bustling market. Your Sacred Valley excursion also covers lunch, a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
What to Expect
You start early from Cusco and head to the high mountain village of Chincheros, famous for its weaving and spectacularly sited at high altitude. (3,800m/12,500 ft.) You will visit a weaving house and have a demonstration on dying and weaving techniques as well as visiting the famous Chincheros market. From Chincheros, you descend to the base of the Sacred Valley and then onto Ollantaytambo, which features an impressive set of terraces leading from the village center.

You have time for a buffet lunch in Urubamba before heading to Pisaq - our final stop for the day. In Pisaq you will first the attractive ruins, built with breathtaking audacity by the Incas and then descend to the market at Pisaq before returning to Cusco, via the ruins at Sacsayhuaman. (If you are short of time this visit might be only very short).

Lasting a full day you will get to appreciate the fine works of craftsmanship 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).

This is a long but rewarding day for those who want to experience the best of the Sacred Valley in a short amount of time.

Places that are visited are:
  • Chincheros
  • Chinchero Textile Interpretation Center
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Pisac Market
  • Pisac archeological site

NOTE: The tour starts and finish in Cusco, Customers who wants to start from the Sacred Valley, have to add extra US$50 for all the group.
Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2018
you're going to Peru for Machu Pichu, and you didn't know this Ollantaytambo was so amazing

The entire structure is incredibly large, and the stonework on the large pieces is mind-blowing. I liked Chincheros and Pisaq but Ollantaytambo was the greatest

1  Thank chungwah c
Reviewed 13 July 2018
Great tour

This was another great tour in Peru and well worth the price. The guide was great and you get to see some amazing places. The other cool thing about this trip was that there were locals selling garments and other stuff along the way --...More

1  Thank Matt T
Alex Marco H, Manager at Inkayni Peru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear Matt, Thank you so much for your commentary. We are happy to know you enjoyed during your tour in Cusco. It was a pleasure to able to help you in the organization of your trip to Peru. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile
Great day!!

This tour was fantastic!! Johnathan and persi(sp?) Were very good guides who made sure we were taken care of in every way. We learned a lot and had a blast!

Thank Andrew S
Alex Marco H, Manager at Inkayni Peru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Dear Andrew, thanks a lot for your commentary. It's good to know that our guides Jonathan and Percy did of your tour an incredible experience around the Sacred Valley. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Private Tour from and to the Sacred Valley

We did two private tours with Inkayni, one to take us to the Sacred valley (with drop off at our hotel) and one to bring us back to Cuzco. This worked really well, leaving us in Urubamba in a good position to sandwich Machu Picchu...More

Thank welled
Alex Marco H, Manager at Inkayni Peru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Cesar, Many thanks for your commentary. We are happy that you have carried the best memories of Peru and of us. Our team is qualified to provide good service during the tour. Best regards, INKAYNI PERU TOURS.

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Excellent, informative and generous tour guide, making all our stops fascinating and informative.

Inkayni Tours says it is committed to providing local and informed tour guides. Our guide, Percy, was excellent. His sharing of Andean and Inka history and spiritual practices grew directly out of his own lived experience. In route and at each location, Percy added great...More

1  Thank timmj907
Alex Marco H, Manager at Inkayni Peru Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks so much for your commentary!! It looks that you really enjoyed of your tour around the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Our guide Percy always try to give the best of him to our customers. We hope that you come back soon. Best regards,...More

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I am sure you can work this out with your tour operator, as long as you are on a private tour. Starting later gives you two choices: end at the same time & see less as you will have less time or end later and plan on giving... More
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