Sacred Valley of The Incas – Full Day Tour
The trip Sacred Valley Tour through Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, chincheros. Provides an opportunity to get in touch with the various different and amazing Andean cultures of Cusco. This valley is surrounded by landscapes whose beauty is known for invoking awe and wonder. There is no feeling like that of the mountain breeze touching your face and the warm sun on your back as you look over the valley and take in all its sights.
Tour Location: Located between the towns of Pisac, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo in the Vilcanota river basin.
Type of Tour: Cultural and Adventure
Difficulty: For everyone
Highlights: Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros.
Times: Start: 7:40 p.m. Ends: 5:20 p.m.
Itinerary – Sacred Valley Tour
Cusco – Pisaq market – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Chincheros
You will start the tour from your hotel in Cusco with our guide. The tour begins with the group leaving Cusco, and driving north for about an 1 hour, arriving at the starting point of the Sacred Valley trek. Here, we will stop to enjoy the view of the entire valley. Continuing with the tour, we will arrive at the Pisaq market, which is a market full of products and food of a variety of colors and flavors. We will enjoy this colorful market and its people, and then go to the archaeological center of Pisaq. Once here, we will stop and admire the incredible Inca structures, agricultural terraces and beautiful landscapes of the Andes of Cusco. After exploring this beautiful archaeological center, we will head through the extensive Sacred Valley for about 2 hours of travel, arriving in the Inca city of Ollantaytambo, where you will have lunch at our local restaurant,
After lunch, you will continue with your tour of the archaeological center of Ollantaytambo, a beautiful and magical town where you can see Inca structures, agricultural terraces and Inca worship temples. This town is of great cultural & historical importance, so we recommend taking advantage of your time by exploring this beautiful place. After finishing your visit in Ollantaytambo, we will continue with your tour through the extensive Sacred Valley, arriving at the town of Chincheros. Here, you will experience an intercultural change with the artisan women of the area, and they will teach you how to weave and extract colors from natural plants of the area. You can also spend time appreciating the archaeological center, which is full of agricultural terraces and extensive grounds that are full of Inca archaeological remains. After this tour, we will return to the city of Cusco and finally leave you at your hotel at 6 PM.
Important Information – Sacred Valley Tour
Getting to Cusco:
All international passengers by plane must disembark in Lima and pass through Customs because the airport in Cusco is currently only for local flights. You must pick up your luggage in Lima and then check them back in, even if your trip from there to Cusco is on the same day and with the same airline.
The best way to go to Cusco is by plane, and there are many airlines to choose from. Although LAN generally offers the most options and flights, it is also the most expensive. Be prepared for flight delays or cancellations.
Altitude in Cusco:
People begin to worry about altitude sickness as soon as they reserve their trip to Peru, specifically Cusco. Because there is less oxygen in the air at high altitudes than there is at sea level, your body must work harder to get the oxygen it needs. Your body becomes accustomed to the lower oxygen content of the air over a period of days at a high altitude.
You could initially experience the illness or a hangover when suffering from altitude sickness. You can get headaches, exhaustion, a loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, dizziness, difficulty sleeping, and difficulty breathing while exercising. Please get in touch with our office if any of these side effects worsen, and we’ll assist you find a doctor.
These symptoms will typically be slight. Always ease into action gradually to give your body time to acclimate. Drink a lot of liquids, such as coca tea or water. Since ancient times, coca tea has been used to help avoid altitude sickness.
The coca plant’s leaves contain alkaloids that assist your body absorb oxygen and ward off the effects of altitude sickness. A lot of alcohol and caffeine should be avoided.
They will make you urinate more frequently and dehydrate you. Don’t smoke. Your body has a harder time getting oxygen when you smoke. Don’t use sleeping medicines. Your body may have a harder time absorbing oxygen when you sleep as a result of their potential for shallow breathing at night.
To assist prevent altitude sickness, your doctor may recommend medications like acetazolamide and dexamethasone. Two days before you travel to a high altitude, begin taking the medication. While you are at a high altitude, keep taking it.
Of course, the weather is erratic. In Cusco, the dry season typically lasts from April through October, but be prepared because it can rain in June or get sunny in December.
Please make sure you have rain gear, including a waterproof jacket, pants, poncho, and waterproof gloves, no matter what month you are taking the journey.
Consider the four seasons as well. You should be prepared for all four seasons as many of the climbs over the Andes entail numerous microclimates.
Always wear layers since they make it simple to adapt to changing temperatures. Please be ready with a heavy, winter-weight jacket because evenings will always be chilly.
Sacred Valley of The Incas – Full Day Tour
7 Km/4 miles
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