The overwhelming landscape and the benevolent climate of the Sacred Valley convinced the Incas to settle in this place, which they considered a reflection of the Milky Way.
We invite you to visit our convencional tours through the Pisac, chinchero, Maras Moray salt mine, ollantaytambo under snowy peaks and walk along the ancient mountain routes of the Inca. Discover remote villages, colonial churches and mysterious places declared heritage. The Sacred Valley, home of the Andean civilization for more than 500 years, is also a true treasure chest for lovers of historical sites, such as Machu Picchu, but it also allows glimpses of living cultural traditions. For those who love is the starting point for cultural exploration we offer a display of the most exquisite pleasures of the Sacred Valley.
The adventure begins with a tour through the entire sacred valley in our private van, until you reach the formidable ruins of Pisaq. Walking centenary footpaths of Pisaq to learn about its history will take us just over a couple hours.
The tour will start at 9:00 am from your hotel in cusco or whereever you are. you will be guide with our professional license tour guide, we have the option to start visiting the llamas, alpacas and vicuñas farm and then continue until Taray el mirador from where you will enjoy the immense sacred Valley crops farm.
After a couple of pictures you will continue to pisaq inca ruins where you will have to visit the most impressive places such like, inca cemetery, storehouses, water fountains and learn a lots of information from your guide. once that you will be able to visit Pisaq town to get to know the famous market where people from different high Andean communities come down to market their products. after splored you will drive to Lamay where you will stop for have delicious steak Guinea pig or other dishes with bright inca cola or local drinks ask lunch. and finally you will be take back to your hotel.
This is a recommended route for all the people who have the courage to know the Andean and pre-Hispanic culture. the excursion begins in the hotel, from where we will move in one of our private van to Maras. It is a colonial town, where you can appreciate the validity of centuries-old customs, the famous stone covers where the heraldic blazons of its occupants have been carved during the colony.
Once you will be in Maras with professional license tour guide the guy will take you, the Visit to the church of this town corroborates the importance that it has in the colonial era, since it is one of the oldest outside Cusco. and has an excellent sample of painting from the Cuzco school, and an impressive architecture.
once explored Maras town our next visit will be Moray, this beauty is concentrics incan platforms, experimentation center for the food at that time. so our professional license guide will teach you a lots of information about this beauty place, after you will continue vesting another attraction salt mine, just 20 minutes drive from Moray you will arrive massive salt pools mine, and have impressive pictures.
once that our guide and driver will take you to Urubamba town in order to visit very local market. The market is open every day, but on Wednesdays and Fridays the farmers all come down from the mountains and surrounding villages to sell their produce and the market bursts out of its walls and covers the streets for two blocks in every direction. Here you can find not only mountains of fresh produce, but traditional Peruvian meals prepared as authentically as possible, as well as delicious Peruvian street food. Each market day is almost a festival in itself.
And finally our team will take you back to Cusco hotel or wherever you stay.
At 9 00 am you will be pick up from your hotel by our professional license tour guide and take toward to urubamba in private van. so once arrived to the town, your guide will take you to urubamba local market.
The market is open every day, but on Wednesdays and Fridays the farmers all come down from the mountains and surrounding villages to sell their produce and the market bursts out of its walls and covers the streets for two blocks in every direction. Here you can find not only mountains of fresh produce, but traditional Peruvian meals prepared as authentically as possible, as well as delicious Peruvian street food. Each market day is almost a festival in itself.
After that you will continue to ollantaytambo town. Ollantaytambo is a town in the Sacred Valley of Peru, which lies south on the Urubamba River and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. It is known for the ruins of Ollantaytambo, a huge Inca fort with large stone terraces on a hillside. Some of the most important sites of the complex are the Temple of the Sun and the fountain of the Baths of the Princesses. The historic center has cobblestone streets and adobe buildings from the time of the Incas.
During the incanato, Pachacuti conquered the region and built the town and a ceremonial center. At the time of the conquest he served as a fort for Manco Inca Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance. In Ollantaytambo there are resistance platforms (to avoid landslides), not agricultural as in the other archaeological sites of Cuzco. At present it is an important tourist attraction due to its Inca constructions and for being one of the most common starting points of the Inca road to Machu Picchu.
after plenty of explanation finally your guide and van driver will take back you to your hotel cusco or wherever you'll stay.
Our Machulas Journey team will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00 am and then take you to Chinchero. The ancient town of Chinchero is one of the most beautiful in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. A wonderful place where you can still feel and see the Inca culture as it was in the past. It has an incomparable square based on what was an Inca palace, with a typical Sunday fair where ancient marketing practices are still carried out and where people can be observed with the typical clothing of their ancestors.
Once arrived you'll have to visit the textile centers how women dressed in their beautiful costumes perform the process of spinning and dyeing the wool with natural dyes, and appreciate the way they weave following the millenary tradition.
After that you will continue to visit chinchero church. On the Palace of Tupac Yupanqui inca the Spaniards built the Church of Our Lady of Monserrat in 1607, in order to represent their submission symbolically. Its main altar carved in gold leaf and baroque style is dedicated to the Virgin of the Nativity. Its walls are decorated with works by Diego Quispe Tito, the highest representative of the Cusco school. There are also works by Francisco Chihuantito.
Just next the church you will see the Archaeological Ensemble of Chinchero initially calls attention to its platforms, which allows us to understand that it was an agricultural production center in the Inca era, a warehouse was also built and the entire complex was provided with a very efficient irrigation system. History tells us that with the arrival of the Spaniards, Chinchero was set on fire in 1536 by Manco Inca, in his flight to Vilcabamba, with the aim of leaving nothing to the Spaniards.
Driving 40 minutes northwest direccion you will viste Urubamba province in order to visit the local market. The market is open every day, but on Wednesdays and Fridays the farmers all come down from the mountains and surrounding villages to sell their produce and the market bursts out of its walls and covers the streets for two blocks in every direction. Here you can find not only mountains of fresh produce, but traditional Peruvian meals prepared as authentically as possible, as well as delicious Peruvian street food. Each market day is almost a festival in itself. And finally our team will take you back to Cusco hotel or wherever you stay.
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