The Sacred Valley Inca Sites Day Trip visiting:
We start the Sacred Valley Inca Sites Day Trip, collecting from your accommodations in Cusco, between 8:00 to 8:30 am to take you to our vehicle and start the trip on the Sacred Valley Inca Sites Day Trip. We visit the following archeological sites and its attractions:
Qorao typical market. After 30 minutes riding in our vehicle, will start the tour in one of our traditional markets, Qorao. Here you appreciate the beautiful work of local Artisans and time for shopping .
Pisaq market and the archaeological site.
located at the Andes Mountains and the Valley itself, we will head to the traditional town of Pisaq. There, we visit the market and learn a bit more about the lifestyle of the local people. We then visit a traditional or artisan oven, after that, we visit the archaeological complex and see agricultural terraces, Inca cemeteries and royal Inca buildings. Our buffet lunch will be in Urubamba village.
Ollantaytambo. In the afternoon, we ahead to Ollantaytambo, walk the streets and see the archaeological complex of this little town to get a clear idea of what this place was really like during the period of the Inca Empire.
Chincheros. On the way back to Cusco, we will visit the picturesque village of Chinchero where we see the remains of the royal estate of a inca emperor and a colonial temple. You also see the well-preserved Inca Walls at the main plaza.
After the guided tour, we will return to Cusco. 6:30 pm.
During growth, the Inca achieved administrative control over the various ethnic groups living in or near the Sacred Valley.
The attraction of the Sacred Valley to the Inca, in addition to its proximity to Cusco, was probably that it because of the lower elevation and therefore warmer.
During 1400s, the Sacred Valley became an area of royal estates and country homes. and it continued to be owned by important descendants of the emperor as:
1.The estate of the emperor Yawar Waqaq (Lamay and Paullu area)
2.Viracocha Inca (Uchuyqosqo), overlooks the Sacred Valley
4.Huayna Capac (Quispiguanca).Urubamba village
Agricultural terraces, called andenes,and the archaeological sites are today the most visible and widespread signs of the Inca civilization in the Sacred Valley.
Nevertheless,soon withdrew from the Sacred Valley and the area came under the control by spanish invaders.
Where is located
The Sacred Valley It is located in the present-day region of Cusco, 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of the Inca capital.
The Sacred Valley Inca Sites Day Trip, was incorporated slowly into the incipient Inca Empire and becoming as a major tourist destination.
Sacred Valley has elevations above sea level along the river ranging from 3,000 metres (9,800 ft), Pisac to 2,050 metres (6,730 ft) at the Urubamba River.
typical of the valley, precipitation, concentrated in months from:
1. October to April, totals 527 millimetres (20.7 in) annually and monthly average
2. temperatures range between 15.4 °C (59.7 °F),
3. November, the warmest month, to 12.2 °C (54.0 °F)
4. July, the coldest month.
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide
- All Transfers from and to your hotel
- Entrance tickets to all places we visit
- Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Meals not mentioned in the package
- Tips or extra expenses
- What you need to take for this tour:
- Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the rainy season (Oct – Mar)
- Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
- Extra money, Cameras
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