Combo Sacred Valley Tour involves one day guided tour on the Pisac market, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Moray archeoligical sites, Maras - the colonial small town and the Salineras or Salt mines. The Sacred valley was highly appreciated by the Incas also because of its geographical and weather qualities. It was one of the main production places because of fertility of its soil. The valley is a place where the best Peruvian corn is cultivated!
The Combo Sacred Valley are inviting everybody to visit it. There can found several excellent Incan archaeological complexes such as Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray as well as nearby pre-Incan salt mines of Salineras, etc. Also, there are numerous marvelous colonial villages, many of them have been involved in rural and experience tourism projects offering visitors quite different experience.
Tierras Vivas has created this itinerary for the all traveller, who like to know, explore, discover and enjoy the complete of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, including Maras, Moray, Salt mines, rather than just focusing on the various shopping centers. All of this is provided in a small private tour with a guide that is passionate about Inca history.
Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero is known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas, included the Moras, Maras and Salt mine. On the Combo Sacred Valley tour, Our guide and driver will visit the important sites of the valley and we will drive through the mountains of the “Sacred Valley of the Incas”.
07:00: We pick you up from your hotel and Start the Combo Sacred Valley Tour
08:00: Explore the Pisac market by yourself or in the group
08:20: Driving to Pisac acheological site
08:50: Guided tour in Pisac ruins
09:20: Driving to the Ollantaytambo
10:40: Guide tour of the Ollantaytambo
13:00: Lunch in Urubamba town
13:30: Driving to Moray archeological site
14:20: Guided tour of Moray
15:00: Driving to the colonial small town and guided tour of the Moras
15:30: Guided tour of the Salt Mines or Salineras
16:00 Continue the Sacred Valley to Chinchero
16:30 Guided tour of the Chinchero temple
17:30 Return to Cusco
Departure Point: Cusco - We pick you up from your hotel.
Departure Time: 07:00
Return Point: Cusco - Near to the main square
Service Level: Comfortable tourist-class private transport and professional guide English or Spanish.
Physical Rating: 2 - Demanding - Moderate
Age requirement: 2+ / All travellers under age 4 must be accompanied by an adult.
Sacred Valley Tour Operator: Tierras Vivas Travel
Crew: A Tierras Vivas Representative in Cusco and a profesional Tour Guide on the Combo Sacred Valley Tour.
Meals: Buffet lunch in Urubamba Town.
Transportation: Tourist bus.
BOLETO TURISTICO GENERAL - TOURIST TICKET
This ticket is not included on the tour, you must purchase a tourist ticket. A full tourist ticket costs S/130 (U$ 41)or S/70 (U$22) for students with a valid ISIC card. The full tourist ticket is valid for 10 days and allows entry to the Inca sites such as Sacsayhuam, Quenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay (City Tour), 4 museums in Cusco, Inca Pachacutec monument's, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray (Combo Sacred Valley of the Incas) and the Centro Qosqo (It's a theater where you can appreciate the tipical dance of the Cusco - 125 dances) This is a better option if you plan on also combining the City Tour, Sacred Valley and visit and explore the Cusco city.
BOLETO TURISTICO PARCIAL - TOURIST TICKET
This ticket is a partial tourist ticket, the price for this ticket is S/70 and it is valid for 1 day. Only you can visit City tour, Sacred Valley or Moray with this ticket. Not included the Cusco museums, Pachacuted Monument and the Centro Qosqo (It's a teatre where you can appreciate the tipical dance of the Cusco)
Please Note: In this general tourist tickets. Not Include Entrence to Qoricancha or the Cathedral of the Cusco. Entrance To Qoricancha Is S/15 Or S/10 for student. Entrance to The Cathedral is S/25 Or S/12.50 for Student.
In the morning, we pick you up from your hotel to take you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Our first stop will be Pisac, here you can walk through the traditional market, a sea of wooden posts placed at random and very close together. Most of it, is located in the Plaza de Armas of Pisac, but extends to the small streets in the vicinity. We will also visit the archaeological site of Pisac, which is located on the slopes of a mountain. Here the guide will explain everything about this site and will answer any questions you may have.
Then, our next destination is Ollantaytambo, where each stone worked is an independent work of art in relation to the others, with different sides, angles and volumes. The ancient Peruvians, oblivious to our ease and pragmatism, had another concept of time and art. Ollantaytambo is also known, for an Inca plot drama entitled "Ollantay", whose protagonist was General Ollanta, which takes place in this place.
Then, we will make a stop to rest in the picturesque town of Urubamba, and then continue our journey to Moray, a gigantic agricultural laboratory. Nearby we will visit the Salineras de Maras, where we will appreciate the salt extraction process.
Finally, we continue towards the town of Chinchero, to admire the beautiful Temple, a structure that mixes Inca and Hispanic architectural tendencies. We arrived in Cusco at 7 pm approx.
The Sacred Valley is 2700 meters above sea level and stretches along the Vilcanota River.
The valley is characterized by having very special conditions, such as an excellent climate, very fertile lands and the waters of the sacred river of the Incas, the Vilcanota or Urubamba.
The best months to visit the Sacred Valley are from May to October, months in which the temperature varies from 16 degrees to 20 degrees Celsius, in the warmer months. During the day, the solar brightness is full, the weather is warm and very cool, although at night it feels cold, which is stronger during the month of June, which is no obstacle to enjoy the place.
In the months of May to October, you can go hiking, canoeing in the sacred river of the Incas, the Urubamba, horseback riding, walking on dry trails and have a permanent company of the Urubamba snowcapped, which are presented in this time in its maximum brightness and splendor.
In Cusco and the Sacred Valley, the rainy season begins in November and gradually intensifies, with January, February and March being the most intense months, when it rains from 400 to 500 mm.
However, the rainy season is very peculiar and beautiful, because the fields show their best face and splendor. The whole landscape becomes intensely green, the farms or fields are covered with multicolored flowers, the air is purified by the rains, and you can enjoy products of the time.
The Sacred Valley is composed of different districts, which differ in distance to Cusco:
We recommend you visit the Sacred Valley first, because it offers a more authentic view of the ancient Inca civilization and what they were able to build in places like Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Moray. Its 2,800 meters allow a gradual acclimatization, and omit the headaches that come with the altitude in the city of Cusco; but we can teach you how to avoid altitude sickness during the rest of your trip.
On the other hand, new hotels, a craft brewery and good restaurants, with some of the best chefs in the world, are placing the valley among the best destinations in South America.
The valley area between Pisac and Ollantaytambo is known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas. n this tour we will go through the mountains until we reach the "Sacred Valley of the Incas" - which had a great importance in the Inca culture. The Valley has a more temperate climate than Cusco and we will see a series of picturesque villages, agricultural terraces and many archaeological sites. This tour is the "Traditional" or Classic tour, designed to see the entire Sacred Valley in a single day full of action! If you have more time, we recommend spending the night in the Sacred Valley (we recommend either Ollantaytambo or Urubamba) and so you can assimilate a bit of the relaxed atmosphere. Sacred Valley Tour
On this tour we will enter the Sacred Valley to visit two curious places dating from the Inca civilization. The salt pans of Maras and the circular platforms of Moray. But this time we will add a bit of adrenaline to the classic tour of Maras - Moray, with a bike ride through all these attractions.
Do not miss this opportunity to know part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas on 2 wheels! Moray & Salt Mines Mountain Biking