The Sacred Valley Peru is between the towns of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, parallel to the river Vilcanota. You can access it from the city of Cusco. It is composed of many rivers flowing down gullies and valleys, and boasts numerous archaeological monuments and indigenous peoples.
During the tour you will appreciate the towns of Pisac, Yucay, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero. All of these places have pre-Hispanic archaeological ruins that were built by different Incas and used as citadels or resting places. They are also ideal places to buy handmade goods.
This valley was valued by the Incas because of its special geographical and climatic qualities. It was one of the main production sites for the richness of their land and place where it produces the best maize in Peru. The Sacred Valley of the Incas is also a natural setting, where besides appreciating the archaeological wealth, is an ideal place to enjoy its rich flora and fauna, birdwatching, and adventure sports.
Altitude: 28000-2900 meters
Temperature: Max 22.2º C and minimum 6º C. Rainy season runs from November through March.
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