Extended Sacred Valley Tour with Moray & Salt Mines Included, 1-Day Tour
Extended Sacred Valley Tour with Moray and Salt Mines– Enjoy the extended tour to the Sacred Valley or Urubamba Valley including the guided tour to Moray and Salt Mines in just one-day! This Extended Tour is a specially designed itinerary that no one else offers. We have crafted it so that enjoy the best highlights of the Sacred Valley, such as the archeological site of Pisaq, the spectacular Inca site of Moray (Circular terraces), the Salt Mines of Maras (salt pans) and the fortress of Ollantaytambo from the time of the Incas, rather than just focusing on the different shopping centers.
Our Sacred Valley Extended Tour is organized in a small private tour with an experienced guide that is passionate about Inca History and ready to share with you. Book online the “Extended” Sacred Valley Tour with the plan customized tours in Cusco, Peru, and visit ALL the MUST-SEE highlights of Peru’s Sacred Valley. This full day experience to the Sacred Valley of the Incas is a perfect activity for those who don’t have much time in Cusco and want to visit the most important tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley, also this tour of Sacred Valley will give you the opportunity to save time, instead of spending 2 days, you will take only one-day for those important tourist attractions.
This fascinating private day tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas or Urubamba Valley, with departure from Cusco, will show you many interesting places, combining archaeology, culture, and history. During the tour, your private tour guide will be pleased to show you Inca terraces built at the banks of the Urubamba river, and towns along the Sacred Valley, which is a huge valley encompasses over 100 km/ 63 miles of distance, where the Incan civilization took all the valley as they were conquering to the jungle side of Cusco, this valley offered them a great climate to develop the agriculture, reason of that today the farming terraces are still laying along the valley or adorning any mountain as a patch, as well as, the climate was the main factor to start their palaces and temples along the valley and today those places are the must-see ones while your trip to Cusco and Machu Picchu.
The popular part of Sacred Valley of the Incas is located between Pisac and Ollantaytambo, this part of the valley draws many visitors, in the middle offers the hilltop Chinchero Inca Ruins, Maras salt ponds, Moray “Inca amphitheaters”, local farms and non-tourist markets, as well as other Incan ruins and unique cultural and culinary tours. This option allows you to visit all these iconic sites and can be combined with other tours.
Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour
The valley between Pisac and Ollantaytambo is known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On this tour, we will drive through the mountains of the Sacred Valley, which played a key role in Inca culture and history. The Valley has a milder climate and is at a lower altitude than Cusco. You will see a succession of picturesque villages, ancient Inca terraces, and the most important archeological sites.
The valley has long been the home of attractive colonial towns, isolated weaving villages, handicraft markets and lofty 10th and 11th century Inca Citadels of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Urubamba. Visiting the Salt Mines and Moray terraces, which were made by building containment walls filled with fertile earth. They were watered through a complex irrigation system. At the base of the terraces, there is a rainwater storage system. The entire system allowed for the cultivation of the Incas to grow over 250 types of vegetables.
Explore amazing ruins and the fabled Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. The Inca City of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is the articulating center of its surroundings, a masterpiece of art, urbanism, architecture and engineering of the Inca Civilization. The working of the mountain, at the foot of the Huayna Picchu, is the exceptional result of integration with its environment, the result of a gigantic effort as if it were an extension of nature.
Sacred Valley, 2 Day Inca Trail & Rainbow Mountain Package 4 Days
This super costumized itinerary; Sacred Valley + 2 day Short Inca Trail + Rainbow mt 4 days package is perfect for those who want both the ancient Inca history and outdoor adventure! Visit the most important places in the Sacred Valley, trek part of the Inca Trail to the famous Machu Picchu and the spectacular Rainbow Mountain!
In the Sacred Valley you visit the extensive archeological area in Pisac, the fascinating sites at Moray and Maras, then Ollantaytambo. You will trek the last day of the Inca Trail, up to the spectacular Wiñay Wayna! Get up early the next morning to be among the first to see the sunrise over Machu Picchu, then travel back to Cusco that same day. The hike up Rainbow Mountain will be unlike anything you have ever seen and is certainly quite different from the climate of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu!
Sacred Valley & Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
This fantastic tour package covers all of the Sacred Valley with all of its treasures to discover and archeological sites, followed by the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! When you hike the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu you will see impressive Inca ruins, expansive mountain views, lush subtropical vegetation and extraordinary ecological varieties. The “Ancient Inca Road” goes through the National Park and enters through the Sun Gate with unforgettable views of Machu Picchu! We will pass through cloud forests and finally into subtropical vegetation. People hiking the short Inca Trail Trek will have the privilege of seeing the famous Machu Picchu Citadel in the afternoon on the first day and also visiting it the next morning! This trek was designed for those with little travel time who would like to experience a part of the Historic Inca Trail.