Cusco Private Sacred Valley Tour Full Day
Sacred Valley One Day Tour Cusco Perú
Acclimate to the altitude while experiencing the magical views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
The Sacred Valley is a large agricultural zone about 15 km north of Cusco that extends to Machu Picchu. The area is so lush that between the local markets and the many archaeological Inca ruins, one can also discover impressive salt flats in Maras town and ancient Inca farming terraces such as Moray ruins.
Tour through the attraccions of the Sacred Valley, around every bend of the windy road throught the Andes are amazing archaeological sights.
Visit Pisac with large stone terraces on a hillside, steep mountains, ancient ruins, rushing rivers, craft market, goos food and native people who value and take care of their homeland.
If you are a traveler looking for real insight on what was going on in Cusco long before the Incas, you must explore the structures at Ollantaytambo check out its massive stones that have been in place for over 5000 years, the Incas actually then built on top and around the existing structure.
This Sacred Valley private day tour is a great way for you to explore Cusco while acclimatizing to the altitude. Just be prepared to enjoy it!
About The Sacred Valley Tour From Cusco
Visit and explore the best attractions in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with no rush, in your own pace with a local english-speaking guide. Customize your day trip to Sacred Valley on a private tour service. If you head back to Cusco from Machu Picchu we also have the best option for you not to miss out on anything on your way back to Cusco, even for those who are starting a trek to Machu Picchu and need an acclimatization program.
If you want to do something different from what most visitors do then stay here and check out also our best Sacred Valley tours in Cusco. We have acclimatization programs and if you plan to do the Classic 4 day Inca trail then take a look at our training program in the Sacred Valley. We also have a full day tour in Pisac including the visit to the Alpacas.
Our Sacred Valley one day tour in Peru have been carefully designed according to our customer’s taste check out our itinerary and book now!
- Tour Type: Sightseeing Tour, Cultural & History
- Schedules: We pick you up at 7:00am / Drop off at your hotel in Cusco
- Meeting Place: From hotel in Cusco or Cusco airport
- End of the Tour: in Cusco
- Group Size: Minimum 02 people to confirm departure
- Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
Detailed Itinerary of Sacred Valley Tour Perú (Private Service)
At 7 am you will be taken on a road that winds around the mountains north of Cusco. We will drive towards the town of Chinchero, here we will visit a traditional weaving center). You will be given a demonstration of dyeing and ancient weaving techniques still practiced by the locals. After this we will continue on visiting the fascinating display of terraces in Moray.
These terraces, which are carved deep into the earth, in the shape of a bowl, were used to determine the optimal conditions for growing crops at different elevations.
When we are done exploring Moray, we will head to Ollantaytambo. Along the way we will stop for lunch in Urubamba before heading to Ollantayatmbo.
Later on, we will drive towards the ruins of Pisac. Here, you will witness and learn impressive agricultural terraces left behind by the Incas. After exploring; on the way back to Cusco we will stop at the alpaca farm, a beautiful place also known as Awanacancha where you will learn about these beautiful animals of the Andes. We will return to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel at 5pm.
(During the visit you will have two options of visit, you will have to decide between the ruins of Moray or the Salt Mines )
If you love Llamas and Alpacas and you are looking for a tour where you can enjoy these animals by taking pictures and exploring the Pisac ruins in one day then check out our Pisac full day tour plus the alpaca farm in the Sacred Valley. Remember if you want to customize the itinerary you can! just contact us.
- Private transportation (tourist bus).
- English-speaking Tour Guide.
- Ticket to Salt Mines (If needed)
- Buffet lunch
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Tourist Ticket for archeological sites (S/. 70 soles or $ 23 USD per person).
Highlights.- Embark with us on this 1 day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to visit:
- The Traditional Family in Chinchero.
- Salt Mines of Maras
- The fortress of Ollantaytambo.
- And the Archaeological Site of Pisac.
- Alpaca farm (Optional)
Advantages of booking with us.- The trip is organized in detail by an authorized and experienced local company.
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE:
- Tourist ticket (not included in price).
- Sun hat.
- Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended).
- Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
- Digital Camera or Smartphone
BEST PHOTOS OF THE MUST-SEE SITES OF THE SACRED VALLEY PRIVATE TOUR PERU
Archaeological site of Pisac
The archaeological site of Pisac is located in the province of Calca district of Pisac, in the time of the Incas Pisac was basically a crucial place where different food was produced as well as corn, potato, quinoa and others. But what do we know before the arrival of the Incas? Pisac was already inhabited by much older civilizations than the Incas, however, there is not much evidence of them, today the archaeologists summarize our history just talking about the Inca civilization, but we must know that in the archaeological site of Pisac we can find different monuments especially megalithic or gigantic constructions made by civilizations that no longer existed a long time ago. In our Sacred Valley tour you will learn more about this amazing place with our local guides.
Pisac handicraft market
The artisan market of Pisac attends every day. On Sundays, the market brings more merchants. It is the most traditional market in Peru.
Town of Urubamba
Urubamba is the largest town in the Sacred Valley. It has several tourist attractions. There you rest for a moment to enjoy a buffet lunch.
Archaeological site of Ollantaytambo
In the fortress of Ollantaytambo survive temples, enclosures and various Inca constructions with great similarity to Machu Picchu.
The Inca site of Ollantaytambo was a religious place in the time of the Incas but if we explore the whole complex we will notice that there were different periods of different civilizations that built Ollantaytambo, in Ollantaytambo we have enough evidence of megalithic constructions that date from before the arrival of the Incas, also you will visit the temple of the sun with its giant blocks that were placed perfectly in place and are still visible today. This place is definitely a must see during your Sacred Valley tour.
Archaeological site of Chinchero
The archaeological site of Chinchero is located at 3760 meters above sea level 35 kilometers from the city of Cusco, the beautiful chinchero part of its archaeological site is the exact combination between the constructions of the Inca era and the constructions during the time of the Spanish conquest, Chinchero has always been characterized for being a picturesque town with a lot of tradition and history, the people of Chinchero still wear the typical clothes of the Inca era and the language is still spoken by most of its population, chinchero also has its textile centers where you can interact uniquely with local families and learn from them.
Chinchero Textile Center
The textile center of Chinchero transmits the ancestral techniques of spinning clothing based on alpacas
Maras y Moray – Location and attractions
Two of the most important tourist centers in the city of Cusco are Maras and Moray. In these places you can appreciate part of our ancient culture in its different stages such as pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and republican. We invite you to learn a little more about these tourist attractions and also to start planning your next vacation with visits to these places. Maras and Moray are waiting for you!
Climate, prices and other adventures in the Sacred Valley
The climate in the Sacred Valley of the Incas is temperate and dry. The cold and heat diminish or increase according to the diverse towns that compose it. The dry season (April to October) is the best time to visit these places. Generally, the temperature oscillates between 23°C. and 3°C. It is advisable to wear light clothing during the day and warm clothing at night.
Entrance to the archaeological sites is included in the Cusco Tourist Ticket. The reference cost is 70 soles ($23). Public transportation services are taken on Pavitos Street in Cusco. It is also possible to hire a taxi. Each town has basic services such as lodgings, restaurants, etc.
Adventure sports in the Sacred Valley are hired in the city of Cusco. These include the necessary tools to do each sport (bicycle, canoe, helmets, ATV, etc.). The most recommended adventures are the Inca Jungle to Machu Picchu, bicycle tours, ATV and numerous treks.
1) Are the schedules fixed?
The schedules are flexible to the taste of the visitor. If the tourist likes, he can spend more or less time in the different tourist attractions. The coordination is directly with the tourist guide.
2) Where does the 1 day tour to the Sacred Valley start and end?
The 1 day tour to the Sacred Valley begins with the pick up from your hotel. The tour ends at the door of the visitor’s hotel.
3) How to pay the All Inclusive Service?
In order to pay for the tour you must complete the information required in our ‘reservation form’. Then you must pay by credit or debit card (at least 40% of the value of the tour). The rest can be paid in the city of Cusco before the tour.
4) How to book a tour guide in another language?
The tour includes a tour guide service in English or Spanish. If you want a guide in another language, you must send an email requesting a private guide in the language of your preference.
5) Can i change the itinerary of this tour?
of course you can, remember this tour is a private tour and can be customed
Do you still have doubts? Get to know the frequently asked questions asked by the visitors who choose the tour. If you still have any questions, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHY PRIVATE ?
- Only your people
- Personalized service
- Make stops at your will
- Take your time to take pictures
- Avoid the 30+ people bilinguial group services
- Avoid the shopping stop tours to the Sacred Valley
- USD 109.00 per person for a group of 2 people
- USD 90.00 per person for a group of 3 people
Prices reduce if there are more people in your group
Reservation deposits can be paid through PayPal or Western Union.
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To secure a booking with Come See Perú Tours, the Client must deposit 40% of the entire price of the tour. You will receive a confirmation email for the tour, the total balance must be paid in cash before the start of the tour in cusco.