Sacred Valley Full Day
The sacred valley of the Incas tour is located between Pisac and Ollantaytambo, next to the Vilcanota River. This scenery is truly marvelous . On the visit to this tourist attraction sacred valley, we will be able to observe many archaeological monuments of the Inca period. It was considered one of the main places of production due to its fertile lands where the best corn production in Peru takes place.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a region located in the Peruvian Andes, near the city of Cusco. It was a sacred place for the Incas due to its agricultural and religious importance, with its impressive architecture, the Inca ruins, the Inca construction and the traditional life of the population. The valley is surrounded by mountains and contains several important archaeological sites, such as Machu Picchu, which is considered one of the wonders of the world. The Sacred Valley is also known for its terraces and irrigation canals, which were built by the Incas to grow agricultural products in a region that is difficult to access. It is currently a popular tourist destination and a World Heritage Site.
- difficulty: easy
- Duration: 1 day
To reserve the sacred valley. It can be reserved one week in advance or also before 48 hours, you can make your reservation. Before your trip.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas. Best known for the historical and cultural in Peru, which was an important agricultural and ceremonial center for the Inca Empire.
- Sacred Valley is located in the Cusco region, one of the most visited archaeological sites and known for Inca architecture. Famous for its cultivated valleys of corn, quinoa and potatoes etc.
- It is also known for being the home of the Inca city of Machu Picchu and for its archaeological ruins, including Ollantaytambo and Pisac. Additionally, the region is known for its indigenous cultural traditions and beautiful mountainous landscapes.
- Ollantaytambo: a fortified city built by the Incas, known for its archaeological monuments and terraces for cultivation. Also known as the city of the living Inca.
- Pisac: an Inca city with archaeological ruins and a traditional indigenous market held on Sundays.
- Agriculture: The Sacred Valley was an important agricultural center for the Incas, where corn, quinoa and potatoes were grown mainly. The Incas also developed a system of terraces to maximize the use of the mountainous terrain.
- Architecture: the Incas built a large number of monuments in the Sacred Valley, characterized by their engineering and architecture.
- Religious ceremonies: The Sacred Valley was an important place for Inca religious ceremonies, with a large number of temples and ceremonial sites.
WHY BOOK WITH US WITH DANZAK PERU
- Our company is located in the city of Cusco.
- We do not share our pools with other companies, we operate responsibly ourselves.
- Our guides are highly trained and specialized in the area of tourism and have a professional title, and they also have experience and are at your customer’s disposal.
- We organize in a responsible, punctual, and reliable manner, and we try to ensure that our group goes well.
- We pick up from your hotel and leave at the door of your hotel. And we are here to serve and attend.
SACRED VALLEY FULL DAY
The Sacred Valley of the Incas tour is one of the most traditional tours of Cusco.
We will pick you up around 07:00 hrs in the morning with our private van. Our first stop will be at the archaeological site of Pisac where you can see an immense Inca cemetery with over 2000 tombs and learn about the incredible terraces used in agriculture during Inca times. Then we head to the Urubamba valley where you will have a delicious lunch, we continue with our excursion until we reach the archaeological site of Maras Moray. This place has three amphitheater type terraces made by the Incas and used for agricultural production. Then we will visit the salt mines known as “the greenhouses of the Incas”, an ancient salt production center in pre-Inca times. Next, we will travel to the archaeological park where you will learn about the incredible architecture of the temple of the sun. After exploring, we will take our bus to Cusco. We will arrive at our hotel around 06:00 hrs in the afternoon.
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING TO THE SACRED VALLEY
- Original passport.
- Comfortable clothing: it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing for cold afternoons.
- Rain poncho: for the rainy season.
- Photography camera with full battery.
- Sunscreen: in the dry season it is sunny during the day.
- Extra money: it is good to bring extra money, for your lunch, purchases of crafts, etc.
- Bottle of water with 2 liters to 3 liters.
- Toilet paper: during the Sacred Valley tour, there may be some bathrooms that do not have paper.
- Portable charger: we recommend that you bring a portable charger for your cell phone, due to the weather, cell phone batteries can run out.
WHAT TO BRING FOR THE SACRED VALLEY TOUR
- Sunscreen +90.
- Rain poncho.
- Clothes for the cold
- Hiking shoes.
- Extra cash
- Hiking poles.
SACRED VALLEY HISTORY
The Sacred Valley is a historical and cultural region in Peru, located in the Andes mountain range. It was one of the main centers of power and religion of the Incas. During the height of the Inca Empire, the valley was populated by a large number of people who engaged in agriculture and mining. The Incas built a large number of religious and administrative buildings, as well as a large number of terraces, stepped agricultural fields built to grow products in such a mountainous territory.
The Sacred Valley is famous for its Inca ruins, including Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the world. Machu Picchu is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and is the main tourist attraction in the region.
The Sacred Valley is also known for its terraces and terraces, which are stepped agricultural fields built by the Incas, and for the Urubamba River, which flows through the valley, providing water for the fields and feeding wildlife. After the fall of the Inca Empire in 1532, the Sacred Valley was abandoned and its ruins remained unknown to the world for centuries, until American explorer Hiram Bingham rediscovered them in 1911. Today, the Sacred Valley is a major tourist destination. and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
THE SACRED VALLEY CLIMATE
The climate of the Sacred Valley is temperate and humid. The average annual temperature is around 12°C (54°F) and varies between 5°C (41°F) and 20°C (68°F). Most of the rains fall between November to March, during the dry season, in the months of April to October, it is the most beautiful to visit the archaeological sites. It is important to mention that, due to its altitude, in some areas of the valley, the temperature can be quite cool, especially at night.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is located in the Cusco region, in southern Peru. It is surrounded by the Andes mountains and is located at an altitude of between 2,500 and 3,400 meters above sea level. The Sacred Valley is made up of several towns and cities, including Cusco, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Urubamba, and Machu Picchu. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Peru due to its rich history and natural beauty.
GENERAL TOURIST TICKET OF CUSCO
It is also known as BTG or general ticket of Cusco. This ticket gives you permission to enter different archaeological sites, which includes 16 archaeological sites, and is valid for 10 days. if you plan to visit more than 5 places to more. I recommend that you should buy a general ticket.
Comprehensive ticket: 130 soles per person
Student price: 70 soles per person
TOURIST TICKET OF CUSCO PARCAIL
The partial tourist ticket is only valid for 2 days. Allows you to enter certain places. This ticket is not available for students or minors. If you are only planning to visit certain places like City Tour or Maras Moray and Ollantaytambo the best option would be a partial ticket.
There are also several partial tickets. Do not go wrong when buying, the same cost.
- Partial city tour ticket.
- Partial ticket of Sacred Valley.
- Partial ticket of South Valley.
Price: partial ticket 70 soles per person
Sacred Valley Full Day
Please, carefully fill out our RESERVATION FORM with your correct personal data.
FREQUENT ASK QUESTION
HOW TO BOOK THE SACRED VALLEY WITH DANZAK PERU?
To reserve the Sacred Valley click on the RESERVE NOW button. Then select your departure or travel date, and fill in your personal information for each participant. The last one is the payment, you can do it with your credit card or debit card.
Once we have your entry ticket in hand, we will send you confirmation that you are 100% organized.
WHAT IS SACRED VALLEY?
It is one of the most visited sites in the city of Cusco, it is located in the south of the country, it houses many archaeological sites.
The Sacred Valley is located in the south of the country in the Cusco region. It was considered sacred by the Incas due to its agricultural and religious importance. The valley is surrounded by mountains and contains several important archaeological sites, such as Machu Picchu, which is considered one of the wonders of the world. The Incas built terraces and irrigation canals to cultivate agricultural products and it was also the Inca agricultural trade center. It is currently a popular tourist destination and a World Heritage Site.
CAN I CHANGE THE DATE OF MY TRIP?
Yes, it is possible to change. But you must notify us within 48 hours, or send it to the Danzak Peru office, in case you cannot, you can also send us by email.
I NEED TO BRING MY PASSPORT
Yes, it is necessary to bring your original passport (photocopies are not accepted), they will ask you at each entrance to the archaeological site. If I book with your student card, you have to bring your student card or card.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR IN THE SACRED VALLEY?
We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes to protect from the cold and a hat to protect from the sun. Don't forget to bring enough water.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT THE SACRED VALLEY?
The best time to visit the Sacred Valley depends on your personal preferences and the type of activities you want to do. In general, the high season is from April to October. At this time, the weather is hot and dry, which is ideal for walking and exploring the archaeological sites, but it is also the time with the most tourists.
The low season runs from November to March, during the winter months in the southern hemisphere. The weather is cool and humid, with more rain, which can make some activities more difficult or uncomfortable, but it is also the time with fewer tourists.
WHY IS THE SACRED VALLEY IMPORTANT?
Archaeological: Contains several important archaeological sites, such as Machu Picchu, which is considered one of the wonders of the world and is an important heritage of humanity.
Historical: It was an important place for the Incas due to its agricultural and religious importance. The valley was the center of the Inca civilization and is a witness to their advanced engineering and architecture.
Cultural: The Sacred Valley continues to be an important place for Andean culture and is home to indigenous communities that maintain their traditions and customs.
Natural: The valley is surrounded by mountains and contains a wide variety of flora and fauna, making it a popular destination for hiking and ecotourism
Economic: Tourism is an important source of income for the region and has helped develop the local economy.
Educational: The Sacred Valley is a great opportunity to learn about the history, culture, and nature of the Andean region.
HOW HIGH IS THE SACRED VALLEY?
The Sacred Valley is at an altitude, and it is important to note that due to the altitude, some people may experience symptoms.
- Chinchero: 3,760 m/ 12,335 Feet.
- Maras: 3,375 m/ 11,072 feet.
- Moray: 3,500 m/ 11,482 ft.
- Salt Mines: 3,200 m/10,498 ft.
- Ollantaytambo: 2,792 m/ 9160 feet.
- Pisac: 2,972 m/ 9,750 feet.
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