Adventure in the Sacred Valley
Yucay (February 21, 2007) - The Sacred Valley of the Incas is paradise for anyone who loves sport adventures. The Valley's geography is ideal for a variety of sports, including canoeing, rafting and kayaking or Dellta Flying, each of which is a must for the adventurous spirit visiting Yucay. There are a variety of rivers to choose from and the three most popular, in order of length, are the Urubamba River, the Apurimac River and the Tambopata River.
The famous Inka Trail offers spectacular landscapes and journeys can vary in length and can include overnight camping. Other trails nearby are ideal for mountain biking and horseback riding.
Delta Flying is possible in the mornings, from the Mirador de Racchi to Valley of Urubamba (3900 m.a.s.l). The difference between the starting and finishing points is 1000 m. and the thermal activity permits a very pleasant flight. Cusco and the surrounding area have incredible thermal activity and the experience can be a real treat for experts.
The 87-room Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a one-hour drive from the ancient Inca capital of Cusco and close to Machu Picchu. The hotel is a former 18th century colonial-style monastery and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Amenities include television
individual climate control, direct-dial telephone for domestic and international calls,
hair dryer, bath with bathtub, in-room safe and 220 volt power supply. Local attractions located nearby include the craft markets of Pisac and Chincheros, the Salt Mines of Maras, the town of Moray, Ollantaytambo ruins and Machu Picchu.
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