Local Attractions

If Sacred Valley is your first visit to the city of Cusco, we recommend the following 4-days itinerary:

 

Machu Picchu

Day 1

Take a tour of the colorful handicraft market of Pisac, the fortress of Ollantaytambo, which is one of the most impressive archaeological complexes of the Inca Empire, called "Fortaleza" due to its magnificent walls. and the town of Chinchero. Enjoy a delicious lunch in any of our ptions restaurants in our hotel in Yucay.

Salt mines of Maras

Day 2

Enjoy activities such as rafting, horseback riding or hiking to the Salinas de Maras, where you will witness more than 5,000 pools of salt extraction, built during Inca time and the Archaeological Center of Moray, which is a series of concentric circular bowl-shaped terraces, which give the feeling of being an artificial crater and was used as a agricultural research centers of the Inca Empire.

Machu Picchu

Day 3

Take the train, from Urubamba station, towards Macchu Picchu , one of the new Seven Wonders that is located 130 kilometers northeast of the city of Cusco, at 2200 meters above sea level. The station is just 15 minutes away from the hotel. The visit to the city of Machu Picchu will take all day and lunch are offered in local restaurants located at the entrance of the city. We suggest you spend the night in Sonesta Hotel Cusco located in the same city of Cusco for the tour during day 4.

sacsayhuaman

Day 4

In the city of Cusco, take a tour of the city and visit the Temple of Koricancha , the Fortress of Sacsayhuamán, Kenko, Puca Pucara and the ruins of Tambomachay, as well as the Plaza de Armas and its beautiful Cathedral.

Other Tourist Activities 

Inka Trail

Inca Trail

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a hiking trail in Peru that ends in Machu Picchu .  It is considered one of the most famous excursions and hikes in South America. It is a 43 kilometer route through ancient Inca trails to Machu Picchu. The duration of the tour is 4 days and 3 nights. Tourists have the opportunity to appreciate the scenic beauty with Inca archaeological sites including the Wonder of the World.