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    Sacred Valley of the Incas
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission excluded
    SACDRED VALLEY Go to the sacred valley is stay in the preferred areas of the Incas whit special microclimate and picturesque villages along the valley. So our recommendations are to spend more days in this valley. Full Itinerary Highlight: Weaving center and colonial church full of mural painting, cemetery, terraces, fortress, and Inca temples. Location: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba, Pisac all in the sacred valley. Duration: full Day Level: easy Adventure Rating: traditional tour Departure date: any day you would like to go. We run the tour since 2 people so you can decide go the day that you think is the best. Combos: to have good experience in the Andes you can combine whit one of our tours or treks and get discounts on the prices. SACRED VALLEY TOUR If you would like to scape crowds we can organize this tour four you in reverse or opposite to the normal tour groups. Option 1.-We start early at 7am. And head to Chincheros and Andean town known because of the weavings, so we will visit one of the weaving organization houses to enjoy a demonstration of washing, dye and ancestral weaving techniques, recommended place to buy a good weaving remember to take home. Also, admire the mural paintings in the colonial church that was built one of the Inca temples, and appreciate some Inca terraces. From here we descend in to the Sacred Valley and go to Ollantaytambo Considered as an Inca leaving town and amaze the huge boulders that the Inca architects did use to build the sun temple. After Ollantaytambo we take the way back to stop in Urubamba for a deserve buffed lunch before continuing to Pisac our final stop of the day, site where we will appreciate one of the biggest Inca cemetery and explore the terraces see the storage constructions, if there is time visit briefly to Pisac market and back to Cusco arriving approximately at 7pm. To do this tour is a bit tiring but rewarding trip for people who want to enjoy in a short amount of time. Market days in Chincheros: Sundays Market days in Pisac: evary day but Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday is a little bit bigger, so if anybody is more interested in the market the recommended day is Sundays Option 2 Early at 7 am in the morning we start our trip and the first archaeological site that we are going to visit is Pisac, big Inca town’s whit different neighborhoods and cemetery whit a good conditions in many of the structures that tell us how important was this place to the Incas. Then we will go down to visit the market of Pisac whit hundreds of handicrafts and jewelry before head to Urubamba for a buffet lunch. In the afternoon we continue to Ollantaytambo big fortress whit religious, administrative, military and agricultural functions that were built to protect from invasions from people of the low jungle who were threatening to the Incas. Finally finish our day exploring the town before to take the train to Aguas calientes Itinerary notes: ϖ Walking time on each archaeological site will depend how the group goes and the guide can change thinks depending on the progress of the group. ϖ Our program is subject to change, because of the weather conditions or any other unexpected circumstances. What´s included ϖ Professional tour guide ϖ Collection from your Hotel ϖ Private transportation ϖ Buffet lunch in the sacred valley What’s is not included ϖ Snacks ϖ Water bottle ϖ Entrance fees or Boleto Turistico ϖ Tips Thinks you should bring ϖ Your tourist ticked ϖ A light day bag pack to carry your staff ϖ Money to buy some handicraft or weavings, tips ϖ Rain poncho ϖ Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses The season in the Andes is very changeable, you can experience in one day all the seasons. So you should be prepared for any eventuality.
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7/13/2019 - 1/31/2021Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:30 PM

7/13/2019 - 1/31/2021Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:30 PM
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My husband and I booked a private tour of the Lares Trek with Alternative Inca Trails. We had already booked the Inca Trail Trek with another company, but were looking to also experience the villages of the Sacred Valley. Alain, owner and tour guide of Alternative Inca Trails,
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Great! They give discounted rates to volunteers. Super easy to book and good prices. I did the Sacred Valley tour and the Moray & Salinas de Maras tour with them. They basically add you to existing tour buses with your language of choice. I liked that the groups were smaller
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By: Alternative Inca Trails - Day Tours
51 reviews
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Amazing, Epic Adventure with Exceptional Trekking Company
We joined friends for this wonderful, lifetime experience. Our trek lasted 8 days, which included an extra day at
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South Ogden, Utah
Bucket List Trip!!!!!
Hiking to Machu Picchu had been a bucket-list item of mine for a very long time. When a friend told me about the
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Above and Beyond Expectations!!
Alain Machara Cruz, and Alternative Inca Trails, arranged an incredible Peruvian experience. I expected the
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Trip of a lifetime!!
Alain was an amazing guide and host! He had every detail planned and he quickly assisted with any questions we had
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Kerry H
Alternative Inca Trails arranged a custom, unique trip for my friends and I! Perfect!
We were in Peru for 3 weeks and arranged all of our trip plans through Alternative Inca Trails. Our trip included
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Amy M
Durango, Colorado
History / Culture / Knowledge / Ceremony
Alain (owner) took care of everything for us. His knowledge of Inca and current history gave an incredible depth
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South Carolina
"All in the Day of Trekking"
What a gift to trek the Inca Trail. The sensual aspect of the trek, the emotional demand and the physical
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Anchorage, Alaska
The Best of the Best
While acclimating to altitude in Cusco, we wanted to do a one day tour of the city before setting out with
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Cathy C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Alternative Inca Trails
Alternative Inca Trails exceeded all expectations of what I expected with our guided hike. Alain, our guide and
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Diana N
Read all of Alain’s reviews - he’s simply THE BEST!
When my friend and I were in Peru several weeks ago, both of us for the 2nd time, we went on 3 tours she had
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Sarah F
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Excellent tour of Sacred Valley sites with knowledgeable guide
I visited Peru in the low season and booked a tour with Alain to see Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and Pisac. I
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Santa Fe, NM
The BEST tour company for the Sacred Valley (and beyond!)
My husband and I booked a private tour of the Lares Trek with Alternative Inca Trails. We had already booked the
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Amazing tour guide!
Alain is by far the best guide to do Machu Pichu with; his vast knowledge of the sight, it's history and the great
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Karin S
First visit to the Sacred Valley with alternative inca trails
I was referred to Alain (Alternative Inca Trails: alternativeincatrails.com) through a friend, who Alain helped
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Chicago, Illinois
Alain is a fantastic guide, highly recommended!
I went to Macchu Piccu and Mirador de Condor with Alain and he is a fantastic guide, so knowledgeable about the
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