Sacred Valley Tours (Full Day)

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1 DAY
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Sacred Valley: Explore each archaeological sites located in the Sacred Valley such as Inca ruins as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Moray and original inca towns considered by many archaeologists as the small museum that still alive from the inca times. But, at the same time pass through the begining of the amazon river (biggest or number 1 river all over the world).

Sacred Valley Tour is one of the most popular tours that you have to do if you visit Cusco City. so don´t forget to explore and discover this wonderful tour. doesn´t matter from where you start this tour of just if you visit completely and observe those incredible places.

Some of the main atractions that is possible to enjoy in this tours are: Alpaca Farm, Taray view point (view of the sacred valley), Pisac Arcaheological Inca site, Pisac local town and market, Coya town, Lamay town (where is possible to see how and the tradicional way of popular dish of guinea pig), Calca town (from where you passing trought if you want to go to Lares Valley or the famous Lares Trek to Machu Picchu), Lamay Town, Urubamba Village (best place for Lunch), Yanahuara (Andean bar for tastead Chicha or corn beer).

Other amazing place in the Sacred Valley is Ollantaytambo (inca town surviving since the incas times), Moray (know as the andean laboratory) this last place is probably one of the most important reasons why do we have a huge divers of corn, potatoes, quinoas and other products.

At the same time is very important to know that this river that run throught this valley is one of the main contributes of amazon river (longest river all over the world). Also, it´s going to surrounded Machu Picchu (one of the New 7th wonders of the World).

So, after Machu Picchu one of the best places to visit on car without much physical activities for your body will be Sacred Valley Tour.

Stop worrying about the place and enjoy the journey !!!

Type of Tour: Cultural, History, Inca and Spanish building on the way.

Good For: If you want to explore more places in Cusco.

Difficulty: Nothing.

Consideration: AVAILABLE ALL THE YEAR.

Useful Informations: 

  • Above all, your safety
  • Full day tour.
  • Explore 3 inca archaeological sites and 2 churches.
  • Visit the incredible sacred valley of the incas empire.
  • Acclimatize yourself exploring the amazing history that this city hide for you.
  • Little walk by the same most important streets in cusco city.
  • We take you in a car to visit all the archaoelogical site.
  • You must be prepared for short walk and high elevation.
  • We are using local staff and natural resources.
  • Local company with sustainable responsibility.
  • Your tour guide before leave the hotel is gonna explain you what do you need for the tour that is simple and easy to get anywhere.

 

Includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel by your Oficial Tour Guide
  • Professional trilingual tour guide (English — Spanish — Quechua).
  • Professional Assistant tour guide (for groups over than 15 people).
  • Transportation in the Sacred Valley.
  • Visit 3 inca ruins or archaeological sites.
  • Stop in the Alpaca Farm.
  • Stop on view point of Sacred Valley -Taray.
  • Visit 2 churches in the Sacred Valley (Pisac and Chinchero).
  • We will drop off you in your hotel or main square if you prefer.

 

Not Included: 

  • Meals .
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological sites.
  • Tips (appreciations).
  • Extra snack.
  • Travel insurance.

CUSCO – PISAQ – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CHINCHERO — CUSCO

We are going to pick you up at your hotel around 7:40 am and drive you to Pisac to see our first Inca ruins. However, on the way to this site we are going to do couple stops for enjoy a textile place and feed and take some pictures with the llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicuñas likewise few more minutes you will have the chance to see from a nice view point part of the Sacred Valley with Snow capped mountains and farming lands in the bottom. after keep driving finally our first inka ruins Pisac you can see magnificent Inca remains, the ancient architecture and engineering of the Inca temples is breathtaking. Our tour guide is gonna explain this amazing place for around 2 hours in order to visit the town where we can find a local market and some indigenous people are still exchanging their products with another-ones also you have the opportunity to buy some souvenirs for your family or for gifts. Anyway our next stop is Urubamba where is our stop for enjoy our lunch (not included) at one of the local restaurants. From Urubamba it´s just 25 minutes to get to the last Inca ruins known as Ollantaytambo (Inka Fortress). This ruin was built with pink granite rocks and the another unbelievable questions that of course our tour guide is gonna explain you it will be how they transport the huge rocks weight around 100 tons which was used as part of the Temple of the Sun. After your tour we have to take the car to Chinchero where we are going to visit the church and the archaeological site :however, once we finish this you can visit a tipycal house and learn how this people do their textiles with the same technique from the inca times. Therefore, if you want you can buy a good souvenirs for your family and friends. Then we are going to come back to Cusco city and we are going to drop off you at your hotel or in the main square if you prefer.

Included:

  • Professional tour guides: all of our tour guides are from the university and at the same time they speak really good english. however the most important is that all our tour guides are local people that grew up in the andes with many ancient knowledge ready to teach you any ancestors tradition but at the same time they are funny and so professionals making sure safe and happy.
  • Permits: after we just receive your deposit and informations about you. our staff is in charge to get your permits for the inca trail. this permits are for a specific date and your name have to be the same as your passport details.
  • Briefing: one night before start your tour, you need to come to our office for the group briefing with your guide.
  • Transportation: transportations for all the tours is included from the beginning to the end with cars and train (we´ll pick you up from you hotel and take you back in your hotel ¨our service is door to door).
  • Equipment: Sparrow adventure has the best equipment that you need for your tour in order to take you safe and happy enjoying at the same time.
  • First aid kid: your safety (healthy, safe, satisfy and enjoying) is one of our first priorities. in that way this first aid kid that we have is complete with basic things that you can need for the trek and oxygen tank just in order to take you safe.

 

Not included:

  • Daypacks: you should need to bring your own day pack for the hike although it does´t have to be so big as a personal experience we suggest to get small o medium day pack but not so big in order to enjoy on the way because remember that our porter are gonna helping you part of your weight. the backpack that you´ll bring have to be with enough space for your: water, sun cream, sun hat, few warm layers, camera, personal snack, headlamps and few more things that you can consider important for your trek.
  • Packing list: we suggest you to bring for the tour Sun cream, hats, jacket is basically the things that you´ll need and if is waterproof or rain water resisten could be much better. any way with your rain poncho is gonna be fine.
  • Extra Snack: You can bring your own snack or get here.

Altitude sickness

It’s common start to wondering about altitude sickness if you thinking to come to Peru, specially in Cusco 3350m (10990 ft). however, It’s easy to figure out this problem. You just need to spend few days in Cusco drinking plenty water and coca tea or worst situation consider to bring medications for altutide provided by your doctor.

This is the high altitude symptom

headache, tiredness, dizziness, nauseas, tingling, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping, vomiting. Please, If you feel any of this problem contact with our company or call a doctor in order to helping you. but, this symptom usually are gonna be temporal just you need to drink plenty water and coca tea. However, some times our customer prefers pills and in that way we suggest you have a (acetazolamide or dexamethasone) and come few days before to Cusco.

Weather

In general, the weather here in the andes is unpredictable and that is the way why we suggest to our customers have to be ready for rainy or sunny day. although, if you have waterproof clothes for sure it’s gonna helping us so much.

First aid kid

All of Our mountain guides has their first aid kids and a lot of training in first aid in the mountains and every years they received classes of doctor with the most frequently problems as a (diarrhea, cuts, headache, scrapes,etc.) at the same time they have a oxygen tank in order to helping you to feel much better. However, It’s fine if you thinking to bring your own first aid kid for the trek.

Travel insurance

Always is gonna be good idea to have a travel insurance for your tour or trek and more if you thinking to travel for few weeks or more of one month. Although, for sure you need to have one if you have any serious illness just in case if something happens.

Please, if you don’t have one is fine. However, if you get 1 will be more safe for your holiday.

Environmental impact

This company is a travel agency that protect our environment. because, as you know the biggest problem that we have been suffering in our planet is the global warming. but, we’re a sustainable company that we use a biodegradable staff and at the same time our principal job is to teach to everyone protect this home (earth planet).

Community

The most important for us is our workers and of course it means their families of the communities that everybody feel so proud of all of then. because, they still keep having our culture and thanks to all of those things is possible to know more knowledges about our ancestors as a their traditions, behaviors, customs, etc. However, our job is help to all of then with books, computers, buildings and with the most important points teaching to everybody how important is our culture and protect everything leaved by our ancestors. because, We think that “Love just the things that you know” and that’s why we have to helping to all of then. However, We have to keep teaching not to loss their behaviors or customs in order to preserve and conserve this amazing culture inca.

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