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Sacred Valley Private: Chinchero,Maras,Moray,Ollantaytambo,Pisac Market & Lunch

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  • 10 hr

Explore Peru’s Urubamba Valley on this day trip from Cusco! Visit the Andean village of Chinchero, see the former salt-producing town of Maras, view the impressive terracing of Moray and marvel at the Inca fortress in Ollantaytambo as you learn about the rich history of the valley’s colonial villages from your local guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Chinchero

You will start your tour in the village of Chinchero, which was one of the most important populations during the Inca empire. However, as much of its annexes, it was also a victim of the extirpation of idolatries action that replaced the traditional deities by Catholic ones, in order to transform popular beliefs.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Salinas de Maras

Then visit the archaeological remains of Maras. It is a surreal sight. Located so close to Moray and is an impressive complex of salt mining. They are large deposits of salt used for exchange for other products with other regions of the empire.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Moray

The archaeological site of Moray consists of mysterious concentric circular terraces that for some investigators would be an agricultural research center.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo, a typical example of urban planning of the Incas still inhabited like in the past. You will find here a great archaeological complex called fortress although it was a tambo, a resting and lodging place for long distance travellers.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pisac Market

Finally visit the citadel of Pisac, a town built in the form of partridge known for two reasons: the crafts market, established between colonial buildings, and for hosting one of the most impressive complexes of terraces in the valley. The market has dozens of stalls displaying and selling goods crafted by residents of the area.

Duration: 1 hour