Day trip

Sacred Valley Tour: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

Activity provider: LimaTours

Sacred Valley Tour: Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Yucay

Activity provider: LimaTours

From US$ 132 per person

Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas and marvel at some of the most famous sites and traditions of this mysterious civilization.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
- Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center. - This activity does not include the pick-up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact us days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore stunning Inca sites within the Sacred Valley
  • Step back in time through the cobblestone streets, ruins and quaint shops of Ollantaytambo
  • Marvel at the Incan architecture, rock sculptures and colorful markets of Chinchero
  • Soak up the beauty of this historical and cultural Andean treasure
Full description
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco to visit the town of Chinchero, a traditional settlement with a beautiful view of the valley. The inhabitants of the area preserve the artisan traditions and the inherited knowledge of the Incas. You will learn about their traditions from your professional guide, and be able to visit archaeological remains and a beautiful seventeenth-century church. From Chinchero, you will be transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, a centre for Andean tradition. Here you can watch demonstrations of textile work, adobe, pottery, and silverware be carried out the same way they were in the 13th Century. Transfer to Ollantaytambo where you have free time for lunch. Afterwards, you can visit the town and local archaeological site and climb the iconic fortress. *Visits on Sundays include a tour to the Chinchero market.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Cusco hotels
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English)
  • Admission to Living Museum of Yucay and Chinchero church
  • Touristic transportation.
  • Cusco Tourist ticket - BTC
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities.
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center.
  • To visit Ollantaytambo fortress, it is important that you acquire your Cusco Tourist Ticket (BTC)
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator.
  • People over 18 years of age may enter enclosed spaces only if they are fully vaccinated, providing a virtual or printed certificate. This works for bus travel, any indoor activity, restaurants, hotels, trains, and airplanes. Minors should only be asymptomatic
  • Every person must permanently wear a KN95 mask or two masks one on top of the other
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible

Product ID: 277212