Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour
Spectacular Andean landscapes, mythical Inca ruins and vibrant cultural tradition: discover Peru's incredible Sacred Valley on this day trip from Cusco. Visit Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero!
When booking, you can choose between two different options. Both include hotel pickup and drop-off, minibus transport, and an English-speaking guide.
Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour (10 hours)
On the day of your tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel at around 8 am, and leave Cusco behind, delving into the Sacred Valley of the Incas, venerated by the Pre-Columbian Empire for its climate and rich soil.
You will have free time in Pisac to buy some typical artisan souvenirs, and then we'll continue along the Vilcanota River to Urubamba, the capital of the Sacred Valley, where you can eat on your own or taste a typical Andean buffet lunch.
Around 1:30 pm and with our batteries charged, we'll head to the Ollantaytambo ruins for a guided tour. Then on the way back to Cusco, we'll make a brief stop in Chinchero to visit the Church of Our Lady of Monserrat and learn all of its secrets
We'll arrive back at your hotel at 6 pm.
Complete Sacred Valley Tours (12.5 hours)
We'll pick you up at your hotel in Cusco at 6:30 am and set off towards Chinchero, 40 minutes away. Here we'll visit the church, which dates back to the 17th century and was one of the first Catholic buildings in Peru. Then, we'll visit an agricultural area belonging to the Incas and the Killke culture. Welcome to the Sacred Valley!
Next, it's on to Maras to visit the peculiar archaeological site of Moray, well known for its circular terraces! Then, we'll visit the northeast of the town to admire the famous salt mines, 3,000 salt wells formed from a natural spring, with a mysterious ancient legend...
Then we hit the road to Urubamba, arriving hungry at 12 pm! So once there, you can enjoy a delicious Andean buffet lunch or head out to eat lunch on your own in the city.
With renewed energy, it's on to Ollantaytambo, to enjoy magnificent views of the Valley of the Incas. We'll walk through the cobbled streets of this town that was an important center of Inca culture, home to a great ceremonial temple.
Finally, we visit Pisac, one of the most famous archaeological complexes in the valley, where we'll see the remains of a great civilization and learn about the legend of Inquill.
The day comes to an end at 7 pm back in Cusco, where we'll drop you off at Plazoleta regocijo or Plaza San Francisco.
Cusco Tourist Card
By reserving the Cusco Tourist Card, you'll get access to numerous attractions in and around the historic city and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. There are different options to choose from depending what you want to see and how long you're spending in Cusco!
10 hours - 12 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
Transport by minibus.
Lunch, depending on the group.
Entrance fees: US$ 24 per person.
Entrance to Moray: US$ 20.50 per person
Entrance to Maras: US$ 2.95 per person
When to book?
You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
The show represents local culture.
The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.
The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
The activity helps to promote peace.
The activity promotes local production.
The activity helps vulnerable groups.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - When does the Ollantaytambo visit finish?
A - At approximately 4 pm
Q - Can we store our backpack in the bus and end the excursion in Ollantaytambo?
A - Yes, no problem. We will leave you in the Plaza de Ollantaytambo.
Q - What is the maximum luggage weight I can take on the train?
A - You can carry luggage of up to 5 kilos.
Q - Can I bring luggage?
A - Yes, it can be left on the bus during the excursion (maximum 8 kilos).
Q - What's included in the meal?
A - The buffet includes a variety of typical dishes from the region: meat, chicken, fish, and soups. You can find starters, main courses, and desserts. It also has vegan options.
Q - If I want to finish the visit in Ollantaytambo, at what time does the visit to the ruins end?
A - It usually ends between 3 pm and 3.30 pm.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us .