Sacred Valley Tours

Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo

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$ 145.00

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Cultural Tours

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Level 01

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Private Tour

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Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo: 1 Day Trip

Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo to Cusco, visiting Maras salt mines, Moray and Chinchero. Our private tours from Ollantaytambo are perfect for those looking to visit the sacred valley ruins after Machu Picchu. This day trip in the Sacred Valley of the incas is a good way to experience the Andean villages, landscapes and return to Cusco. Enjoy all these fantastic must-see sights with expert and genuine tour guides.

Sacred valley Tour from Ollantaytambo to Cusco begins exploring the archaeological park, then the road leads to a high flat plateau of Cultivated lands. This area houses the famous and unique Maras Salt Mines of Cusco region. The salt mine’s history dates back to pre-inca times. In other words, the Maras Salt Mines had already been in use before the Incas. Additionally, there is an evidence of ancient construction nearby called Pichingoto. But, today there are four thousand salt pans filled with spring salty water found in the area. By instance, you can buy white, pink and brown salt here.

Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo continues across the countryside following a mixture of plain and undulating paved road. After this scenic journey you find the spectacular Inca site of Moray. These terraced circular depressions were used as an agricultural experiment station in the incas time. Moreover, the Incas acclimated a great variety of crops to different altitudes. The archaeological park of Moray has four circular depressions on the ground like open-pit mines.

In addition, visit Chinchero and experience the step by step weaving demonstration process. The Andean people used different techniques and tools to cut, spin and dye llama, alpaca skins. But that’s not all, like Ollantaytambo this is another Inca village, whose stone foundations still remain intact to this day. This place also shows the magnificent architecture of an Inca palace and the sixteenth century catholic church. Another significant trait about this place is the Sunday market, where locals barter their products.

Our full day Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo takes the last stretch of the road to Cusco and ends with a drop off at your hotel.

Details of Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo to Cusco:

  • Pick up Location: We pick you up either from Ollantaytambo or Urubamba hotels at 7:00 am.
  • Drop off Location: Our private service ends at Cusco hotels or airport.
  • Tour Duration: full day (10 hrs.).
  • Max Elevation: 3,762m/12,342ft. The sacred valley town of Ollantaytambo is at lower elevation than Cusco.
  • Tour Service: Private tour. Visiting that way, you have great benefits to visit the sacred valley of the Incas.
  • Highlights: Ollantaytambo, Maras, salt mines, Moray and Chinchero.
  • Physical Grading: Our transportation doesn’t leave you in the park, but the access trails are doable and optional.

Important: You are in the right place with a direct sacred valley tour operator! We are not a middle man or simply an electronic platform that sells tours and pass onto other local operators

Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo 1 day Trip Itinerary

Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo to Cusco begins with a pick up from your hotel. Also, this day trip from Ollantaytambo to Cusco allows you to see picturesque Andean villages and spectacular landscapes.

The full-day private Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo includes a knowledgeable local tour guide. Our expert will share his expertise and explain the history of the incas as you visit the attractions. Begin with your visit to Ollantaytambo, the temples, aqueducts and granaries.

Later, we set off for a spectacular drive to the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas. After that, the road climbs out of the valley to reveal stunning vistas of the Andean mountain landscapes.

Then, we continue driving to Maras salt mines and Moray, passing through spectacular fields of crops.
Moray is composed of four circular depressions on the ground like a mine pit. Moreover, it is thought to have been used by the Incas as an agricultural experimental station.

Next, comes Maras salt mines which show a vast array of pans of different sizes and shapes. Further, there are 4000 salt pools built on the hillside which is filled with salty spring water found in the area.

From here, we will head towards the Andean village of Chinchero. Where our guide will take you to the weaving textile center and have a demonstration of dying and weaving techniques.

Finally, this fantastic Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo ends with a drop off at your hotel in Cusco or airport.

Sacred Valley Tour Includes:

  • Private vehicle.
  • Expert Tour Guide.
  • Sacred Valley tourist Ticket.
  • Buffet Lunch in Urubamba.

Sacred Valley Tour Excludes:

  • Gratuities.
  • drinks or beverages.
  • Any item not specified in paragraph included.

Bring for Sacred Valley Tour:

  • Original passport.
  • Rain jacket or poncho.
  • Trekking boots (rather than sneakers).
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
  • Sunblock, minimum 30 SPF.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Snacks.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Personal medical kit with prescriptions.
  • Cash for tipping staff and buying souvenirs.
Sacred Valley Tour Prices
     Prices are per person, valid through 2022
2 – 3 4 – 5 6 – 78
U$ 145U$ 106$ 90$ 80

This is an all-inclusive private Sacred Valley from Ollantaytambo. That is to say, you don’t have to pay an extra money for tickets or lunch.

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Please, email the following information to info@sacredvalleytours.com

* Passport details for each traveler (full name, nationality, age, and passport number).
* Provide hotel name in Cusco and start date for this service.

Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo or Urubamba

Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo to Cusco allows you to see amazing places along with an expert guide. You also visit these interesting attractions in comfort of our private vehicle with tickets included. Enjoy the beauty and history of the incas exploring the spectacular attractions of the Sacred valley  from Ollantaytambo.

OLLANTAYTAMBO

The archaeological site shows extraordinary megalithic architecture and amazing urban planning system. Visit the massive Temple of the Sun, temple of the water and granaries built on the hillsides. But, the village also worth a visit because it is known as the last living Inca city.

SALT MINES

The Salt Mines are controlled by the Andean communities of Maras and Pichingoto however, the origin comes from pre-Inca times. This beautiful natural attraction displays more than 4000 salt pans thanks to the salty water spring. This is one of the few places in Peru where locals manually extract white, pink and brown salt!

MORAY

These terraced circular depressions were built by the Incas to acclimate a wide variety of crops. In other words, this was used like a greenhouse in modern times. Further, this could only happen thanks to the temperature differences created by the sun and wind.

CHINCHERO

A typical Inca village surrounded by colorful fields of potatoes, faba bean and quinoa. This place gives you the opportunity to experience the Inca site, colonial church and the weaving demonstration process.

Like what you read? Contact us today and find out more about our Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo to Cusco. But remember each Sacred Valley Tour is customized exactly to what you want to do. Let us know about your plans and we’ll create a special itinerary that suits you best.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SACRED VALLEY TOUR FROM OLLANTAYTAMBO

  • Pick up in our vehicle from your hotel in Ollantaytambo.
  • Our tours from Ollantaytambo are organized in private service for more flexibility and confort.
  • Photo stops and breaks at your convenience.
  • Enjoy the sacred valley tour from Ollantaytambo and visit Maras, Moray and Chinchero.
  • Longer stops at visited places with interesting history lessons.
  • Visit the Maras salt mines and know-how locals extract white, pink and brown salt.
  • Gaze upon the stunning Inca architecture and breathtaking Andean mountains.
  • At the end of the tour, drop off at your hotel in Cusco or airport.

Sacred Valley Tour From Ollantaytambo FAQS

Which places do you visit with sacred valley tour from Ollantaytambo?

Sacred Valley Tour from Ollantaytambo includes: Maras salt mines, Moray and Chinchero weaving centres. Most people usually finish this trip in Cusco, however, others return to their hotel in the sacred valley.

Who can take the Sacred Valley from Ollantaytambo?

This sacred valley tour is perfect for those who decided to stay at Ollantaytambo or Urubamba after Machu Picchu Tour. Also, for those who planned to stay at sacred valley hotels and visit Machu Picchu from this area.

Where is Ollantaytambo located in Cusco?

The Inca Village of Ollantaytambo is situated 60 km /37 miles to the northwest of the city of Cusco. Additionally, this Sacred Valley town is on the way to Machu Picchu at an altitude of 2,800 / 9,186ft.

Do you include the Cusco tourist ticket?

Yes, we do. Our tours from Ollantaytambo and other sacred valley tours include the admission tickets.

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