Take this tour to see the beautiful scenery that surrounds Cusco, as well as a few of the lesser-known archeological sites in the area. You’ll go on a road trip through the mountains and take in incredible views of the rivers and valleys that shaped the Inca’s territory. This is also an excellent jaunt for bird watching, and you’ll stop at overlooks where you can see the majestic Andean condor take flight.
- 12 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 7:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Places like Machu Picchu and Ollantaytambo tend to get all of the attention in the Sacred Valley of the Inca, but this tour makes it possible to take in Inca design away from big crowds. Your first stop takes you to Quillarumiyoc, a site that served as a temple to the moon goddess. There are a few low stone walls as well as a semi-circular shrine carved into a rocky cliff face.
Your trip continues to Limatambo, where you’ll stop for lunch. Next, your guide will drive down a bumpy road to the community of Chonta. It’s home to an overlook that offers views of the deepest part of the canyon as well as Andean condors overhead. From here, you’ll take a 90-minute walk that covers about 2 miles (3.5 km) of a lovely trail with more excellent views. After taking it all in, you’ll return to Chonta to make the return drive back to Cusco.
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