The Sacred Valley Tours and Activities

The Sacred Valley tours and activities listing, a guide of excursions available while traveling in The Sacred Valley
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The Cusco region has many of its most interesting destinations folded into the pockets of the Sacred Valley. Take a tour Chinchero, Maras, and Moray for a full day of sightseeing some of the most striking innovations of the native Andeans.
On this tour, you'll get to see one of the Andes' most breathtaking sights. In the native language of Quechua, Vinicunca means “seven color mountain.” It is also commonly referred to as “Rainbow Mountain” because of its striped pattern of red, green, and lavender. These colors come from different types of sediment and are due in part to the high altitude.
This 4-day, 3-night tour provides travelers with a comprehensive experience on the Inca Trail. You’ll hike for several days, passing Inca archeological sites and enjoying stunning views before arriving at your final destination—the sacred city of Machu Picchu.
Machu Pichu’s vast ruins have a distinctly Inca layout. Scholars have discovered that many of the site’s buildings have astrological significance. With a design inspired by the stars, Machu Picchu has an implacable hold on the imagination of everyone who tours it.
This 2-day, 1-night tour offers travelers an excellent introduction to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu. You’ll take the train to and from Cusco, hike along a section of the Inca Trail towards the Wiñay Wayna archeological site, and explore Machu Picchu. What more could you ask for?
RECOMMENDED FOR: INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED RIDERS 09:00 After beginning our ride at “Hacienda del Chalán”, we cross the Vilcanota river over a traditional suspended bridge. The next part of the path runs along the side of the river crossing through an area of native forest where it is possible to see one of the biggest Inka cementeries along the side of the path. We pass by the village of Yanahuara until we arrive at the Tarabamba suspended bridge that we need to cross to get to salt pans of Maras after climbing a narrow path up to the mountain. 10:45 Arrival and walking tour of the salt pans complex. 11:30 Return to the valley.
The Amaru Community is a unique and small Andean village, whose villagers welcome visitors with native music and beautiful native flowers decoration at the entrance of their houses. Besides a symbolic offering to Mother Earth or Pachamama, as a gratitude for daily life, food abundance, harmony, peace and the opportunity of meeting brothers from different cultures they are great masters in the art of weaving under a unique and authentic tradition from their ancestors.
This zip lining trip takes you through the Sacred Valley, and you’ll see a ravine, a river, and the P’acchayoc Canyon. You’ll get to zip across 4 different lines, of different lengths and heights.
Get closer to Andean traditions with this ceremony in Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Inca, in the midst of a beautiful landscape. These religious practices predated the Inca, and have survived for many thousands of years. The ritual culminates with a three-part ritual. By the end of the ceremony, practitioners should feel filled with a strong positive energy.
RECOMMENDED FOR: BEGINNERS – INTERMEDIATE RIDERS After beginning our ride at “Hacienda del Chalán”, we cross the Vilcanota river over a traditional suspended bridge. The next part of the path goes along the side of the river crossing through an area of native forest where it is possible to see one of the biggest Inka cementeries along the side of the path. We pass through the heart of the village of Yanahuara, cross through many cornfields, and ride until we reach the other part of the river and once again cross the suspended bridge of Paucarbamba and return to Hacienda del Chalán.
On this tour you’ll spend a day exploring the great variety of attractions the Sacred Valley of the Inca has to offer. In the marketplace at Pisac you’ll have the opportunity to buy crafts made by Peruvian artisans. Then you’ll visit the valley itself, and hike through an Inca ruin in one of the nearby mountains.
Take a tour to combine the very best of Peruvian food and adventure. Your dining experience will take place in a transparent dome, suspended 1,312 feet (400 m) in the air, securely fastened to a cliff that looks out over the Sacred Valley. This dining experience is open to a maximum of 12 people, so you and your fellow guests will have enough room to take in the incredible view.
The Cusco region has many of its most interesting destinations folded into the pockets of the Sacred Valley. Take a tour Chinchero, Maras, and Moray for a full day of sightseeing some of the most striking innovations of the native Andeans.