Experiences to Hold Dear – Special Travel Tours in Peru's Sacred Valley
Get more meaning out of your next vacation with amazing experiences. The top tours in Sacred Valley, Peru take you on a whirlwind tour through the land. Engage with local communities and learn about daily life in the Andes. Go on one of the most scenic bike rides of your life. Sample award-winning cuisine. Discover 'Rainbow Mountain' – nature can paint anything she wants. Restore your spirit when you take part in spiritual rituals and retreats; and, of course, make a pilgrimage to Machu Picchu. This vacation, whatever you need to restore yourself, you'll find in Peru's Sacred Valley.
20 Things to Do in Sacred valley
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 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.
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.
The Sacred Valley of the Inca is one of the most breathtaking sights in all of Peru. It’s surrounded by the breathtaking Andes, and dotted with agricultural terraces and Inca ruins. You do not need any technical skills to go paragliding, just an adventurous spirit and a willingness to soar high above the ground. An experienced, fully certified pilot will guide you through your flight above the valley.
There’s dining in a high-rise, then there’s dining on top of the world. MIL Centro Restaurant lets you touch the sky in Peru. Sample delicious dishes crafted from ingredients that were practically grown in Heaven…or at least really high up. Head 11,706 feet above sea level where mountains, clouds, and fine cuisine collide.
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.
The Perolniyoc Waterfall is a lesser-known sight in the Sacred Valley, just outside of Ollantaytambo. Travelers come here to admire the pristine beauty of the falls – this is a bit more off the beaten path, giving you the chance to experience a natural wonder without crowds. At the top of the canyon, you’ll also get to see the Inca ruins of Raqaypata.
Take this horseback riding tour to see some of the most incredible formations in the Valley of the Inca. You’ll stop to see the salt pans of Maras and the circular terraces of Moray. Guides to this area can share some of the area's Inca legends, as well as interesting information on the history of these landmarks.
Get to know the landscape of the Inca on this horseback riding tour through Urubamba – also known as the Valley of the Inca. This four-hour tour takes you down a gorgeous, riverside path. You don’t have to be an expert equestrian for this adventure – it’s designed for beginner and intermediate horseback riders. The Peruvian Paso horse offers a particularly smooth ride, which makes for an easygoing tour.
Take the voyager train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes for an incredible view of the mountains that surround the Sacred Valley of the Inca. This comfortable train has huge, panoramic windows, as well as a host of other services that capture the elegance of train travel from another era.
These train are ideal for those who are staying at the Sacred Valley's hotels. or for those who want to go to Aguas Calientes after the Sacred Valley Tour.
The Vistadome Train is surrounded by windows, providing its passengers with unparalleled views of Peru's Sacred Valley. This train departs from Ollantaytambo and stops in Aguas Calientes, the closest town to Machu Picchu.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Get closer to Andean traditions with this ceremony 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.
During its lifetime, Machu Picchu saw the rise and the fall of the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu was built in the 15th century, just before the Spanish arrived and took control of the surrounding region. Touring the vast complex of agricultural, residential, and religious buildings, it becomes clear Machu Picchu was a world unto itself, the busy last chapter of an accomplished civilization.