Urubamba, Peru Tours and Activities
The Llama Pack Project is designed to introduce visitors to a way of life that’s a bit off the beaten path, high in the mountains of the Andes. This 6- to 7-hour tour comes with the chance to take in the incredible sights of this high-altitude landscape. You’ll also get to trek with llamas, and experience firsthand how the Quechua have managed to sustain their fairly isolated communities for many centuries. Keep in mind that this is challenging hike, with 3 hours of uphill hiking and 2 hours of downhill.
Meet the llamas that help Ecuadorian farmers make the Andes their home on this half-day tour. The hike with the llamas is only moderately challenging, and you’ll be rewarded with sweeping views and a picnic. The Llama Pack Project is dedicated to supporting rural Andean communities and helping them maintain their eco-friendly lifestyle.
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.
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.
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.
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.