5 Things to Do in Urubamba
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.
8 hrsFrom $89
Take this tour and connect with rural, Andean culture that many visitors only see in passing, on their way to see another fabled Inca ruin. You’ll meet with a guild of llama breeders, and walk with them as they heard their flock along a breathtaking trail. Then, you’ll arrive at a Quechua village where locals will introduce you to their traditional lifestyle, and share with you how they live off the land in an often unforgiving environment.
8 hrsFrom $121
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.
7 hrsFrom $107
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.
4 hrsFrom $81
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.
11 hrsFrom $383
- Elliot H.
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