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Chincheros Indian Market

The colorful Sunday market in the traditional Andean town of Chincheros attracts stallholders and browsers from near and far. Known as the 'birthplace of the rainbow,' Chincheros has the full range of photogenic attractions: Inca ruins, Andean village houses, an elaborate colonial church built on Inca foundations, and, of course, the lively weekly market.

Visit to buy vegetables from the local traders and Andean handicrafts from the Quechua stallholders. The handwoven textiles are a particular highlight and a proudly preserved Inca tradition. The highlanders trade their woven crafts for the fruit and vegetables grown at lower altitudes. Travelers will also find jewelry, pottery, toys, rugs and musical pipes for sale at the market.

Practical Info

Chincheros is between Cusco and Urubamba, a several hours’ drive west of Machu Picchu. You can catch a bus to Chincheros from Cusco, or join a guided tour.

Tours & Tickets

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Day Trip to the Sacred Valley: Chinchero, Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Explore Peru’s Urubamba Valley on this day trip from Cusco! Visit the Andean village of Chinchero, see the former salt-producing town of Maras, view the ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $244.99

5-Day Traditional Tour of Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Enjoy a wonderful 5-day tour of Machu Picchu and see the best of Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Your small-group tour includes a professional guide and ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

From USD $795.00

Private Overnight Sacred Valley Combo: Triathlon and Machu Picchu Exploration

Enjoy a private adventure as you visit Machu Picchu and see the Sacred Valley of the Incas by taking part in our private Sacred Valley Triathlon which involves ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $960.00

Sacred Valley Private Tour: Chincheros, Ollantaytambo and Pisaq

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Reviews

The Sacred Valley tour is one of the most popular tours in the region. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a crucial area for the Inca empire and it functioned ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $103.00

Maras, Moray and Chinchero Private Day Trip from Cusco

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

On this full-day tour you will go to the Sacred Valley and the Urubamba Valley of Peru. Located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, this valley is known for its ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $99.00

Full Day Weaving Tour: Ocutan Community and Kantu Weaving Center

Visit Chinchero, land of women weavers, learn their customs and taste their typical food' Let yourself be enchanted by its magical landscapes, and above all, ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $185.00

3-Day Express Tour of Cusco and Machu Picchu

Enjoy a 3-day tour which includes a city sightseeing tour of Cusco, where you will visit all the major sites in and around the city. You'll also have a tour of ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $595.00

Private Tour: 2-Day Exploration of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Enjoy a 2-day private tour which is perfect for those who don't have much time but still want to explore as much of the Sacred Valley as possible. Accompanied ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $519.00

Private Tour: Maras, Moray and Chincheros

Enjoy a private day trip in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Go off the beaten path and visit the authentic and picturesque villages of Chincheros and Maras, ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: Flexible

From USD $231.00

Private Tour: Maras and Moray Bike Adventure

Spend a day away from the busy city of Cusco and enjoy a private biking tour through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Your biking adventure starts in ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $236.00

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