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  • Location: Cusco, Peru
  • Duration:  8 - 10 hours
Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this full-day excursion from Cusco. Travel to the scenic town of Pisac where you'll visit the local market and see mass if traveling on a Sunday. Then, head over to the ruins of the Ollantayambo Fortress and the Temple of the Sun, a mysteriously built structure with massive 12 foot (3.5m) tall stones.


  • Full-day tour to the Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo from Cusco
  • Visit the local market in the picturesque town of Pisac
  • Guided tour of Ollantaytambo and the Temple of the Sun
  • All entrance fees included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You see several captivating archeological sites in one packed day. The guide has so much knowledge to share, and you can pick up lovely local crafts at the market in Pisac.

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What You Can Expect

Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo Full-Day Tour from Cusco

Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo Full-Day Tour from Cusco

Travel back in time to the Sacred Valley of the Incas with a day that begins in Pisac. This native town was once where “exchange transactions” took place. In this type of transaction, customers would exchange one good for another instead of using currency. Visit the market of Pisac where you can purchase beautifully crafted products hand-made by the locals.

On Sunday, the main attraction is a mass celebrated in Quechua and conducted in Spanish. It is attended by the mayors and their attendants who play traditional musical instruments called "pututos."

Afterwards, you'll enjoy a typical Peruvian lunch (included in price) before visiting the fortress of Ollantaytambo and its main attraction, the Temple of the Sun. Built using massive stones, each one approximately 12 feet (3.5m) tall, this temple was used as a fortress during the time of the Incan civil war.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was well organized and the guide was very knowledgeable. The lunch that was included was very delicious and the restaurant was very nice and clean.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a very interesting tour but somewhat physically challenging for someone with weak/bad knees. Nonetheless, I recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I really felt like we got our money's worth with this tour. Our tour guide was superb.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing. A glimpse into the lives of the indigenous people, a lively market and wonderful lunch, ending with a walk through some fascinating Incan ruins. Our guide, Nico, was informative, enthusiastic and friendly. A perfect day.

Kevin Davis
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great tour amazing guide !


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

compré esta excursión través de Viator.
Era muy buena elección y aún más cuando nuestro guía LUIS, fue excelente durante toda la excursión.
He leído sobre el corto tiempo dejados en las otras excursiones mercado de Pisac, pero el tiempo era suficiente para ver y comprar algunas cosas.
El almuerzo era genial en este caso fue en el patio del hotel Sonesta sagrado Valle.
Luego continuaremos hacia las ruinas de Ollantaytambo, y creo que antes o después Machu Pichu, vale la pena conocer.
El regreso fue muy agradable, hablando de las costumbres de los habitantes de la zona.
Una excelente excursión. Recomendable 100.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great tour. Lots of stuff to see and do during the day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Absolutely fantastic. Impressed by the sites, logistics, and overly impressed by the guide. Lunch included in the tour is in a beautiful and picturesque restaurant by the river Urubamba. Good food and service.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Excellent. Guide and driver, Janet ans jimmy, was the greatest.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Jose was amazing! I wasn't sure how this tour would end up. But we actually had such a good day. The lunch alone, at this beautiful place was worth all the money we spent for the excursion.

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