Quechua Village Tours

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Quechua Village
The Quechua are the indigenous people of the Andes, and their language is also called Quechua. The Inca used the Quechua language to unify their empire, fanning out from Cusco, where the language was also influenced by Aymara.

The word Quechua was used to describe an area of land that was suitable for growing maize, and it remains the ideal word to describe the fertile Sacred Valley.

Today the Quechua villages provide a window into the past, inhabited by the Inca descendants who have preserved the handicraft traditions of their forebears.

Visit a Quechua village like Pisac, Pisco or Chincheros on market day and you’ll get a real feel for daily life in these Andean mountain towns. Bartering and haggling are the norm, and the stalls are filled with colorful woven clothing, rugs, ceramics and toys.

To join in community life in a Quechua village, join a Sacred Valley Community Small Group Tour to Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Along the way you’ll visit a traditional Quechua village and have the chance to meet the locals and join in a community activity if you like - depending on the time of year, it could be fishing, farming, sport, cooking or teaching.

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The Quechua villages of the Sacred Valley are an easy day trip from Cusco, best visited on a tour.
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Sacred Valley, Pisac and Ollantaytambo Full-Day Tour from Cusco

Uncover the fascinating architecture and culture of the ancient Incas during this 8- to 10-hour day trip covering the highlights of Peru’s Sacred Valley from Cusco. Check out the market in Pisac, stopping on Sundays to observe its famous mass. You’ll also visit the Inca settlement at Ollantaytambo and explore the ruins of its fortress and the Temple of the Sun, a mysterious structure composed of giant 12-foot (3.5-m) stones. Your Sacred Valley tour also includes a guide, lunch, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Trek

Embark on an adventurous 4-day trek along Peru's classic Inca Trail, from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Set out from the Pisacucho trail head, hiking along river-fed valley surrounded by magnificent mountain peaks and scampering through cloud forests. Engage with local villagers, tour ancient archaeological sites and camp beside Inca ruins along the way. After three days of moderate to challenging trekking you'll arrive at the UNESCO-listed citadel in the early morning. Watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu and enjoy a guided tour before returning to Cusco via train.
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
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4-Day Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Skip the tourist trail in Peru as you enjoy stunning scenery, visits to unspoiled Andean mountain communities and amazing ruins during this 4-day trek to Machu Picchu via the rugged Lares trekking route. Trek along the less-crowded Lares trail, enjoying visits to small Quechua mountain villages, gorgeous alpine lakes and views of majestic snow-covered peaks. Along the way you'll traverse high-altitude passes reaching nearly 14,000 feet (4,400m) and have a chance to visit the ancient Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo. Finish your trekking experience by catching the train to Aguas Calientes, ascending to the amazing Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in the morning to beat the crowds. This 4-day excursion includes all meals, accommodations, a guide, entrance fees and transfers.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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5-Day Cusco and Machu Picchu Tour

Immerse yourself in the Inca's ancient and modern culture with a 5-day visit to the historic city of Cusco and the amazing mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu. First explore Cusco's rich colonial architecture and fascinating Inca traditions, stopping at Inca sites like Saqsayhuaman and Koricancha. Then spend the day at Machu Picchu, touring its incredible buildings and temples. Spend your final day exploring Moray, home to both an ancient agricultural site and an Andean textile center. Here you can watch traditional dyeing and weaving demonstrations as well as purchase souvenirs.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Private Tour: Maras, Moray and Chincheros

Experience ancient Inca culture and a slice of daily life for residents of the Peru’s Sacred Valley during this flexible-length private tour. Get off the well-worn tourist trail as you explore the quaint Sacred Valley hamlets of Chincheros and Maras. Observe the traditional dress of the villagers in Chincheros and try practicing a few words of ‘Quechua,’ the local Andean dialect. You’ll then have lunch at a typical residence in Maras before visiting the Inca-era salt ponds and the circular Inca terraces of Moray. Your private tour, easily customized based on your interests and schedule, also covers a guide, all entrance fees, transport by private van and lunch.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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10-Day Best of Peru Tour: Machu Picchu, Cusco and Puno

Enjoy a face to face encounter with the ancient civilization of the Incas and and the incredible landscape of Peru during this 10-day trip covering Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Discover the amazing history of Cusco and the sacred mountaintop retreat of Machu Picchu before exploring the Inca ruins of the Sacred Valley and the floating islands of Titicaca. Whether you're looking for ancient history, unique culture traditions or stunning scenery, this comprehensive tour offers a little something for everyone. Your 10-day excursion includes accommodations, meals, a guide, entrance fees and all transfers and transport.
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Duration: 10 days
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4 Day - Lares Trek to Machu Picchu - Group Service

Get off the beaten path during your trip to Machu Picchu on this 4-day, 3-night trip on the Lares trekking route. Visit with local Andean communities and immerse yourself in stunning alpine scenery of lakes and valleys during the course of your trip. You’ll also have time to soak in some hot springs before enjoying a spectacular Machu Picchu visit on your final day. Your Lares trek also features professional guide, hotel pickup, bus and train transfers, three days of meals and snacks, camping gear and horsemen and mules to carry extra gear.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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