Chinchero, Salt mines, Moray, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, in 1 day.-
Price as of 2022, and 2023:
Group service: US$ 15 – 60 soles each person.
Private service: US$ 80 each person – Minimum 2 people.
What is included? Tour guide, and transport.
How to pay it? We will collect the payment in the morning of your departure date.
A very recommended tour to sight the most important Inca sites along the Sacred Valley, and all its beautiful mountains views, glaciers, farming areas, local houses so the tour guide will explain to you in English, and Spanish.
You will be pick up at 6:40 am so the bus leaves at 7:00 am from Cusco city along the very highlands of Cusco to Chinchero located at 3:800 masl where you will see gigantic stones fitted together, and a church built on a Inca temple, afterwards you will head to the Inca salt mines of Maras, which comprises over 3000 pools to extract salt since Inca time, next spot will be also to the terraces of Moray which was an Inca “farming laboratory” used to acclimatize and improve Andean crops.
You still take the bus for 1 hour to Urubamba town for lunch, after lunch another 1 hour to Ollantaytambo, which is about gigantic stones fitted together by the Sun temple, farming terraces, gigantic stone walls, etc.
This town seems to be the “Second Cusco town, a mixed of Inca stone walls, and Spanish style houses”, afterwards another 2 hours driving to Pisac, which is about terraces, Inca houses, and a unique view of the Sacred Valley below.
The bus will be back at Cusco by 7:00 pm.
What do you need to take?
– 30 soles for lunch – US$ 8
– 70 soles (US$ 18) for the partial tourist ticket of only 2 days pass to allow you visiting Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, and Moray. Otherwise you can buy the whole tourist ticket of 130 soles (US$ 33) of 10 days pass, also for other day tours like Cusco city tour, South valley tour. You can buy this ticket at first Inca site you go.
– 10 soles (US$ 3) for Salt mines ticket.
– Bottled water, 1 liter.
– Clothing, temperatures could varies from 5 °C to 28 °C.