walking through the traditional market of Pisac
arqueological park of pisac
arqueological park and ruins of pisac
life on the ollantautambo streets
ruins and fortress of ollantaytambo
royal hacienda in chinchero
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Sacred Valley Day Tour

Explore the heart of the Inca empire in one day

(8 reviews)

Online bookings available up to 48 hours before the tour starts

1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: From your lodging in Cuzco at 8:00 a.m.
Ends: To the center of Cuzco at 7:00 p.m.
Free cancellation!


With the Sacred Valley Day Tour you will discover incredible places such as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero. In addition, we will visit traditional markets where we will be able to buy some handmade souvenirs made by authentic Incas. We will also visit numerous monuments, fortifications and Inca ruins. Want to know more? Read on!

Tour details


  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Professional guide

Not included

  • Food
  • Tourist ticket

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Sacred Valley Day Tour

Duration: 10 hours
Group size: maximum 12 people 
Altitude: 3,700 meters

08:00 A.M.

 Pick up at your accommodation

At 08:00 A.M. we will be picked up at our lodging. Once the whole group is gathered, we will head to the first stop of the Sacred Valley Day Tour: Pisac. 


The town of Pisac is located about 40 minutes from the city of Cusco, in the interior of the Sacred Valley. Here we will visit monuments throughout the town and its traditional market full of handicrafts of the Inca culture.

Explore the heart of the Inca empire in one day

Calco and Urubamba

Later, we will visit the towns of Calco and Urubamba located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Here we will stop for lunch and get energized for the next stop. We recommend you to eat some of their typical dishes such as Fried Trout or Chiri Uchu.

Explore the heart of the Inca empire in one day


Afterwards, we will arrive at one of the most important towns in the Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo. It is the only place in Cusco that retains its ancient Inca urban design, archaeological remains and continues to be inhabited. You will be amazed by its impressive fortress, take out your camera and capture every moment!

Explore the heart of the Inca empire in one day


In the afternoon, we will make our last visit before returning to Cusco. We will arrive in Chinchero, where we will explore the ruins of the Royal Hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui and the colonial-era temple. 

After this day of being immersed in Inca culture, we will take our bus back to the center of Cusco and finish the Sacred Valley Day Tour.

Explore the heart of the Inca empire in one day

What to bring to Sacred Valley Day Tour

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Water and snakcs

Where does the tour Sacred Valley Day Tour start

Cusco is the main tourist city in Peru and is very well connected. 

  • From Lima: bus (24 hour trip) or take a flight (1 hour).
  • From Arequipa: bus (10 hour trip) or take a flight.
  • From Puno: the best option is by bus (6 hour trip).

Questions & Answers

  • What is the group size?

    The group will be composed of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Does the tour depart all year round?

    Yes, the Sacred Valley Day Tour is available all year round.
  • Is the tour suspended due to rain?

    No. Due to the climate of the area, it is likely to rain on the day of the tour, especially if you travel during the rainy season (November-April). Also, in case of heavy rains or any weather alert that does not allow the activity to be carried out under the necessary safety measures, the session will be suspended and a change of date or a refund will be offered.
  • Where will I be picked up?

    The tour includes pick up from your accommodation located in the metropolitan area of Cuzco. If your accommodation is not within the pick-up perimeter, we will indicate a nearby meeting point to pick you up. Remember to indicate the name and address of your accommodation in the booking form so that we can coordinate the pick-up.

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