Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco Region

Once at the heart of the Inca Empire, Sacred Valley of the Incas plays home to many of the region's most popular archeological sites, cities, and places to visit. Grab your boots and trek through the area to get an up-close look at the mountain environment via the network of hiking trails and paths. Explore the rugged mountain valley to get a glimpse of Inca fortifications and settlements like Pisac, Moray, Tipon, and Ollantaytambo, which feature terraced hillsides and imposing stone citadels. The valley also boasts a number of quiet villages and colonial-era gems; Cusco is perhaps the best known, but plenty of smaller villages featuring markets and sights of their own line the valley's length. Plan my trip to Cusco Region with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Compared to what we've learned during our tour here with Gris, the Machu Picchu has much less to share, even if it looks amazing. The history behind all the sites we've visited with her and our small ...  more »
  • The place is unusual. Not surprised at all that for centuries was about the economic hinterland of the Inca capital. Valley surrounded by mountains on each side divided by the water jet. As if the people specially designed it for myself. It is a place primarily for lovers of nature, for the history of the Incas and their predecessors. Place of the climate. Quite extensive. For fans of hiking and mountain place mandatory.
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  • A great tour of the Valley. The buildings were incredible - in both the construction and design. Making them earthquake proof, the skills of the stonemasons have to be seen to be believed.  more »
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  • Fantastic.. Amazing.. Nothing I can wright here will give it justis.. A must See..
  • Beautiful part of the world. The cool, dry weather is perfect for sleeping with the windows open. There are also many places that offer Ayahuasca retreats, which may change your life forever. The 7 days I spent at the Arkana retreat in The Sacred Valley opened my mind and changed my spiritual being.
  • Best MTB Enduro and Downhill trails of my life! Epic mountains, amazing food and people are so nice. If you are looking for an amazing guide and shuttle that will bring you to the best trails I recommend Holy Trails they are perfect!!!
  • I think sacred valley is a great trip to make if you are in Cusco and have a bit of time after going Machu Picchu. It’s worth it and some of the sites in this trip are out of this world. Explains why humans explored so much before they decide to settle in certain spots.
  • Cannot begin to put into words the magic of Peru. Sacred Valley is a place you must visit and will never forget..
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