Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo

Categories: Valleys, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Explore the rolling hillsides and traditional Quechua weaving communities of Patacancha Valley on your Cusco adventure. Life in these villages has remained largely the same over the last century, with farming, cattle raising, and weaving still the main commercial activities in the area. Very little Spanish is spoken here and transport to the area is limited, so do some research before your trip. Plan your Patacancha Valley visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ollantaytambo using our Ollantaytambo vacation builder.
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  • This was one of our favorite archeological sites to visit in Peru - very impressive. Go early in the morning to avoid the crowds. 
  • If you have mobility, out of the bustling Ollantaytambo and go to this Valley, which is the stream which leaves from the plaza de armas. They can reach Huilloc, about 20 minutes. An Andean people arrested at the time and with greater "authenticity". There are trails for hiking and bicycles.
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  • We loved this valley - following the river that flows by Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley. Our driver had the keys to a simple 400 year old church with a bell tower set amongst inca ruins, usually o...  read more »
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