Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo

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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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Where to stay in Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is packed with budget-friendly hostels located near the center of town and offering nice views of the countryside. Providing simple but clean and comfortable rooms ideal for backpackers, many of these establishments offer their own guided tours to nearby archeological sites. Mid-range hotels present a good alternative for travelers with kids, providing free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and access to enclosed gardens or terraces with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
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  • Visited this part of Peru in May 2017. It was stunningly beautiful and one of my favourite parts of my trip to Peru. A must see before you visit Machu Picchu.  more »
  • This place is just so pleasing in the eyes that you wont regret visiting the area. Worth a time to wander around.  more »
  • This is a good stopover to check this amazing venue out plus to take the train to head to Machu Pichu as the station is also in this town. Do visit the ruins and spend at least half a day inside. Ther...  more »