This is a one-day tour. The tour includes a visit to the
market in Pisac, where you can buy all kinds of handicarfts, and ruins
nearby. Set high above a valley floor patchworked by patterned fields
and rimmed by vast terracing, the stonework and panoramas at Pisac's Inca
citadel are magnificent. You will find terraces, water ducts and a Sun
You will stop for lunch in Urubamba, before you'll visit to the Inca
village and fortress of Ollantaytambo. The town is home to one of three
major Inca sites. Many guidebooks state that it was a fortress, but it
surely must have been built for other purposes. There are a couple temples
located within the ruins, including a Sun Temple.
Chinchero is the last stop of the tour. Chinchero was once the country
estate of one of the last emperors, Tupa Inca. After the visit to Chinchero
you'll return to Cusco.
This tour leaves on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 9:00 to 18:00.
The first sight is the Cusco Catedral, dominating the
northeast side of the Plaza de Armas. It is a church in renaissance-style
built in the 16th-century in the shape of a Latin cross. It contains nearly
400 colonial paintings including the Last Supper by Marcos Zapata.
The second visit is "Qorikancha", one of the most important
shrines in Cusco during the incas time. A dominican colonial church is
built upon its inca foundations.
The tour will take you to "Sacsaywaman". This site is a megalithic
work made by the Incas. It stands on a hill looming over the city. The
enormous stones are fitted together with Inca perfection, using no mortar.
The next sightseeing is called "Qenqo". A shrine built in
the Incas time, close to Sacsaywaman. It was used for religious purposes.
The tour will end with a visit to the "Tambomachay" ruins.
This is populary called the Baños de los Incas (the inca's
The tour leaves two times at a daily basis from 9:00 to 13:00 or from
14:00 to 18:00.