Valley of the Urubamba or Vilcanota river. There you will be able to see:

Picturesque town located 19.8 miles (32 Km) away from Cusco and about 1 hour by car. Its handicraft market is famous as well as its irrigation system, Inca astronomical observatory and irrigation terraces.

Located 42 miles (68 Km) away from Cusco or about 1 and a half hours by car. It is a warm and beautiful fertile valley. The Palace of Inca Manco Sairy Túpac Segundo is important. It was an Inca agricultural center.

Located 31 miles (50 Km) away from Cusco and 1 hour by car. It has a beautiful landscape enhanced by two snowy mountains: the Pitusiray and the Sawasiray. In this province, there is the archaeological complex of Huchuy Qosqo, the thermo-medicinal baths of Machacancha (sulfurous thermal waters) and Minasmoqo (cold gaseous waters).

Located 48 miles (78 Km) away from Cusco via Pisac and about 1 hour and 25 minutes by car. The other route that can be taken is via Chinchero, 35 miles (57 Km) away and 45 minutes by car. The center of the Sacred Valley , this was an agricultural pre-Hispanic site. This fertile and comfortable zone offers the opportunity to stop for one night and make several excursions.

Archaeological park 60 miles (97 Km) away from Cusco and about 2 and a half hours by car. The area of Ollantaytambo, also called Valley of Tambo , extends along the shores of the Vilcanota River up to Machu Picchu . A common feature is a multicolor cornfield. Inhabitants have designed a new tourism experience called Ancient Routes; visitors can walk around an Inca city learning about Inca hydraulics and agriculture.

Chinchero, Maras Circuit

Located 17 miles (28 Km) away from Cusco and 12,447 ft. (3,772 m) above sea level, it is an archaeological Inca complex. It also has a colonial Church with paintings of the Cusco School of Art. On Sundays there is a typical market where barter takes place.

Located 30 miles (48 Km) away from Cusco and about 1 hour by car. It was a very wealthy village during colonial times; the church and houses have Indian shields on their façades. In Maras , tourists can take part in the agricultural production and salt extraction processes, using the area's ancient technology.

Located 5.5 miles (9 Km) away from Maras and about 25 minutes by car. This place has elliptical irrigation terraces. It was an Inca agricultural experimental center.

Located 6.2 miles (10 Km) away from Maras and about 30 minutes by car or 2 hours walking. Famous for its salt mines exploited from Inca times until today, it is worth visiting, due to the wonderful show of hundreds of salt ponds.
Information of Cusco
City Tour
Sacred Valley of The Inkas
Inka Trail
Sanctuary of Machupicchu
River Rafting
Archeological Park of Pikillacta
Nights in Cusco
Other Activities

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