The Sacred Valley of the Incas is located between high mountains that frame a colorful mantle of crop fields, accompanied by picturesque towns and a splendid river. Its innumerable archaeological sites, built in Inca times, have made it the favorite place for tourists. Recognized for being the main center of agricultural production in the time of the Incas.
In the morning we will pick you up at your hotel from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m., then we will travel by tourist transport to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The first visit will be in the Pisac Archaeological Park and then we will visit the typical native market of the town of Pisac where we will have the opportunity to appreciate the different forms of commerce and crafts. Then our next stop will be in Urubamba, traveling along the banks of the Vilcanota River, prior coordination with the guide, we will have a buffet lunch. After lunch in the afternoon we will visit the Fortress of Ollantaytambo, there we will have the opportunity to walk through the town and get an idea of how this archaeological, religious and cultural center was during the Inca Empire. On the way back to Cusco we will make a stop in the town of Chinchero, where we will observe the process of alpaca wool and we will also visit the Archaeological Complex of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal hacienda of Túpac Inca Yupanqui are located. At the end of the excursion we will return to Cusco.
It is made up of groups of archaeological remains, including platforms, aqueducts, paths associated with walls and portals, channeled watercourses, cemeteries and bridges.
It was built during the Inca era as a fortified area that includes a temple, platforms and an urban sector. Two sectors can be distinguished: one called "Araqama Ayllu", an area linked to worship and religion; and the second "Qosqo Ayllu", a complex dedicated to housing.
In the workshops of the artisan associations, the entire weaving process is exhibited daily, from the washing of the wool, to the final product, in which one can witness the spinning, dyeing and weaving techniques that the people still practice. Chincherino.
Currently, Chinchero textiles are well known for their dedication in the production and for maintaining the Inca textile tradition as a base, mainly for its well-known "LORAYPO" fabric.