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Sacred Valley Community - Small Group Tour

Sacred Valley Community - Small Group Tour

Sacred Valley Community - Small Group Tour

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Depart from Cuzco for the town of Pisac, located in the heart of the Sacred Valley on the Urubamba river. The Sacred Valley was very important for the Inca Empire. The Incas built great citadels, scientific stations, and cities throughout this valley.
Pisac is a great place to see Andean life up close. As well as having a Sunday mass given in the Quechua language, Pisac is also home to a bustling craft market where the barter system is still an accepted method for buying goods. Explore the market and maybe barter for a few items yourself before heading out of town to a smaller community. Along the way, take in the spectacular landscape of the region.
Communities are still living in a very traditional way cultivating wheat, potatoes, corn, beans and quinoa to name a few. The region is home to 3000 varieties of potatoes and is essential to the Andean cuisine. On arrival, experience a day in the life of a local community. Depending on the season and the activity on that day, you can be harvesting the fields, fishing, cooking, playing football, painting houses or school, building roofs or teaching kids. There is always something to do to help the community. The activity will probably be interrupted by the local "mamas" that will be offering you to join for a meal.
It will then be time to thank the host and visit the near by Ollantaytambo archaeological site for an insight into the past. Then make your way back to Cuzco through more incredible landscape, land of stories and anecdotes that your local guide will share on the way.
Includes
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Lunch
- Activity at the community
- Entrance fee to the Ollantaytambo archaeological site
Excludes
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
Please Note
- Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.
- As Latin Americans can be very concerned of appearance, it is recommended for guests to be conservative in their outfits. Outside of beach areas, halter tops and very short shorts should not be worn. When visiting churches or religious sites shoulders and knees should be covered.
- Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour.
Languages
English

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