The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the ideal place to visit the main tourist attractions in the area. Among the 5 main places that you can visit are: Chinchero, Andenes de Moray, Salinera de Maras, the Archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and the Complete Archaeological Site of Pisac. If you are planning your trip to Cusco, I recommend you visit all these tourist attractions in the Sacred Valley.
To get to the Sacred Valley there are several options, it can be through a tour, either through a shared or private group. You can also go on your own (Taking Local Mobility) but it will be more expensive and you will lose a lot of time.
Tour Sacred Valley of the Incas
Several agencies offer different tours to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas in a shared group.
Route 1 will give you a little more time to visit the tourist attractions.
Route 2 is a little faster, since you have to visit all the attractions and that is why the time is timed for each tourist attraction.
If you opt for a private tour to the Sacred Valley, you can choose your starting time and visit the tourist attractions you want. This is an excellent option if you want to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas in a private way.
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What to Visit in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
The archaeological center of Chinchero is located 28 kilometers from the city of Cusco and at this point you can visit; craft centers, platforms, main square and its Church that has a lot of tradition.
Platforms of Moray
The Platforms of Moray are located 38 kilometers from the city of Cusco and at this point you can see the archaeological site that has various microclimates that were optimal for agricultural research, Moray has a series of platforms in the shape of circles.
Maras Salt Mines
The Salinera de Maras is located 41 kilometers from the city of Cusco. This tourist attraction is really very beautiful, and you can see 3000 salt wells. Salt wells are formed by salty water falling from a natural spring. Currently this salt is used in different restaurants in the Sacred Valley and is also exported abroad.
The city of Ollantaytambo is known as the living Inca city, and is located 90 kilometers from the city of Cusco. Ollantaytambo was a strategic military, religious and agricultural center. And later the town served as a shelter for the Inca nobility. Ollantaytambo is currently one of the main tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley and for many it is the starting point for the trip to Machu Picchu.
The archaeological complex of Pisac is located 30 kilometers from the city of Cusco. Here you will be able to observe its system of platforms and carved stone enclosures, you will also be able to see the Inca cemetery, aqueducts and channeled water channels.