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Tracing an astoundingly beautiful course from Cusco to Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley encompasses the heartland of the ancient Inca Empire with the historic citadels of Pisac and Ollantaytambo standing guard over the opposite edges of this steep-sided river valley. Agriculturally exploited by the Incas, the fertile alluvial plain is fed by the Urubamba River, which passes the ancient villages of Calca and Yucay on its journey downstream to the Amazon.

Of all the ruins in Peru, Pisac and Ollantaytambo are perhaps the most evocative. Spectacularly stood on a mountain spur, the fortress of Pisac towers over the colonial village and affords magnificent panoramas across the valley. Centuries-old terraces are lined with rock-cut water ducts and steps and the Templo del Sol can rival anything at Machu Picchu. Constructed around a protrusion of volcanic rock, the temple is believed to have been used to calculate the changing of the season. Further north, the incredible ruins of Ollantaytambo are defended by giant, steep terraces with several stone storehouses built on the surrounding hills. Hemmed in by snow-capped mountains, Ollantaytambo is an awe-inspiring sight and one of the few existing examples of an Inca grid system.

Retaining a traditional Andean charm, the villages of Calca and Yucay line the road between Pisac and Ollantaytambo. The village of Calca is popular for the thermal baths located beneath the suspended glaciers of Mt. Sahuasiray. Late September and early October are a great time to visit when the village comes alive with local fiestas. Yucay is home to the exquisite stone walls of a ruined Inca palace with a number of Inca terraces nearby.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Sacred Valley, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Peru

Machu Picchu | Peru | South America
The Machu Warrior
7 days FROM $1,559

Spend a week retracing the steps of the ancient Inca civilization, highlighted by the spectacular Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. Explore cobble-stoned Cuzco with its lively atmosphere and plethora of things to see and do!

Local musician | Peru | South America
Peruvian Poncho
8 days FROM $2,639

Discover the very essence of Peru staying in the heart of the lush Amazon rainforest and journeying to the incredible Inca city of Machu Picchu with time in the country’s most vibrant cities.

Local family | Peru | South America
Trails to Titicaca
15 days FROM $3,299

See the best of Peru with fascinating Inca ruins, colourful Indian markets, spectacular mountain scenery and the lush landscapes of the Amazon rainforest. End with a little taste of Bolivia and the dizzy heights of La Paz.

Laguna Colorada | Bolivia | South America
Chile to Peru Express
15 days FROM $3,919

Explore the world's driest desert and the stunning salt flats of Bolivia. Continue on to Peru and the fascinating Sacred Valley and world-famous Machu Picchu before finishing up in Lima.

Resident llamas | Peru | South America
Lima Llama Land
21 Days FROM $3,929

Absorb Peru’s majestic spirit completely with this all-encompassing tour of Peru. Starting and ending in the fascinating capital of Lima we journey through the lush Amazon Jungle, marvel at the magnificent Lake Titicaca, witness the barren Altiplano deserts, walk the trails of the Incas and meet the colourful locals.

Uros Islanders on Lake Titicaca | Peru | South America
Incas Amazon & Islands
21 days FROM $4,449

Experience the wonders of Peru and Bolivia on this fascinating trip through some of the world's most spectacular scenery. Travel through parched deserts, marvel at snowcapped mountains, trek through pristine rainforests nd visit some of the oldest civilisations in South America.

The Amazon | South America
Journey to the Equator
37 days FROM $6,439

Journey through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery as we explore the highlights of Peru and end in Bolivia’s beautiful capital. Experience the Amazon Jungle and Lake Titicaca, and hike the legendary Inca Trail. Visit one of the deepest canyons in the world and the remarkable desert etchings of Nazca.

Machu Picchu | Peru | South America
Into the Incan Empire
8 days FROM $2,939

This classic journey through the Inca heartland of Peru takes you from elegant Lima to Cuzco and its archaeological riches. Explore megalithic fortresses and ancient terraces, traditional Andean villages and colourful markets before culminating in the spectacular ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu.

Local family | Peru | South America
Canyon Deep, Aymara High
17 days FROM $4,139

Discover the treasures of Peru from the spectacular depths of Colca Canyon to the dizzying heights of Machu Picchu and the Incan citadel. Take in the floating islands of Lake Titicaca staying with the local Aymara people before delving into the exotic Amazon Rainforest for a jungle experience.

Tailormade Holidays to Sacred Valley

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in Peru — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Sacred Valley.

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