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Private Tour: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Amaru Community Visit

Pisac, PE
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Private Tour: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Amaru Community Visit

Pisac, PE
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Experience the magic of the Andean community with this private tour of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and Amaru. Immerse yourself in the traditional way of life as you visit Amaru and witness their exquisite textile work and taste a variety of Andean potatoes. Explore the vibrant Pisac Market, where you can find unique souvenirs and locally grown produce. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Pisac, strategically positioned to overlook the picturesque valley, and learn about their religious and agricultural significance. Journey back in time in Ollantaytambo, where you can witness the architectural marvels of the Incan empire and visit a local Andean house to observe their daily activities. End the day by relaxing and reflecting on this unforgettable experience. Book this private tour now to create memories that will last a lifetime.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 10 hours
  • Suitable for 2-10 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the local Andean community of Amaru
  • Try a variety of potatoes and see beautiful textile work
  • Explore the ruins in Pisac and shop at the market
  • Experience the town of Ollantaytambo frozen in time
  • Climb up to enjoy the view of the Valley from the ruins
  • Lunch
  • Entrances
  • All transfers and transportation on a private van
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Local taxes
  • Professional driver
  • Gratuities

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Introduction

Experience the rich culture and breathtaking landscapes of the Sacred Valley on a private tour of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and the Amaru community. This exclusive tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the traditional way of life of the Andean people and witness their remarkable textile work. Begin your journey with a visit to the vibrant Pisac market, where villagers from the mountains come to sell their produce and handmade crafts. Explore the fascinating ruins of Pisac, strategically positioned to overlook the valley and offering stunning panoramic views. Next, travel to Ollantaytambo, a town frozen in time, where you can explore ancient Incan architecture and learn about the daily life of the local people. This private tour not only allows you to discover the region's historical sites but also introduces you to the customs and traditions of the Amaru community. Discover the beauty, heritage, and warmth of the Andean culture on this unforgettable adventure.

What to expect?

Embark on a 10-hour journey through the heart of the Sacred Valley, visiting the charming town of Pisac, the captivating ruins of Ollantaytambo, and the local Andean community of Amaru. Learn about the traditional way of life as you witness artisans weaving beautiful textiles and cultivating crops. Sample delicious Andean potatoes and corn, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Pisac market, filled with unique treasures and local delicacies. Marvel at the ancient ruins of Pisac, where religious, military, and agricultural structures once thrived. Explore the well-preserved archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and gain insight into the fascinating Incan civilization. By the end of this tour, you will have gained a deeper understanding of the Andean culture, history, and natural beauty that make the Sacred Valley a must-visit destination.

Who is this for?

This private tour is perfect for travelers seeking a deeper connection with local cultures and history. It is suitable for adventurous individuals and families who appreciate immersive experiences and have a keen interest in learning about different ways of life. History enthusiasts will delight in exploring ancient ruins and listening to captivating stories behind them. Art and textile enthusiasts will appreciate the opportunity to witness the intricate weaving techniques of the Andean people. Nature lovers will be awestruck by the breathtaking landscapes of the Sacred Valley. This tour is designed to be inclusive and welcoming to all travelers, regardless of age or background, encouraging cultural appreciation and understanding.

Why book this?

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the highlights of the Sacred Valley with this private tour. Traveling with a knowledgeable guide, you'll gain access to insider information and lesser-known insights, allowing you to truly connect with the amazing Andean culture. Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Amaru community, as they share their traditions and way of life with you. Explore the bustling Pisac market, where you can find unique souvenirs and indulge in local delicacies. Discover the architectural wonders of Ollantaytambo and step back in time as you enter preserved Incan houses. This tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, providing an unforgettable and enriching experience.

Good to know

This private tour has a duration of approximately 10 hours, offering ample time to fully immerse yourself in the Sacred Valley's wonders. Comfortable clothing and footwear are recommended, as the tour involves some walking and exploration of archaeological sites. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the day. Keep in mind that the altitude in the Sacred Valley can vary, so it's advisable to acclimatize before embarking on this adventure. The private tour ensures a personalized and flexible experience, allowing you to spend more time where you're most interested. Prepare to be captivated by the Andean culture, breathtaking landscapes, and warm hospitality that awaits you in the Sacred Valley.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this private tour have expressed their delight in experiencing the vibrant culture and stunning landscapes of the Sacred Valley. They have praised the friendly and knowledgeable guides who have provided fascinating insights into the history and traditions of the Amaru community. Visitors have been captivated by the architectural marvels and panoramic views at Pisac and Ollantaytambo. The immersive nature of the tour has allowed them to develop a deeper appreciation for Andean culture and heritage. Travelers highly recommend this private tour for adventurers seeking a unique and authentic experience in the Sacred Valley, away from crowded tourist spots. They have described their journey as unforgettable, enlightening, and a highlight of their travels in Peru.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

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Your Itinerary

Pisac Market

Your private tour starts with hotel pickup in Cusco. Meet your guide and board a vehicle to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First, you will visit the Andean community of Amaru, where you will experience the daily life of a typical mountain community and see how they weave textiles, including belts and blankets. Also, witness how these people grow and harvest their produce and even taste the different types of delicious Andean potatoes and corn. Continue your tour to Pisac, which has a large daily market full of goods for both tourists and locals. Villagers come from the mountains to the market to sell their home-grown produce and unique handmade arts and crafts. This is a famous and recommended place to find a wide variety of interesting souvenirs at great prices. After exploring the market, visit the incredible Pisaq Ruins.

Pisac

Pisaq ruins are a magnificent collection of ruins that served religious, military and agricultural purposes. Learn from your guide, how the ruins were built in a strategic position overlooking the valley and now providing stunning scenery. Walk by marvels such as a Sun Temple, a cemetery, water ducts and agricultural terraces. After this incredible visit, head to the beautiful valley to Ollantaytambo.

Admission Included

Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is one of the last Incan refuges during Spanish colonization. Step back in time as many of the houses and buildings continue to stand from the Incan empire and display original architecture. You will have a chance to enter one of these houses, observe the building and the way in which people used to live. Then, you will visit the powerful and impressive Ollantaytambo ruins, temples and terraces. These sites are still very well-preserved since the Spanish conquest and provide an insight into how towns were designed during the Incan period. Finally, visit a local Andean house to see the daily life and activities of the people. After your private Sacred Valley tour, you will be driven back to your hotel where can take the rest of the evening to relax.

Admission Included

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