Explore the gorgeous green mountains of Peru’s Sacred Valley and get to know Andean culture on the one day Inca Trail tour. Gain insight into the Andean way of life as you visit the Urubamba Market and have two traditional Andean meals. Get close to history as you learn about the ancient rock carvings of the Chinchero caves. Along the Inca Trail from Chinchero to Urquillos, you can soak in the landscape and spot wild animals.
Duration: Full Day
Start location: Sacred Valley of the Incas
End location: Cusco
8:00 am – 8:40 am — Pick up from your hotel in the Sacred Valley and drive to Urubamba Market, where you will take a light, Andean-style breakfast and receive a brief explanation about the market, its vendors, and its products
8:40am – 11:00am — Transportation takes you to Chinchero, where you will explore the mysterious caves of the area and learn about their rock carvings
11:00am – 2:00pm — Hike the Inca Trail in the beautiful mountains of the Sacred Valley. Enjoy the greenery and look for wild Andean llamas, alpacas, and eagles. You will have a small picnic next to the river, halfway up the mountain toward Urquillos.
2:00pm – 3:00pm — An indigenous local “Mamacha” will be waiting for you in her own home with a delicious lunch cooked with ingredients native to the area and prepared using traditional, ceramic cookware. As you enter the home of a native Andean, you will gain a deeper understanding of life in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
3:30pm– 4:30pm — Drive back to your hotel in Cusco.
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