Cuzco Sacred Valley one day
Pick up from your hotel at 8:00 am in order to go to Chinchero village
We visit a typical craft center where the local people of the area will show us whole process o the textiles elaboration, they get the natural colors from the local plants from the Andes and weave with the Alpaca’s wool. they dye with natural essence of the plants such as Chilca (Baccharis latifolia), Molle (Scinus molle), Cochinilla (Dactylopius coccus) and some minerals for obtaining the different colors.
Then we will visit the archeological Site of Chinchero, where you may get to see the Incas buildings and part of the colonial architecture.
Maras – Moray
The great agricultural experimentation center of the Incas where they tried to grow Coca Leaves in Cusco and several more products.
Then we will go to the salt mines of Maras where we can appreciate approximately 3000 salt ponds located in the mountain Qaqawiñay 3300 m.a.s.l. high.
Lunch at Sacred Valle Urubamba
After lunch, we go to Ollantaytambo, 2848 m.a.s.l. we appreciate the imposing buildings, such as Sucancas (Control towers), Qolqas (food storage) at the Incas’ time, the system of underground channels; appreciate the agricultural terraces and more.
Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)