Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas Cities
- 1Peru71 reviews
Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu, and also the old capital of the Inca Empire. It is said that Cusco is the shape of a Puma. You could fly into Cusco airport, then take a train from here to Aguas Calientes. Take a bus/car and start a tour from here through the Sacred Valley. Cusco has many hotels, eateries, historical ...
- 2Peru8 reviews
Land of Sacred Valley means literally whatever we put into the soil, it grows! Full of fertile land around this Andes region.
- 3Peru23 reviews
Small town with not much to do but everyone is there to go to Machu Picchu anyway. Definitely worth going out for a drink and mingling with other travelers if you have the energy! Everything is overpriced though, no surprise there...
- 4Peru4 reviews
The river and surrounding hillside scenery are beautiful but, aside from a few nice properties, Urubamba itself has little to offer. If I were to do my trip over again, I'd probably opt for simpler accommodations and stay in Ollantaytambo which is much more charming.
- 5Peru11 reviews
Ollantaytambo was our first city stop along the Inca Trail en route to Machu Picchu. The ruins towered above the town and were amazing sights to see. Hike to the top of the ruins for great photo ops of the city below and valley beyond. The town felt safe during the day and night. Locals we came into contact were ...
- 6Peru5 reviews
Less know then the Pisac market, this is the place to go to buy your souvenirs. Easy to reach from Cusco. Prices are much cheaper and goods more authentic. Every Sunday, people form the nearby villages come down from the mountains. Smiles, colours, freshly fished trouts, easy to spend an entire day walking around.