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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most visitors that come to Peru end up going to Cusco and visiting Machu Picchu. Both destinations are spectacular and relatively easy to visit as most tourist agencies have the two areas well covered even though reservations, particularly for visiting Machu Picchu, must be made...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DA-la-cali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good friend of mine recomemnded us Percy as a tour guide and we are happy to do the same - we can highly recommended it to anyone who is searching for a knowledgeable and a responsible guide. Apart from providing us with a broad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a full day tour of the Sacred Valley with Sam Travel Peru that included both driver and guide. There were only five of us, which made for a comfortably-sized group. Starting in Cusco, the tour included the Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, Pisac ruins,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village of Chinchero is on an Inca site at about 28 km from Cuzco and at an altitude of 3475 m. It's a place where you can feel the Inca atmosphere as Inca's walls are still there, with ladies in traditional costumes, peasants still...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank huahine2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day in the Sacred Valley touring and shopping and looking around and it's beautiful. The Valley is lush and green, and the hiking around and up the steps and sights made for a fun day. I think a night or two in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Becky T
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Compared to what we've learned during our tour here with Gris, the Machu Picchu has much less to share, even if it looks amazing. The history behind all the sites we've visited with her and our small group of 4 others left me impressed on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

A great tour of the Valley. The buildings were incredible - in both the construction and design. Making them earthquake proof, the skills of the stonemasons have to be seen to be believed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank martins251
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We spent one night there while visiting Machupichu. Incredible town. Nice restaurants and shops. Beautiful views. Highly recommended if you want to take a true break from your daily rush. Everyone is nice and plenty of tourists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas A
Reviewed November 16, 2018

The Sacred Valley was better than we expected. Even if we paid twice the price, at the end of the day you get what you pay for as we heard from another couple of our hotel that their tour was very touristy and not comparable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank taschtripus
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We went on a tour with Kaypi, a local group, that gave more insight (we compared with friends who did other tours) into the less commercial and more historical nature of this region. According to Inca mythology, the valley had a sacred character because the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ashwin S
November 4, 2018|
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Response from thisgirl_Gray | Reviewed this property |
I think you will be fine even though you dont know Spanish. Many of the local shop keepers also speak english. I also think it's fine to go on your own, but you may consider hiring a guide to take you out there as this may... More
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shanelletownsend
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Mario S | Reviewed this property |
We used Sun Gate Tours. they were very good. We took the train from Aqua Caliente in the morning and arrived in Cusco the same day. Yes, in 1 day. Sorry for my late reply.
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from cw0108 | Reviewed this property |
Are you using a tour guide? We used Runa Nan. Fantastic! We spent about 2 hours at ruins in Ollaytantambo and then back through the sacred valley to our retreat center which was 1 1/2 hours from Cusco. I think it is doable... More
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aprilluv4
new york
Biking, what place would be most scenic (4 Replies)
Another question, Since I will be in both Lima and Cusco, I am unsure which biking excursion would be the most scenic. The choices in Lima are Pachacamac Temple and Lurin Valley or Olleros in the province of Huarochirí. In Cusco there is the Maras and moray or the Sacred valley of the Incas. If anyone has been to any of these places, please share your opinion, it would be very appreciated!!
January 26, 2007|
Response fromtravel10000|
Maras/Moray/Salinas trip is in the Sacred Valley. I am also thinking of biking there, but wonder what kind of trails those are. I was going to get to the Valley and then decide once we are there and talk to the biking place and see how we feel with the altitude. Anyway, if you do it please post more info about it after your return. Thanks!
GrandCacao
NYC
Honeymoon in Peru. (4 Replies)
Anyone have suggestions on staying at the following: We know they are all wonderful but this is our honeymoon and want to do it in style. They all seem wonderful. We will be there after MP and the HB Train. Only for two nights 3 days. Please advise. The Splendid Sacred Valley of the Incas or Junior Suite - Oxygenated Junior Suite at Hotel Monasterio or The house for two people at KR in SV Thanks Grandcacao
December 19, 2007|
Response fromromit1|
The Junior Suite at Hotel Monasterio is the best choice for a honeymoon, KR in more suitable for a budget travel.
MeoMeo6789
Cusco - Scared Valley of the Incas - Day Tour Operator (1 Replies)
Hi everyone, I was just hoping if anyone knows a reliable tour operator that provides a day tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas from Cusco? I am interested in operators that (1) give you enough time to explore and appreciate a site, (2) keep their promises - unless for reasons out of their control, (3) not outrageously expensive, (4) good communication Thanks a lot for your help :)
August 08, 2018|
Response fromPa0I0|
Your best option is to hire a taxi to tour the sacred valley on your own. 2 full days would be ideal to visit all the sites: (Awanakancha), (Ccochahuasi), Pisac, (inkary museum), Ollantaytambo, chinchero, Maras 7 Moray. Your hotel in Cusco can help you hire a taxi for a day/hours with a short notice. If you plan to start early, just arrange something the day before. You will be able to go at your own pace & you can hire guides at the entrance of most sites. Organized group tours...More