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Reviewed 1 week ago

The inca site is high in the hills overlooking stunning valleys and mountains. It's at around 3500 metres so walking around the ruins gets your lungs working. Advice is to arrive early - we were there at 9am. Any time after 10.30 and the place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance to the park has maps outlining the various trails and the degree of difficulty. The site is an interesting hike through Inca ruins with fabulous views of the Sacred Valley. Recommend going with a guide to get an in depth insight to the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sequoia44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour bus stopped here to allow us to climb the steps and view the incredible amount of work done here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sander s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pisac is an impressive Inca site in the northern Sacred Valley. There are excellent views of the terraces and buildings. The burial sites in the mountains are interesting too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! The views are stunning. The stonework is once again impressive and intact. The rows and rows of terraces are cool. Be ready to hike this one, 2 to 3 hours, and take in the granduer of this site! It's not Macchu Pichu, but it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pisac ruins is the largest complex of terraces in the area and a masterpiece of the agriculture if the Inca Empire. It's amazing to see their accomplishments throughout the Sacred Valley. They used this site for agriculture...built on steep hills at high altitude...really unbelievable... over...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pisak is a wonderful site. The history we learned and the information about the construction of the site by the Incas is outstanding. There are two different sections to visit. There is one temple where all the tourists go but take the time to go...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dalinec458
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pisac was one of the stops on our Sam Travel Peru Sacred Valley Tour. We spent over two hours at its fabulous Incan ruins, known as Parque Arqueológico de Pisaq or Inca Pisac. The site served military (protecting the southern entrance to the Sacred Valley),...More

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

Incredible Inca citadell on top of the hill behind Pisac! The market is also nice to see even if equal to all the others.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lillypi1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A truly learning experience, our guide was very good. Easier to do than other archaeological sites. Don't miss it.. Plus, amazing views.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Joco1026 | Reviewed this property |
We booked with Mapi Travel. We were doing a 2 day 1 night tour that included Pisac, Urubama, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu.
March 2, 2017|
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Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
I have the same question as Lenke_13: what can of brace you wear ? A cab or private taxi or private tour can bring you to the ruins of Pisac. . The views you have - if you can walk - are amazing. in the beginning you have a... More
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Need help with trip to Cusco/SV on 3/19 - 3/27 (13 Replies)
We will be arriving in Cusco on March 19 and returning to Lima on March 27. I have various things I want to do and see and am not sure what to try and see and what to skip. I have been looking at maps and tour sites and just don't know how much time to allow for each visit. I really need some suggestions on my itinerary. First I will list the things I want to do (not in order) and then I'll list my possible itinerary. 1. Visit Pisac Market on Sunday 2. Visit Pisac ruins 3. Visit/see how...More
February 15, 2011|
Response fromGotmudd|
Thank you both for the information. I have given it alot of thought and think I would like to stay in Pisac the night before we tour the market on Sunday, so this would put us there our first night. I gather from your info that Sunday can be spent at the market, exploring the town and touring the ruins. I did get a better feel for where the cities are located and think one night in Pisac is good and then we should make our second night in Ollantaytambo. I have been in contact with two atv...More
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Base in Pisac or Ollantamyambo? (3 Replies)
Where should we base ourselves for spending 2-3 days in the Sacred Valley? We'd like to trek and visit some ruins and explore the town of Ollantaytambo.
May 09, 2007|
Response fromxochitl|
I would rather stay in Urubamba which is almost in the center of the SV from where I can visit and be closer to most sites. Check this forum for Urubamba recommended hotels.
sacred valley and machu picchu (2 Replies)
We are planning to do the SV and MP while on our trip in Peru. I have been going through the posts but still have some questions. The plan is to: Day 1: Arrive in Cusco (morning) and take taxi/bus to SV, perhaps straight from airport. I thought we should start with pisac, doing the salt mines on the way. Questions: 1) How long does the trip take from cusco airport to pisac, if you do the salt mines on the way? 2) Is it possible to take a taxi from the airport straight to...More
August 26, 2008|
Response fromxochitl|
1.- About 40 minutes. The salt mines are NOT on the way from Cusco city to Pisac 2.- Yes. Around $35-40 3.- Not important, you can buy yr tickets in Aguas Calientes. The tickets office is opened from 5:30 am until 10 pm. Not limit to the number of visitors. Day 2 : I would recommend you stay in Urubamba. Good hotels, check the reviews here. Its half way between Pisac and Olly and has the best restaurants. Its actually close to the Salt mines as well. 3.- Contact Sophie at...More