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Sacred Valley - 2021 - Peru

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The Sacred Valley is set between Cusco and Machu Picchu. It was one of several main routes in the Incan empire. We spent a week checking out many of the ruins that still stand today and are ready for exploration.


  • get a 10-day pass to see most of the sites in the Sacred Valley and Cusco
  • several of these can take an entire day to explore: Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Chinchero (w/ waterfall hike, Perolnyoc
  • get a guide at either Ollantaytambo or Pisac

Trip Map


Ollantaytambo - major trading hub and spot between Incan religious sites. It has a Sun temple and water temple.

Chinchero - agriculture and religious site

Humantay - a cool crystal blue lake in the Andes along part of the Inca Trail

Pisac - a large settlement

Moray - research area for crops and climate

salt mines of Maras



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Posted by MurkTravels 22:18 Archived in Peru Tagged peru machupicchu cusco sacredvalley 2021

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