Písac (in Quechua: P’isaq) is an archaeological complex that is in the homonymous district of the province of Calca, 1 is located 30 kilometers from the city of Cusco, 2 in Peru. The archaeological site is one of the most important and visited of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is located east of the Vilcabamba mountain range. As was customary in Inca architecture, cities were built on the basis of figurative strokes of animals. Archaeological Pisac assumes the shape of the puna partridge (Nohoprocta ornata branicti Taczanovski), 3 as expressed by its toponymy or original denomination.
During the incanato, Pachacuti conquered the region and built the town and a ceremonial center. At the time of the conquest he served as a fort for Manco Inca Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance. In Ollantaytambo there are resistance platforms (to avoid landslides), not agricultural as in the other archaeological sites of Cuzco. At present it is an important tourist attraction due to its Inca constructions and for being one of the most common starting points of the Inca road to Machu Picchu.
Chinchero is a Peruvian town. It is also the capital of the Chinchero district in the province of Urubamba, Cusco region. Cradle of the hero of Peruvian independence, Mateo Pumacahua who fought alongside the Angulo brothers of Cusco in 1814. It has a population of 1991 inhabitants in 1993. It is at an altitude of 3754 meters above sea level and located about 30 kilometers from the city of Cusco. The monumental zone of Chinchero was declared historical patrimony of Peru on December 28, 1972 by the R.S. N ° 2900-72-ED3 and Archaeological Park with the National Directive Resolution No. 515 of the year 2005.
We will go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas taking the route to Pisac, we will make a stop along the way to have a classic view of the Urubamba River, with crops that adorn the mountains as if they were colored carpets. We will arrive at the Archaeological Park of PISAC located in the high part of the mountain above the platforms, we can select, then we will visit the colorful market of Pisac where we will have free time to interact with the local artisans or to buy their souvenirs made to hand after this visit we will head towards Urubamba, capital of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch in a tourist restaurant and then continue to OLLANTAYTAMBO “World Capital of India, record a picturesque town that continued inhabited since the Inca era, this place was a strategic military, religious and agricultural center. The architectural setting is of exceptional interest for the size, style and originality of its buildings. On our way back to Cusco we will visit CHINCHERO, a town famous for its handmade fabrics using ancestral techniques in the process of spinning and dyeing the wool with natural dyes.After enjoying the wonder that our Mother Nature presents to us, we will return by the same route, where our transport awaits us and then we move for 1 hour to the lunch place, later we will return to Cusco approx. at 4:00 pm (Leave at the respective Hotel).
Daily departures – Hotel pick-up starts at 8 am.
The tour starts at 8:30, stops at Qorao and Mirador de Taray
Places to visit and duration of the visit:
Pisac Ruins – 1 hour approx.
Pisac Mercado – 30 minutes
Lunch in Urubamba – 1 hour
Ollantaytambo – 1 hour and 20
Chinchero – 30 minutes
• Tourist transport
• Bilingual Guide