Day trip

The Ultimate Sacred Valley tour: 12 hours of Inca history

Activity provider: Exploorperu

The Ultimate Sacred Valley tour: 12 hours of Inca history

Activity provider: Exploorperu

From US$ 129 per person

Arrive before the crowds while you discover Sacred Valley at its best: feed lovely alpacas, learn about weaving traditions, lunch in the famous Tunupa restaurant, Maras, Moray, and Ollantaytambo.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel or other accommodations in Cusco is included. In case your place is not accessible by car or van, your guide will communicate with you the afternoon before via Whatsapp to arrange a suitable meeting point. Pickup starts from 6:45 AM.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Meet lovely alpacas, feed them and make fun pictures
  • Maximize your time on every site we visit, no rushing
  • Personalized experience in small group of max 8 travelers
  • Lunch in highly ranked colonial styled hacienda Tunupa
  • Arrive before the crowds, our travelers favorite
Full description
It's the one Sacred Valley tour to rule them all: Experience the life in the Andes of Peru, the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Incas before visiting Machu Picchu. Carefully crafted, you'll enjoy an itinerary avoiding the crowds, our travelers favorite, and the right mix of Incan history and architecture, local living, and beautiful landscapes with views over the Andes. What will you get to see in this most comprehensive, 12-hour and well-ranked Sacred Valley tour? - Be fascinated about the alpaca weaving process using ancient techniques and natural ingredients (Chinchero). Enjoy a live demo with Roxana, who's part of the eldest family keeping these traditions alive. You also have the chance to feed lovely alpacas and take the coolest selfies with them! - A salty stream of water coming from the mountains. It's the origin of the Maras Salt Mines, and the view over thousands of artisanal salt pans is the perfect location for more impressive pictures and moments to capture. - You might know that potatoes come from Peru. But who would ́ve guessed that there are more than 3500 types? Learn how all this happened, and learn about the Incan agricultural techniques at the Moray land terraces. - Lunch in one of Sacred Valley's most famous restaurants. The beautiful Tunupa expects you with a rich buffet (vegan and vegetarian options available) - Finally, an Inca fortress in a mountain? This is the impressive archeological park of Ollantaytambo. Discover its architecture and enjoy the fresh breeze at the viewing point at the top of the park.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Small group tour (max 8)
  • Lunch buffet in highly ranked restaurant Tunupa
  • Please book at least 24h prior to the tour, to be able to process your reservation and avoid any last minute cancellations or worse, thank you.
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance ticket (80 Soles per person)
  • Soda/Beverages at restaurant (tea is included)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • Visually impaired people
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Drones
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

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Versatile excursion, interesting and friendly guide; We recommend

September 6, 2021

Very well organized, amazing local guide and very friendly. The places are just beautiful. I advise 100%

July 18, 2021

We had a fantastic day on our tour. The tour guide Luis was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and also very friendly. The lunch buffet was delicious too. We couldn't ask for a better day.

March 11, 2020

Product ID: 320848