Sacred Valley: Chinchero, Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo Private or Small-Group

7 to 8 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 7
Mobile ticket


This is the perfect day trip for those looking to experience a mix of culture as well as natural beauty. Learn the ancient textile techniques of Chichero weavers, the salt mines of Maras, farming Terraces of Moray, discover the handmade process of the sacred drink of the Incas 'Chicha' and the Citadel of Ollantaytambo will take your breath away. Don't forget that if you book with advance time a VSA photographer will be part of your adventure. (coordinate the details by message)

Why Visit South America?

-This tour is a private or 6 small group adventure.

-We connect with the communities: We visit a local house where premium handmade textiles are produced where the locals teach you the manufacturing process step by step. Also, we visit a local Peruvian bar where they produce the famous drink of the Incas 'Chicha'

-Enjoy local gastronomy! Our guide will help you choose among the best restaurants in the Sacred Valley to enjoy a different gastronomic experience.


  • Private transportation
  • Parking Fees
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Entry/Admission - Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
  • Entry/Admission - Moray
  • Entry/Admission - Salinas de Maras
  • Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru

Duration: Full Day- 7am- 4:00pm

Distance: 1hr hiking (entire day spread out)

Elevation: 3400m – 3, 380m – 2, 790m

Difficulty: Easy

At 8 am your VSA mountain guide and our driver will pick up you from your hotel. We drive for about 45 minutes and stop by the small town of Chinchero to learn about the ancient techniques of arts and textiles by local people of the area. A truly unique experience! We then continue to visiting Moray, the agricultural testing site of the Incas while passing through beautiful green lush valleys and begin to see snow capped peaks of the Andes. The Incas carved out the dome-like shaped into the ground to test out optimal growing temperatures for difference crops. After spending 30-45minutes exploring, we drive 15minutes to Maras, where we will explore and learn about the ancient salt mines. We will see 3, 000 salt pools carved into the mountain which is fed by a mountain stream of water dating back to pre-Inca times. After exploring the area, we drive about 45 minutes to our final stop of Ollantaytambo before returning to Cusco. The Citadael of Ollantaytambo is an incredible site. Marvel at well-preserved features such as the Temple of the Sun and Manyaraqui Square while observing the megaton rock structures, terraces, and steps leading up to the highest point. The entire tour will leave you breathless as you step back in time to experiences the landscapes and ruins of the Inca. Once we have completed the tour, we will return to Cusco arriving by 4:00pm.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero, Chinchero 08651 Peru

We'll learn about traditional women Tissue and coloring techniques.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Salinas de Maras, Carreta a Maras, Maras 08655 Peru

Maras are incredible salt mines that date back to pre-Inca times.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Moray Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Maras 08655 Peru

Moray is known as the ancient Inca agricultural testing site.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru

A massive Inca fortress with large stone terraces on a hillside

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
November 2019

I can not say enough about this tour group, they truly surpassed my expectations and made for one unbeatable trip. Noe was our tour guide for the day and I still am having trouble grasping how he remembered so much about each site we stopped at. It was an amazing first day and set the tone for th...

August 2019

Good vibes, good times. The guys at VSA really went all out to provide us with an unforgettable experience in the sacred valley. They know all the unique places to visit and fine tune the details so all goes by smoothly. Got some really valuable photo tips from Hilton along our journey. Highly re...

Jennie K
July 2019

This tour, along with our Tres Rainbows hike with Visit South America were the highlights of our vacation to Peru. We had Noah for our guide on the Sacred Valley tour and he was so knowledgeable, personable and entertaining. He also took some great photos! He knew where to go at each location to ...

June 2019

So far an amazing experience for a day trip in Cusco! Small Group, I felt as if I had traveled with family and close friends :) the guide, driver and also the timing of the tour was really good! Noah was our personal photographer, providing us the best tips & Advices for perfect pics! can't wait ...

Nadia P
December 2019

J ai adoré très intéressant et paysages et ruines magnifiques. C est typique du pays. Apporter beaucoup eau due a l altitude vous aurez soif. Apporter des médicaments pour le mal des hauteurs car l autobus est à flanc de montagne avec précipice d un côté. Très bon chauffeur de camionnette. App...

Marianne D
November 2019

Comunicação rápida e fácil com a empresa por whatts. Fizemos a reserva com antecedência. Cumpriram com o prometido, pontualidade no horário para apanharmos no hotel. Guia Noah muito atencioso. Maras paisagem incrível.

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