Sacred Valley of the Incas
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the Southern Sierra in Peru that contains many famous and beautiful Inca ruins. It was called the Sacred Valley because it contains some of the best land in the region and was not a part of the Incan Empire but the property of the Emperor or Inca himself.
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Cuzco, located in the Southern Sierras is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire.
Machu Picchu is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of Peru. Located at 2,430 metres, this UNESCO World Heritage …
Ollantaytambo is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas near Cuzco in the Southern Sierra region of Peru.
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Aguas Calientes is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to Machu Picchu, and the principal access point to the site.
Choquequirao is in Sacred Valley of the Incas of Peru. It's a two day hike to Choquequirao from Cachora or Huanipaca.
Moray - is the name of the Incan ruins near the town of Maras, Peru that sits six hundred meters above Urubamba and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Pisac is a small town about 35 km from Cuzco. Pisac is best known for its Sunday market, but is also known for some ruins dating from about the same time as Machu Picchu.
Mollepata is a decent-sized Peruvian mountain town. A few hours' drive away from Cuzco, it is the launching-off point for backpackers taking the Salkantay trail.
Urubamba is a small town in Peru within the Sacred Valley of the Incas. One hour and thirty minutues from Cusco airport by dirt road.
This page is about the town in Peru. For the Turkish city, see Kahramanmaras. Maras is a city in the Sacred Valley of Peru.
Salineras is a cultural site in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Admission is S/ 5, but collection is inconsistent and unregulated.
Tipón on the south-eastern route from Cuzco, is one of the most interesting samples of agricultural terracing and water management developed by the Incas.
Yucay is a village in Peru.
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