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Private Full-Day Tour of Ollantaytambo from Cusco
"Visit the amazing Ollantaytambo archaeological Site and learn about its history and archaeology researches which give you more details about the meaning of such a wonderful and inexplicable site. 8:00amDuring this first and unique day we are going to imposing works of agricultural infrastructure composed by hundreds of platforms channels checkpoints and domestic and ceremonial buildings. They also had a bridged to connect the village with the Inca Trail and they raised urban satellites on the route to Machu Picchu. The Manyaraqui Square with its sources was believed to be a place to worship the water. 10:30amTrek to Pinkuilluna Mountain for about 3 hours. Over the Pinkuylluna or Tunupa hill you will see massive stone buildings of 2 or 3 floors which are presumed to be agricultural reservoirs (colcas) or viewpoints. Appreciate also a huge stone that resembles the Inca face watching Ollantaytambo. The town of Ollantaytambo is called ""Living Inca City"" because its residents live according to th
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Private Full-Day Sacred Valley Tour from Cusco
"After a pick up and briefing at your hotel by your private guide you will begin your day.8:00am: Start your tour of the Sacred Valley by visiting the impressive ruins of Pisac to appreciate the agricultural terraces and the mysterious cemetery around the site. Then visit the colorful handicraft market of Pisac where you can see a variety of crafts textiles paintings silver jewelry and more things at affordable prices.10:30am: Drive for about an hour to visit the impressive Salineras of Maras. Walk along the ponds where the local people work on the salt evaporation process that has been in use since pre-Inca times.1
From $150.00
 
Machu Picchu by Train Full-Day Tour
"Pickup from your hotel in Cusco will be at approximately 4am. You will be transferred to Ollantaytambo to catch the train to the town of Aguas Calientes. The entire trip from Cusco to Aguas Calientes takes about 4 hours in total with many spectacular views along the way as you pass through lush fields and colorful villages in the foothills of the Andes. You will also see the Urubamba River.From Aguas Calientes you will have bus trip up to Machu Picchu that zigzags up the mountain and last approximately 30 minutes.When you reach Machu Picchu you will have a 2-hour guided tour around the site. You will see the Main Plaza the Circular Tower the Sacred Solar Clock the Royal Quarters
From $563.00

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Main Urubamba Road Km. 74.5, Urubamba, Peru
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Pisaq Km 69, Carretera Cusco, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Higuspurco, Urubamba, Peru
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Salineras de Maras

This is one of only two major attractions near Maras. The other are the Moray agricultural terraces. The mines, which the locals call "salineras", are a popular stop for travelers looking to see...
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Town Square Monument

Although the nearby salt mines are a popular tourist attraction, the town itself is not. I actually had no intention of stopping here, but our driver did, so I thought I might as well have a look...
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Iglesia Cristo Rey

This small church is located in the main square of Maras. Though not particularly impressive, I thought it would be worth mentioning, as there isn't a whole lot to see in this town. I have no idea...
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utttz

"salinas and inca labs"
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cbeaujean

"inca salt works in amazing surroundings"
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briantravelman

"Peruvian Mining Town"
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FreeCloud

"Freecloud's Maras\Salinas"
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Maillekeul

"Salt and pepper..."
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