Sacred valley hike - day trip to Pumamarka
Sacred valley hike: With this term, we have named to one of our best hiking programs to: Pumamarka Ancasmarca, an Inca site in the sacred valley. It is a fantastic day tour, that takes place in Pumamarka ravine, considered: between easy and medium challenge walk, at one of the ravines getting in to the sacred valley.
This hike is enjoyed by only few people in a month, advised for people who are staying in the sacred valley or Cusco city, willing to discover new places; Pumamarka is an interesting archaeological park, build in a quiet area, on a plateau with amazing view of the valley, and surrounding mountains.
The place shows dwellings, terraces, and tombs build at precipices, this is at a breathtaking location, with a lush forest at close by, and snow covered mountains view at a distance. Recommended place for nature lovers, or simply if you want to run away from the noise and pollution of the city.
It is one of the best day hikes through sacred valley, the site offers a great opportunity to; enjoy nature, and find yourself, the hike to pumamarka, despite its proximity to the sacred valley; for the joy of those who dare to conquer, it is far from the hustle, and bustle, which is found in many other archaeological sites; discover and enjoy incredible non frequented places, with expert local guides:
Visit this incredible sites, escorted by local, expert tour guides: For this sacred valley hike, we can begin in cusco city, from your hotel in the sacred valley, urubamba o ollantaytambo, Daily departures available (only in private tour).
here are some on the recommended hike options: huchuy qosqo hikes, hummingbird terraces hiking, rainbow mountain tour, humantay lake tours. A private tour.
Sacred Valley Hike Itinerary
At 8:00 in the morning, meet up at your hotel in the sacred valley, or Cusco city; then we drive towards ollantay tambo, from ollantay tambo we drive towards north, by a ravine for about 20 minutes, once arriving to the road end, we walk by a grassy path, the hike passes by local farming land, along the way we will see crops, nice structures build with stones, that were used to store crops in inca times.
At arriving at the archaeological we will enter and see many dwellings, with stones and covered with clay-stucco, there is also a large building with many waterways facing to south, and small buildings facing to the north. After some relax time, we return to ollantaytambo and visit the old Inca town as well as the archaeological park, after this tour we will drive you back to your hotel in Urubamba.
As optional, we can include, extension by train from ollantaytambo to aguas calientes. there are several train schedules that we can take, we also can do it on backwards, at your arrival to train station, our guide can meet you and drive you for this wonderful adventure, you only need to arrive before 13 hours. This will give us enough time time to visit the site with no rush.
Optional: Our private sacred valley hike can start in your place, either if you are in cusco city, at the airport of at pisaq, urubamba or ollantay tambo in the sacred valley.
- Tourist transport.
- Professional English speaking tour guide.
- Meals. (optional)
- Fee for visited places = it is covered with the cusco visitor ticket.