Hello bloggers today we are going to talk about the Sacred Valley of the Incas, that was a place of great importance for the Inca civilization. Read more to knwo about in our blog.
Today, it is very cool, amazing place to visits, destination for adventure sports and for buying traditional Andean, handicrafts, objects typical of the Andes, including the joy of gold and silver. To visit the most beautiful places, archaeologic of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, you have to buy the tourist ticket (boleto turistico) .
THE URUBAMBA CITY:
The Sacred Valley dos Inkas, and a place that everyone has to visit., Some travelers choose to stay Sacred Vale before visiting Cusco, have an altitude of 610 m.m. over the sea, therefore, allows a more gradual acclimatization. You will se Inca ruins and pre-Incas and Andean traditions villages, so we think that the city of Urubamba is a perfect place to explore this natural, cultural and historical richness.
MARAS CITY AND ITS SALT SALTS:
A few minutes from the city of Urubamba you will find the city of Maras, where salt is extracted since the time of the Incas, so they posed for salt extraction, the pools are fed by a source of salt water that the Incas diverted to flow through the salt flats, so when the water evaporates, the salt crystallizes and is collected.
MORAY THE AGRICULTURAL LABORATORY:
The site is stunning, it is just outside the town of Moray; at first it looks like a giant green amphitheater, a large bowl made up of layers and layers of flat terraces. Stone stairs built on the walls of the terraces allow access to the lower level. Each of the different levels of terraces has its own microclimate, and is believed to have been used by the Incas as a kind of laboratory to detect optimal growing conditions for crops. With this information, the Incas were able to determine which were the best areas for their diverse cultures. The proximity to the salt flats of Maras means you can visit both places.
CHINCHERO POVOADO E O SEU MERCADO:
Chinchero is higher than the city of Cusco, is almost 4,000 meters above sea level, In Chinchero you can see some of the snowy peaks of the valley. One of the best days to visit Chinchero is on a Sunday, you can visit the market, although it is smaller than that of Pisac, offers a more authentic living experience as well as find beautiful craft products. Also visit the Plaza de Armas and its 17th century colonial church.
OLLANTAYTAMBO O POVOADO INKA VIVO:
Ollantaytambo was a fortress, a kind of control center before entering Machupicchu, temples, ceremonial places, residences and terraces. It is a mystery with its temple of the Sun. It has its streets paved with original stone, arches and squares, Ollantaytambo is one of the best places to visit without doubts, it is the gateway to Machupicchu.
PISAC CITY-MARKET AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE:
The village of Pisac is famous for its world-famous market, this is an everyday event, for the main life is held on Sundays; buy the kind of handicrafts, alpaca garments, traditional gold and silver bead. The archaeological site of Pisac has extraordinary Inca constructions, this ancient Inca settlement has the best system of agricultural land reached by the Incas in all the Andes; finely assembled buildings with stones facing the perfection, residences, towers, military fortresses, astronomical observatories, etc.
If you have any questions, please write to us or visit our Web Page. Chaska Travel Peru offers the tour, excursion, Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas every day, be 1 day and 2 days so you can know more about the Inca culture.