The circular terraces of Moray were built by the Incas, reaching depths of up to 150 meters. They are thought to have been used by the Incas as a kind of crop laboratory.
Located in Calca, right in the Valley, this museum offers visitors a dynamic experience through its art installations, which exhibit over five thousand years of the country’s history. Learn about the past, from Caral up to the Incas, as you encounter the Chavín, Paracas, Moche, Nasca, Wari, and other cultures along the way.
An interesting undertaking that involves rescuing animals from the black market and taking care of them until they are ready to be reintroduced to their natural habitat. Visitors can learn up close about some of Peru’s most representative animals, such as pumas, Andean condors, vicuñas, spectacled bears, Andean cats, or parrots.
A visit to the lakes offers a combination of sports, leisure, and stunning scenery.
This town’s biggest attraction is the archaeological complex, the most impressive in the Valley. However, the town itself is also exceptionally beautiful. Its layout remains just as it was designed during Incan times, with its cobblestoned streets lined with narrow water canals. The train to Machu Picchu departs from the station here.
This town, of Incan origin, is primarily known for the alluring textiles produced by its residents, who continue to use age-old techniques. Visitors can also check out the local ruins or stop by the church.
The salt mines of Maras have been in use since before Incan times. Today, they are owned by the local community members, captivating visitors with their whiteness, silence, and beauty.
Pisac is famous for its large handicrafts market, open daily in the town’s main square, as well as the Incan archaeological complex situated on the mountainside above the town.
Just a 2- to 3-hour walk from the hotel, the name of this Incan archaeological complex means “Little Cusco,” due to the fact that the architectural layout of the structures here recalls that of Cusco. Built from stone and adobe ...
Guests planning to travel between August 30 and September 2 are strongly advised to make a stop in this town. The Feast of Saint Rose of Lamay, the year’s most important, is a celebration that pays tribute to the town’s patron saint ...