Machu Picchu & Sacred Valley
Machu Picchu & Sacred Valley, Peru
Valle de la Papa
- 9 h
This exploration takes the traveler to one of the most fertile areas in the Sacred Valley. The journey begins towards the Quinsacocha lagoon, a sublime site that features the typical Cusco puna landscape. Going downhill, we will cross the el Valle de la Papa and next, visit the Quechua community of Chahuaytire, a place with an This exploration takes travelers to one of the most fertile areas of the Sacred Valley. We begin by heading toward the Quinsacocha lagoon, a typical landscape of the Cuzco puna, until reaching the community of Chauaytire, where we will walk among and observe the rock paintings of the area's ancient inhabitants. Lastly, we will have the chance to interact with members of the community, who will teach us the millennial art of Andean textiles. textile tradition where we will learn about natural dying and back strap loom techniques. The trip ends with a visit to the stunning archaeological center of Pisaq, a city built on a mountain with hundreds of remarkable hanging farm terraces on its slopes.
This highly dynamic zone is a feast to the eyes that varies significantly depending on the seasons and harvesting times.