Sacred valley of the Incas - Towns and Attractions of the Sacred Valley
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Named as the main supplier of food of the Inca Empire, the Sacred Valley sits on the banks of the Urubamba River. This river has its beginnings in the Vilcanota River,namewhich comes from the Quechua wordWilcamayuorMilkyWay. The Incas built archaeological sites along its banks, which replicated the constellations they knew the Andean sky so this contributes further to the beauty of this lovely valley.
|Seasons||Climate||T min. (C)||T max. (C)||Humidity|
|Rayny Season (December - March)||Rainy||15||27||65%|
|Dry Season (April - November)||Dry||10||22||46%|
Between April to October, at night the temperature drops considerably in the early hours of the morning the tempreratura up gradually until past noon.
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The altitudes shown in the table are in meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).
According to the latest report of the National Statistics Institute (INEI), the population of Cusco is as follows:
the figures shown are for each district in general, including rural communities in each jurisdiction.
El Valle Sagrado de los Incas, es uno de los lugares más bellos del Perú arqueológico. Es una sucesión de pintorescos pueblos de las provincias de calca (Pisac. Coya, Lamay, Calca) y Urubamba (Huayllabamba, Yucay, Urubamba y Ollantaytambo).
Here are some suggestions about how to spend your time in The Sacred Valley of Cusco:
- Rafting in our Sacred Rivers (Huillcamayo or Vilcanota).
- You will be able to appreciate and buy handicrafts in the famous fairs of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
- Taking a Walk across Moray, you can know an impressive Inca agricultural laboratory.
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South of the city of Cusco, coming from the highlands, archaeological sites are of different characteristics. One before the Incas, one with a distinct and unique building style and the third that impresses with its water distribution system, are forced point of his tour to understand the grandeur of the Inca empire.
There is in this area a traditional village housing the perhaps most beautiful chapel in Latin America. Called the Sistine Chapel of America, the people who proudly welcomes dons its small but beautiful houses and old houses of the landowners of the colony.
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