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El Valle Sagrado de los Incas se extiende a lo largo del río Vilcanota (el mismo que aguas abajo toma el nombre de Urubamba o Willcamayu). Abarca el área comprendida entre los pueblos de Písac y Ollantaytambo
En el valle hay pueblos pintorescos (algunos con espléndidas iglesias coloniales), terrazas y otros restos arqueológicos
Pisac , Chinchero , Urubamba , Maras , Ollantaytambo son algunos de los pueblos que se pueden visitar , pasando por carreteras que tienen unos paisajes excelentes

The Incas Sacred Valley is extended along the Vilcanota river (the same river that down water changes the name to Urubamba or Willcamayu )-
It covers the area between the Pisac and Ollantaytambo
On the valley there are picturesque villages some with impressive Colonial churches ) , terraces and other archaeological rests
Pisac , Chinchero , Urubamba , Maras , Ollantaytambo are some of the villages that you may visit going by roads with excellent landscapes

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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Sep 17, 2012 at 10:40 AM

    What a beautiful view from the airplane! The Sunday Market in Pisac sounds nice to visit, both the part for the locals and the more touristy part.

  • Vulindlela's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2007 at 9:16 AM

    What an amazing area! Thank you for sharing these great photos and tips.


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