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Beautiful setting in which to view these Inca ruins. The ruins at Chinchero consist of a series of nested terraces that were built for farming and agricultural purposes and some of them are still in use until today.
There is lots to see and do in this Andean village close to the Sacred Valley. At 12,500 feet, the snow-capped mountains are breathtaking. The Incas knew this town as the birthplace of the rainbow and you can see why. Then there is the historic...More
During our planned visit to Machu Picchu we had one free day in Yucay. We booked a taxi from hotel (little more money than if you go out and book yourself, however it is safe to take taxi from hotel). First stop was at Church...More
The ruins of Chinchero are very impressive - the entire setting is so beautiful, we thought to spend an hour and ended-up spending half a day between the ruins and the weaving shops. make sure to get to the view-point across from the ruins. We...More
How impressed you are depends on what sequence of visits you do. If making your way along the sacred valley towards Machu Picchu and this is your first stop, then you will be impressed because it will be the first Inca site that you visit....More
Chinchero village and archeological site is a nice gem to visit where you can see a medieval era village and cathedral, and an Inca archeological site that is situated in a lovely valley surrounded by the Andes Mountains. When we entered the village, you go...More
You cannot visit the ruins without visiting the church as they are one complex. The Inca ruins are extensive. Well looked after and beautiful. Really worth the trip, though we did not stay too long. Can recommend a visit.
This small village is a typical Andean village at 12,000 feet, with a church, plaza, ruins and gorgeous mountain views. The Spanish church was built atop an Inca foundation. The murals inside are worth a look. The cobble stoned streets are steep and very narrow...More
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There will be tour guides available at all site within a 100 miles of Cusco and Ollantaytambo. There are generally no signboards in any of these site. You may buy a tourist book for all sites which will probably do a better... More
There will be tour guides available at all site within a 100 miles of Cusco and Ollantaytambo. There are generally no signboards in any of these site. You may buy a tourist book for all sites which will probably do a better job than hiring guides at every site.