There is what should be done in Ollantaytambo and it's worth putting in a couple of days here to see the verifiable destinations and take part in a few outside exercises.

Most explorers who visit the Sacred Valley do as such from Cusco in Peru. They will get the train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, see Machu Picchu, and return 24 hours after the fact.

Be that as it may, in doing as such, they pass up a major opportunity to the absolute most amazing aspects of the Sacred Valley and a considerable lot of the exercises in Ollantaytambo.

Ollantaytambo is one of the most outstanding spots to visit in Peru, and I partook in my time here likely more than at Machu Picchu.

This guide will give you all the data you want to design your hallowed valley visit while picking what to do in Peru.

Activities Ollantaytambo

Top of your Ollantaytambo what-plan for the day must be a visit to the Ollantaytambo Inca ruins.

Inca Ruins of Ollantaytambo

Inca Ruins of Ollantaytambo

The principal fascination around is the Ollantaytambo ruins. Albeit more modest than Machu Picchu they are similarly noteworthy. The most outstanding aspect of remaining in the Sacred Valley of the Incas is that you can visit before the day visits show up.

Opening seasons of remains, Ollantaytambo

Assuming you wish to visit Ollantaytambo Inca stronghold it opens between 7 am and 5.30 pm all week long.

The traveler transports begin to show up at the remnants of Ollantaytambo from 11 am so it's ideal to arrive early.

Tragically, this unassuming community becomes occupied with day visits from Cusco to Sacred Valley from early afternoon onwards.

As we remained at lodging in Ollantaytambo, we had the option to visit the remnants first thing. There was just a modest bunch of individuals there, and it seemed like we had the Ollantaytambo remnants to ourselves.

What could you at any point see at the remains in Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley

The Inca post of Ollantaytambo is remembered to have been worked in 1400, and the site was mostly utilized for strict functions.

It was, in any case, utilized as a fort by Emperor Pachacuti and the site is no more bizarre for fights.

The post sits on Temple Hill and it's noteworthy from all points, however, the vistas from the top are unbelievable.

From here you get fantastic perspectives over the town of Ollantaytambo, and the mountains structure a staggering scenery to the Urubamba valley underneath.

You need to climb the 200 goliath moves toward arrival. Fortunately, there are a lot of laying focuses on the different levels en route.

Before you arrive at the highest point of the stronghold, you'll show up at the Temple of the Sun. The stonework here is pretty much as amazing as that seen at Machu Picchu.

Ollantaytambo Temple of the Sun

Temple of the Sun

The Sun Temple Ollantaytambo is deficient, yet the mass of the six stone monuments is both colossal and amazing.

It's practically unfathomable to think how the Incas moved these stones weighing 50 tons each, up the slope.

At the lower part of Temple Hill, you enter the main stylized site, which has various showers and wellsprings.

The water system framework planned by the Incas is an accomplishment of design, and I believe it's more clear to see these remains than the greater part of the other Peru sights.

Remaining at the highest point of the fortification, you'll have the option to see the Ollantaytambo storage facilities, or Pinkuylluna as its known.



You can climb the slope to see the storage facilities, however, it's a difficult climb, and the way is fairly deceptive.

If you would like to move to see them, it requires an hour and it's a lofty trip. You'll see the sign for the way at Plaza de Armas.

Ollantaytambo Village

Investigating the town is quite possibly the most gorgeous thing to do in Ollantaytambo. The thin cobbled roads are loaded with appeal and character.

You can see leftovers of the Inca's work wherever yet most in the flowing water system channels that stream down the side of the roads.

Local people utilize these channels as a wellspring of water today in Ollantaytambo town.

The Ollantaytambo market at the foot of the remains is a superb spot to purchase gifts, and you'll frequently recognize Peruvians wearing conventional apparel, simply approaching their everyday business.

Mercado San Pedro

Mercado San Pedro

For a sample of genuine Peruvian life, the Mercado San Pedro is an incredible spot to visit. Here you'll find a wide range of Peruvian pleasures and it's an incredible spot to attempt a couple of energizing tidbits.

Ollantaytambo Restaurants

The town has a few decent bars and cafés yet for a tremendous perspective on both the vestiges and the cobbled roads underneath, ensure you visit the Inca towers resto-bar.

The hotcakes are tasty, and the world banners covering the roof make for intriguing discussion.

The town has a few magnificent cafés a significant number of which are arranged around the Ollantaytambo Plaza de Armas.

Eateries in Ollantaytambo for the most part have a veggie lover choice and I never found it hard to track down scrumptious food.

Cerveceria del Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley Brewing)

These nearby bottling works are on the edges of town, yet it's not difficult to arrive in a truck or taxi, and if you like to brew, you'll cherish it here.

Request that the driver drops you at the Pachar Bridge. The brewery offers tastings and the food in the café is delectable.

Stroll to the Inca span.

Albeit the Inca span is not a great Inca ruin the stroll along the Urubamba River is without a doubt beneficial.

The view is delightful, and it's so serene it's great. You're probably going to have hummingbirds in your organization and a few pretty butterflies.

To get there, follow the cleared street out of Ollantaytambo to Cusco, as you approach the second huge curve there's a way on the right that comes to the waterway.

Follow this way and keep on following it. It gets steep on occasion, so ensure you wear a decent set of climbing boots.

It requires around 30 minutes to get to the scaffold and it's worth getting over it and proceeding with a piece further as the vistas improve.

Assuming that you wish you can proceed to the quarry where the stone for the fort was removed. Be that as it may, it's around 6km and in the intensity of the noontime sun it's very difficult.

Ensure you convey a lot of water, bunches of sun security, and a cap. Covering yourself in bug repellent is additionally savvy.

Roadtrips from Ollantaytambo.


Moray The remnants at Moray are one of the more strange Inca Peru sights. They have a one-of-a-kind format that contains round sorrows in the earth.

The most profound circle is 30 meters subterranean level. As every level gets higher, it additionally gets greater.

It's not understood what these levels and circles were utilized for by the Incas. In any case, similarly, as with numerous different destinations, there's a multifaceted water system framework, and it's accepted that these were utilized for farming tests and to develop crops.

The round levels go about as a microclimate, yet as of late there have been worries over the disintegration of the construction. Thus, new designs support a few segments.

Instructions to get to Moray

The most straightforward method for getting from Ollantaytambo to Moray on the off chance that you don't wish to go as a component of a visit is by taxi. The taxi rank is close to the fundamental square in the town.



The Maras salt mines are an unbelievable sight on the mountain. The white salt container sparkle under the sun's beams when you see them in good ways.

Since the hour of the Incas, Maras has gathered salt here. The pungent water starts from a submerged stream and rises out of a spring.

It then goes through a mind-boggling set of pools while the water vanishes. You can stroll around the mine and see the various phases of the cycle.

Individuals from the neighborhood local area each have a pool, and a large number of local people earn enough to pay the rent from selling their produce.

It's such great worth you'll be enticed to buy parcels.

Visit an Andean Rural Village

On the off chance that you're keen on looking further into Peruvian materials, the fleece, and the color the ladies use, this is a remarkable consecrated valley visit.

On a visit to a Quechua people group, you can realize about conventional winding here in the Sacred Valley and parts of Andean native culture.

In the wake of figuring out how to turn your yarn from Alpaca fleece and how to utilize normal colors to variety it, you'll get to have a go at winding around yourself.

You'll likewise get the opportunity to partake in a homecooked dinner arranged by one of the locals. It's a fantastic outing that gives an exceptional understanding of the existence of the rustic individuals here in Peru.