Sacred Valley
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The Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the most alluring destinations in Peru, encompassing the areas between Pisac and Ollantaytambo along the Urubamba, Vilcanota and Wilcamayu Rivers. The lush beauty of this valley, with its roaring rivers, and soaring snow covered peaks, its unique geography and climate that fostered perfect condition for the cultivation of maiz, making it hallowed ground for the Incas.  The meticulously   terraced valley, features numerous small villages,  and is the gateway to many of Peru's most spectacular archeological sites, including the iconic  lost city of Machu Picchu, which can reached by train from Ollantaytambo.
There is no shortage of  activities for visitors here, and one of the things that makes this place so exceptional is the ability to experience the vibrant history of the area,  and also enjoy the great hiking, horse back riding, and white water rafting on the Vilcanota River.
Whether you prefer to immerse yourself in the valley at one of the peaceful and
pictuesque villas, spas, or hotels,  or make forays  from Cuzco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas is destination that you will remember long after your vacation is over. 
The Sacred Valley, along with Machu Picchu, and Cuzco combine to create the most popular destination in Peru, and without question one of the most extraordinary travel experiences in the world. .