Yucay & San Juan Comunity. Full Day

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Level Easy to moderate hike.
Duration 3 - 4 hours hiking
Location Sacred Valley
Description Hike throw Andean terraces and communities, cultural contact.
Season All year round
Minimum 2 passengers

Itinerary description

In the morning passengers will be met by their guide at the lobby of the hotel to taken them to their private vehicle that will transfer them to Yucay (and Andean village located at the sacred valley).

This hike is perfect for travellers who love culture, history, and nature. Upon arrival to Yucay town we will visit the Sayri Tupac Palace, the restored colonial church of Santiago Apostol (inside the church, you will find exquisite oil paintings and fine altars).

Then we will start our hike that will take us to the Andean terraces and the Unu Urco ruins. The Andean terraces of Yucay have been cultivated since the Inca times and are the biggest Inca construction at the Sacred Valley, dedicated to the agriculture and the fertility. Optional hike up to visit Inca petroglyphs and San Juan community