this tour is perfect to understand how the Incas extracted the stones from the mountains to build incredible houses, temples, and terraces to build very important temples they look for a harder rock to get it sometimes they had to transport for from far away.
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Ollantaytambo & the quarry!!
This tour starts at 6:00 am, we will pick you up from your hotel or anywhere if you just arriving we can pick you up from the airport and drive to Ollantaytambo town first we will visit the quarry in order to get to this place we have to hike for three hours uphill along the way you will have great view of the sacred valley.
Ollantaytambo town and the third highest snow-capped mountain veronica (waqayhuilca) you will take your own pace after three hours of hike we will arrive to the Inca quarry where you will see how the Incas were splitting the rocks from the mountain and carving to transport down to the valley finally to the religious sector of Ollanataytambo as well you will be able to see small tombs next to the quarry after we finish exploring this place we will head down back to the town of Ollantaytambo where you will have time to buy your lunch and after lunch we will visit the religious sector we will explore for one hour then we head back to Cusco and drop you in your hotel.
If you have an extra day at Ollantaytambo and you want to make most of your trip by experiencing the destination? Then this option is for you!
INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED
- Private transportation.
- Professional English speaking tour guide.
- Lunch in Ollantaytambo.
- Entrance fee to the religious sector of Ollantaytambo.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO TAKE
- Tourist ticket (not included in price)
- Sun hat
- Sun protection cream.
- Waterproof jacket and rain poncho.
Our Price is based on a group of two to six people. If your group is larger than six people please let us know for a specific pricing
210 USD per group not per person
If you are staying in Ollantaytanbo and spent a night there, the price will change please let us know.