Updated: Nov 10, 2020
Situated high above the colonial town of Pisac, almost invisible from below. Its existence is revealed by the famous cultivated terraces situated on the precipices. The audacity of Inca engineering will surprise you more than once while exploring the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
In Pisac we can also see how the Incas buried the dead.
On one of the rocky sides, on the opposite side of the valley, you can see tombs carved in an almost vertical rock.
We take a taxi upstairs and start exploring this magical place. The path leads through many mysterious nooks and crannies, and the landscapes that accompany us are breathtaking. The route leads us up and down many times, along narrow paths or wide stairs. At some point, we squeeze through a narrow tunnel, something like a cave, to take a deep breath of delight again in a moment.
A day in Pisac is divided into two parts. The first one is active, we have several kilometers of Inca paths to cover. After about three hours we go down to the town where a delicious dinner is waiting for us in a local restaurant.
Relaxed and saturated, we go to explore the market for which this town is famous. It is a real treat for those who want to buy local workmen's products. Warm alpaca wool clothes, gemstones, art, musical instruments and much, much more. We end the day with a tasting of delicious Peruvian cacao in the ChocoMuseo cafe.
In the video below you can get a foretaste of what is waiting for you in Pisac.
Until next time, take care!