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Local Treks & Guided Tours

For those wanting to get out and about exploring, the Sacred Valley and surrounding region offers some spectacular nature hikes.  You can either explore with or without guide depending on the trail.

Moray / Salineras / Maras

Duration:  Half day, 3-4 hours

Guided tour of the Inca sites of Maras and Moray and Salineras (salt mines), some of our favourite in the Sacred Valley. Moray exhibits an admirable Inca experimental farm, where a natural depression has been transformed into enormous terraces superimposed in concentric form in the shape of a coliseum achieving up to 150 metres in height. The quaint village of Maras lies in between Moray and the Salt Mines – terraces dating back to pre-Inka times that are still in use today. Guide, Salt Mines entrance and transport included. See hiking option in Day Hikes. See transport only option in Taxi services. Entrance to Moray requires the “Boleto Turistico”.

Entrance to Moray requires the “Boleto Turistico”.

Price:

$40 (per person, 2 people)
$35 (per person, up to 4 people)
$20 (per person, up to 10 people)

Moray entrance: $25 per person for Boleto Turisto

Ollantaytambo ruins and town

Duration:  Half day, 3-4 hours

An attractive little town located at the western end of the Sacred Valley, built on top of original Inca foundations and is the best surviving example of Inca town planning. The town is located at the foot of some spectacular Inca ruins which protected the strategic entrance to the lower Urubamba Valley. The temple area is at the top of steep terracing which helped to provide excellent defenses. Entrance to the ruins requires the “Boleto Turisto”. Tour includes guide and transport.

Price:
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Pisaq archaeological site & market

Duration: 6 hours (full day)

Spend a few hours exploring the fascinating mountain-side ruins above the town of Pisac. Visit the world-famous Pisac markets, full of local goods and wares from all over the Sacred Valley and some great souvenir bargains. Soak up the atmosphere and feast on the local specialty, empanadas. Tour includes guide and transport.

Price:
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Cusco day trip (transport only)

Duration:  Full day

Providing you with secure taxi transport to and from to Cusco, we can provide you with pointers and tips to help you create your own self-guided day out in Cusco.

Price:
$80 (total, up to 4 people)
$120 (total, 5-11 people)

Cusco day trip, transport & tailored guided tours

Duration: Full day

Collection from Capilla Lodge at 8am and return between 7pm and 9.30pm, depending on your elected tours.

A ‘must’ is a visit to the famous 12-sided stone street or Hatumrumiyoc displaying some of the best examples of Inka stonework . Other favourite visits and activities include the choco museum, Inka Museum, Pre-colombian art museum, salsa classes, main cathedral and Koricancha temple. Or you might take a half-day trip out to the lesser known South Valley, for a visit to the ruins of Tipon.

Tailored tour available, simply get in touch to plan your time in Cusco!  Tour includes guide and transport.

Price:

$XXX (1 person)
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Cusco half day horseback tour

Duration: Half day

A half day horse riding can be arranged around some of the ‘rest of the best’ other Inca temples around the Cusco area, overlooking the city.  Horse-rancher Gabriel speaks great English and his care of the horses is impeccable. Half day tour either between 9am and 1pm or 2pm and 5.30pm. A local lunch and entertainment/dances can also be arranged before or after.

Tour includes shuttle, guide, snack and riding helmets.

Price:

$XXX (1 person)
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Cusco Planetarium visit

Duration: Evening

Planetarium visit between 5.30 and 7.30pm.  Includes shuttle from La Capilla Lodge, guided tour in English explanation, light projection show and telescope session.  Clear nights cannot be guaranteed however they are commonplace!

Price:

$XXX (1 person)
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Chinchero ruins, textile market & weaving workshop

Duration: 4+ hours, half day

Chinchero archaeological site, textile market with visit to weaving workshop – guide and transport.

Price:

$XXX (1 person)
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Local community visit

Duration: Full day

Guided tour to local community including all or a selection of: guinea pig rearing, bee keeping, coffee and chocolate making and ceramics.

Price:

$XXX (1 person)
$XXX (per person, 2 people)
$XX (per person, up to 4 people)
$XX (per person, up to 10 people)

Whitewater rafting the Urubamba river

Duration: Full day

River rafting in the Sacred Valley is a fun-filled way to spend the day and allows you to experience the area from a completely different viewpoint. Rapids are no more than grade 3. Therefore, non-experienced rafters and children alike (from 7 years when accompanied by an adults) can take part. Full equipment, safety briefings and instructions are provided by certified local guides throughout the day. Collection and drop off at the hotel, with delicious river-side lunch included. Available only from November to April.

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Price:
$65 (4-6 people)
$60(7-8 people)
$55 (12+ people)