The sacred valley tour is one of the typical and famous tour in cusco region, the road north from cusco climbing up to as pass undulating across the pampa and then descends dramatically in to the spectacular, fertile Urubamba valley, which is also known as the valle sagrado (sacred valley). The mighty river that flows through the valley was considered sacred by the Incas.
From pisac it is known as the vilcanota. Downstream it tends to be refore to as the Urubamba. The Incas built their palaces, religious centers alongside of this giant tributary of the amazon river, include the citadel of pisac and ollantaytambbo, such as salineras and moray are also here. The region is considered sacred because its vital importance to Cusco, the area is rich in history so it’s worth allocating several days to explore it fully.