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Pisac and Awanacancha

Pisac and Awanacancha

Visit one of Sacred Valley’s finest and most impressive Inca complex, the archaeological site of Pisac, with terraces built on its hills. To visit the site, you must walk along winding paths on a mountain cliff. Among the most important buildings are Pisaca, which is a curved wall; the Intihuatana, a solar clock among a group of temples and the military zone called “Q’Allaqasa”.

Also visit its colorful market where an artisans’ fair takes place, an exhibit and sale of fine woven crafts, colorful tapestries, handicrafts and textiles from Pisac and neighboring villages. Stop at Awanacancha, where you can meet native weavers and see South American camelid species, including llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicuñas.

  • Difficulty Level: II
  • Duration: Half day
  • Schedule: Morning and Afternoon
  • Attractions: Native skills, Agriculture, Photos