The Sacred Valley, in Cusco was the center of the Inca universe, its climate, excellent soil, the Urubamba river which crosses over 100kms., Different altitudes and ecological levels created the conditions for this valley was the pantry food and resting place of the Inca court.
Very pleasant climate, we are between 2700 and 2900 m., the landscape is flat, there are different ecological zones from the sacred peaks, to the valleys surrounded by greenery and corn. Here grows the famous giant white corn Urubamba (Paraqay).
In The Sacred Valley is the largest concentration of archaeological sites in Peru, there are more than 350 places, a monumental and other lesser known as the cave paintings of Chahuaytire, on the heights of Pisac. Along the banks of the Vilcanota or Urubamba River as it is called from Pisaq, you can find towns founded by the Spaniards who seem frozen in time as well as countless Inca buildings such as temples, forts, palaces, religious centers, terraces, urban centers and water systems, some easily accessible a short walk as it is only necessary to access them, while others require, because of the distance, walking for a few hours on trails that are drawing by mountains.