ready to travel peru

SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS LOCATION

The Sacred Valley of the Incas is located between the towns of the district of Pisac to the district of Ollantaytambo which are located to the northeast of the city of Cusco, both districts are part of the provinces of Calca and Urubamba.

The Sacred Valley of the Incas is located 35 kilometers from the city of Cusco, and about 600 meters below the level of the city of Cusco.

It is a valley located within the region of Cusco and includes the towns of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Maras, Calca, Urubamba, Yucay and Machu Picchu (one of the 7 wonders of the world today).

Both provinces have a varied physical configuration with different altitudinal levels with district capitals that vary from 2860 meters above sea level (Ollantaytambo) to 3772 meters above sea level (Chinchero):

ubicacion geografica del valle sagrado de los incas - SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS LOCATION
Aerial view of the sites comprising the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Province of Urubamba (2871 m.a.s.l.) within the Sacred Valley of the Incas and its districts.

  • District of Chinchero
  • District of Maras
  • District of Huayllabamba
  • District of Machupicchu
  • Ollantaytambo District
  • Urubamba District
  • District of Yucay

Province of Calca (2926 m.a.s.l.) within the Sacred Valley of the Incas and its districts.

  • District of Coya
  • District of Lamay
  • District of Pisac
  • District of Calca
  • District of San Salvador
  • Taray District
  • Yanatile District
  • District of Lares

Geographical coordinates of the location of the provinces that are part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas:

CALCA

  • Latitude: -13.3167
  • Length: -71.9539
  • Latitude: 13°19’0”South
  • Length: 71° 57′ 14” West

URUBAMBA

  • Latitude: -13.3058
  • Length: -72.1161
  • Latitude: 13°18’21”South
  • Length: 72° 6′ 58” West

MOST VISITED TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS IN THE TOURIST TICKET

  • Archaeological site of Pisac
  • Archaeological site of Ollantaytambo
  • Archaeological site of Chinchero
  • Archaeological site of Maras – Moray

LOCATION OF THE DISTRICTS IN THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

  • Pisaq: This town or district has an altitude of 2972 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Calca: This town or district has an altitude of 2926 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Ollantaytambo: This town or district has an altitude of 2860 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Urubamba: This town or district has an altitude of 2871 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.), located in the “heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas” (Valle Sagrado de los Incas).
  • Moray: This town or district has an altitude of 3385 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Chinchero: This town or district has an altitude of 3772 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.) this town has the highest altitude in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Huayllabamba: This town or district has an altitude of 2,868 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Maras: This town or district has an altitude of 3385 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Yucay: This town or district has an altitude of 2858 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Machupicchu: This town or district has an altitude of 2162 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Calca: This town or district has an altitude of 2925 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Coya: This town or district has an altitude of 2944 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Lares: This town or district has an altitude of 3171 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Lamay: This town or district has an altitude of 2934 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • Taray: This town or district has an altitude of 3024 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.)
  • San Salvador: This town or district has analtitude of 2934 meters above sea (m.a.s.l.)

Contact us for more information about SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS LOCATION