Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo

#5 of 9 in Nature in Sacred Valley
Valley · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Explore the rolling hillsides and traditional Quechua weaving communities of Patacancha Valley on your Cusco adventure. Life in these villages has remained largely the same over the last century, with farming, cattle raising, and weaving still the main commercial activities in the area. Very little Spanish is spoken here and transport to the area is limited, so do some research before your trip. Plan your Patacancha Valley visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ollantaytambo using our Ollantaytambo trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Patacancha valley is high up the Andes at a great elevation but is incredibly beautiful. There are native communities of people living up there, who are very friendly. It is worth a visit to get.....  more »
  • Combis go regularly from Ollantaytambo to Patacancha. On Sunday, there is a small rural market in Huilloc in the morning, then in Patacancha after noon. No tourists at all ! Patacancha itself is not.....  more »
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