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Chincheros Indian Market (Mercado Chincero) Tours

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Chincheros Indian Market (Mercado Chincero)
The colorful Sunday market in the traditional Andean town of Chincheros attracts stallholders and browsers from near and far. Known as the 'birthplace of the rainbow,' Chincheros has the full range of photogenic attractions: Inca ruins, Andean village houses, an elaborate colonial church built on Inca foundations, and, of course, the lively weekly market.

Visit to buy vegetables from the local traders and Andean handicrafts from the Quechua stallholders. The handwoven textiles are a particular highlight and a proudly preserved Inca tradition. The highlanders trade their woven crafts for the fruit and vegetables grown at lower altitudes. Travelers will also find jewelry, pottery, toys, rugs and musical pipes for sale at the market.

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Chincheros is between Cusco and Urubamba, a several hours’ drive west of Machu Picchu. You can catch a bus to Chincheros from Cusco, or join a guided tour.
Address: Chinchero, Peru
Hours: Sundays
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Sacred Valley Pisac Ollantaytambo and Chinchero Full-Day Tour

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Discover Peru’s ancient past and vibrant present on this tour to the Sacred Valley, the traditional town of Pisac, and Ollantaytambo archaeological site. Plus, visit a colonial temple, learn how local villagers use plants to dye alpaca wool, and enjoy a buffet lunch at a restaurant in Urubamba.
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Discover the spectacular landscapes of Peru’s Sacred Valley on a private full-day tour from Cusco. Alongside a personal guide, you’ll admire llamas and alpacas at Awanacancha; shop for souvenirs at Pisac Indian Market; and climb more than 200 steps to reach the top of Ollantaytambo Fortress, an Inca fortress inhabited since the 13th century. A buffet lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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Sacred Valley Of The Incas Tours 1 day Cusco Peru

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Passengers will be picked up from their hotels between 8am. Then, we will start the tour in our tourist transportation to Pisaq located 50 minutes away from the city. During the trip we wil make different stops to visit special viewpoints with sight to the Inca Sacred Valley. Once we arrive to Pisaq we visit the main local market and then we visit the archeological zone. Once we finish our visit to Pisaq, we continue through the valley till Urubamba where we will stop to have lunch at a touristic restaurant. Then, we will continue to arrive to the archeological zone of Ollantaytambo, here, we will visit the park with a guide for 45 minutes and finally return to the main city through Chincheros and visit the colonial church as well as the artisanal market where there is a direct demonstration of the elaboration of its typical clothe. Finally, we return to the city of Cusco, finalizing our tour in the main square so our visitors may go and have dinner at around 19 hours.
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Sam's Zip Line

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Full Day Tour of Sacred Valley from Cusco

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Private Half-Day Tour to Chinchero

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Chincheros Indian Market (Mercado Chincero) hours of operation?
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Chincheros Indian Market (Mercado Chincero) hours of operation: Sundays. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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