Patacancha Valley, Ollantaytambo

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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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  • Beautiful place, very enjoyable to explore it, was one of the places that I liked everything most walked in Peru, don't miss it.
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  • It is beautiful to walk through these ancient buildings, take photos, explore what the incas once walked. It is magical, beautiful.
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  • Lovely views of the valley, so much physical work has gone into this area and great to see you can still appreciate the work done here. Certainly worth the stop here to wander and take in the views.  more »

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Where to stay in Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is packed with budget-friendly hostels located near the center of town and offering nice views of the countryside. Providing simple but clean and comfortable rooms ideal for backpackers, many of these establishments offer their own guided tours to nearby archeological sites. Mid-range hotels present a good alternative for travelers with kids, providing free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and access to enclosed gardens or terraces with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
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