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    Ollantaytambo is a town located in Peru's "Sacred Valley" and is about 40 miles northwest of Cusco on the route to Macchu Pichu. It is located at a fairly lofty altitude of 9,200 feet and the drive from Cusco is quite spectacular.

    There are lots of tours available out of Cusco to Ollantaytambo and other surrounding areas in the Sacred Valley and the town and surroundings are filled with interesting Incan ruins, beautiful terraces and rushing rivers as well as a bustling market. Definitely a "must-see" spot on your visits to Peru.
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      • Sacred Valley
        The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the Andes of Peru, close to the Inca Capital of Peru. Fed by numerous rivers which descend through adjoining valleys and gorges, and contains numerous archaeological remains and villages.

        Sacred Valley, Peru
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        Machu Picchu station, Machu Pikchu 08681, Peru
      • Machu Picchu
        The astonishing site of Machu Picchu has recently become one of the most talked about travel destinations in the world.

        Situated 2,350 meters above sea level in a seemingly impossibly isolated location on the slopes of the Peruvian Andes it strokes the mind. An exciting way to access Machu Picchu is by walking the Inca Trail, an intensely popular hiking path that soars to 4,000 meters over its 45km length, adding still more grandeur to the Incan village when – typically after days hiking – you do finally arrive.

        If your efforts to get there don’t leave you breathless, the complexity of the citadel will. Clearly based on ancient Cusco, Machu Picchu contains delicate squares, storehouses, temples, workshops, stairways and even water fountains amongst what at first seems a simple rustic layout. There’s a traditional out of town graveyard guarded by a control gate, a sacred sun rock, and even an underwater channel used to nourish crops with the water running from the town’s fountains.

        In this case, though, the route through the stunning Andes is very nearly as impressive as the destination. Given clear weather you’ll have the chance to stare at the snowy peaks, wallow in smelly Sulfur springs, cross delicate footbridges and crumbling canyons, and even ascend the flimsy Inca stairways that have you hanging on for dear life, and eying the native orchids and wildlife.

        You’ll need to book months in advance to guarantee one of the limited daily spots (500 per day at the time of writing, due damage to the site from excessive tourism), either walking the trail or taking the train or helicopter-assisted short cuts up to this quite incredible site. The first time you see the ancient landscape emerge from the clouds at the peak of its sheer subtropical mountain home, or explore the well preserved temples, fountains, houses and tombs all hidden away far from civilization, though, you’ll be very glad you did.
        Machu Picchu, Peru
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        Calle Roldan s/n Distrito de, Cusco, Peru
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        Cusco 08007, Peru

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      Graphic showing average weather in Ollantaytambo in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 15.8 93 60.4 36.6
      Feb 16.1 94.3 61 37.1
      Mar 15.8 104.4 60.4 41.1
      Apr 15.4 19.8 59.7 7.8
      May 14.2 13.6 57.6 5.4
      Jun 13.1 4.5 55.6 1.8
      Jul 12.7 8.5 54.9 3.3
      Aug 13.9 5.9 57 2.3
      Sep 15.1 32 59.2 12.6
      Oct 16.1 51.7 61 20.4
      Nov 16.6 72.5 61.9 28.5
      Dec 16.1 91.6 61 36.1

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