Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba
Located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba is a luxurious 5-star contemporary hacienda-style hotel situated in the enchanting Sacred Valley of the Incas. Set amidst approximately 100 acres of stunning countryside, the hacienda is embraced by majestic green mountains, creating a picturesque retreat.
This remarkable property serves as an ideal launching point for exploring the Sacred Valley, a region renowned for its exceptional Inca sites. Immerse yourself in the rich history and breathtaking landscapes as you go on a journey that begins at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba and unfolds through the captivating wonders of Cusco.
About Inkaterra Asociación
Inkaterra Asociación (ITA) is committed to achieving conservation through the responsible utilisation of natural resources. Through extensive fieldwork and biodiversity monitoring, the ITA formulates practical strategies aimed at the protection and restoration of ecosystems. Their efforts encompass the management of over 30,000 acres of Amazonian forests, utilising private conservation areas and forest concessions.
Emphasising sustainable practices, their production program focuses on agroforestry and organic methods, ensuring a harmonious coexistence with the forest. Additionally, the ongoing biodiversity monitoring initiatives contribute to an enhanced understanding of key species and the dynamics of forest ecosystems, enabling them to implement informed and effective conservation strategies.
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Appreciate the Beauty of Urubamba’s Location
The Sacred Valley of the Incas, situated between Cusco and Machu Picchu is an excellent starting point for a visit to Cusco. The valley boasts favourable weather, stunning landscapes, charming villages, traditional arts and crafts and welcoming local communities, offering you an authentic Peruvian experience sought after by travellers.
It serves as a haven for eco-friendly adventure sports like trekking, horseback riding, mountain biking and rafting. Notable features include archaeological sites such as the circular ruins of Moray and the Maras salt ponds, as well as colonial towns nestled amid green mountains and waterways. The region's pleasant Andean climate was strategically utilised by the Incas for agricultural purposes, cultivating a diverse range of crops like corn, potatoes and local goods.
Relish Local Food and Drinks
Urubamba's chefs have crafted a menu that highlights locally sourced ingredients from the property's organic farm, including red and black quinoa, Urubamba corn, purple corn and a diverse array of potatoes. The restaurant, along with its adjacent terraces, provides a stunning view of the Sacred Valley and the towering surrounding mountains.
You can savour a refined collection of macerated piscos and a diverse selection of wines at the Bar at Urubamba, set in an intimate space with a scenic overlook of the valley.
Enjoy Complimentary Excursions
Go on a complimentary excursion and delve into the age-old tradition of crafting the ancestral Chicha de Jora beverage. Engage in every step, from harvesting and grinding to fermenting and savouring your personally prepared Inca drink. Explore the enchanting Twilight Mountain during the evening, immersing yourself in the mesmerising transition between day and night. Witness the sunset while gaining insights into the significance of astronomy in the Andean culture.
Indulge in bird watching around the hotel by utilising the various trails that crisscross the valley. Observe a spectrum of birds, from majestic hawks to delicate hummingbirds and uncover their fascinating interactions with the environment. Traverse the slopes of Huasi Challa, meaning "house of the viewer," as you ascend the hill for an unparalleled vantage point, providing the best views of Huayoccari. These complimentary excursions offer you a unique blend of cultural immersion and natural exploration during your stay.
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