2019 Sacred Valley Trek – Hiking to Ollantaytambo

Hello Everyone,

Yesterday we had some rain and snow as we woke up at Huacahuasi lodge, and decided to alter our plans of a long hike to a shorter hike. It was a good idea, as we had rain most of the day. After hiking we had a cooking class back at the lodge, making Causa rellena for our appetizer for lunch. The next morning we had another long hike to our current lodge in Urubamba. I think it was our most beautiful hike yet with our highest pass (over 14,500ft) down into a valley just above Ollantaytambo. We finished off the day stopping at a local brewery, and then to our lodge where we had a non traditional but very welcomed dinner of wood fired pizza. Tomorrow we will be visiting Ollantaytambo and some Incan sites before boarding the train to Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu.

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones


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