Tambo del Inka review – hotel in Sacred Valley Urubamba Peru

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For our trip to Machu Picchu, we ended up deciding to book 5 nights at the Tambo del Inka, which is probably the nicest hotel in the whole Sacred Valley.  The Tambo del Inka hotel is located in Urubamba, which is between Cusco and Ollantaytambo.

If your knowledge of Peruvian geography was as limited as mine was before this trip, then you might enjoy this fun chart – here are the 4 main cities you’ll see on your way to Machu Picchu (in order)

Cusco – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu Pueblo (used to be called Aguas Calientes).

Those 4 cities are also in descending order of altitude, with Cusco being the highest.  It’s about a 90 minute drive from Cusco to Urubamba, and then another 20-30 minutes to Ollantaytambo, and then to get to Machu Picchu…

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