Yucay (Quechua: Yukay) is a town in southern Peru. It is the capital of the Yucay District, which is near the center of Urubamba Province. Urubamba Province is in the Cusco Region of southern Peru.
The area in which Yucay is located is commonly called the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Many Inca ruins are in the Sacred Valley near the Urubamba River and extending up the nearby hillsides in agricultural terraces called andenes. The town is located at an elevation of 2,860 metres (9,380 ft).
- Enjoy a beautifully grassy and vibrant little town in the Sacred Valley; full of green plazas, old winding trees and lined with stunning landscapes.
1 Day: Stopover here on the way through to Ollantaytambo. Take some lunch, walk around and explore this quaint little town.