Ollantaytambo is probably one of my favourite day trips from Cusco, Peru. It is 72 kilometres from Cusco which is about 2 hours away by minibus.
The buses from Cusco go from Calle Pavitos with Calle Belen, which is about a 10 minutes walk from the Plaza de Armas and it costs about 10 soles (3 USD). You will find buses going to Urubamaba (you can change in the bus station) or directly to Ollantaytambo. Continue reading