Pisac Potato Park Tours
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Located in the Sacred Valley of Peru, Pisac Potato Park encompasses nearly 30,000 acres (12,000 hectares) of high-altitude Andean land where local residents manage and conserve one of their most important agricultural resources: potatoes. Some 700 varieties of potatoes grow within the park, many of them endemic to the region. Six Quechua communities joined forces on the conservation project with the aims of eradicating hunger, promoting gender equality and ensuring environmental sustainability.
Visitors to the Pisac Potato Park can choose between three- or five-day guided treks through the park, or a single-day visit which includes a hands-on tour of a potato farm, a meal made from a variety of local Peruvian potatoes and visits to some of the communities involved in the project. The park also offers a cooking class using local potato varieties.
Pisaq Potato Park is significantly higher in altitude than Pisaq — something to keep in mind when deciding between a multi-day trek or day tour.
Address: Pisaq, Peru
Hours: Mon-Sat 7:30am-8:30pm
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Pisac Potato Park
Enjoy an alternative experience of Peru on a full-day trip to Pisaq’s Potato Park (Parque de la Papa). From Cusco, you’ll travel through six indigenous communities and see the beautiful Kinsaqocha lagoon. In Potato Park (Parque de la Papa), observe agricultural methods used to farm Peruvian potatoes, discover medicinal plants and delve into Peru’s Inca history. For lunch, you’ll enjoy lunch in a specialty restaurant: taste dishes inspired by hundreds of potato varieties and educate your palate to recognize the flavor of different potato types.
For any traveler visiting Peru, the Sacred Valley and World Heritage-listed Machu Picchu are must-see sights. Combine the two on a 2-day tour from Cusco, which includes transport, entrance fees, and one nights accommodation. Visit the archeological site of Pisaq Potato Park, ascend to the vertiginous Ollantaytambo Fortress, and spend the evening in the quaint town of Aguas Calientes. Plus, you’ll take a 2-hour guided tour of iconic Inca citadel, Machu Picchu, on day two.
After explore the indigenous community and all it has to offer on this tour of the Potato Park! Meet the local community, learn about the unique process of potato cultivation, and see the beautiful flora and fauna of Peru!
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Pisac Potato Park hours of operation?
Pisac Potato Park hours of operation: Mon-Sat 7:30am-8:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Pisac Potato Park?
The best ways to experience Pisac Potato Park are:
- Potato Cultural Tour at Pisaq Potato Park Including Lunch
- 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu from Cusco
- Full Day - Sacred Valley & Potato Park
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