From Pillcopata, Cusco is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the southwest, while Cusco - Machu Picchu is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the west.
It's little wonder the area around Pillcopata is a perennial favourite with vacationers from across the globe; Cusco is criss-crossed with interesting things to see and do. Paucartambo, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Ocongate, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north of Pillcopata are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Once you've fully explored Pillcopata, why not check out the nearest regional center. Cusco is situated 60 miles (97 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as Cusco Museum of Popular Art, Qenqo and UNSAAC Yale International Center. Tambomachay, Cusco Craft Center and Plaza Tupac Amaru are some more attractions that should be included on everyone's itinerary.
If the weather forecast makes you want to stay indoors, take a trip to Cusco 's theaters, nature museums and art galleries. Enjoy a little culture, learning and lore amid the great outdoors at Cusco 's ever-popular open-air markets, gardens and farms.
If you spend much of your time working, the ideal vacation is often all about taking the time to relax. When it's time to unwind, take your lead from the locals and have a go at camping or bird watching. Take your camera and join one of the city walking tours, culinary tours and guided nature walks.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your soles on last-minute mementos and say Adiós to the interesting characters you've met and the places you've spent time.