South Valley Tour: Tipon - Pikillaqta - Andahuaylillas

Another excellent option in Cusco is the Southern Valley. This circuit will show us beautiful natural and cultural landscapes where you will learn more above the pre-Inca culture called “Wary" and you will visit its principal archaeological site called Pikillacta. This tour include Tipon the other amazing Inca archaeological site, where you can see a magnificent hydraulic Inca architecture.

At the end of the tour you will visit the impressive chapel of the Andahuaylillas town that is known as "The Sistine Chapel of Cusco"

DURATION
6 HOURS
DEPARTURES
Daily
PHYSICAL LEVEL
CATEGORY
Cultural
BEGIN IN
Cusco
PLACES
Tipon, Pikillaqta, Andahuaylillas

Itinerary of South Valley Tour: Tipon - Pikillaqta - Andahuaylillas

Itinerary

Your excursion starts at 9:00 in the morning and your first stop will be in Tipón, where you learn more about the Inca hydraulic works and the water distribution system for each plot, as well as you can see the wonderful Inca channels, terraces and platforms.

Then you continue with a visit to the Archaeological site of Pikillacta, considered one of the best preserved pre-Inca cities corresponding to the Wari culture where you are going to see a variety of architectural structures.

Our final destination will be Andahuaylillas chapel it’s a famous colonial temple, known as "The Sistine Chapel of America", where we will find a large collection of Cusco paintings, murals dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth century and decorations with gold leaves.

We are going to back around 2:30 in the afternoon.

This program includes

  • Pick up from hostel in Cusco
  • Professional Guide
  • Touristic  Bus
Transport
  • Touristic

This program does not include

  • Ticket Entry to temple Andahuaylillas
  • Tourist Ticket Partial

What to bring

  •     Camera
  •     Cash  
  •     Passport
  •     Raincoat (between October to March)
  •     Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses.

 

Recommendations

  • The altitude of Cusco is above 3400m.a.s.l. or 11150f.a.s.l. and is provably that you have fatigue or headache. We suggest you drink coca tea.
  • The rainy season is from October to March
  • You need to by: The Partial ticket II or Circuit II-City and South Valley (BTC – Tourist Ticket)

      Includes: Qoricancha Museum, Histórico Regional Museum, Arte Contemporáneo Museum, Monumento a Pachacutec, Arte Popular Museum, Centro Qosqo de Arte Nativo, Parque Arqueologico de Tipon and Parque Arqueologico de Pikillaqta.

      (Two days of validity)