South Valley Tour Cusco Tipon – Pikillaqta – Andahuaylillas
- Full Day
- group Tour
The South Valley tour Cusco takes place in the morning every day from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This is an alternative tour, where we can observe landscapes of great natural beauty, and ancient architecture. We will visit the Archaeological Complex of Tipón, of Inca architecture, the citadel of Pikillacta of pre-Inca Wari architecture, and Andahuaylillas beautiful Chapel of Colonial architecture, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”; without forgetting the tasty gastronomy along the route.
- Modality: Cultural, traditional, Historical
- Duration: 1 day
- Degree of difficulty: None,
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Departure Time: From 8:30am
- Return time: approximately 2:00 p.m.
- Visit periods: All year round, recommended April – November
- Maximum height: 3,330 meters above sea level
- Temperature: Cold in the mornings, hot during the day and with many icy winds during the afternoon.
Itinerary of the South Valley Tour Cusco:
South Valley Tour Tipon – Pikillaqta – Andahuaylillas
This tour of the South Valley in Cusco takes place in the morning every day from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This is an alternative tour, where we can observe landscapes of great natural beauty, and ancient architecture. We will visit the Archaeological Complex of Tipón, of Inca architecture, the citadel of Pikillacta of pre-Inca Wari architecture, and Andahuaylillas beautiful Chapel of Colonial architecture, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”; without forgetting the tasty gastronomy along the route.
We start our pick up from your hotels between 08:30 a.m. to 09:00 a.m. To then go to the southwest of the city of Cusco where we will visit TIPON, an archaeological center corresponding to the Inca period, in which you can see an exceptional irrigation system with vertical and horizontal irrigation channels on stepped terraces, the water flows from the subsoil to a source of which is distributed through the aforementioned channels. It was an important agricultural production center.
Then we will go to PIKILLACTA. It is currently known as one of the most famous and best preserved cities of the pre-Inca period in Peru and has an area of approximately 50 hectares. The word PIKILLACTA comes from two Quechua words PIKI (flea or small) LLACTA (town) and its translation could be Pueblo de Pulgas or Pueblo Pequeño. In Pikillacta we can appreciate stone walls of pre-Inca origin and one of the most important cities of the Wari culture.
Finally we will know ANDAHUAYLILLAS that is part of the Route of the America due to its beautiful woodwork, beautiful paintings and colonial decorations.
Finally we return to the city of Cusco where our tour ends at 1:00 p.m. Approximately, thus culminating this tour to the South Valley of Cusco.
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Price of the South Valley Tour Cusco:
80.00 soles per person for a group services
25.00 dollars per person for a group services
We also offer this tour in private service and the cost is based on your group size.
2 to 6 participants: $260 total
7 to 13 participants: $360 total
14 or more: Will be arranged and priced by your tour representative.
NOTE: We sometimes offer to combine private tours (with your permission) into smaller groups with a discount. Let us know if you would be open to others joining you.
What it includes in the South Valley Tour Cusco:
- Pick up frim your hotel
- Professional (Bilingual Spanish and English Guide)
- Tourist transport
Does not include in the South Valley Tour Cusco:
- The Tourist Ticket (the cost of the ticket varies from 130 soles for 10 days or 70 soles for the partial ticket valid for only 2 days
- Entrance fee Adahuaylillas templo 15 soles per person
what to bring
What you need to bring to the South Valley Tour Cusco:
- Small Day Pack
- Warm jacket
- Confortable Cloths
- Confortable shooes