This tour south valley is known for combining natural beauty, Tipon Inca architecture, architecture pre – Wari Inca in Pikillacta, visiting Andahuaylillas its beautiful chapel, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”; not forgetting the tasty cuisine to be savored in Saylla, Huasao … come with us to enjoy this pleasant tour of the valley south of the city of Cusco!
- OUT OF TOUR: Everyday
- DURATION OF TOUR: 9:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Places to visit in the South Valley Tour:
Tipon Archaeological Complex is located 25 kilometers from Cusco. According to the legends, Tipon is one of the royal gardens built by Wiracocha. It has twelve terraces flanked by stone walls perfectly polished and huge platform, canals and waterfalls, with the flora, has breathtaking scenery.
Built during the heyday of the Wari culture (500-900 AD), this large urban and ceremonial center of almost two square kilometers rises like a massive set of stone and mud structures concentrated on a hill overlooking the beautiful lagoon Lucre. Piquillaqta or ‘city of the fleas’ is perhaps the largest pre-Inca city of the region and its name derives from the presence of numerous enclosures of only four square meters which, apparently, were part of a military garrison.
Town where stands the church of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas, built in the early seventeenth century. Its gilded altars decorated interior, paintings and murals from the Cusco School and silver jewelry. Beautiful is also enhanced by its square Pisonay trees. A few kilometers further on we reached the town of Huaro where warlocks residing Inca times.
South Valley Tour includes – Tipon, Pikillacta, Andahuaylillas 1/2 day:
- Pick up from hotel.
- Touristic bus.
- Official Guide Service in English and Spanish.
- Entrance tickets.
Not Included in Tour South Valley – Tipon, Pikillacta, Andahuaylillas 1/2 day:
are recommended in the South Valley Tour – Tipon, Pikillacta, Andahuaylillas 1/2 day:
- Camera or video camera (Optional).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen, hats or caps.
- Light clothes.
- Warm clothes.