South Valley Tour: Tipon - Pikillaqta - Andahuaylillas Full Day

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.

  • 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.
  • Periods: All year round, recommended April – November
  • Maximum height: 3,800 masl
  • Temperature: Cold in the mornings, hot during the day and with many icy winds during the afternoon.

South Valley Tour: Tipon – Pikillaqta – Andahuaylillas

What it includes:

  • Pick up at your hotel or hostel and we will leave you near the Plaza de Armas of Cusco at the end of the tour
  • professional guides
  • Transportation
  • We use private buses and minivans; very comfortable and with all the security accessories according to the number of tourists, our driver has many years of experience.

Does not include:

  • Tips for the guide and the driver
  • 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)
  • Tourist ticket, its price is 70 soles or 25 dollars
  • Lunch
  • Income to the Temple of Andahuaylillas (15 soles)


Starting at

$ 15.00USD

per person

Contact travel advisor +51 940 110 208

Day By Day

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.

Price

Price 40 soles per person

private tours

$150 for a group of 6 people

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what to bring

What you need to bring:

  • Photographic camera.
  • Mask and face shield (mandatory)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses.
  • Warm clothing.
  • Rain poncho according to the season.
  • Snack.
  • Extra money in soles.
  • Good humor

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