South Valley: Tipon, Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas

valle-sur-cusco01-tiponThis tour is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes, Inca architecture in Tipon, pre – Inca Wari architecture in Pikillaqta and a beautiful chapel, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”

DESCRIPTION OF TOUR:

We pick you up from your Hotel at 8:00am, we start visiting theses followings places:

TIPON: Tipon is said to be a royal garden commissioned by Wiracocha. It is one of the most elaborate examples of agricultural terracing created by the Incas. These tall terraces which run up the narrow valley are irrigated by an aqueduct from Pachatusan, the mountain above the site. In addition to the terracing there are also some other structures at Tipon, including baths, a temple complex, canals and aqueducts.

valle-sur-cusco02-andahuaylillasPIKILLAQTA: Pikillaqta is the only pre-Inca site in the Cusco area. This adobe complex was built around 700 to 900 AD by the Huari, in the area, there is a small Inca site just a short walk from Pikillacta, known as Rumicolca, a travel checkpoint for the Incas.

ANDAHUAYLILLAS: Here you find the “Sistine Chapel of Peru”, a church that is home to golden altars, paintings and many colored ceilings. The chapel is simple and unassuming on the outside, but on the inside you’ll find masterpiece after masterpiece.

THE TOUR INCLUDED:

  • Touristic Bus.
  • Guide
  • Pick up from hotel to start our trip.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Entrance fee to Tipon, Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas.
  • Lunch

IT IS RECOMENDED TO BRING:

  • Your Touristic Ticket
  • Camera or video camera (Optional),
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, caps or hats,
  • Snacks, Light and warm clothes
  • And extra money.