No results found

{[{item.label}]}

Events in Peru

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Peru

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Cusco: South Valley of the Incas Day-Tour

6 Reviews
Sightseeing ToursCulture & HistoryArchitectureArchaeologyReligious & Spiritual ActivitiesHistory & HeritageNature & AdventureNature & PanoramaDay TripsEducational ActivitiesDay Trips FromDay Trips To

A day-tour to South Valley, known for its spectacular natural landscapes. You can experience Inca architecture, pre–inca Wari architecture in Pikillaqta, and a beautiful chapel of Andahuaylilla which is known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”.

Highlights

  • Experience Incan architecture in Tipón
  • View Wari architecture in Pikillaqta
  • Walk through the Temple of Andahuaylillas

Description

After being picked up from your hotel between 8:40AM and 9:00AM, you will proceed to the Tipon Archeological Complex to begin your Incan adventure. The complex is located 24 kilometers southeast of Cusco, and is one of the lesser visited sites in the Cusco area. It is an ancient Incan site and thought to be a royal garden commissioned by Wiracocha, and is one of the most elaborate examples of agricultural terracing created by the Incas. These tall terraces run up the narrow valley and are irrigated by an aqueduct from Pachatusan, with a mountain located above the site. In addition to the terracing, there are also some other structures at Tipon including baths, a temple complex, canals, and aqueducts. Following Tipon, you will head to Pikillacta. Pikillacta is the only pre-Inca site in the Cusco area. This adobe complex was built around 700 to 900 A.D. by the Huari people. In the area, there is a small Inca site just a short walk from Pikillacta which is known as Rumicolca, and was a travel checkpoint for the Incas. After this complex, you will progress towards Andahuaylillas. Here you will discover 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 as you browse the fascinating walls. On your return to Cusco you will also pass Saylla, where you will be able to enjoy the delicious and famous pork chicharrones. Your tour will then conclude with your return to Cusco at around 2:30PM.

Includes

Pick-up from hotel Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
Tickets Entrance fee to the Temple of Andahuaylillas Meals and drinks

Important Information

  • The entrance to all Inca archeological sites is free until further notice due to COVID-19 regulations We do not pickup from hotels or other accommodation far away from the city center

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

Book an Experience

Reserve your experience now

CHECK AVAILABILITY

Gallery

Book an Experience Powered by My Guide Travel

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Peru.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

You Might Also Like

Create & Share your Guide to Peru with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

Mini Guides

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Peru is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations