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Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman

Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman

Price from: $ 42.00 USD (See: Pricing)
Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman
Tour Type
Day Trips
Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman
Maximun Altitude
3,650m (11,482 ft.)
Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman
Physical Level
Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman
Recommended Season
April to December

Full-Day Tour Tipon, Pisac, Sacsayhuaman

Price from: $ 42.00 USD (See: Pricing)

Experience the true beauty of the Peruvian sacred valley with our sacred valley tour in Tipon. Explore the ancient Inca ruins and villages of Tipon, brought to life by your experienced tour guide!

Tour Plan: Cusco | Tipon | Pisac | Sacsayhuaman

Intriguing Tipon: Water Engineering Masterpiece of the Inca Empire

Sacred Valley Tour Tipon: Explore the equilateral triangle of Cusco between TIPON, PISAC, and SACSAYHUAMAN with the incredible construction of Inca hydraulic canals that still run their waters through the sacred temples of the Andes and the ancient Inca machinery.

In the heart of the Andes Mountains in Peru lies an engineering marvel that has stood the test of time: the Tipon ancient irrigation systems. These systems, dating back to the Inca civilization, showcase the brilliance and ingenuity of an ancient society in harnessing water for agriculture, irrigation, and domestic use. Tipon’s old irrigation systems remain an awe-inspiring testament to the Incas’ brilliance in harnessing the power of water for their survival and prosperity.

Unveil one of Peru’s best-kept secrets: the elaborately designed ancient irrigation system of Tipon! Immerse yourself in its 3000-year-old wonder as you explore this incredible engineering feat.

Tipon Ancient Irrigation Systems: Discover the advanced engineering behind the irrigation systems of Tipon, Peru! Dive into the complexity that led to an intricate network of canals and dams. Explore the fantastic irrigation system of the Tipon archaeological site in Peru!


Sacred Valley Tour Tipon Overview

Take a step back in time and explore the ancient irrigation systems of Tipon, located in the Cusco region of Peru. This tour will take you through the intricate network of canals, terraces, and fountains that the Incas built over 500 years ago. Learn about the advanced engineering techniques used to create these systems and their significance in Incan culture.

The tour starts at 8:00 a.m.

Inca sites to explore: Inca equilateral triangle

  1. Tipon, an ancient Inca hydraulic system
  2. Pisac’s old Inca hydraulic system
  3. Saqsaywaman’s old Inca hydraulic system


  • Discover the advanced architecture and water engineering techniques used to build Tipon, an impressive example of Inca engineering skills.
  • Get into ancient engineering and learn about the incredible Tipon monument—the perfect example of Inca ingenuity.


Tipon Ancient Irrigation Systems Itinerary

Discover the magnificence of Tipon, a fascinating archaeological site in Peru’s Sacred Valley, on this unforgettable sightseeing tour. Let’s explore!


Explore the hydraulic system of Tipon


  1. Tipon: Inca hydraulic system
  2. Pisac: Ancestral Inca channels and sources
  3. Sacsayhuaman: Artificial lagoon plus the Inca hydraulic siphon system

We leave Cusco at 08:00 to explore, for the first instance, the incredible Inca hydraulic systems of Tipón, with their secondary and primary sources built in stone. Continue the trip through the San Salvador valley towards the Pisac hydraulic system.

In Pisac’s ruins, we find several sources that continue to flow their waters, flowing naturally towards the system of Inca platforms. Conclude your Andean travel experience by exploring Cusco’s vast and varied Inca canal system with a visit to Sacsayhuanman.

Sacsayhuaman has several artificial lagoons where the Incas kept fresh spring water. One of the most commonly used systems to treat water is gravity, in which the curves and the ponding box regulate the speed of the water, etc.



Physical Level

1, Easy

Walking Distance

A light walks

Hiking Time

5 to 35 minutes

Starting Altitude

Tipon 3,316m (10,879 ft)

Minimun Altitude

Sacsayhuaman: 3,500m (11,482 ft)

Highest Altitude

Pisac Ruins: 3,650m (11,650 ft)


Sacred Valley Tour Tipon INCLUSION 

  • Active itinerary with unique cultural features.
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide.
  • Private tourist transport.
  • A Professional Driver
  • Local taxes.

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”


  • CUSCO TOURIST TICKET BTG This ticket allows entrance to many sites in and around Cusco and costs 130 Peruvian soles (approximately US$45). The entrance ticket is valid for ten days to carry out the tourist circuit of Cusco, Sacred Valley, South Valley, and Moray.
    • PARTIAL TICKETS. Cost: 70 Peruvian Soles (approximately US$25). You can buy separate tickets if you don’t have the time or inclination to visit all the attractions on the “General Ticket” listed above.
  • Lunch (box lunch)
  • Snack.
  • Tips

What to bring

  • Tennis Shoes
  • Rain poncho (Rainy Season: December to March)
  • Windbreaker
  • Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended)
  • Water
  • Camera/film
  • Cash in local currency to purchase items.

Travel Guide

Unlock the secrets of Tipon encoded in its terraces and aqueducts! You will never forget the views and stories heard on this unforgettable Sacred Valley Tour.

Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman are three important archaeological sites in Peru that are often visited together on a guided tour.

Pisac is located approximately 33 km (20 miles) northeast of Cusco; Tipon is located about 16 km (10 miles) southeast of Cusco; and Sacsayhuaman is located approximately 2 km (1.2 miles) north of Cusco.

Yes, visitors can explore Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman on their own, but taking a guided tour is recommended to learn about the history and significance of the sites.

Yes, each site has entrance fees, which are paid on-site.

A visit to Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman usually lasts around 4-6 hours, depending on how much time is spent exploring each site.

Some walking is involved in visiting each site, but it’s not a strenuous hike and can be done by most visitors.

It’s best to wear comfortable clothing and shoes, as some walking will be involved. Bringing a hat, sunscreen, and water is also a good idea, as it can get hot and sunny in the Sacred Valley.

Yes, several small shops and stalls are selling souvenirs at each site.

Depending on the tour provider, transportation may be included in a Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman tour.

Yes, children are welcome on a Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman tour, but it’s essential to keep an eye on them as there are steep drops and uneven terrain at the sites.

Pisac and Sacsayhuaman have some wheelchair accessibility, but Tipon is inaccessible.

Many tour providers offer combined tours of Pisac, Tipon, and Sacsayhuaman with other attractions in the Sacred Valley, such as the Maras Salt Mines or Ollantaytambo.

Pisac was a critical Inca agricultural site; Tipon was an Inca ceremonial center with impressive water features; and Sacsayhuaman was an Inca military fortress and religious site.

What’s it like?

  • With this popular tour, venture off the beaten path to Tipon and explore the Sacred Valley via Tipon. Discover Inca fountains, ancient ruins, beautiful rivers, and unique local culture!
  • An exploration into the ancient Inca capital, Tipon, and its incredible complex network of waterworks was essential to its unique culture.

Pricing Breakdown

Tour Tipon Ancient Irrigation Systems COST

Season 2024

Number of persons Price per person
1 $ 239.00 USD
2 $ 137.00 USD
3 $ 102.00 USD
4 $ 79.00 USD
5 $ 68.00 USD
6 $ 58.00 USD
7 $ 52.00 USD
8 $ 46.00 USD
9 $ 42.00 USD

Discover this awe-inspiring tour of Tipon, Peru’s incredible ancient irrigation systems. You won’t want to miss it, from its custom-built canals to its 3000-year-old terraces!



Get transported back in time on this unique guided tour, exploring the beautiful Peruvian Tipon Village and Sacred Valley scenery. Learn about fascinating Inca culture and traditions—book today!


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