Fascinating excursion to the tourist area of Tipon, Pikillaqta, and Andahuaylillas. Enjoy a walk in the open air with the unique landscapes of the Andes nestled with special Inca constructions to the south of the Cusco Valley.
Cusco South Valley Tour charming excursion to the southwest of Cusco, just 60 minutes away, find the portentous Inca constructions of Tipon, Pikillaqta, Rumicolca, and Andahuaylillas, “the Sistine Chapel of America.”
Enjoy a guided tour of Cusco Southern Valley Tour with short walks to reach the outstanding architectural constructions of Tipon with its hydraulic water channels, stroll through the pre-Inca streets of the ancestral metropolis of Pikillaqta, etc.
The tourist circuit of Cusco South Valley Tour over time is becoming one of the most popular sites due to the number of megalithic ruins to explore, such as the Tipon source, the Inca trails of Pikillaqta, and the breathtaking Sistine chapel of America with the fresco paintings of the path to heaven and hell.
Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, "Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves."
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Note: The guided visits to the tourist circuit of the Cusco South Valley Tour can be carried out at any time that the client requires, either in the morning or the afternoon “the archaeological sites of the southern valley of Cusco open at 8 am and close at 5 pm”
Lunch “Not included,” The One Dish to Try in Cusco Is… Guinea Pig (A popular Peruvian delicacy) in Tipon village. Or lunch could be in the town of Lucre, “fresh trout from the lagoons of the Andes,” or in the city of Saylla, “Chicharrón [fried pork] flavorful, tender, and crispy: Cusco’s Chicharrón.”
Cusco Southern Valley Tour – The excursion to the South Valley of Cusco begins at 9 in the morning; We start with the pick-up service at the respective hotels of the visitors, then we head towards the southwest of Cusco via Saylla until we reach the different Inca archaeological groups such as Tipon, Pikillaqta, Rumicolca and the Sistine Chapel of America.
Each Inca archaeological group has short walks between 8 to 18 minutes until we reach the main Inca temples, such as the Tipon fountain, the streets, patios, and houses of Pikillaqta, etc.
At the end of the tourist circuit of the Cusco South Valley Tour, we return to the city of Cusco; there is the option if the clients would like to try the baked guinea pig in the town of Tipon “does not include” the culinary adventure is tastier locally in the south of Cusco.
Discover the fascinating ancestral ruins of southern Cusco on a nearly half-day tour exploring incredible Inca constructions with impressive Andean landscapes.
The spectacular archaeological group of Tipon, located south of Cusco, contains several imperial-style Inca buildings, deposits, and terrace systems. Explore strategic spring water extraction sites’ impressive canals and Inca water sources. The tourist area of Tipon has magnificent photographic angles between the ruins of Tipon and the landscapes of the Andes. The best engineers at the time of the Incas built the architecture and functionality in Tipon with a unique ritual cutting and hydraulic irrigation system.
The Wari culture was developed in the southwest of Peru in the Apurimac region; Pikillaqta had its most significant architectural expression in the Pre-Inca metropolis citadel south of Cusco. Discover with us the little-known treasures of the Cusco South Valley Tour.
The ruins of Rumi Punku have a pyramidal shape with imperial Inca fine masonry. At the top of the Rumi Punku archaeological complex is a channel to carry water to the Inca citadel of Pikillaqta.
The most extraordinary Sistine Chapel in America became famous for its incredible works of art that continue inside. The exquisite paintings made by the Cuzco School of Art 400 years ago made various paintings with Andean touches.
In the Sistine Chapel of America in Andahuaylillas, the most striking is the fresco paintings on the walls, the ceiling, the semicircular arch, and the balcony of the choir.
Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”
Our services are private so that all our travelers have a personalized experience and enjoy magnificent excursions, thus staying longer in a place of interest or shortening the trip. We are at your disposal on your next vacation in Peru.
PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023 | We run this tour only as a PRIVATE SERVICE
Experience the Cusco South Valley Tour exploring Tipon, Pikillaqta, and Andahuaylillas; the travel route has a combination of three architectural styles:
Tipon “Inca construction”
Pikillaqta “Pre-Inca construction.”
Andahuaylillas with its beautiful Chapel “Colonial construction.”
On the tour of the southern valley of Cusco, we visit 2 Inca ruins:
Cusco South Valley Tour – We strongly affirm that Peru is one of the countries through which we have been able to travel more easily. Enjoy your trip south of Cusco, exploring incredible Inca ruins.