This tour is known for its rich combination of beautiful landscapes, Incan architecture in Tipón and pre inca Wari architecture in Pikillacta. It is also know for the stunning chapel in Andahuaylillas, which is known as the sixteenth chapel of the Americas. Also, we don’t want to forget the delicious food that can be found and enjoyed in Saylla and Huasoa… so come with us and enjoy this amazing excursion.
Description of South Valley Tour
We come to pick you up at your hotel at 9:15am to have a guided tour of the southern valley of Cusco, where we visit the following places.
This is a magnificent agriculture area that contains 12 terraces that are still used to grow food today; the walls of these terraces are constructed with finely detailed stones. Even more impressive though is the irrigation system that still feeds the crops, and in the spring months appears a fresh water spring.
This places is a marvelous representation of the great urban center in the times of development of the Wari Empire; for it contains over one thousand different buildings and constructions from plazas, fields, houses, temples large streets and large buildings that had up to 4 stories.
This is an incredible representation of Andean architecture and culture during the colonial era. The main attraction of Adahuaylillas is the catholic temple that was built during the colonial era that has incredible decoration, and a painted mural for the 18th and 19th centuries, know as the Sixteenth Chapel of Cusco. On the return to Cusco we will pass by Saylla, which is a typical Cusqueñen town where you can enjoy the delicious cicharrones (fried pork). We will return to Cusco at approximately 3:00pm.
Duration: 6-7 hours (approximately)
Price of Tour Per Person
|USD 28||S/ 92||Price Per Person|
- Pick up from hotel to begin the tour.
- Tourist Bus for transportation.
- Professional and Bilingual Guide (English/Spanish).
Tour does NOT include:
- Extra food and water.
- Ticket to enter archeological sites S/.70.00 soles = USD$22.30 dollars.
- Entrance into the church of Andahuaylillas S/.15 soles = USD$4.90 dollars.
Recommended you bring:
- Camera or video camera
- Sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat
- Light clothing
- Warm clothing (weather can change very fast)
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