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South Valley Day Tour

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South Valley Day Tour

South Valley Day Tour

23 reviews


South Valley Day Tour,

The South Valley Tour , Tipon, Pikillacta, and Andahuaylillas Tour offers a captivating exploration of lesser-known yet culturally and historically rich sites in the Cusco region of Peru. This off-the-beaten-path adventure takes travelers through the scenic South Valley, showcasing ancient Inca engineering marvels, pre-Inca archaeological sites, and a colonial gem.The South Valley, Tipon, Pikillacta, and Andahuaylillas Tour is a unique journey that unveils the lesser-explored treasures of the Cusco region. From colonial art to pre-Inca ruins and Inca agricultural marvels, this tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the diverse cultural and historical heritage of Peru


  • Colonial Art in Andahuaylillas: Admire the colonial art and architecture of the Church of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas, often referred to as the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas.”
  • Tipon’s Agricultural Terraces: Witness the agricultural prowess of the Incas at Tipon, where intricate terraces and a sophisticated irrigation system showcase their mastery of engineering.
  • Scenic South Valley: Enjoy the scenic beauty of the South Valley, with its rolling hills, traditional villages, and panoramic views of the Andean landscape.

Trip Details

1. Departure from Cusco:

  • The tour typically starts with an early morning departure from Cusco, heading south towards the less-explored South Valley.

2. Andahuaylillas:

  • Colonial Church: Visit the colonial town of Andahuaylillas, home to the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas.” Explore the Church of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas, renowned for its impressive colonial art and architecture.

6. Tipon:

  • Inca Agricultural Site: Visit Tipon, an Inca archaeological site famous for its impressive agricultural terraces and irrigation system. Discover the advanced engineering that allowed the Incas to cultivate crops in diverse microclimates.

7. Return to Cusco:

  • After exploring Tipon, head back to Cusco in the late afternoon, concluding the South Valley, Tipon, Pikillacta, and Andahuaylillas Tour.


Trip Itinerary

Pick up at your Hotel at 09:00; we start by driving high above Cusco and the outlying town of Tipon .This Valle Sur tour including Tipon, Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas it is a great opportunity to visit the non-visited sector in Cusco, with beautiful lakes and villages, we have daily departures in our private guided tours, you can just book at our Office or by e-mail. Also you can find the best places where Cuzqueños eat Cuy al horno -Guinea pig.

Tipon – Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas.
South Valley Tour, Tipon Pikillacta y Andahuaylillas
This tour is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes, lakes of Urcos and Huacarpay, Inca architecture in Tipon, pre – Inca Wari architecture in Pikillaccta and a beautiful chapel, known as the “Sixtine Chapel of America.


• Pick up from hotel to start our trip
• Prívate Transporta tión
• Professional bilingual guide (English / Spanish).

No Included

• Entrance fees to sites total approx 30 soles
• Lunch is not included
• You can try the famous Cusco`s speciality “Cuy al Horno” Roasted Guinea pig in Tipon

What To Bring

• You only need to carry a small day pack, with water to drink, camera, and rain jacket or poncho / or change of weather gear, basic toiletries, hat for the sun , sun scream and comfortable shoes or hiking boots
• Some extra money as there is no ATM´s.

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