Tour to Tipon Pikillacta & Andahuaylillas:
After your breakfast, we will pick you up from your Hotel at 8:00 am to start visiting these incredible places in the southern of Cusco.
Tipon: Tipon is said to be a royal garden commissioned by Wiracocha. It is one of the most elaborate examples of agricultural terracing created by the Incas. These tall terraces which run up the narrow valley are irrigated by an aqueduct from Pachatusan, the mountain above the site. In addition to the terracing there are also some other structures at Tipon, including baths, a temple complex, canals and aqueducts. Tipon is definitely one of the lesser visited sites in the Cusco area but it is equally as impressive as those in the Sacred Valley. The Tipon Archeological Complex is located 24 km southeast of Cusco.
Pikillacta : Pikillacta is the only pre-Inca site in the Cusco area. This adobe complex was built around 700 to 900 years AD by the Huari Culture, in the area; there is a small Inca site just a short walk from Pikillacta, known as Rumicolca, a travel checkpoint for the Incas.
Andahuilillas: Here you will visit 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. Also some paintings from famous “Escuela Cuzqueña” can be appreciated…Afternoon return to Cusco but on the way back , we will stop at Saylla where wewill find some typical restaurants to enjoy pork chicharrones, or roasted ginea pig (optional) upon your arrival, transfer back to your Hotel.Schedules :
Our tours leaves at 8:00 AM / until 2:00 P.M Duration :
This tour takes half day or can be extended with drop off at Ollantatambo or Pisac Places to Visit :
Tipon / Pikillacta & Andahuaylillas Private Service :
Private Service for organized groups departs any day. Highly recommended.