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SOUTHERN VALLEY DAY TOUR

On our Southern Valley tour, you will admire an amazing irrigation system at the Archeological site called Tipon, 30 km south from Cusco and visit many numbers of kanchas (enclosure) in the pre-Inca site of Piquillaqta. Of course, we will visit the Andawaylillas Church, it is a well-decorated church with mural paintings, also called the ‘Sistine Chapel of America’.

TRIP DETAILS

DEPARTURE

 daily departures with 2 or more people.

ACLIMATIZATIONS

no needed, because it is lower than cusco.

BEST TIME

Best from March to January.

SOLITUDE RATING

famous, touristy place, crowded.

ELEVATION

3,100 m (10170 ft)- 3316 m (10,879 ft).

CUSTOMIZABLE

yes! private, custom, add-ons all available.

TRIP ACTIVITIES & FEATURES

Inca Ruin, colonial Church and gorgeous scenery.

TRIP TYPE

Sightseeing.

SEASON

year around.

DIFFICULTY

Easy.

DURATION

Half day, 08:00 am to 03:00 pm.

DISTANCE

Walking in town and in ruin site only.

We pick up our customersc at their hotels at 08:00 am. Our first stop is at the archaeological site of Tipon, where we will learn more about hydraulic works, as the source and its wonderful channels on the system of water distribution to each parcel. After a guided tour, our journey takes us Pikillacta, a site that offers a combination of landscape, history and, above all, the urban organization. It shows as was the surroundings. Our final destination will be Andahuaylillas, also known as the Sistine Chapel of America, where you can find a fabulous collection of Cuzco paintings and murals dating from the 16th and 17th century Inside this temple you can see the famous door with inscriptions in five languages, which was completely covered with gold. After visiting all places we will be back to Cusco at 03:00 pm roughly. 

What’s Included?

  • Round-trip transportation (tourist bus).
  • English-speaking Tour Guide.

Does Not Include

  • Tourist Ticket for archeological sites.

PRICE USD: 2 Participants: $60, 3 Participants: $45, 4 Participants $35, 5-6 Participants: $30, 7-8 Participants: $25(PER PERSON).

What you need to take?

Tourist ticket (included in price).
Sun hat.
Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended).
Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.
Water.
Camera and films.

CUSCO TOURIST TICKET

The Cusco Boleto Turistico is the only ticket that allows you to visit the most important tourist atractions in and around the Cusco area. With this Ticket, you visit Inca Ruins, museums and  typical dances of Peru at 07:00 pm daily.  you don´t need to book in advance the tourist ticket, just buy it at the first site you visit. Cash only. There are 2 types of Ticket.

1.- THE GENERAL CUSCO TOURIST TICKET

BTG is also known as the Complete Cusco Tourist Ticket. (In Spanish it is called the Boleto Turístico Integral Cusco). This complete Tourist Ticket Cusco gives you permission to discover all 16 tourist attractions in the Cusco region: If you want to visit ruins in  Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Southern Valley, your best option is the full «General Boleto Turistico»

Price: 130.00 Soles
Student Price: 70. 00 Soles
Validity: 10 days

2.- PARTIAL CUSCO TOURIST TICKET.

The Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket is only valid for one or two days. It allows you to enter certain Inca Archeological Ruins and these sites are grouped together according to tourist circuits. This Partial Cusco Tourist Ticket is not available for students or for minors. If you plan on visiting only city Tour no Sacred Valley or Maras Moray, the best option is the partial one.

ANDAWAYLILLAS CHURCH TICKET

The cost of the direct entry ticket to the Andawaylilllas is 15 soles (US $ 5).