Half day South Valley Tour - Itinerary:
We will pick you up from your hotel at 7:45 am for a half-day tour in the South Valley. We will visit the following sites: Tipon, Pikillaqta, and Andahuayllas.
Our first stop will be Tipon. This large area contains 12 impressive terraces. More impressive is the still functioning irrigation system that continues watering crops to this day!.Next, we go to Pikillaqta.
Pikillaqta presents characteristics of a pre-Incan main urban center that was important for the development of the Huari Empire. Then, we continue on to Andahuaylillas.
Andahuaylillas is a typical Andean village with unique architecture. It is noted for its colonial catholic church with beautiful decorations and wall paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is known as the Sistine Chapel of Cusco. We will return to Cusco around 1:30 pm.