There are many interesting towns that have archaeological remains, to the east of the South valley of Cusco we will begin with Tipon and its extensive Inca experimental terraces, with irrigation systems that flow into altars evoked by water. Within the route we can find the towns of Oropesa, Huaro, and Andahuaylillas. Inside of them we will find colonial churches with wonderful baroque expressions of art. One of the most important churches that were found within this route is the one of Andahuaylillas, better known as "Sistine Chapel". Another detail of the Valley that found the Huacarpay Lagoon, full of endemic plant and animal species. During this brief tour of the lagoon we will have access to the archaeological park of Pikillaqta, one of the three most important cities of the pre-Inca Wari culture.This tour is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes with inca architecture. It is one of the routes still unknown by many tourists. The South is a new alternative to visit Cusco. Travelers can explore the amazing hydraulic architecture in Tipón, the pre-Inca structure of Pikillacta, the beautiful works of art of the Cusquenian School of Andahuaylillas, not forgetting Lucre, Huacarpay, Raqchi, Oropesa the bread capital and other places.You can make this route in a Full day South Valley Tour. This circuit is a discovery for its beauty, attractions similar to the Sacred Valley. The tour includes a diversity of towns full of history, natural spaces, religious, architecture and fascinating archeology.If you like nature, typical food, trekking and admire the beautiful architecture. The south offers many new routes. Much of the route, you can make it by acquiring the complete Tourist Ticket of Cusco. South Valley of Cusco is the place known as the other valley, it was a very important place for the development of the Inca Empire; It is the perfect route for people looking to experience archaeological sites and magnificent landscapes, without so much company and in a short period of time. This territory was one of the first inhabited places in the entire Cusco Valley. The first inhabitants of the culture known as Marcavalle populated this place, 1000 years before Christ.
08:30 We pick you up from Hotel
09:00 Driving to South Valley Cusco
10:00 Guided tour of Tipón
10:50 Driving to Pikillacta
11:20 Guided tour of Pikillacta
12:00 Driving to Andahuaylillas
12:20 Guided Tour to Colonial Church of Andahuaylillas
13:00 Return to Cusco
14:30 End of the tour
For this Full day South Valley Tour , Tipón and Andahuaylillas from Cusco, we will pick you up from your hotel at 08:30 hrs to have a guided tour in the southern valley where you can visit the following places: Valle Sur Cusco
It is possible that people without a lot of available time overlook the South Valley, but if you are already on your way to Machu Picchu and have an extra day in Cusco, make the day trip to the South Valley in Cusco. There are few people and several wonderful places to visit. It is one of the ways to enter the heart of Peruvian culture.