The South Valley tour in half a day will take you around the most important sites of the South Valley circuit. It is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes, the Urcos and Huacarpay lakes, Inca architecture in Tipon, pre – Inca Wari architecture in Pikillaccta
This is a great opportunity to visit an important sector in Cusco, with beautiful lakes and towns. It is also home to the best places where Cuzqueños enjoy traditional Peruvian dishes and the special drink Chicha de la Peruana.
Tipon: This ancient Inca town is located 23 km. southeast of the Inca capital.
It has important hydraulic works such as the fountains and its beautiful canals; for the water distribution system to each embankment. That they still exist, the quality of the work is admirable.
PIquillacta: It is located to the south-east of the city of Cusco, 30 km from it. It covers 3441 hectares, on land in the Oropesa, Lucre and Andahuaylillas districts of the Quispicanchis province.
Piquillacta is not only a multiplicity of architectural complexes, it is landscape and it is history, it is an enigma and it is reality, to all this, we add the beauty of the legend of the princess SumakT’ika, our clearly pre-Inca architecture typical of the Wari culture. .
Our service also includes a visit to the Piquillacta site museum.
AndahuAylillas: It is located 35 km southeast of the city of Cusco along the paved road that leads to the Puno region.
Formerly the name of this city was Antawaylla, (anta: cooper, waylla: meadow, and both words together mean “coppery meadow”
The “Sistine Chapel” of America: The San Pedro de Andahuaylillas church is the main attraction for visitors, inside which there is a fabulous collection of Cuzqueña painting. Churrigueresque baroque altarpieces bathed in gold leaf, in this temple you can see the famous pentalingue door.
The Plaza de Armas de Andahuaylillas: The immense Plaza de Armas is surrounded by lush Pisonay (or coral trees) and palm trees. It is considered one of the most beautiful squares in the region.