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Peru Jungle Travel

South Valley

Duration Full Day
type of tour cultural
Difficulty easy
Maximum altitude 3,560 m.s.n.m
Groups 5 persons
Availability All year

PLACES TO VISIT

> Tipón
> Pikillaqta
> Andahuaylillas

ITINERARY

Meeting place office Pachamama Museum Peru. We begin our excursion by visiting the Andahuaylillas Chapel, also known as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas. Then we go to the archaeological site of Pikillaqta, which are made up of the remains of the ancient city of Wari.

Finally we will visit the Water Temple known as Tipón, place where water was worshiped. Each place has an approximate time of 40 minutes to visit. We will be back in Cusco at 3:00 pm

TOUR DESCRIPTION

TIPON:

It was a shrine where water was worshiped, with the care and veneration that the Incas treated these elements. It maintains an impressive cultivation space that contains 12 terraces that are currently cultivated, whose walls were built with finely carved stones.

PIKILLAQTA:

Characterized by its nature and its impressive scale of expansionist movement. Wari presents characteristics of more than a thousand buildings between squares, colcas (food warehouses), courts or houses, temples, long and narrow streets with buildings that were up to 4 stories high. It is surrounded by what were villages located in front of the entire plain and the Wakarpay lagoon. It is considered among the tourist places of ancient Cusco.

ANDAHUAYLILLAS:

In this small town colonial houses are still preserved, it has two tourist attractions that are worth knowing. The first attraction is the main square that has pisonay trees. The second is the most outstanding attraction in this town the Catholic church of San Pedro de Andahuaylillas. Considered as the Sistine chapel of Cusco, built in colonial times in the 17th century. The interior is decorated with wall paintings, baroque altars of carved wood and houses canvases from the Cuzco school, which developed at the beginning of the Hispanic presence.

IT INCLUDES

> Pick up from the hotel for the start of the tour.
> Tourist transport.
> Professional bilingual guide.

NOT INCLUDED

> Tourist ticket, additional purchases.


TOUR RECOMMENDATIONS

> wear rain poncho
> sunscreen, coat, tracking shoes.

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