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Southern Valley Tour Half Day

Created with Sketch. Southern Valley, Cusco, Peru
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Duration

1 Day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

18 people

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Languages

Español, Ingles

Overview

Southern Valley Tour Half Day:

Discover the Southern Valley Tour of Cusco, visit the stunning place of Andahuaylillas where you can appreciate the stunning Sistine American chapel, host of a great number of interesting painting framed with gold details from XVII –XVIII century. After, visit the hydraulic engineering channels of Tipon, based on a system of narrow and sophisticated fountains. From here we will head to Pikillaccta, a large archaeological site built by the Wari culture about 700AD, an area which is composed by perfectly constructed walls that enclose the main chambers and passages that are permitted to go through.

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HIGHLIGHTS

    Activities: Cultural, Adventure
    Bus transfer: Full Day.
    Difficulty Levels: 2 of 5
    Hiking distance: 2 km / 1.2 miles
    Maximum Altitude: 4200 masl. / 13779 ft.
    Departures Day: Daily Departures.
    Starts: Pick up at your accommodation in Cusco around 8:00 AM
    Ends: Drop-off at Cusco around 14:30 PM

Itinerary

Itenirary
Southern Valley Tour
Pick up from your hotel at 8:00am. We will begin our tour at the Tiponarcheological complex and later visit the village of Oropesa. Continuing on with our journey, we will walk around the archaeological remains of Pikillaqta and ultimately reach Andahuaylillas, home to the exquisite baroque church known as the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas.” In the afternoon, we will take a bus back to Cusco.
Itenirary
08:00 - 08:40
We will pick you up from your hotel at 08:00 a.m. and we’ll head towards the Archaeological Place of Tipon.
Itenirary
08:40 - 09:20
At 08:40 a.m. we will arrive to Tipon, which was a sacred site where the Incas worshiped the water.
Itenirary
09:20 - 10:00
At present, the water still runs through the different channels and platforms of the complex, your guide will provide you with the necessary information.
Itenirary
10:20 - 10:40
Then at 10:20 a.m., we will go to Pikillaqta and all its surroundings of the Archaeological Site.
Itenirary
11:40 - 12.30
We will arrive at 11:40 am at the small town of Huaro and visit its church that dates from the 16th century.
Itenirary
12:30 - 13:00
Finally we arrived at 12:30 pm to Andahuaylillas, considered the Sistine Chapel of America.
Itenirary
13:00 - 14:20
Finally, we will return to Cusco at dusk. The point of arrival is near the Plaza de Armas of the city. Private services will leave you at the door of your hotel.

Included

  • Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish)
  • Bus
  • Meals

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • BTP Tourist Ticket Cusco: “direct payment” Adult Nacional: S / 40.00
  • BTP Tourist Ticket Cusco: “direct payment” Foreign Adlt: S / 70.00 - 22 Dollars Approximately.
  • Personal expenses

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Southern Valley, Cusco, Peru

Tour Map Southern Valley Tour Half Day

FAQs

How many people maximum is in a tour shared and private service?
The shared service tour allows a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 18 tourists per group. The private tour allows a maximum of 6 tourists per group.
What archaeological remains are visited in the Southern Valley?
The southern valley includes the archaeological remains of Tipon, Piquillacta, lagoon of Lucre and the church of Andahuaylillas.
What is the difference between the Sacred Valley and the Southern Valley?
The difference between these tours are the places to visit and also the direction in which they are, the southern Cusco Valley is located to the south east of the city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley is located to the Northwest and Northeast of the city of Cusco.
In the tour of the southern valley can I use the tourist ticket?
The complete tourist ticket includes 15 attractions or places to visit and among these is the archaeological remains that are visited in the South Valley, the only attraction that is not in the tourist ticket is the church of Andahuaylillas that has a cost of 15.00 soles, but in our package of the southern valley we include all the income.
How many hours does the tour of the South Valley include?
The tour begins at 8:30 am with pick up from the hotel, we leave Cusco at 9:00 am and return at 14:30 pm.
How big is the group on the Southern Valley tour?
The group of the tour varies according to the season in the low season between the months of November to March the group is between 5 passengers and 15 passengers and in high season from April to November the groups can be between 10 passenger and 18 passengers.
What Is The BTG (Boleto Turistico General)?
Ticket that allows you to visit 16 places of tourist interest that are in the city of Cusco, Sacred Valley, South Valley and adjacent places.
This ticket is administered by the cultural tourism integrated services committee - Cusco COSITUC.
The places of tourist interest that can with the general tourist ticket are:
The Regional Historical Museum.
Contemporary Art Museum.
Popular art museum.
Museum of Qoricancha site.
Qosqo center of native art.
Monument to the Inca Pachacuteq.
Sacsayhuaman.
Q'enqo.
Puka Pukara.
Tambomachay.
Pisac.
Ollantaytambo.
Chinchero.
Moray.
Tipon.
Piquillacta.
The price of BTG (GENERAL TOURIST TICKET) is S /. 130.00 soles for foreign tourists and S /. 70.00 soles for national tourists. It has 10 days of validity.
What Is The BTP (Boleto Turistico Parcial)?
Ticket that allows you to enter certain tourist attractions of Cusco and adjacent places distributed by circuits.
Circuit I: This ticket allows to visit the places of tourist interest that are located in the archaeological park of Sacsayhuaman:
Sacsayhuaman
Qenqo
Tambomachay
Puka Pukara
Circuit II: This ticket allows to visit the places of tourist interest that are located in the historic center of the city of Cusco:
Regional Historical Museum
Contemporary Art Museum
Popular art museum
Qoricancha Site Museum
Qosqo Native Art Center
Monument to the Inca Pachacutec
Circuit III: This ticket allows to visit the places of tourist interest that are located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas:
Pisac
Ollantaytambo
Chinchero
Moray
The price of the ticket is S /. 70.00 soles for foreign tourists and S /. 45.00 soles for national tourists. Each ticket has a validity of 2 days.

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Extra
  • Partial Tourist Ticket (BTP) ⇨$25,00
  • Peruvian Buffet Lunch ⇨$20,00
  • Private Service ⇨$250,00

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