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Cusco south valley Tour – half day

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  • Tour type: Cultural - half day tour
  • Weather: Warm - hot
  • Start/end time: pickup time 8:am - You arrive around 2 pm

The sacred valley was a region with important places and beautiful landscapes with lakes like “Wacarpay” and “Urcos” also archaeological sites like “Piquillaqta” a pre-Inca place developed by “Cultura Wari”, also you will visit “Tipon” an Inca site with an extraordinary architecture, continuing with your tour you will get to “Andahuaylillas” a colonial church which is an andean version of the “Sistine Chapel” with its fresco paintings made by andean people, on the way back visit a Pyramidal construction with Inca Imperial masonry which was used to bring water to “Piquillaqta” also this is great place to enjoy the traditional dishes, like guinea pig.

PLACES TO EXPLORE

  • Tipon
  • Pikillaqta
  • Andahuylillas
  • Rumi Punku

CONSIDERATIONS

Please do not forget to grab your confortable shoes, lots of places to explore!

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Itinerary

During hal dayRumi Punku - Andahuaylillas - Tipon - Pikillacta

We will pick you up from your hotel at 8am. Then after driving 2 hours from Cusco, we reach to “Tipon” where your guide will take in a tour to visit probably one of the best Inca examples of engineering about hydraulic system which was used to perform rituals to “water” then continuing with the tour we visit “Pikillacta” a big citadel with residential areas, corridors, plazas which was built by the “Waris” another important civilization before the Incas, then is time to continue to “Rumi Punku” a Pyramidal building with Inca imperial architecture, used to bring water to “Piquillacta”. After exploring whole these places we continue to “Andahuaylillas” to visit a colonial church also consider an andean version of the “Sistine Chapel” whit its fresco paintings. So it’s time to go back home. Absolutely still the option to enjoy some traditional dishes on the way back home for lunch.

What to bring?

What to bring?

  • Original passport.
  • Valid ISIC student card (in case you are student)
  • Small day pack.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Fleece, down jacket.
  • Sun hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Rain gear (according season).
  • Camera.
  • Water.
  • Money in soles to purchase BTG tourist ticket.
  • Extra money (dollars or soles) for souvenirs, drinks, tips, etc.

Extra information

Included in the Cusco souyh valley tour

  • Pick up at your hotel.
  • Bilingual English speaking guide.
  • Private van to visit all places.
  • Ticket for Andahuaylillas.

Price Excludes

  • Entrance ticket for all archeological sites, this ticket has two options and can be purchased at the first site you enter. It is about US$22 or 70 soles. (BTG, see important info)
  • Meals.
  • Tips.

Important info - BTG / BOLETO TURISTICO -TOURIST TICKET

You have the Option to Purchase a 1 Day or a 10 Day Boleto Turistico.

  • The partial ticket or 2-day ticket: costs 70 soles (US$22) and is valid for 2 days. You can visit many sites as you like in one day with no further charge; there are no discounts with this ticket.
  • The general ticket: costs 130 soles (US$43) and is valid for 10 days, allows you over the next 10 days to enter to 14 cultural and archeological sites in Cusco, the sacred valley and south valley.
  • The cost for students under 25 (with the presentation of a valid ISIC card) and for teenagers under 18 (with the presentation of an identity card) is 70 soles (US $20). Children under 11 are free.
  • The tickets for Saqsayhuaman, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Moray, etc. Cannot be sold individually, you must buy the Boleto Turistico, and you must pay in soles, no credit cards or US dollars are accepted.

Here is a list of sites where you can use your Boleto Turistico General:

  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Qenq’o
  • Puka Pukara
  • Tambomachay
  • Pisac
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Moray
  • Chinchero
  • Tipon
  • Piquillaqta

Price Reference

The price is based on your group size.

  • FROM: US$ 200.00.

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