This is a day trip to some of the impressive sites outside of Cusco City. Andahuaylillas is a small village famous for its church, Iglesia de San Pedro, which has been referred to as the "Sistine Chapel of America." Piquillacta is a well-preserved archaeological site from the Wari period, a pre-Inca culture. Tipon is an impressive example of Inca ingenuity and agricultural innovation.
Transportation in tourist bus
Professional bilingual (English/Spanish) Tour Guide
USD 30 for
Around 9:00 am we leave from Cusco for the Andahuaylillas (a 45-minute journey), a small village famous for its beautiful church. We will see beautiful murals of traditional Cusquenian art, amazing embroideries, and carved altars. From there we will go to Piquillacta, where we will explore the ruins of the pre-Inca culture of Wari. Later the tour takes us to Tipon, which was believed to be an agricultural laboratory, which also has an impressive irrigation system. Tipon is also known for its "queries" where the guy (guinea pig) are cooked in large ovens. If you're interested, we can stop to try this traditional Peruvian cuisine (not included in the price of the tour). We will return to Cusco at 4:00 PM.
Tipon, Choquepata, Peru
Starting from USD 30
Calle Cabra Kancha 440
Cusco Native Culture & Travel is a local travel agency specializing in offering tours in Peru including trekkings, expeditions through the Andes, alternative tourism programs, archaeological sightseeing, river rafting and horseback riding through the amazing landscapes of the Cusco Region and exotic jungle trips.
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