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Tour South Valley half day

Half Day | $ 32 USD per person

The Sacred Valley of the Incas tour is a tourist destination located in the foothills of mountain ranges and snow-capped mountains (2800 m above sea level), rich for its fertile lands, climate and geographical conditions.), rich for its fertile lands, climate and its geographical conditions located on the banks of the river Vilcanota, which allowed him to be a center of agricultural production through the systems of andenería, also highlighting its hydraulic systems, it also established urban centers, The Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero are part of the natural and cultural beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, through this tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas you will be able to see the majesty of this impressive valley.

Ready to Travel Peru recommends you to take this tour as a prelude to your visit to Machupicchu.

DURATION: 5 HOURS (half day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 08:40 – 14:30 HRS.

$ 41 USD

Foreign Tourist

$ 32 USD

National Tourist

ITINERARY

  • Pick up from your hotel starting at 08:30 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).
  • First point to visit will be in the town of Oropesa, the archaeological site of Tipon considered the icon of Inca hydraulic engineering, presents large terraces of agricultural production, stairways and water channels made of stone with its beautiful crystal clear water fountains that are part of a shrine where water was worshiped as the element of life for the Incas.
  • Continuing our journey to the archaeological site of Pikillaqta, a pre-Inca construction, belonging to the Wari civilization of the centuries (XI – IX) recognized for the planning capacity in its urban constructions as the distribution of its streets, from this point you can see the Huacarpay Lake. Place of concentration and study of migratory birds.
  • Finally we will visit the town of Andahuaylillas, place where is the Chapel of Saint Peter Apostle better known as “Sistine Chapel of America” built in 1580 by the Jesuits, a space full of great religious artistic works where predominates and highlights the blue color and baroque style carvings.
  • Return to the city of Cusco.

INCLUDES

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco).
  • Entrance tickets to the tourist attractions (Tipon, Piquillaqta and Andahuaylillas).
  • Tourist transportation to all the sites described
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sun block, snack.
  • Rain poncho (depending on the season November – March).
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

SOUTH VALLEY

The South Valley tour is a tourist destination located south of the city of Cusco on the way to the Antisuyo, a perfect tour for those people who want to know the origins of the valley of Cusco, a tour of a lot of pre-Inca, Inca and colonial history where you can appreciate the archaeological site of Tipon an archaeological site cataloged as the masterpiece of the Inca culture for its hydraulic engineering, next to the archaeological site of Pikillaqta a pre-Inca construction dating from the years 600 and 1000 A.C, the origin of the Wari culture that had its expansion to the region of southern Cusco in its heyday that still remains preserved, then finally visit the town of Andahuaylillas 39 km from the city of Cusco, important for having the chapel of Saint Peter Apostle founded in 1572 by Viceroy Francisco Toledo, the most beautiful religious art of South America known worldwide as the “Sistine Chapel of America”.

Ready to Travel Peru recommends you to take this tour and we are sure you will not regret visiting it.

DURATION: 5 HOURS (half day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 08:40 – 14:30 HRS.

ITINERARY

  • To start the tour we will pick you up from your hotel starting at 08:20 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).
  • Already located in the tourist bus our first point of visit will be in the town of Oropesa, the archaeological site of Tipon whose name comes from the Quechua word Tímpuj which means boiling in allusion to the liquid that gurgles in its spring as a state of boiling and is also considered the icon of Inca hydraulic engineering, It has 13 large terraces of agricultural production of an imperial style of pink granite, stairways and water channels made of stone with beautiful crystal clear water fountains that are part of a shrine where water was worshiped as the element of life for the Incas.
  • Then we will continue this tour to the archaeological site of Pikillaqta located 33 km southeast of the city of Cusco its name comes from the word Piqui (flea, small) llaqta (town or city) town of fleas or better called small town a pre-Inca construction, belonging to the Wari civilization of the centuries dating from the years 600 and 1000 A.C. From this place you can observe the Huacarpay Lake, a protected natural area, a place of study for many ornithologists who visit this place to make studies of concentration and study of more than 120 species of migratory birds.
  • Finally we will visit the town of Andahuaylillas, 39 km from the city of Cusco, important for having the chapel of Saint Peter Apostle founded in 1572 by the viceroy Francisco Toledo and built by the Jesuits in a space full of great religious works of the great Cusco school that collection shows works of the life of Saint Peter Apostle and many more pictorial works that will leave more than one amazed of this place, this temple of San Pedro Apostle is also known in South America as the “Sistine Chapel of America”.
  • Finishing the tour of South Valley with the return to Cusco city.

INCLUDES

The South Valley half day tour includes the following services:

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco).
  • Entrance tickets to the tourist attractions (Tipon, Piquillaqta and Andahuaylillas).
  • Tourist transportation to all the sites described
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)

NOT INCLUDED

The South Valley half day tour does not include the following services, take into account them

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

The price of our South Valley half day tour accommodates to the type of service you wish to purchase as it can be a shared service or private tour, please contact us at info@readytotravelperu.com or call our contact numbers +51 935520609 or +51 9353526655 and see the rates and discounts we have for students, children and adults depending on the season.

The price South Valley half day tour for national tourists is from $ 32 dollars in shared service.

The price South Valley half day tour for foreign tourists is from $ 41 dollars in shared service.

These are some recommendations that are suggested to visitors to do the tour of the South Valley half day.

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sun block, snack.
  • Rain poncho (depending on the season November – March).
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.