Tipon Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas

Archaeological Center of Tipon

Description of the Program.

  • Contact in your hotels then start journey to the southern valley, on the route you will appreciate Andean villages surrounded by mountains and crops of the different products that grow the inhabitants of the area.

  • 1st Visit Tipón:
    Archaeological rest with huge experimental Incas terraces, with irrigation systems that lead to water-evoked altars. Impressive growing space containing 12 terraces that are currently cultivated, whose walls were built with finely carved stones. even more impressive is the irrigation system that is still serving agriculture and the advantage is the intake of water in the spring season.
  • 2nd Visit Pikillacta:

    It has characteristics of a large urban center corresponding to the time of development of the wari empire with more than a thousand buildings between squares, colcas (food deposits), courts or houses, temples, long and narrow streets with buildings that had up to 4 stories high.

  • 3rd Visit Andahuaylillas, Sistine Chapel of America:

    Typical Andean villa of the time of the colony of singular origin and architecture. Andahuaylillas its Catholic temple of the colonial era with a beautiful decoration and mural painting of the seventeenth and eighteenth century known as the Sistine Chapel of Cusco. On return we will pass saylla, typical Cuzqueño village where you can enjoy the delicious typical dishes, (optional) you return to the city of Cusco at approximately 15:30 hours.


  • Visits to:

    Andahuaylillas Chapel, Tipon Ruins, Pikillaqta Archaeological Center

  • Departure time:
    Every day, starting at 9:00 am.
  • Visiting time:
    06 hours approximately.
  • Itinerary:
    • 09:00 in the morning our guide will contact you at your hotel for the start of the tour.
    • On the way, you will visit the whole area of the South Valley of Cusco.
    • You will first visit the Archaeological Center of Tipon, known for being one of the most outstanding works of hydraulics of the Inca culture.
    • You will continue the trip to the pre-Inca town of Pikillaqta, where you will have a guided tour, around the city of mud, where you will be able to observe the streets, squares, and houses.
    • Then you will continue the trip to the Andahuaylillas Church, better known as the Sistine Church of America, a Catholic church where the paintings of the Cusco School stand out.
    • On your return to Cusco, on the way, you will have the option of tasting a typical dish in the town of Saylla.
    • At approximately 2:00 p.m. you will return to the city of Cusco.
  • Includes:
    • Lunch.
    • Entrance tickets.
    • Additional expenses.
  • Not include:
    • Lunch.
    • Entrance tickets.
    • Additional expenses.
  • If you have any questions:
    • We are here to help you via WhatsApp at +51 984 562266
    • You can also send us an email at the following link contacts or e-mail info@aventurasecotrekperu.com.
    • Of course, if you are a group or more than four-person, we have a special price, according to your needs.
    • If you want a private service, please send a message telling us the number of passengers in your group.

Price per Person: $ 30

Discount season 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

Protection measures COVID 19

As a responsible company in the current situation, we have become aware of the protocols and standards that the health sector and the government requirements for the operation of our services. That is why we are working on training our professional team and collaborators in the procedures necessary to safeguard the health and protection of each of our visitors.

How do I prepare myself?

Travelers visiting the city of Cusco should take into consideration the issue of altitude. It is important to take time to acclimatize, the first day of arrival to the city, should eat light foods, and especially rest so that the “soroche or altitude sickness” will not disturb the plans of the visit. It is advisable, if health allows it, to drink a hot cup of a good infusion, we recommend a good mate de coca, to restore the discomfort in the body.

Authorised Tour Operators

Cusco is a small city and the most important tours are at very close distances, it is always advisable to choose guaranteed options, there are many tour operators that are not authorized, before contracting a tour it is necessary that the visitor checks the most relevant information of the company in the government agencies that give the permission to provide tourist services in the city.

Should I use cash money or credit cards for my trips?

For security reasons it is recommended that you use a certain amount of cash for minor purchases or to acquire any souvenirs or details that the visitor may be interested in. In the city of Cusco the great majority of businesses, use payments with credit or debit cards the case, likewise, there are many agents, banks, and exchange houses, which you can access to remove money without any inconvenience.

How much luggage can I take?

Cusco is a city with a very varied climate, in the months of November to February, are known as the rainy season, the months of May until the end of July are the cold season, and the remaining months are warmer and with better weather. For this reason, it is recommended that visitors wear warm clothing on the tours they take, and always carry sunscreen, light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking, and what is necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest.

Health recommendations

It is recommended that you take out travel insurance in your home country for any health eventuality or mishap during your time in our country. If you are going to take a tour, either traditional or walking, we recommend that you inform the staff of the company of the different medical treatments that the visitor has been prescribed.
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