Tipón, Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Tipón, Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas guided tour

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£27.00
Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Tipón and discover an irrigation system considered a masterpiece of hydraulic engineering
  • Explore the well-preserved Wari city of Pikillaqta, the ancestor of the Incas
  • Visit the Church of Andahuaylillas, also called the Sistine Chapel of America
  • Enjoy spectacular landscapes and the Inca architecture
What to expect

Your tour will start in Tipón, perfectly preserved archaeological sites located 27 kilometers from the city of Cusco. Close to the town of the same name, where stands an impressive rural colonial mansion (1650), there are 12 terraces still cultivated, some enclosures, and an irrigation system considered a masterpiece of hydraulic engineering still used by the surrounding population.

Then, you will go to Pikillaqta, which corresponds to the Wari culture, the ancestor of the Incas. Among its 700 structures, covering more than 3 thousand hectares, there are stone and mud buildings of two and three floors and the head of a condor carved in a rock. Finally, you will visit Andahuaylillas, a town located 40 kilometers from Cusco that has the Church of Andahuaylillas. Also called the Sistine Chapel of America, due to the high quality of the pieces of art found in it. From here, you will return to Cusco.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Touristic transportation
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English)
  • Ticket to Andahuaylillas church
What's not included
  • Cusco Tourist ticket (BTC)
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick-up from private residences
Where
Meeting point:
You will coordinate your pick-up time and location directly with the local operator. Pick-up is available from hotels located at Cusco historic center. You must be ready and waiting in the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time. PLEASE NOTE: The tour does not include the pick-up from private residences; if you stay in them, please contact the local operator days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point (You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking)
What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator before your tour date to arrange your pick-up. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Pick-up is available from hotels located at Cusco historic center. The tour does not include the pick-up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact the local operator days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up
  • Please note: To visit Tipón and Pikillaqta sites, it is important that you acquire your Cusco Tourist Ticket (BTC)
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You should wear comfortable clothing and shoes
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Provider
Lima Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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