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Private Half-Day Tour to Tipón, Pikillaqta and Andahuaylillas

 
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The area surrounding Cuzco is home to some of the most important historical sites in South America and this half-day tour will take you to discover four: Tipon, the Valleumbroso estate, Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas. This intriguing mix of Wari and Inca ruins, a colonial mansion and a picturesque village, as well as Andean landscapes, encapsulates the best that Peru has to offer. The area surrounding Cuzco is home to some of the most important historical sites in South America and this half-day tour will take you to discover four: Tipon, the Valleumbroso estate, Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas. This intriguing mix of Wari and Inca ruins, a colonial mansion and a picturesque village, as well as Andean landscapes, encapsulates the best that Peru has to offer.Highlights- Travel back though history to the time of the Wari at Pikillacta - Discover the fascinating archaeological site at Tipon - Admire the beautiful frescoes at the Church of St Peter the Apostle Highlights • Inca-era feat of irrigation engineering at Tipón's terraces. • Well-preserved Wari city of Pikillacta, predating the Inca. • Glorious frescoes & ornamentation in Andahuaylillas' church. • Striking natural landscapes & mesmerizing Inca architecture. Start your journey in Tipón, a perfectly preserved archaeological site, located 27 kilometers from the city of Cusco. Near the village of the same name, where an impressive rural colony mansion stands (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 continue to Pikillacta, corresponding to the Wari culture, considered one of the best-preserved pre-Inca cities of Peru. Among its 700 structures, covering more than 3 thousand hectares, there are stone and mud buildings of two and three floors, distinct terrace work and the head of a condor carved in a rock. Finally, visit Andahuaylillas, a town located 40 kilometers from Cusco that has the Church of Andahuaylillas as its main attraction. Also called ""The Sistine Chapel of America"", due to the impressive quality of the art pieces found in it. Today it has an original pipe organ recently restored." . Languages Spanish and English Redeem informationVoucher type: Not neededVoucherless. You don’t need to bring any voucher (digital or printed)!LocationStart point: Hotels in Cusco Downtown This activity does not include the pick up from private residences (Airbnb) If you stay in them, Please contact us days prior the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-upEnd point: Same as the starting pointScheduleDuration: 4 HoursGuide optionsGuide type: GuideGroup type: Private
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