South Valley 1/2 Day
Tipon. Visit the important archaeological site of impressive terraces and impressive irrigation system that is still being used today.
- Things to bring
South Valley 1/2 Day
8:30 In the morning we pick you up from your hotel, then begin the journey that is to Tipon and visit the archaeological site and take a walk around the platforms and sources of water ; Tipon is a great place to observe several royal chambers of the Inca Wiraqocha. This type of architecture is well known for its imperial style and impressive hydraulic engineering in magnificent mountain scenery. In spite of the years the construction style of the channels and the liturgical sources are still intact, in honor to the goddess of the water.
After that we visit Pikillacta. This was one of the more impressive regional centers of the Wari culture, seated in Ayacucho, and which was occupied by the Incas through the years. Today it is a national archeological park of great importance.
Finally a visit to Andahuaylillas is one of the most important centers of attraction for his painting and decorating, the church is known as Sistine Chapel in America. Its´ walls are wide, typical for the colonial buildings, made with sun dried bricks of mud, a facade decorated with murals and two stone columns projected towards the main entrance. Although its´ architecture is relatively modest, the decoration of its´ interiors is the most impressive of the building.
When returning we can stop for a moment and enjoy Saylla the famous dish as is the traditional baked guinea pig, and cracklings.
All departure and arrival times are approximate.
- Pick-up from your hotel
- A local experienced English - Spanish tour guide.
- Entrance fees to tourist sites.
- Round-trip transportation.
- Drop-off at your hotel
What is not included
- Entrance to Moray
- Personal expenses
Things to bring
- Hat or cap to protect from the sun.
- Sun cream (factor 35 recommended), lip salve, sun glasses.
- Money belt + emergency money
- Water bottle (mineral water can be bought throughout Peru)
- Camera + Batteries (Batteries can easily be bought in Peru and is of excellent quality).
- Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
- Original passport.
- A small day-bag
- Comfortable walking boots with good ankle support.