Tipon Pikillaqta Andahuaylillas 1/2 Day
We will visit the archaeological site of Tipon that has the mastery of hydraulic engineering, work in basalt rocks. Probably was a recreation center of the Inca Huayna Capac. We will visit Pikillakta the remains of the urban arquitecture of a pre -Inca Wari culture.
We will continue with a visit to Rumicolca, administrative control center and basalt rock quarries, where stones were brought to Cusco for the construction of temples and palaces in the Inca period. Finally we’ll visit the temple of Andahuaylillas, is characterized by the paintings of the Cusco School and coated sculpture works of 18K gold leaf . In this village lived in colonial Spanish viceroys .
This tour is known for combining beautiful natural landscapes, Inca architecture in Tipón, pre – Inca architecture Wari in Pikillacta, Andahuaylillas visit its beautiful Chapel, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America”; Without forgetting the tasty gastronomy that can be tasted in Saylla, Huasao … come with us to enjoy this pleasant excursion !!!
Tipon Pikillaqta Andahuaylillas Tour – Itinerary
Tipon: A large growing space that contains 12 impressive terraces that are now grown , whose walls were built with finely carved stone. More impressive is the irrigation system that is still serving agriculture and the advantage is the water intake in the spring season .
Pikillaqta: Presents characteristics of a large urban center of the Wari empire with over a thousand buildings between squares, colcas ( food stores ) , fields or homes , temples , long and narrow streets with buildings that were up to 4 floors.
Andahuaylillas: Typical Andean village of colonial times, of unique origin and architecture. The highlights in Andahuaylillas is the Catholic church from colonial era with beautiful decoration and wall paintings seventeenth and eighteenth century, known as the Sistine Chapel of Cusco. On the return pass by Saylla, Cuzco typical village where you can enjoy delicious pork rinds (optional). you’ll Be returning to the city of Cusco at approximately 3:30 pm.
Includes in the Tipon Pikillaqta Andahuaylillas Tour:
- Professional bilingual guide ( English / Spanish ) .
- Tourist bus.
Not Included in the Tipon Pikillaqta Andahuaylillas Tour:
- Check Andahuaylillas .
It is recommended to bring for the Tipon Pikillaqta Andahuaylillas Tour:
- Camera or video camera ( optional ) .
- Sunglasses , sunscreen, hats or caps .
- Snacks .
- Lightweight, warm clothing and extra money.
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