South Valley Tour Cusco will take us to explore the impressive attractions in the valley south of Cusco. We will begin with Tipon, the site of ancient Inca waterworks. The irrigation channels and ritual baths here is a marvel of ancient engineering. After visiting this Inca site, we will continue on to Piquillacta, a pre-Hispanic enormous city of Wari Culture. Subsequently, we will explore a beautiful chapel, known as the “Sistine Chapel of America” because of its mural painting and abundant decorations.

Pickup Location: Cusco hotel
Tour Name: South Valley Tour (half day)
Max. Elevation: 3,400m / 11,152ft.
Type Service: Private

  • Experience the majestic temple of the water and the stunning surrounding views.
  • Avoid the crowds and lines and visit places that bus tours can’t reach.
  • Learn about local and typical dishes. i.e. Baked guinea pig.
  • Interact with local bakers and taste locally produced bread.
  • Find out why the Wari Empire abandoned the biggest city in this valley.
  • Explore the “Sistine Chapel of America” in Andahuaylillas town.



South Valley Tour Cusco begins with a pickup from your hotel at 8 am. This excursion starts with Tipon, an Inca site located approximately 40 minutes from Cuzco city. This archaeological complex was built to religious worship and agricultural experimentation. Your expert guide will show the main plaza, the agricultural terraces, and its impressive stone water channels.

After the guided tour of Tipon, we head towards Pikillacta, a complex built by the Wari civilization. This empire made of this valley a cozy place to live, building a huge fortified city way before the Incas arrived in the area. Most of these tall buildings and archaeological findings date back from about 600 AD–900 AD.

Finally, we will go to Andahuaylillas, which is a typical colonial village of singular origin and architecture. Here stands out for its Catholic church from the colonial era with a beautiful decoration and mural painting of the seventeenth and eighteenth century, this church is also known as the Sistine Chapel of America.

On the way back to Cusco, we will enjoy the delicious Chicharones (pork rinds – optional). The Cusco South Valley tour will finish around 2:30 pm with a drop off at your hotel.

What's included
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • South Valley Cusco Guided tour.
  • Private Vehicle for the South Valley Tour.
  • Admission Tickets (Please see Pricing to have more information).
What's not included
  • Meals or beverages.
  • Tips or gratuities.
  • Hotel night.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.


2  PAX $78
3 - 4 PAX $65
5 - 6 PAX $51
7 - 9 PAX  $47
10 - 16 PAX Contact us!! we have special deals!!


2  PAX $50*
3 - 4 PAX $37*
5 - 6 PAX $23*
7 - 9 PAX  $19*
10 - 16 PAX Contact us!! we have special deals!!
*PLEASE NOTE You must have the Partial tourist ticket to visit Tipon, Pikillaqta and the temple of Andahuaylillas known as the Sistine Chapel of América. This ticket costs 70 soles per person, and a separate ticket of 15 soles to visit the Sistine Chapel of América.


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* Passport details for each traveler (full name, nationality, age, and passport number). * Provide hotel name in Cusco and start date for this service.

IMPORTANT. Entrance tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable; therefore, once you/we purchase your tickets, we are unable to change the name or date on the ticket, nor can you ask for a refund.

CHILD POLICY: Children between 7 and 17 years old are allowed on this tour at the rate listed above.

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