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CUSCO SOUTH VALLEY FULL DAY TOUR

Everyone has heard of the Sacred Valley. It has a whole host of big name sites to visit, and is on the way to Machu Picchu. But have you heard of The Cusco South Valley?
Cusco South Valley day tour would be in addition to the Sacred Valley but If you want to get a bit deeper into the real Peru’s soul great way explore unexplored valley by tourist and has wonderful places to visit, this is perfect spectacular option than the Sacred Valley but it has a more restrained beauty with very few tourist, very authentic, great variety of sites, less driving distance from Cusco.

Full Day
From: 
USD $ 240.00

We will pick you up from your hotel at 9 am taking our private transport will get first to an Inca complex of Tipon, Tipon was elaborated by set of terraces and water channels it has been used as a ceremonial centre to worship water. The town below is also home to various roadside sellers on the weekends, when Cusqueñeans come to enjoy guinea pig on a stick, or roast in a clay oven.

Continue driving on through Oropesa, known as the bread capital of Peru due to having over forty bakeries, you will arrive at the pre- Inca ruins of Pikillaqta.
This is vastly different to the Inca site and is the only pre-Inca site in the Cusco area. This adobe complex was built by the Wari culture who once dominated the central highland and coastal regions of Peru. Widely considered the first culture to make use of mass agricultural terraces.

You can then take a short walk down to the lake of Huacarpay. This wetland has been declared a Ramsar site, as a wetland of international importance due to the vast number of migratory birds that stop here. Each October birds migrate down from the Northern hemisphere to avoid the harsh winter. Then in April they stop over on their way back up to Northern summer. Apart from that, there is a more localized form of migration when the cold weather comes to the Peruvian altiplano, birds migrate down here to stay at a lower altitude and this is a beautiful place to enjoy your lunch.

Finally back in the transport and drive twenty minutes out to the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”, in Andahuaylillas situated in a beautiful quiet plaza, this baroque church is famous for its incredible artwork. It has many fine examples of paintings completed by the Cusco Religious art school (Escuela Cuzqueña).
On your way back to Cusco you can stop in the town of Saylla to get a chance to sample traditional Cusco fare of pork crackling or pork chicharrones.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Private transport
  • English, Spanish and Quechua spiking guide
  • Entrance Fee
  • Boxed lunch
  • T-shirt from Rolo’s Travel Peru (souvenir)

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • Extra gratitude for guide and driver
  • Mineral water
  • Extra expenses

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Lightweight day bag
  • Jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass
  • Insect repellent
  • Mineral water
  • Camera
  • Snacks

Rolos Travel Peru’s Day Tour services are private, that’s why price is not like regular services in large groups (usually over 25 people). Price will depend on the number of people in your group.

Day Tour 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cusco South Valley – Day tour $ 240.00 $ 150.00 $ 120.00 $ 110.00 $ 108.00 $ 100.00 $ 95.00 $ 93.00 $ 91.00 $ 90.00

Price per person in US$

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