Day trip

From Cusco: Tipón, Pikillacta & Andahuaylillas Private Tour

From Cusco: Tipón, Pikillacta & Andahuaylillas Private Tour

From US$ 78 per person

Explore Peru’s ancient wonders of Tipon, Pikillacta & Andahuaylillas on a half-day guided tour from Cusco. Enjoy an alternative sightseeing experience.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
• Pick-up from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center. • This activity does not include pick up from private residences (Airbnb). Visitors staying in such accommodations must contact us days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pickup
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the Inca-era elaborate agricultural terraces of Tipon
  • Visit the well-preserved Wari city of Pikillacta, predating the Inca
  • See glorious frescoes & ornamentation in Andahuaylillas's baroque church
  • Enjoy striking natural landscapes and mesmerizing Inca architecture
Full description
Explore the archaeological sites of Tipón and Pikillacta from Cusco. Visit the quaint town of Andahuaylillas on this private day trip. Be led to little-known villages and historic ruins by an expert guide. Start your journey in Tipón, a perfectly preserved archaeological site, 27 kilometers away from Cusco. Explore Tipón's impressive rural colony mansion. Marvel at the 12 agricultural terraces that are still cultivated with an irrigation system. This masterpiece of hydraulic engineering of the Incas serves the surrounding population till date. Continue your tour to Pikillacta, built by the Wari people. See one of the best-preserved pre-Inca sites of Peru. Learn about its archaeological importance. Among its 700 structures, spread over 3000 hectares, you can see stone and mud buildings, distinct terrace work, and the head of a condor carved in a rock. Finally, pay a visit to Andahuaylillas and its landmark attraction, the Church of Andahuaylillas. Admire the impressive quality of the art pieces in this baroque church. Gaze at the mural paintings and altars decorated in gold. It houses an original pipe organ, a result of recent restorations. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax on the way back to your accommodation in Cusco.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Professional bilingual tour guide
  • Touristic transportation
  • Admission to Andahuaylillas church
  • Cusco Tourist ticket (BTC)
  • Personal expenses
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • To visit Tipón and Pikillaqta sites, it is important that you acquire your Cusco Tourist Ticket (BTC)
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and sunscreen
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Product ID: 394552