Southern Valley Tour

DESTINATION: Southern Valley
CATEGORY: Traditional Tour

The Southern Valley Tour takes you to an area of Cusco that few people visit. With visits to a mix of Colonial, Inca and Pre-Inca sites it offers a snapshot in to over 800 years of Cusco’s history. Starting with visits to some of the Colonial era churches in the suburbs of Cusco you work your way down the valley stopping at the village of Huasao which is renowned for it’s witch doctors before carrying on to the beautiful Inca water temple at Tipon. From Tipon you carry on to the extensive Pre-Inca site of Pikillacta which was constructed by the Wari culture who occupied the Cusco region before the arrival of the Inca and finally visit the church of Andahuayillas which is known as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas due to its ornate decorations.

Useful Information
Daily departures
Hours: 9am to 4pm

  • Places that are visited
  • San Jeronimo Church
  • San Sebastian Church
  • The witch town of Huasao
  • Tipon archeological site
  • Pikillacta archeological site
  • Andahuayillas – The Sistine Chapel of America


  • Round-trip transportation (tourist bus)
  • English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Entrance fees to all the sites visited

Not Included

  • Lunch

What you need to take:

  • Tourist ticket (included in price)
  • Sun hat
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Water
  • Camera and films