Welcome to Andahuaylillas


Don’t confuse this place with Andahuaylas, west of Cuzco. Andahuaylillas is more than 45km southeast of Cuzco, about 7km before the road splits at Urcos.


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$789 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Best of Peru 6-Day Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca Tour

Day 1: ARRIVE IN CUSCOUpon your arrival at Cusco airport, your guide will meet you and share an overview of what you can expect over the course of the next 6 days as you are driven to your hotel. There's also an optional city tour of Cusco available (own expense). Overnight at a 3-star hotel: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDay 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR WITH CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTESAfter breakfast, your guide will pick you up between 7:30 to 7:50am. You'll then drive to the Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River, visiting Pisac Market, the Pisac Inca site, Urubamba (lunch stop), and Ollantaytambo. Later board the train to Aguas Calientes.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina, Santuario, Intipunku, Hatun Samay or Waman Hotel.DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCOAfter breakfast, your guide will pick you up from the hotel and you'll board the bus up to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of this iconic Inca site (around 3 hours), then have free time to explore the impressive citadel on your own. Later, take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch (own expense). After lunch, board the train to Ollantaytaytambo, where you'll finish the trip with a drive back to Cusco.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 4: GUIDED BUS TOUR FROM CUSCO TO PUNOAfter breakfast, you will be taken to the bus station for a guided bus tour en route to Puno from Cusco, with included drinks included and an English-speaking guide. Stop along the way in Andahuaylillas "The Sistine Chapel," Raqchi, Sisucani (lunch), La Raya (the border between Cusco and Puno), and Pucara.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 5: FULL DAY UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND - PUNOAfter breakfast, you'll be picked up before 7am at your hotel and head to the Puno port, where you'll board a motor boat and set off to explore Lake Titicaca. Sail for 30 minutes to reach Uros, a floating island made entirely out of reeds. Continue to Taquile Island to visit the famous weavers and enjoy a traditional lunch. End around 4:30pm when you're transferred back to your hotel.Overnight at 3-star hotels: Casa Andina Classic or similar standardDAY 6: DEPART FROM PUNOAfter breakfast, you will have 2 options to depart: Option A: Transfer from Puno to Juliaca (JUL) airport and take a flight back to Lima.Option B: Transfer to the bus station and board the bus back to Cusco arriving around 3:30pm.Please note: for guests who request to do a Lake Titicaca homestay, please bear in mind that you will have the overnight with your host family on day five at Amantani Island, returning back to Puno city on Day 6 around 4:00pm.

$75 Tours & Sightseeing

Cusco to Puno via Andahuaylillas and Raqch'i

Your day will start between 7:00 to 7:15am with transfer and pickup from your hotel to the bus station.At 7:30am we'll depart from Cusco to Andahuaylillas travelling on a tourist bus and arriving at approximately 8:15am.Between 8:15 to 8:45am visit the church of San Pedro Andahuaylillas and at 8:50am we'll get on board of the bus again and drive to Raqchi arriving at 10:40am. Enjoy a guided tour of the complex and Inca Temple of Raqchi finishing at 11:20am. After the guided tour get on board of the bus for a ride to Sicuani where we'll arrive at 12:30pm.12:30 until 2:00pm lunch at local restaurant buffet.At 2:05pm we get on board again and drive to La Raya where we'll arrive at 2:40pm. We'll have a quick stop here to take pictures of white snow-capped mountains. This is the highest point on the tour from Cusco to Puno.Between 2:50pm to 3:40pm tourist bus ride to the town of Pucara followed by a guided tour of the Vilage and Museum of Pucara.We'll start our drive to Puno at 4:20pm arriving at 5:00pm where the tour finishes.

$30.77 Day Trips & Excursions

Shared Southern Valley tour

The Southern valley of Cusco is full of interesting pre-Inca and Inca sites and cultures.On this tour, discover the beautiful temple of Tipon, where the Incas constructed an impressive irrigation system in beautiful surroundings, and the Pre-Inca site of Pikillacta, which was built by the Wari culture before the Incas and has some very interesting histories and information.See the spectacular church of Andahuaylillas, the Sistine Chapel of the Americas, with its beautiful decorations made by native artists with Arabic influence, Cusco art, detailed embroideries and carved alters.In the southern valley of Cusco you will also pass several towns which are famous for their food and guinea pigs.

$5737.90 Multi-day & Extended Tours

10-Day Private Journey Around Peru and Bolivia Following the Inca Paths

Day 1  Getting around Puno (LAKE TITICACA00:00 am. transfer Airport of Juliaca - Puno. Therefore,  visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustany. Overnight (Selected Hotel)Day 2 - Getting around Puno (Explore the deepest Titicaca Lake).07:00 am. Excursion into the Lake Titicaca. visit floating island of Uros and Taquile.Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 3 - Getting Around the City of Cusco: Enjoy the Visit at Colonial and Local town of Andahuaylillas, The archeological site of Raqcchi,  Stop over la Raya pass,  Visit the Museum of Pucara and Pucara Site.Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 4 - Getting Around the Awesome Rainbow Mountain04:00 am. Tour to the Rainbow Mountain,  Located over 4000 msnm our hike up to the Rainbow Mountain  Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 5 - Getting around Cusco10:00 am. City Tour of Cusco. Visiting the Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman a great place lot of energy.Overnight (Selected Hotel)Day 6 - Getting Around the Sacred Valley of the Inca07:00 am. SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCA. Visit the archeological sites of Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, the famous salt mines of Maras and Moray.Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 7 -  Getting Around Machupicchu Citadel06:00 am. During this day, our excursion will be visiting the amazing Llaqta of Machu Picchu.Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 8 - Getting around La Paz – Bolivia – Visit the great Tiwanaku and PumapunkuVisit the archeological site of Tiwanaku.Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 9 - Getting around the Biggest Salt Flat of Bolivia08:00 Am. During this day, travel around the salt flat of Uyuni.  Depart from Uyuni Centre hotel for the Train Cemetery stop: Colchani (salt processing village) Montones de Sal (Salt Mounds) Ojos Del Salar (Eyes of Water) Inkawasi Island (quechua for inca´s house) Middle of the Salar for the Sunset! Overnight (Selected Hotel) Day 10 - Getting around the Airport el Alto. La Paz - Bolivia

$25 Private & Custom Tours

South Valley Tour - Half Day - Private Service

Half day South Valley Tour - Itinerary:To take advantage of this South Valley tour, Cusco, we will need to leave early Cusco. Therefore we are planning to pick you up at your hotel within the city centre at 07:00 am. As we are travelling down south our first visit will be at Tipon, Pikillaqta and Andahuayllas.  As we mention before, Tipon is located to the east of Cusco. Tipon Incan ruins are believed to have been a park for the upper class or an agricultural center. This large area contains 12 impressive terraces. More impressive is the still functioning irrigation system that continues watering crops to this day. On this South Valley tour Cusco, We will spend about an hour in Tipon and after visit Pikillaqta.  Pikillaqta presents characteristics of a pre-Incan main urban center that was important for the development of the Huari Empire. In this ancient town, you can see colcas (food deposits), athletics fields, houses, temples, narrow streets and buildings up to four stories high. We will spend about an hour here. Then, we continue on to Andahuaylillas to complete our South Valley tour Cusco.  Andahuaylillas is a typical Andean village with unique architecture and we keep promoting this village on our South Valley tour Cusco because it also has good organic food to eat. Andahuaylillas is noted for its colonial catholic church with beautiful decorations and wall paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries. It is known as the Sistine Chapel of Cusco. We will spend about an one hour here and return to Cusco around 1:30 pm.

$34 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tipon Pikillacta and Andahuaylillas Day Tour from Cusco

We will pick you up at 8am from your hotel in Cusco. Then board our transport to the south valley of Cusco. First we will visit the Inca city of Tipon an elaborate set of terraces and water channels. It is thought to have been used as a ceremonial center to worship water. The town below is also home to various roadside sellers on the weekends, when Cusquenians come to enjoy guinea pig on a stick, or roast in a clay oven.Along the route we will have a brief stop by Oropesa town, known as the bread capital of Peru due to having over forty bakeries, which is the main economy in this town.After a few minutes drive we will arrive in Pikillacta the only pre-Inca site in the Cusco. 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, many of the Inca administrative practices can be traced back to the Wari civilization.Finally we will visit Andahuaylillas the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”. Andahuaylillas is 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 our way back to Cusco we can stop in Saylla town to get a chance and try the traditional Cusco fried pork (chicharrones).Then we will drive you back to your hotel in Cusco arriving around 2pm.