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Day trip along the Andean Baroque Route and South Valley

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Stop At: Capilla Virgen Purificada de Canincunca, Kilometro 41 pista Cusco - Urcos Distrito de Huaro, Cusco 08000 Peru

Located on an old wari center, next to the Urcos lagoon, Canincunca receives its name by the opening or neck in which it is located on the route that connects Cusco with Puno.

The chapel began to be built at the beginning of the 17th century and consists of a single nave, whose internal walls are richly decorated with wall paintings and gold leaf belts.

Many of them represent flowers, fruits, birds and symbols reminiscent of pallais, the geometric designs that Andean weavers make in their beautiful textiles.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Templo San Juan Bautista de Huaro, Plaza de Armas, Huaro 08215 Peru

His style is Renaissance and retains more than 60 sculptures and 50 canvases of great quality and beauty, in addition to silverware, altarpieces and other movable goods.

Built at the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century, the impressive mural paintings of its interior stand out, covering all the ceilings and walls.

These paintings, made by Tadeo Escalante, a painter from Cusco, show the endings of the human being, that is, the journey through death, the final judgment, glory and hell, and are defined by the union of the Andean symbology, beliefs popular, its nature and colonial art.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas, Calle Tacna No 302, Andahuaylillas 08210 Peru

It is believed that there was already a small chapel built on an Inca temple that functioned as a reduction of Indians in the late 16th century. The temple, as we know it, began to be built from 1610 on the initiative of the parish priest Juan Pérez de Bocanegra.

Inside, two beautifully painted organs that are considered the oldest in Latin America are preserved.

The artistic majesty is also reflected in the Mudejar coffered ceiling, the great variety and richness of the canvases - such as the series dedicated to Saint Peter the Apostle, patron of the town -, the polychrome of the ceilings and the triumphal arch that separates the presbytery of The main ship.

The baptistery preserves the baptismal formula in Latin, Spanish, Quechua, Aymara and Puquina on its front page.

The paintings that adorn the walls are framed with huge cedar wood moldings and gold leaf.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rumicolca, 3S 418, Cusco 08210, Peru

The Cover of Rumiqolqa is located in the eastern sector of the pre-Hispanic city of Pikillacta, this cover was one of the main revenues towards the city of Cusco and departure to the Qollasuyo.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tipon, Cusco Peru

It is the most important archaeological center regarding the Inca hydraulic wisdom: Tipón, it was a major shrine where the water was worshiped with the care and veneration that the Incas treated this element. This complex has been distinguished by the American Society of Civil Engineers as a marvel of Civil Engineering.

Duration: 1 hour

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Departure Point
Museo de Sitio Qorikancha, Av El Sol 526, Cusco 08002, Peru

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up our passengers if they are in a hotel that is in the Historic Center of Cusco.

Return Details
Museo de Sitio Qorikancha, Av El Sol 526, Cusco 08002, Peru
  • Private transportation
  • Local guide in Spanish and English
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Admission to children under 4 years of age is free
  • The entrance to the temples of Andahuaylillas, Huaro and Canincunca is free for children under 10 years old
  • Lunch - Even so, we take the visitor to a restaurant in the town of Andahuaylillas to try the local food and thus generate economic income for these local businesses.
  • Entrance to the temples of Andahuaylillas, Huaro and Canincunca. (S / .10 national and S / .15 foreigners)
  • Cusco tourist ticket to enter Tipón and Rumiqolqa
  • Children who occupy a seat in the car will have to pay the normal rate
  • Entrada - Capilla Virgen Purificada de Canincunca
  • Entrada - Templo San Juan Bautista de Huaro
  • Entrada - San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas
  • Entrada - Tipon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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By: Andean Baroque Route
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Maureen M
Oakland, California
Amazing baroque churches and extremely knowledgeable guide
My friend Claudia and I did the "Ruta del Barroco Andino" tour today and we were blown away by the beauty of the
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Jorge B
Art lovers take note
My wife and I recently returned from our visit to Peru. Cusco obviously offers so much within to the city in
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Beautiful cultural activity outside Cusco
I was impressed with these beautiful churches and the history involved with Jesuits and Inkas, they built these
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Tona, Spain
Enriching visits
The route consists of visiting several churches of baroque style and influence.It's a pity, no photos allowed when
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Sands P
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nice to see
Visited as part of a tour group.... were the first to arrive early in the morning so was lovely to have the place
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New Mills, United Kingdom
In the images it has picture of a ticket with his ticket number in the hundreds of thousands , on my ticket of
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Stunning decoration.
You cannot help but give a 'wow' when entering the church, I don't think you could fit anything else on the walls.
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Uxbridge, Canada
Amazing paintings. Right up there with the Old Masters. You can't take pix inside, but they give you a dvd of
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Kate C
Timbuktu, Mali
Impressive church
Wow the gold gold gold inlays and alter are amazing. So much money spent in a relatively poor country. Same as
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Zsuzsa C
Budapest, Hungary
Amazing churches
Increadible gold covered altars, unbelievable paintings, the one about the hell is really terrifying.
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Bruno V
Splendid Andean Baroque
Take a cab (30-40 soles) or a bus (2,5 soles) from Cuzco to Andahuaylillas. At Andahuaylillas church buy a
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Baltimore, Maryland
3 amazing churches-not just Andahuaylillas
These three churches are a real highlight and make a great day trip from Cusco. They are spectacularly painted
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Florida, Massachusetts
A Jewel in the South Valley of Cusco
This place will take you to a new world. Its beauty, uniqueness, and simplicity are out of this world. Do not miss
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Andahualillas Baroque Church, Surprising!
On a bus tour from Cuzco to Puno, we stopped off at a church called San Pedro de Apostle. It is a somewhat plain
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United Kingdom
Worth the journey
Most people travel to Cusco to see Inca-related sites in the vicinity, especially Machu Picchu. But if you have
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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