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Tipon

Cusco, Peru
+51 984 556 653
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South Valley of the Incas Half-Day Tour from Cusco
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Half-Day Tour of Tipon, Piquillacta and Andahuaylillas from Cusco
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

The area of the ruins was more manageable than some we visited. I never tire of admiring the terracing and stonework of the Inca

Thank Harvey W
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A very beautiful place near the city of Cusco where the magic of culture and nature are present very beautiful always take care of it

Thank frederic h
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way out of Cusco and we're glad we did. This could also make a good short 1/2 day trip from town. The terracing is cool but you can see bigger terraces in many other locations. What Tipton does have is...More

Thank domerloveswa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was not on our original itinerary but due to illness and duplication this was offered as an alternative. We are so glad out was. The ruins are of the Water Temple. Our guide was very informative about this site and we were clearly able...More

Thank Scottie2306
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Tipon really shows you how the Incans were able to move significant amounts of water in order to farm the land. While not on the standard list of Incan ruins (i.e., Machu Picchu, etc) to visit, the two hour visit was one of the highlights...More

Thank L Q
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This place is way up in the hills outside of Cusco. It is in my opinion one of the prettiest sights of an old Inka ruin set in an amazing mountain Valley. The walk is fairly easy with an additional path to a higher ruin...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Tipton was quite beautiful and just a sight to see for sure! It was like stairs but made out of grass and nature! Just beautiful is all I can really say about this place and well worth a visit!

Thank Silence25
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It was our last day and we'd seen so much - but a few of us thought this just might have been our favorite location! A waterworks well before it's time - a lovely site and really interesting site where water was managed for crops...More

Thank Mkjohnsen
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I can only review what can be seen from the parking lot since the guards would not let us in. The guide books say it is open until 5:30 but the guards won't let anyone in after 4:30 pm. They can't leave until the last...More

1  Thank Maria2008Usa
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Tipon is an Incan agricultural site with an ingenious irrigation system. It's a pleasant and interesting place to spend an hour or two, walking around and through the various levels. And there were fewer tourists here than in other sites.

Thank Providence_RITom
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Travelpapi153
22 June 2017|
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Response from Jackson P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Not much in tipon. The ruins are overrated. on the way back from Machu Picchu, when the train ends in oyantambo, ask your taxi to stop at the maras salt flats.
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Megan D
2 June 2017|
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Response from Babbs58 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a taxi from our hotel, and he waited for us. It was 99 soles for the day, and he took us to another site as well. Super easy and a great way to get there.
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Lauren6527
1 August 2016|
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Response from Sam and Linda L | Reviewed this property |
In Cusco there are buses running from the street "Calle San Augustin". Close to the Qorikancha. This takes you right out to Tipon. You will have to wait for a bus with Tipon on it's windscreen. From memory you pay around 2... More
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