South of the city of Cusco, the highland way, there is this stunning valley landscapes and archaeological sites memorable. Navigating the river Vilcanota (Urubamba River beginning) the valley south of Cusco looks picturesque villages and a warm nature of beauty.
This valley is located southeast of Cusco City, in the current route to the plateau of Collao (Puno).
|Seasons||Climate||T min.(C)||T max.(C)||Humidity|
|Rayny Season (December - March)||Rainy||7||23||60%|
|Dry Season (April - November)||Dry||7||20||46%|
The climate is very similar to the Cusco City, but with warmer temperatures in the lowlands.
The altitudes shown in the table are in meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).
|Andahuaylillas||5 404 people|
Things To Do
Here are some suggestions about how to spend your time in South Valley of Cusco:
- Visiting the archaeological site of Tipon, you can appreciate the Inca irrigation system.
- Admire buildings over one story made of small stones in the archaeological park Piquillacta.
- Enjoy the cuisine of South Valley, enjoy Saylla greaves.
- Buy breads exquisite taste in the district of Oropesa.
- Visit Andahuaylillas, to know the called Sistine Chapel of America, which houses paintings of the Cusco School.