Half Day Tipon and Andahuaylillas Excursion
Pick up from the hotel, we will visit Tipon, located at an altitude of 3.500m.o.s.l. is an archaeological group in which highlights the large capacity of the Incas to distribute the water for irrigation in the sectors of culture, with horizontal and vertical irrigation canals that are distributed by all the staggered terraces, a center of agricultural production, very important to the Inca empire, and one of the samples more impressive of Inca hydraulic engineering.
We will continue to Andahuaylillas. Its history goes back to the time of the colony during the 16th century, when the Spanish Crown sends to form the so-called reductions, which consisted in bringing together all the Andean countries that lived in the heights in a single sector, so as to facilitate the work of indoctrination in the catholic religion. For that reason it was made the first buildings of small temples on foundations of Incas altars, called Huacas. And also the chapel of Andahuaylillas was built under the invocation of San Pedro Apostle that lodge many indigenous peoples from various parts of the Andean territory. To impose the catholic religion laws, the best way to evangelize was showing biblical passages in mural paintings, that was why they painted the inner walls of the chapel with beautiful murals; this is the reason why today is considered as the “Sistine chapel of America.
Return to the hotel.
Half Day Cooking Classes
Our tour is a culinary experience with a unique insight into Peru’s food and culture through the use of regional products like quinoa, yellow peppers, and trout. With our chef you will create fusion gourmet dishes and enjoy the most spectacular views that the city has to offer.
The cooking lessons starts at 4:00 pm and includes pick up and drop off the customer’s hotel.
The class starts with a 30 minute tour of the traditional open air San Pedro market. Afterwards we will head to the 11th floor Rooftop Kitchen facility, with breathtaking views of the city, to start the cooking lesson. The class consists of the preparation of an appetizer, main course, and Pisco sour. We also offer vegetarian options (please specify when you reserve). The lesson lasts approximately 2 hours.