Vilcashuamán Tour in Ayacucho Full Day

Ayacucho
FromUSD 38USD 30

About this tour

  • Start: Pick up from Plaza de Ayacucho at 8 in the morning.
  • Duration: 11 hours (Full Day tour).
  • Tourist attractions to visit Puyas de Raimondi, ciudad arqueológica de Vilcashuamán, sitio arqueológico de Pumacocha.
  • Tour guide: Professional tour guide service.
  • Tickets (included): Entry tickets included.
  • Type of transport: Complete tourist transportation service.
  • Payment methods: Visa, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal, MasterCard.
  • Tour available all year round except during Easter.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Get to know one of the most important historical places in Peru. The archaeological site of Vilcashuamán is the main archaeological site of the Ayacucho region. It was built by the Incas as an administrative center. There they also built religious sites such as the Temple of the Sun, the Inca Pyramid, Plaza Pachacutec, the Temple of the Moon and more. The tour allows you to get to know this archaeological site, as well as the archaeological site of Pumacocha, the Raimondi pujas and more. The tour includes complete tourist transportation, professional guide service, entrance to all tourist attractions and first aid kit.

This is the experience

  • The Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour offers a cultural experience surrounded by beautiful landscapes typical of the Andes Mountains of Peru. The adventure begins at 8 am with the trip by tourist transport to Vilcashuamán (102 kilometers away). On the route you can see a path of the famous Raimondi puyas, species of Andean plants very striking for their size. Then we visit the archaeological site of Pumacocha and the archaeological center of Vilcashuamán. Before returning, we stop at a tourist restaurant. The tour ends in the city of Huamanga at 7 pm.

Prices

Tour Vilcashuamán
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Tour Vilcashuamán30 USD30 USD
*This tour is for 2 people or more. Prices are variable during Holy Week.

Itinerary

  • The Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour begins at 8 in the morning with the meeting and start of the trip by tourist transport from the Main Plaza of the city of Huamanga.
  • The trip is made through beautiful Andean landscapes. From Huamanga to Vilcashuamán there are 103 kilometers of distance. On the route, before arriving, we will stop at the Puyas de Raimondi Park.
  • In the Puyas de Raimondi park we will visit natural areas where hundreds of these species grow, characterized by having more than six thousand flowers and reaching a size of up to 12 meters. All tourists will be able to get beautiful photos in this spectacular natural site.
  • After boarding the tourist transportation again, we will travel to the archaeological site of Pumacocha where we will get incredible photos in the Pumacocha lagoon. The archaeological site was an Inca citadel where the visitor will be able to see incredible stone constructions such as: the Inca tower, the sun portal, the Inca baths, the Acllahuasi and others.
  • Finally, in Vilcashuamán we will visit the archaeological site of the same name, which was built by the Incas as an administrative center. There they also built religious sites such as the Temple of the Sun, the Inca Pyramid, Plaza Pachacutec, the Temple of the Moon and more.
  • The tour of the archaeological site of Vilcashuamán is in the company of a professional tour guide who will give us all the explanation about the historical importance of this Inca citadel in Ayacucho.
  • Before returning to Huamanga we will stop at a tourist restaurant where we can have exquisite typical Peruvian dishes for lunch (lunch not included in the tour).
  • Finally we will board the tourist transportation to return to the city of Huamanga where the tour ends at approximately 7 pm.


Includes

  • Tourist transportation service throughout the tour (it begins in the main square of the city of Huamanga – Ayacucho).
  • Professional tour guide service.
  • Entrance to Vilcashuamán and all tourist attractions.
  • Return to the city of Huamanga.
  • First aid kit.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Tour date change option.
  • Lunch.
  • Souvenirs.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing with a windproof jacket.
  • Hat (or cap).
  • Sunglasses.
  • Raincoat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Photo camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drink.
  • Cash.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour begins with the group meeting in the main square of the city of Huamanga at 9 in the morning.
  • The tour ends with the return to the city of Huamanga at approximately 7 pm.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • The archaeological site of Vilcashuamán is located at 3,300 meters above sea level, so tourists normally suffer from symptoms such as fatigue and nausea.
  • To reduce the symptoms of altitude sickness, it is advisable to drink plenty of water, especially infusions such as coca tea or muña. However, generally the visitor feels better after the first or second day of acclimatization in Ayacucho.

Group or private services

  • Do you want to take the Vilcashuamán Tour in Ayacucho in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083.

Frequent questions

What is Vilcashuamán? Why visit it?

The archaeological site of Vilcashuamán (3,300 meters above sea level) is the main archaeological site of the Ayacucho region. It was built by the Incas as an administrative center. There they also built religious sites such as the Temple of the Sun, the Inca Pyramid, Plaza Pachacutec, the Temple of the Moon and more. The visit allows you to learn about the history of the Incas in Ayacucho, as well as get incredible photos.

What are the tourist attractions included in the tour?

The Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour includes a visit to: the Puyas de Raimondi Park, the archaeological city of Vilcashuamán and the archaeological site of Pumacocha.

What are the tourist services included in the Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour?

The tour includes tourist transportation throughout the service, entrance to all tourist attractions, professional tour guide, as well as a first aid kit.

How is the cancellation of the Vilcashuamán tour in Ayacucho Full Day done?

You can request the cancellation of the tour through an email to info@machupicchuterra.com. Cancellation must be requested with a final deadline of 5 days before. Cancellation has a penalty of 25% of the total cost of the tour (the penalty is 75% of the total cost of the service).

How to make changes to the Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour?

You can request a change of date or tour owners by emailing info@machupicchuterra.com. Cancellation must be requested with a final deadline of 5 days before. Cancellation has a penalty of 10% of the total cost of the tour.

How can I make payment for the Vilcashuamán tour in Ayacucho Full Day?

You can make payment for the Vilcashuamán tour in Ayacucho Full Day through any Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal credit or debit card. Payment is made by sending 100% of the value of the tour through the payment form on the website.

Is the Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour available all year round?

The Vilcashuamán in Ayacucho Full Day tour is available all year round except for Holy Week, the most important religious holiday in the city of Huamanga.

What is the weather like in Vilcashuamán?

The climate in Vilcashuamán is cold temperate with temperatures that vary from a maximum during the day of 23ºC. and a night minimum of 3ºC. Rains are more frequent from November to March (especially in January, February and March). From April to October is the dry season, with little rain.



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