Andahuaylillas’ town is located in Quispicanchi, province of Cusco, at 36 km from the city of Cusco, 45 min by bus. It’s also known as the South Valley of Cusco, this area has a great potential of attractions, for its cultural legacy as well as its material richness; besides of being part of the Andean Baroque Path thanks to its amazing chapel, considered as the Sistine Chapel of America.
Although the Day of the Dead is known for being a Mexican celebration, it’s also an important day in a big part of Peru. This celebration every 2nd November, is a commemoration for the dead; on this day, the dead are present amoung the live ones and are received once again to their home and families.
This date is usually connected with the 1st November: All Saints’ Day, a very popular festivity in Cusco.
Planning a long trip in the south of Peru can have great benefits; especially when it comes to the assorted connections you can choose; this can result on planning a travel itinerary more flexible and complete.
This way you can connect your visit to Machu Picchu and other great attractions not without knowing other particular places that allows you to observe more closely the cultural wealth and beauty of this part of the country.
In this blog we show you 5 amazing destinations in the South of Peru that surely won’t dissapoint you.
Once you’ve planned your travel to Machu Picchu, it’s time to decide which of the two imposing mountains that surround the citadel you want to scale. If you’re going to take the rick to climb one of them and get the best pic from the top; this article can help you to know what are the differences and similarities of these routes.