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Anta Killarumiyoq Tour 1 Day

One of the most important deities of the Incas was the Moon, called Mama Quilla, who was the sister and wife of the god Inti, accompanied the god Inti in equal rank in the celestial court, was the mother of the firmament, was the feminine side of the universe, influenced the tides, in the growth of plants, fertilization. The Incas built, lunar calendars, temples dedicated to this deity one of them is this amazing place located an hour and a half from the city of Cusco. Killarumiyoq comes from the Quechua word that translated into Spanish means "The Moonstone" its area is defined in 5 hectares approximately. Killarumiyoq was also a ceremonial center dedicated to the divinity of the femininity, the Moon, that according to the Inca tradition is the one that gives fertility to the land, in addition they constructed lunar calendars, temples dedicated to this deity and one of them located in this place.

Style Trip
Classic Tour
Places to Visit
Tour Length
Daily Departures
Group Size
6 Persons to more
Physical Grade

Full Itinerary

Travel Details:

During our tour that lasts about 6 hours we will have guided tours of the sights of the Valley of Anta, and Andenes Killarumilloq, Zurite, Pucyura visiting the chapel, the Temple of Izcuchaka and Huarocondo, Killarumiyoq Archaeological Site, Zurite and terraces. Each tour lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and walk a little, making our trip very pleasant.

Anta, located at 25.50 km. from the city of Cusco, located on a beautiful plain, is characterized as an agricultural and livestock potential area, geographical coverage extends from areas to temperate highlands, is another place which contains several attractions for excellence within the latter Archaeological Centers, Natural and Cultural Areas, keeping intact their traditions despite the years, it also contains Majestic Colonial Temples which house important paintings and sculptures and buildings dating from the Pre Inca times.

Pucyura Temple, simple features, but keeps valuable paintings showing the site of the city of Cuzco by Manco Inca and his family bearing the emblem of the Inca mentioned by the Chronicler Poma de Ayala and the Descent of the Virgin assumed Suntur Wasi, these artworks were probably painted in the seventeenth other characters are also natives of the time is the image of the pattern “San Salvador” who is the patron of people celebrated on August 6 with the staging of K’UCHUY ” staged by the struggle between Inca and Spanish.

Huarocondo Temple, this temple is named after Saint Martin of Tours is located in the main square of Huarocondo.

Built with stone carvings of pre-Hispanic structures, and also found evidence of mural paintings and altarpieces in gold leaf, Cuzco School paintings and fine jewelry black and white checkered and many other elements, date of construction of the temple was located between 1560 to 1604.

Archaeological Site of Killarumiyoq, which in Quechua means KILLA = Moon Stone = Rumiyoc therefore means “stone that has a moon,” was a very important religious ceremonial center in the Pampa de Anta, this is in a limestone of marine origin, was a sanctuary dedicated to Andean or Choquechinchay QOA representing the rain that is vital for agriculture, carved in low relief representing the Andean deity with seven steps symbolizing the seven stars.

Zurite Archaeological Complex, located in the province of Anta 28 kilometers from the imperial city, is an opportunity to approach the story.

In the archaeological complex of Zurite include 37 terraces and are characterized by being the largest. This work was executed by the Inca Viracocha, was established on the road to Chinchaysuyo. The two types of terraces of this work were used during the time of the Incas to optimize crops. The size of each terrace between 900 and 1500 meters length and ten meters wide.

What is included in this program:

  • Private Transportation Cusco – Queswachaca – Cusco
  • Professional English/Spanish Guide
  • Lunch box
  • Entrance ticket

What to bring:

  • A comfortable backpack
  • Hiking shoes
  • Long pants and short
  • T-shirt
  • Warm jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or cap
  • Waterproof Poncho
  • Canteen

This tour is available throughout the year and can be organized any day of the week.

Duration: approximately 9 hours.

Recomendations and packaging list

  • Pants and shorts
  • Long-sleeved shirts and short
  • Warm Sweater and jacket
  • A comfortable backpack for the day
  • Sun block
  • Cap or Hat,
  • Waterproof poncho



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