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INKA EXPRESS

Cusco to Puno & Puno to Cusco Tourist Bus

Inka Express

THE ROUTE OF THE SUN

Beautiful places of extraordinary cultural value await you


The Route of the Sun is a bus tour between the cities of Cusco and Puno. This one-day tour through the Andean countryside is designed to visit ancient Inca sites and archaeological centers. This Cultural Bus is equipped to travel in a comfortable and fun way from Cusco to Puno and also from Puno to Cusco.

INKA EXPRESS INFORMATION

CUSCO TO PUNO ITINERARY

Route Departure time Arrival Time  
Cusco to Puno 06:50 AM. 05:15 PM.
Departure address in Cusco: The bus departs from Av. 28 de Julio (Primer paradero de Ttio, carril de bajada).
Arrival addres in Puno: Bus Terminal. Also known as Land Terminal or South zone terminal (Av. Branden with Av. Costanera Sur).
Dear passenger, you can add to your reservation our transfer service in Cusco as an extra service. The price is USD 10.00 for a group of 3 people (not per person).

PUNO TO CUSCO ITINERARY

Route Departure time Arrival Time  
Puno to Cusco 06:50 AM. 05:15 PM.
Departure address in Puno: Bus Terminal. Also known as Land Terminal or South zone terminal (Av. Branden with Av. Costanera Sur).
Arrival addres in Cusco: Av. 28 de Julio (Segundo paradero de Ttio, carril de subida). Reference: Mormon Church.
You can add to your reservation our transfer service in Puno too as an extra service. The price is USD 10.00 for a group of 3 people (not per person).

Useful Information before the Trip info

  • Buses in Cusco and Puno are available for boarding from 06:35 AM.

  • Buses usually depart at 06:50 AM. However, we can wait an extra 10 minutes if a passenger is missing.

  • If you were unable to board the bus on time, contact us (WhatsApp) to give you a prompt solution.

  • Check your belongings after each visit and before boarding the bus.

  • Check your belongings before disembarking.

  • I forgot my belongings on the bus, what should I do?


How to book the tour info

  • Choose your tour: Cusco to Puno Bus or Puno to Cusco Bus.

  • Tap in Book Now.

  • Select your departure date.

  • Number of people.

  • If you wish you can add to your reservation extra services, such as: Entrance fees to tourist attractions, transfer in Cusco and transfer in Puno.

  • Enter the requested information: Email, WhatsApp, Names and passport numbers (this information is required by the Ministry of Transport).

  • Finally, complete the booking process by paying by credit or debit card.

  • We will confirm your reservation by sending an e-ticket to your email address. This e-ticket contains information about your reservation, such as: seat numbers, additional services, transfers, boarding and disembarkation locations.


Recommendations for the Tripinfo

  • Altitude sickness pills.

  • Coca candy.

  • Passport.

  • Money in national currency.

  • Personal medicine.

  • Extra batteries (cameras, camcorders)

Recommendations for Dry season
  • Sunscreen.

  • Sunglasses.

  • Sun hat.

  • Light clothing.

Recommendations for Rainy season
  • Rain coat.

  • Warm clothing.

Biosafety and prevention protocols info

  • Distancing. Try to keep a certain distance between you and other people.

  • Surgical mask or mouth-cover. There're useful to prevent the spread of viruses.

  • The buses are disinfected and the rooms sterilised after each tour.

  • Hand sanitiser.

  • Temperature control.


Cusco to Puno Tour Price

PASSENGER USD SOLES
Foreign tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00
Andean community tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00
National tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00

Puno to Cusco Tour Price

PASSENGER USD SOLES
Foreign tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00
Andean community tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00
National tourist USD 50.00 s/. 187.00

fact_check What is Included in the Tour

  • Guided tours in English and Spanish.

  • Professional bilingual guide.

  • Exclusive Tourist Transport.

  • Buffet lunch in the city of Sicuani. La Pascana Restaurant.

  • Snacks: A bottle of water, peach soft drink, wholemeal biscuit and cereal bar.

  • Services on board. Cold drinks (cocacola, inkacola) and hot drinks (herbal teas)


Entrance fees to Tourist Attractions

PASSENGER ADULTS CHILDREN
Foreign tourist USD 18.00 USD 15.00
Andean community tourist USD 18.00 USD 15.00
National tourist USD 15.00 USD 15.00
  • The entrance ticket price is valid for all tourist attractions.

  • Children under 8 years old are free of charge.

  • Minors: From 8 to 17 years old.



Transfer service in Cusco

DESTINATION GROUP PRICE
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 01 - 02 USD 10.00
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 03 - 06 USD 20.00
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 07 - 15 USD 35.00
Pisac / Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) 01 - 02 USD 50.00
Pisac / Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) 03 - 06 USD 65.00
Pisac / Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) 07 - 15 USD 80.00
  • We'll request the name and address of your accommodation by email or WhatsApp.

  • Pick-up time at establishments within the city: 06:25 AM.

  • Pick-up time at out-of-town establishments: prior coordination by WhatsApp or email.

  • Dear passenger, in case of any eventuality or emergency, please contact us by WhatsApp +51940201693.


Transfer service in Puno

DESTINATION GROUP PRICE
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 01 - 02 USD 10.00
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 03 - 06 USD 20.00
Hotel / AirBNB (within the city) 07 - 15 USD 35.00
Hotel / AirBNB (outside the city) 01 - 02 USD 15.00
Hotel / AirBNB (outside the city) 03 - 06 USD 25.00
Puerto Kalapajra (outside the city) 01 - 02 USD 15.00
Puerto Kalapajra (outside the city) 03 - 06 USD 25.00
Yacht Lago Titicaca (outside the city) 01 - 03 USD 30.00
  • Dear passenger, the transfer requirements in Puno are the same as in Cusco. However, if you book the transfer service to the port of Kalapajra, please take into consideration the following information:

  • It is necessary that you provide us with the name of the family and contact telephone number.

  • We will contact your host to coordinate the arrival time at Kalapjara port.

  • If you decide to contact the family on your own from Puno, it is very likely that it will take too long.

  • It takes 15-20 minutes for Uros families to reach the port of Kalapajra. If there is poor communication, the pick-up time can take up to an hour or more.


INKA EXPRESS HIGHLIGHTS

Inka Express offers the service of tourist bus tour in two modalities; from Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco. The Buses are equipped with panoramic windows, modern facilities, comfortable seats and services on board, we make your trip in Peru a wonderful experience.

restaurant Buffet lunch, Varied Peruvian Food

Peruvian food has been awarded in the world on several occasions. The lunch buffet has been studied and perfected for many years. We have managed to include a variety of dishes of different requirements for our passengers. Undoubtedly, the buffet is one of the most awaited moments in the trip from Cusco to Puno.

health_and_safety Modern and safe Bus Fleet

The tourist buses are modern and are equipped with safety elements, comfortable and modern facilities. They have panoramic windows, audiovisual elements, spacious and comfortable seats. The buses are operated by drivers with a long professional experience. Your bus trip from Cusco to Puno is guaranteed.

people Professionally guided tours

The Route of the Sun is one of the most popular tours in Peru, and in order to make the guiding enjoyable and interesting, the professionals at Inka Express are experts. The guides are trained and have extensive knowledge of ancient Peruvian cultures, especially, obviously, of the ancient cultures located on the route from Cusco to Puno.

directions_bus_filled Amenities on the Bus

  • wifi WiFi
  • cable USB Charger
  • lunch_dining Snack
  • live_tv TV
  • tungsten Reading light
  • airline_seat_recline_extra 140° seats
  • wc Toilets
  • wash Hand sanitiser
  • security Security
  • gps_fixed GPS
  • queue_music Music
  • local_movies Movies

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