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BUS CUSCO TO PUNO

INKA EXPRESS - CULTURAL ADVENTURE

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This wonderful bus tour goes through ancient archaeological sites located between the cities of Cusco and Puno.

CULTURAL BUS

  • Duration

    10 hours approx.

  • Meals

    Buffet lunch

  • Transport Style

    Coach

  • Group Size

    Between 10 and 36 people

  • Team

    Bus attendant - Local Guide

Cusco - Puno, Peru

Tour Bus Itinerary

06:50

Cusco

Dear passenger, the boarding address in Cusco is Av. 28 de Julio (primer paradero de Ttio, carril de bajada). The bus is available for boarding from 06:30 am. If you have contracted our transfer service, we will be at your hotel at 06:25 am. Previous communication and coordination with you.

We recommend our passengers to be at the boarding point 10 minutes before the bus departs, otherwise you may miss the tour.

07:50

Andahuaylillas Sistine Chapel of America, Cusco to Puno Bus

Andahuaylillas Sistine Chapel of America

Located in the village of San Pedro, the Sistine Chapel of America. The village of Andahuaylillas is about 36 km southeast of Cusco. It is located a short distance off of the main road (Highway 32N) from Cuzco to Puno. While the exterior of the church looks rather humble, it is the interior, that makes this one of the most valuable jewels of the colonial art in Peru, sometimes called the Capilla Sixtina or Sistine Chapel of America.

09:30

Raqchi Archaeological Complex, Cusco to Puno Bus

Raqchi Archaeological Complex

Between the snow-capped peaks and original villages, in the Andean highlands between Cusco and Puno, there is the beautiful preinca site of Raqchi. Immediately noticeable are the slender, but very imprecisely crafted columns of Raqchi, some of which rise up to a height of 12 meters into the sky. Undoubtedly the heart of the once rectangular settlement high above sea level is the extraordinary temple of Raqchi. Consisting of volcanic rock and clay, the temple dedicated to the Inca god Viracocha is unique in Latin America.

11:40

Buffet lunch in Sicuani City, Cusco to Puno Bus

Buffet lunch in Sicuani City

Our lunch buffet includes a wide variety of national and regional food. The buffet is included in the price of the bus ticket. Cold drinks such as sodas or beers are not included. Lunch lasts 40 minutes.

13:50

La Raya Pass the highest point on the Route, Cusco to Puno Bus

La Raya Pass the highest point on the Route

the Raya pass, the highest point of the route, we are at an altitude of 4325 m (14,222 ft). At this point, the cordilleras of Central and South of Peru join together forming the node" of Vilcanota, whose snowy peaks, often covered with clouds. Beyond the pass extend the bare immensity of the Peruvian altiplano to the shores of Lake Titicaca. an unforgettable experience.

15:00

Pukara lithic museum, Cusco to Puno Bus

Pukara Lithic Museum

The archaeological site of Pukara is located in the modern town of Pucará, about 80kms NW of Lake Titicaca, on the road from Puno to Cuzco. The site was the center of an influential culture dated to approximately 2000 years ago.

17:00

Puno

The arrival time may vary according to the weather or traffic in the city. The disembarkation address in Puno is Av. Costanera #430.

Variations on the Trip

Customize the itinerary of your trip depending on yours preferences

  • Bookings 2022

    Cusco to Puno Tour

    Option 1

    This version of the Route of the Sun is the most popular. It starts in the city of Cusco and ends in Puno.

  • Bookings 2022

    Direct Bus Cusco to Puno

    Direct Bus

    If you wish to travel to Puno non-stop, we recommend travelling by direct bus. Click on more info to view available schedules and book your bus seats..

  • Bookings 2022

    Puno to Cusco Tour

    Option 2

    This version of the tour starts in the city of Puno. The tour is completely the same as the other route that starts in Cusco.

  • Bookings 2022

    Direct Bus Puno a Cusco

    Return Bus

    If you wish to return to Cusco, we recommend travelling by direct bus (no stops). We recommend booking with Transzela or Turismo MER. The return trip takes approximately 7 hours.

Top Experiences

Add-ons available to add at time of booking

  • Shuttle Service in Cusco

    Shuttle service in Cusco.
    Accommodations and AIRBNB within the city.

    USD 10.00
    Up to 03 people

    Cusco, Peru

  • Route of the Sun Tickets

    Entrance tickets.
    This price includes all entrance tickets to the tourist attractions on the route.

    USD 18.00.

    Peru

  • Shuttle Service in Puno

    Shuttle service in Puno.
    Accommodations and AIRBNB within the city.

    USD 10.00
    Up to 03 people

    Puno, Peru

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