- Bus departs from Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B. Cusco at 06:50am
- Bus arrives toPuno'sEarth Terminal at 05:00 pm.
Cusco TO PUNO BUS ITINERARY
6:50 am Departure (Cusco) 3400 meters of altitude. Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B.
7:40 am Andahuaylillas "Sistine Chapel of America" 3122 meters of altitude.
There, you will find the church of San Pedro Apstol de Andahuaylillas, built by the Jesuits in the 16th century. Like other Spanishand religious constructions of the time, it was built on top of a huaca or sacred place for the Incas. Made of adobe and brick, the church is a small structure consisting of a single nave, apse and bell tower. But there is a reason why it is known as the "SistineChapel of America".
10:00 am Raqchi "Temple of Wiracocha" 3450 meters of altitude.
The most important building within the complex is the "Wiracocha temple" that according to the ancient chroniclers was built by theInca Wiracocha in honor of the invisible Superior God of the Andean people: "Apu Kon Titi Wiracocha". The "Wiracocha Temple" isa great construction for that age. Architecturally it is classified as "Kallanka", that is, a tall building completely covered with straw(wood and "ichu"). Externally it is 92 meters long (302 feet) and 25.25 meters wide (83 feet).
11:35 am Marangani Buffet Lunch 3552 meters altitude.
Sicuani is a relatively large city of the highlands. The city is an important intersection, with the road to Puno / Arequipa passingthrough here. This city is surrounded by beautiful snowy hills. Afterwards, you have a buffet lunch in our exclusive restaurant with afamily atmosphere.
12:50 pm La Raya 4335 meters of altitude.
Abra La Raya (La Raya) is the watershed between the valley that flows into Lake Titicaca and the valley that leads to Cusco and theSacred Valley. The altitude is 4,338 meters (14,232 feet).
2:30 pm Pucar Museum 3900 meters of altitude.
Pucar was the first regional population nucleus in the Titicaca basin north of the lake during the Late Formative Period (500 BC-200AD), which provides valuable information about the origins of the Andean civilization in the highlands. During its heyday it coveredmore than a square kilometer and housed thousands of bureaucrats, priests, artisans, farmers, shepherds, and possibly warriors.
The Pucar style is identified by impressive monolithic sculptures with a variety of geometric, zoomorphic, and more intricateanthropomorphic images, multi-colored ceramics in a variety of ritual and domestic forms.
5:00 pm - Arrival (Puno) - 3800 meters of altitude. Terminal Terrestre of Puno.