The Sun Route Cusco To Puno

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Details :
    I pick up at your hotel wings 6:15 a.m.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

We offer the most entertaining, safe and comfortable way of traveling by bus, between Cusco and Puno, and vice versa, along the Suns Route.With us you can experience the tour known as The Suns Route, a place of many charms and mysteries from our Inca past.Visit with us the colonial church of Andahuaylillas, the Archeological Site of Raqchi, the La Raya pass and the Lithic Museum of Pukar.

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Departure

  • Bus departs from Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B. Cusco at 06:50am

Arrival

  • 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.

Inclusions

  • The tour by bus fron cusco to puno included
  • transfer from hotel to terminal
  • Transportation to Puno
  • Guided visit to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and the Lithic Museum of Pucar
  • Buffet Lunch in Marangani - Sicuani
  • Service on board (Hot Drinks: Tea, coffee, coca tea, chamomile, anise / Cold Drinks: Coca Cola, Inca and mineral water)
  • Hygienic services, oxygen, heating
  • Access Fees to places of visit (Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Pucar)

Exclusions

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation in Puno
  • Extra expenses

Additional Info

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