This tour offers you an excursion aboard a comfortable bus,
and includes visits to the most important attractions in
Cusco and Puno. You will get to see the town of
Andahuaylillas and its beautiful colonial church. We will
see the ruins of Raqchi, the museum of Pucara, and other
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7:00-7:15 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel and head
to the bus station.
7:30-8:15 We will take a bus from cusco to Andahuaylillas.
8:15-8:45 We will visit the church of San Pedro de
8:50-10:40 Bus to Raqchi.
10:45 – 11:20 Guided tour of the Inca temple at Raqchi.
11:25 – 12:30 Bus to Sicuani.
12:30-2:00 Buffet lunch in a local restraunt.
2:05-2:40 Bus trip to La Raya.
2:40-2:50 We will stop in La Raya to take picture of snow
covered mountains. This is the highest point between Cusco
2:50-3:40 We will take a bus to Pucara.
3:40-4:20 Guided tour of the town and the museum in Pucara.
4:20-5:00 We will go by bus to Puno.
Attractions Included in this tour:
•La Raya Pass
1 Full Day Tour of the Route of the Sun (Cusco – Puno –
Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at
around 7:00 am to take you to our bus and start the tour
from Cusco to Puno. We will visit the following attractions:
Church of Andahuaylillas. Known as the ”Sistine Chapel of
the Americas”. It is a colonial building with a simple
appearance. the reason that it is an important site because
of the artwork found inside. Many origional colonial era
works of art of great value are kept inside the church.
Archaeological group of Raqchi. A temple built for the god Wiracocha, it is an enormous rectangular two-story structure
that measures 92 metres long (300 ft) and 25.5 meters wide
(84 ft). This structure consists of a central adobe wall
that is 18 to 20 m high.
The temple of Raqchi is flanked on each side by a row of
eleven columns. The structure include a place to store food,
and living spaces.
Lunch in Sicuani. Sicuani is a relatively large highland
town. The town is a major intersection, with the road to
Puno/Arequipa passing through. This town is surrounded by
some very pretty hills. You will have an exquisite lunch in
our exclusive local restaurant with a family atmosphere.
La Raya Pass. At this beautiful pass, located at 4310m –
14172 ft, we have the chance to get out and breathe the pure
fresh air and take pictures of grazing llamas and alpacas.
Pukara Church and Museum. Pukara is a small town located 106
km from Puno. This is where the famous ”toritos de pukara”
are made. These are hung on the doors of houses for good
luck. The Pukara Culture was a very important culture in
pre-Inca times. They had knowledge of engineering, and
architecture. We will visit the local museum, and continue
to Puno. We will arrive in Puno at about 5 p.m. We will take
you to your hotel in Puno.
Prices: Fares for the Full day tour from Cusco to Puno or
Route of the Sun depend on the number of people in your
group (more people less pricy). From USD $ 50.00 per person.
The Cusco to Puno Package Includes:
•Professional English speaking Tour Guide
•All Transfers from and to your hotel
•Tourist transportation with basic toilet facilities on
•Entrance tickets to all places of visit
•Lunch at a tourist restaurant in Juliaca
The Cusco to Puno Package Does Not Include:
•Meals not mentioned in the package
•Tips or extra expenses
What you need to take for this tour:
•Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the
•Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
•Extra money, Cameras