Tour TypeHistory, Cultural, Ecology
Tour DistanceAll tour is done by transportation
ConsiderationsLunch is included
SeasonFrom April to December
Trail ClosetOpen all year
Tour Route of the Sun Bus from Puno to Cusco
Places visited on Route of the Sun Punto to Cusco
- The Museum of Pukara
- La Raya Pass (4,335 m/14,300 ft) about sea level
- Inca Complex of Raqchi
- The Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas
Tours leave every Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Overview Route of the Sun from Puno to Cusco
The Museum of Pukara
The bus will depart at 7:30 a.m. We will pass through some important neighbourhoods in the city of Cusco before arriving at our first stop, La Capilla de Andahuaylillas – The Sistine Chapel of the Americas
La Raya Pass (4,335 m/14,300 ft) about sea level
Raqchi was the temple of the god Wiracocha, the main god of the Incas
Inca Complex of Raqchi
This pass marks the boarder of the watershed between the valley that drains into Lake Titicaca and the valley that leads down to Cusco
The Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas
The Pukara culture provids us with valuable insights into the origins of Andean civilization in the highlands
Stop 1: The Museum of Pukara
Highlight of the day: La Capilla de Andahuaylillas – The Sistine Chapel of the Americas
Pick up from the hotel in Puno 6:40 AM.
Check-in time for boarding tickets and baggage check-in 7:00 a.m.
Check out exact time: 7:20 a.m.
Stop 2: La Raya Pass (4,335 m/14,300 ft) about sea level
Highlight of the day: Raqchi was the temple of the god Wiracocha, the main god of the Incas
Which is a culture that developed from 1600 BC to 400 AD located 106 km to the mor. East of the city of Puno, in this museum we can find ceramics and sculptures representing morphic zoo figures, among them the famous HATUNÑAQAC sculpture that in our times would be translated as the supreme cutthroat.
IMPORTANT. The visit lasts 30 minutes / filming or taking photos inside is not allowed.
Stop 3: Inca Complex of Raqchi
Highlight of the day: This pass marks the border of the watershed between the valley that drains into Lake Titicaca and the valley that leads down to Cusco
Also known as the Temple of the god WIRACOCHA, who was the supreme Inka deity, in this place we will find the largest number of Colcas (Barns) we will also see magnificent buildings in Yadobe stone.IMPORTANT. The visit lasts 40 minutes / We recommend the use of hats and sunscreen.
Stop 4: The Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas
Highlight of the day: The Pukara culture provides us with valuable insights into the origins of Andean civilization
Which is a church that dates back to the 17th century. Also known as La Sistina de los Andes for the beauty of its murals, the gold leaf work and the paintings of the Cusco school that it houses inside.
IMPORTANT. The visit lasts 25 minutes / Filming or taking photos inside is not allowed..
Price: US $80 per person
Group Size: Up to 30 people
you can visit our Tripadvisor: TRIPADVISOR INTI SUN TREK
Included / Not Included
Included in the tour:
- A bilingual tour guide
- Buffet lunch in Sicuani- vegetarian option is available at no extra charge
- Entrance fees for all the museums and archeological sites along the way
- Bottled water, coffee and coca tea on the bus
- First-aid kit including an emergency oxygen bottle
- Luggage transport/storage
- Comfortable bus seats
- Toilet on the bus
- Air conditioning/ Heating
- Your hotel in Cusco or Puno
- Breakfast and Dinner
What you need to take:
- Your luggage
- Water Bottle
- Cash (in nuevos soles)
- A warm jacket
How long is the tour?
The tour is from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How many stops does the bus make?
The bus makes four stops.
Does the bus have wifi?
Are the meals included?
Lunch is included. Breakfast and dinner are not included on this tour.
Are the seats comfortable?
Is the guide informative?
Yes, they will give you plenty of information about the places we will see.
Is there a toilet on the bus?
Yes, but you need to bring your own toilet paper.
Is there a TV on the bus?
Does the altitude vary and will it affect me?
No, you should be fine as the stop is only 20 minutes. However, we will be prepaired to assist you if you should have trouble with the altitude.