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ROUTE OF THE SUN CUSCO TO PUNO

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The route of Sun to Puno

Embark on the Tour Ruta del Sol and discover incredible places located in the southern part of Cusco. We will traverse highly significant, magical, and ancestral routes. Our journey will take us to the San Pedro de Apóstol Temple, also known as the Capilla Sixtina de América, in Andahuaylillas. Next, we'll visit Raqchi, the Temple of Wiracocha, La Raya, the Pucará Museum, and finally, our last stop on this Ruta del Sol will be the city of Puno. We offer you a unique opportunity to uncover the rich history and Andean culture, all while enjoying the enchanting landscapes. Explore the Ruta del Sol on a journey from Cusco to Puno and immerse yourself in the beauty of Andean culture!

Day 01

SUN ROUTE TOUR - Cusco. Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya, Pucará, y Puno

Our Ruta del Sol Tour begins with hotel pickup at approximately 6:00 a.m. We will embark on a fantastic journey that takes us through the southern region of Peru, all the way to the city of Puno, home to the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Along the way, we'll make several stops at different points of interest, allowing you to take photos and explore the attractions, making this visit an unforgettable experience.

Enjoy the tranquility of the fields, mountains, lagoons, and the natural surroundings. During this journey, we'll visit the Capilla Sixtina de América (Andahuaylillas Chapel), a 17th-century church known for its stunning murals that adorn the walls and ceiling, featuring intricate gold leaf work and paintings from the Cusqueña school.

Our next stop is the Raqchi Archaeological Complex, home to impressive adobe structures that stand 15 meters tall, 92 meters long, and 25 meters wide. This archaeological site showcases remarkable urban planning.

We'll break for lunch around noon and continue our journey, making a stop at a significant midway point known as Abra de La Raya, the border between Cusco and Puno. This location is surrounded by the Peruvian Andes and the CHIMBOYA Mountain, providing an excellent backdrop for photos.

On the Ruta del Sol towards Puno, we'll visit PUKARA, an area where the Pre-Columbian Pucará Culture thrived between 100 BCE and 300 CE. Notable for its ceramics, pyramid structures, and hydraulic works.

Finally, we reach the city of Puno, home to Lake TITICACA, the highest navigable lake in the world, marking the end of our Ruta del Sol tour from Cusco to Puno.

PLACES WE WILL VISIT ON THE RUTA DEL SOL

  • Cusco (3400 meters above sea level) - Departure time: 6:00 a.m.
  • Andahuaylillas (3122 meters above sea level) - Visit time: 8:30 a.m.
  • Raqchi (3450 meters above sea level) - Visit time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Abra la Raya (4335 meters above sea level) - Visit time: 02:15 p.m.
  • Pucará Museum (3900 meters above sea level) - Time: 03:30 p.m.
  • Puno (3800 meters above sea level) - Arrival time: 06:30 p.m.
Tour Ruta del sol a PunoTemplo De Viracocha Raqchi Puno

INCLUDES:

  • Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets.
  • Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish).
  • Lunch.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Hotel in Puno.
  • Breakfast and dinner.
  • Other services not mentioned.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Carry your passport.
  • Cash in Peruvian soles and US dollars.
  • Comfortable and appropriate footwear.
  • Warm clothing.
  • Jeans or comfortable clothing.
  • Hat or Cap.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Snacks (energy bars, dried fruits, chocolates, cookies, etc.).
  • Water.

Itinerary of The route of Sun Tour from Cusco to Puno

In our Cusco to Puno Ruta del Sol tour, you will discover incredible places like Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya, Pukara, and Puno.

As the first point, we have Cusco, where we will pick you up and depart around 6:00 a.m. At approximately 8:30 a.m., we will arrive at our second point, Andahuaylillas, where we will make a stop and visit the traditional town located 36 kilometers from the city of Cusco.

Andahuaylillas is part of the Andean Baroque route, known for its incredible San Pedro Apóstol Church of Andahuaylillas, also known as the Sistine Chapel of America, due to its interior walls adorned with paintings that are a true work of art, ranging from the floor to the ceiling, with admirable decorations and GOLD leaf embellishments.

For our third stop, around 11:00 a.m., we will visit the archaeological site of Raqchi, an impressive stone and adobe construction that highlights the grandeur of the Inca Empire. The archaeological area is vast and complex, featuring the Temple of Wiracocha located on a platform, divided into two naves with gigantic columns and walls reaching a height of 15 meters. In this place, we will find a large number of colcas and urban structures made of adobe and stone. Our visit to this beautiful archaeological site will last approximately 40 minutes.

We will have lunch at midday and then continue to our fourth point, reaching the La Raya pass, this is the highest point of this trip, which will delight us with beautiful landscapes of the Peruvian Andes and its snow mountain, the "Chimboya", here we can take some photos and breathe the air of the Andean heights.

The fifth stop on the Ruta del Sol journey is the Pucara Lithic Museum, where visitors can explore and admire a collection of steles and monoliths of various sizes, as well as ceramics, textiles, fragments of various objects, and culturally significant artifacts recovered from the Pucara archaeological site, which thrived between 100 B.C. and 300 A.D. This museum offers a fascinating insight into this Pre-Columbian civilization.

Our final destination will be the magnificent city of Puno, where Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, is located. We will arrive around 6:30 p.m. This concludes our incredible TOUR Ruta del Sol - Cusco: Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya, Pucara, and Puno.

POINTS VISITED DURING THE JOURNEY

Routes we will take to reach Puno:

FIRST POINT:

  • Cusco (3400 meters above sea level) - Departure time: 6:00 a.m.

SECOND POINT:

  • Andahuaylillas (3122 meters above sea level) - Visiting time: 8:30 a.m.

THIRD POINT:

  • Raqchi (3450 meters above sea level) - Visiting time: 11:00 a.m.

FOURTH POINT:

  • La Raya Pass (4335 meters above sea level) - Visiting time: 02:15 p.m.

FIFTH POINT:

  • Pukara Museum (3900 meters above sea level) - Time: 03:30 p.m.

SIXTH POINT:

  • Puno (3800 meters above sea level) - Arrival time: 06:30 p.m.

INCLUDES:

  • Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets.
  • Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish).
  • Lunch.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Hotel in Puno.
  • Breakfast and dinner.
  • Other services not mentioned.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Carry your passport.
  • Cash in Peruvian soles and US dollars.
  • Comfortable and appropriate footwear.
  • Warm clothing.
  • Jeans or comfortable clothing.
  • Hat or Cap.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Snacks (energy bars, dried fruits, chocolates, cookies, etc.).
  • Water.

HOW MUCH IT COSTS?

We have two options based on the type of train, the price is per person. Ask for our seasonal offers and promotions for last minute reservations. If the hotel of your preference is not in our offer request a quote and we will respond very quickly; if you have questions regarding prices, destinations or tour, we will gladly assist you. Write to us at info@cuscoperu.com , you can also contact us by phone:
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  • For groups larger than 4 people, please contact us for a special price..

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ROUTE OF THE SUN TOUR - GROUP SERVICE
PRICE PER PERSON - Minimum 02 passengers - Up to 20 passengers

Route of the Sun Tour, Cusco to Puno: Raqchi, Sicuani, La Raya and Puno
Entrance tickets and bilingual guide

US$ 85.00
ROUTE OF THE SUN TOUR - PRIVATE SERVICE
PRICE PER PERSON - Minimum 02 passengers

Route of the Sun Tour, Cusco to Puno: Raqchi, Sicuani, La Raya and Puno
Entrance tickets and bilingual guide

US$ 220.00
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