CUSCO – PUNO
We will pick you up at 6:30 am from your hotel and take you to the bus station. This tour from Cusco to Puno lasts approximately 10 hours, on the road we will have 5 stops in tourist places and visit with the guide of each tourist attraction. such as the Andahuaylillas temple or the Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the pass la Raya at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inka Aymara museum of Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take pictures and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable.
ANDAHUAYLILLAS: We visit the chapel called “Sistine Chapel of South America”, inside you can see paintings and murals from the 16th and 17th centuries made by mestizo painters; In addition to finishes and frames in gold leaf.
RAQCHI: Here we will visit the temple of the god Wiracocha, monumental Inca construction; Where giant columns built with stone bases and continued in adobe will be located. We will also appreciate the qolqas or barns used in the Inca time.
SICUANI: Where we will have buffet lunch: it consists of foods from the Andes with which typical foods and international Novo Andean food are prepared, the diet includes legumes, grains, red and white meats, salad varieties, a selection of desserts and a variety of hot drinks
LA RAYA: intermediate point of the Cuzco – Puno route; It is the highest point of the trip located at 4335 m.a.s.l. Where we will appreciate llamas and alpacas of the most varied in their natural habitat.
PUKARA: it was the first regional population center in the Titicaca basin north of the lake during the Late Formative Period (500 BC-200 AD), which provides valuable information on the origins of the Andean civilization in the Highlands. During its heyday it covered more than a square kilometer and housed thousands of bureaucrats, priests, craftsmen, farmers, shepherds and possibly warriors.
The Pucará style is identified with impressive monolithic sculptures with a variety of geometric, zoomorphic and intricate anthropomorphic images, multicolored ceramics in a variety of ritual and domestic forms. Pukara is the last stop and then we will go to Puno, the end of the excursion is in Puno.