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Tourist Bus from Puno to Cusco

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Av. del Puerto 516
Av. del Puerto 516, Puno 21001, PeruThe Departure of Inka Express of Puno is from the land terminal of Puno, in which a shipping cost of S/ 1.50 is paid, it will be necessary to pay this boarding fee before taking the bus
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    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    Departure Bus departs from Puno’s Earth Terminal at 6:40 am. Arrival Bus arrives to Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B. Cusco at 05:00 pm PUNO TO CUSCO BUS ITINERARY 6:40 am — Departure (Puno) — 3800 meters of altitude. Terrestrial Terminal of Puno. 8:50 am — Pucará Museum — 3900 meters of altitude. Pucará was the first regional population nucleus in the Titicaca basin north of the lake during the Late Formative Period (500 BC-200 AD), which provides valuable information about 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, artisans, farmers, shepherds, and possibly warriors. The Pucará style is identified by impressive monolithic sculptures with a variety of geometric, zoomorphic, and more intricate anthropomorphic images, multi-colored ceramics in a variety of ritual and domestic forms. 11:00 am — 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 the Sacred Valley. The altitude is 4,338 meters (14,232 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 passing through here. This city is surrounded by beautiful snowy hills. Afterward, you have a buffet lunch in our exclusive restaurant with a family atmosphere. 1:00 pm — Raqchi “Temple of Wiracocha” — 3225 meters of altitude. The most important building within the complex is the “Wiracocha temple” that according to the ancient chroniclers was built by the Inca Wiracocha in honor of the invisible Superior God of the Andean people: “Apu Kon Titi Wiracocha”. The “Wiracocha Temple” is a 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). 3:30 pm — Andahuaylillas “Sistine Chapel of America” — 3122 meters of altitude. There, you will find the church of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas, built by the Jesuits in the 16th century. Like other Spanish and 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 Sistine Chapel of America. 5:00 pm – Arrival (Cusco) – 3400 meters of altitude. Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B.
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Departure Point
Av. del Puerto 516, Puno 21001, Peru
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Driver/guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transportation Cusco toPuno
  • Guided visit to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and the Lithic Museum of Pucar
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees (Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Pucar
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation in Puno
  • Extra expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Inka Express
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The long 10 hours journey felt like short because of the interesting places we visited along this journey. The best impressive guide, Sr. Kevin, has a great contribution for this. His knowledge about History and Archaeology is impressive and profound and he could answer every
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Our overnight Bolivia hop from Cusco to la Paz was cancelled so we had to find other ways to get to la Paz. The other overnight bus operators were quite sketchy so we did Inka Express from cusco to Puno first and then titikaka Bolivia from Puno to la Paz the next morning. The
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Response from Ramiro R, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Bus from Puno to Cusco
Responded May 21, 2019
Dear CLI319, Thank you for your comments and for choosing Inka Express. We strive to provide our customers a safe and comfortable ride. The Inka Trail is a must, and our tour stops include museums, Incan ruins, and churches that add onto Peru's captivating history. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Kind Regards.
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Five of us took the Inka Express tourist bus from Cusco to Puno with 5 stops with a guide providing us with a description of history, culture and significance of each area. They provided us with a few drinks and some bread along the way. We had a buffet lunch that was included
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Response from inkaexpres, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Bus from Puno to Cusco
Responded May 22, 2019
Dear Daniel S, Thank you for leaving us a review and we're glad to hear you had a pleasant trip with us. We take pride in every aspect of the experience we organize and make sure that the bus ride is accommodating and the tour sites leave a lasting impression that you will always remember. Kind Regards.
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We used this bus servive from Cusco to Puno . It did several stops to tourist locations and stopped for a included excellent buffet lunch . The bus kept its schedule , the driver was safe and the bus was super clean with a great guide .
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Response from Jane A, Director General at Tourist Bus from Puno to Cusco
Responded Aug. 9, 2018
Dear Tbirdman It´s great to know you enjoyed traveling with us. Thank you for the nice comment. Hope to have you back sometime. Kind regards Inka Express
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There are a few options for travelling from Cusco to Puno (or Puno to Cusco). You can fly - this is the shortest time commitment, but it only gets you to Juliaca and you will then have to get from there to Puno by taxi or shuttle and its about a 1 hour drive. You can take the
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Response from Inka E, Owner at Tourist Bus from Puno to Cusco
Responded May 9, 2018
Visiting Peru is great, keep the word going and tell your friends about Inka Express, this will help us on our marketing efforts. Inka Exprees
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Sarah1990
20
Fine trip, but for me, quality of guide/ sites visited were not worth extra transport time
We decided to take the Inka Express instead of a normal 6 hr bus ride to Puno. We thought we’d learn a thing or
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T9-Orca
Seattle, Washington
355181
A great way to get from Cusco to Puno (by bus), though underwhelming as a tour
The Inka Express “VIP Tourist Service” bus from Cusco to Puno is the way to go. As a tour, it has its moments,
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LeszekKaczor
Montreal, Canada
81
Combination of bus and train to get to MachuPichu from Cusco
Very good service, nice clean buses and train cars. Attentioned personnel. Wonderfull expérience. Go for it.
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Las Buganvillas
Cartagena, Colombia
702114
Best way to travel from Cusco to Puno
The trip lasted almost ten hours, ut they do four stops with top notch guides, one a great example of Andean
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Robby
101
Impressive Guide, Kevin.
The long 10 hours journey felt like short because of the interesting places we visited along this journey. The
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Priscila N
Sao Paulo, SP
21329
I recommend
I had a great trip from Cusco to Puno. A trip rich in history and full of great places to visit. The bus is
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Hungry Dumpling
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
4229
A bit underwhelming
Expected more considering the price and lonely planet recommendation. Ridiculous that they make you pay for drinks
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AnonymousAU1985
London, United Kingdom
389
Matteau was a fantastic guide
We took this tour bus from Cusco to Puno to eventually arrive at Lak Titikaka to break up the travel time and to
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Antea
Berlin, Germany
41
Kevin was perfect guide.
This 10 hours trip from Cusco to Puno was perfect. Luxurious bus with comfortable seats. Guide speaking perfect
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David D
174
Great way to see some sights along the way!
This is a great affordable way to do some sightseeing as you're traveling from Cusco to Lake Titicaca. One of my
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