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Andahuaylillas - Valle Sur Cusco

Ruta del Sol

All day Tour: Historical - Traditional Min: 1 person
Carol B
2024-03-20
Breathtaking views beyond describable lifetime adventure Very informitive and beautiful views wonderful pictures. I have already sent word to family they MUST come see!! The guides were friendly and helpful!!!
Heath A
2024-03-19
Amazing Experience!! An absolute once in a lifetime experience I will never forget! We were met by our guide immediately when stepping out of the train station and he was very friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend anyone coming to Peru to book through Rap Travel Peru!!!
John V
2024-03-19
Totally unforgettable!! I was an amazing experience from start to finish. Every checkpoint was smooth and efficient. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone!!!
nick d
2024-03-19
Amazing time at Machu Picchu!!!!!👏👏👏👏👏 Had amazing time with some amazing people from rap travel the guide was amazing and very knowledgeable and attentive of everything that he was showing us had great insight and information and made it to where we can understand and enjoy what we were looking at in the history of the site!!!!!👏👏👏📣📣📣📣
Adriano M
2024-03-15
Passeios Maravilhosos e equipe receptiva Equipe super prestativa, desde a reserva até os guias turísticos. Fomos atendidos pelo brasileiro Luis, que estava sempre a disposição para ajudar com quaisquer dúvidas ou problemas. Os guias também foram super receptivos e bem dispostos a ajudar. Recomendo 100%
Yoselin A
2024-03-15
Mejores Días en Perú Desde el primer día la atención y servicio fueron excelentes, muy buenas recomendaciones sobre lugares donde comer, conocer y los mejores guías/fotógrafos. Gracias por recibirnos!
Castro Díaz D
2024-03-15
Experiencia increíble en Perú Mi estancia en Cusco con la agencia RAP Travel fue increíble, nos hicieron sentir como en casa desde que llegamos a la ciudad, los tours, guías, atención, todo fue demasiada buena. Recomendable para que vengan a conocer Perú de la mejor manera.
Marco F
2024-02-24
Nuestro viaje a Perú. Todo fantástico!! Nos encantó las atenciones de RAP Travel Perú y de todo su personal. Los tours bien planificados, puntuales. Todo A1, nos vamos súper contentos con el servicio. Los recomendamos al 1000%, el cooking class traditional fue excelente. El ceviche de trucha y lomo de alpaca para chuparse los dedos.
Madrily D
2024-02-24
Experiencias en Cusco. La experiencia en Perú, fue muy placentera. Nos encantó todo nuestro viaje, la compañía RAP Travel Perú. Nos ayudó muchísimo con la planificación con este viaje. 100% recomendado.
Silvia R
2024-02-23
Viaje mágico Excelente experiencia con la agencia rap travel , todos fueron muy amables y nos ayudaron a armar nuestro paquete turístico de acuerdo a nuestras necesidades

DESCRIPTION

Description Tour Ruta del Sol Cusco – Puno

With the “Ruta del Sol Cusco – Puno Tour”, you can enjoy a magical journey from Puno to Cusco or vice versa. The important thing is that through the Ruta del Sol, you will know different and beautiful destinations by bus as Raqchi or Pukara; places where the ancestral tradition that Peru lived before the discovery of America is still alive.

PUKARA is also known as the “Land of the little bull”. During pre-Columbian times, this was the place of growth of the Pucara culture, which is why it is a site endowed with many archaeological samples. If you want to know more about that ancient essence, then we will visit the Lithic Museum. In this museum you will have a global idea of what was the Pucará tradition, all its history and all those works that resisted to die with the passing of time. Ruta del Sol Bus Tour

On tours to RAQCHI, you will experience a place that shines for being solitary and nostalgic, while ancient rock buildings try to survive the passing of time. In the tour of this destination you will see sturdy columns, colcas and traditional baths of the Incas and what most catches your attention is the Temple of Wiracocha, which according to historians belonged to the Inca Empire.

Enjoy the Ruta del Sol Cusco – Puno Sun Route Tour.

MAIN POINTS OF VISIT

  • Cusco (3,399 masl)
  • Andahuaylillas (3,100 masl)
  • Raqchi (3,460 masl)
  • Pucara (3,887 masl)
  • Puno (3,827 masl)

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Pick up from Hotel – Andsahuaylillas – Raqchi – La Raya – Pucara – Puno

  • DEPARTURE FROM CUSCO: Pick up at 06.00 hrs at your hotel to the Ruta del Sol Bus Terminal, luggage check-in at 06.40 am. During the route we will make several stops to see different archaeological monuments until we arrive to the city of Puno.
  • ANDAHUAYLILLAS CHAPEL, dating from the seventeenth century, also known as the Sistine of the Andes for the beauty of its murals, the tour in Andahuaylillas is done by the work in gold leaf and paintings of the Cusco school that houses inside (25 min).
  • Then we will visit the ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX OF RAQCHI, also known as the Temple of the god WIRACOCHA, who was the supreme Inca deity, in this place we will find Colcas or Andean granaries, we will also see magnificent buildings in stone and adobe (40 min).
  • Lunch is buffet and was in the tourist restaurant LA PASCANA. The buffet consists of a wide range of national and regional food, the richest desserts and hot drinks (40 min.).
  • EL PASO DE LA RAYA, Border between the cities of Cusco and Puno to more than 4335 meters above sea level where the famous snowy CHIMBOYA is located, here you can take pictures of the landscape, the visit lasts 7 to 10 minutes.
  • THE LITICAL MUSEUM OF PUCARA, which is a culture that developed from 1600 BC to 400 AD located 106 km. northeast of the city of Puno, in this tour to the museum of Pucara we can find ceramics and sculptures representing zoo morphic figures, including the famous sculpture of HATUNÑAQAC that in our times would be translated as the supreme cutthroat (30 min).
  • ARRIVAL IN PUNO, private terminal at approximately 17.00 hrs. Transfer to your hotel.

BREAKFAST – HOTEL / LUNCH – AGENCY / DINNER – PASSENGER

INCLUDES

INCLUDES:

  • Transfer from the hotel to the Mer tourism terminal
  • Tourist Bus Mer.
  • Bilingual guide (English – Spanish)
  • The service on board the bus includes hot drinks
  • Includes buffet lunch at the Pascana Tourist Restaurant.
  • Entrance to the places of visit
  • Oxygen

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Meals not mentioned
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • It is recommended to carry a small backpack with warm clothes, water and snacks. Wear comfortable trekking shoes.

PRICES

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

Ruta del Sol

PRICE PER PERSON

Minimum 02 persons

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

  • Transfer from the hotel to the Mer tourism terminal
  • Tourist Bus Mer.
  • Bilingual guide (English – Spanish)
  • The service on board the bus includes hot drinks
  • Includes buffet lunch at the Pascana Tourist Restaurant.
  • Entrance to the places of visit
  • Oxygen

Photo Gallery The best of the Tour!

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Ruta del Sol

Andahuaylillas is known as the “Sistine Chapel of the Andes” due to the beauty of its murals and paintings in the Chapel of San Pedro. This place dates back to the 17th century and is famous for its colonial architecture and artwork, including works in gold leaf and paintings from the Cusco School.

Raqchi is an archaeological complex that houses the Temple of Wiracocha, the supreme Inca deity. Here, you can explore ancient stone and adobe buildings, as well as colcas or Andean granaries. It’s a place full of Inca history and culture.

Paso de la Raya is the border between the cities of Cusco and Puno, located at an altitude of over 4335 meters above sea level. It offers stunning views of the Chimboya snow-capped mountain. It’s an ideal spot for taking photos and appreciating the natural beauty of the region.

The Lítico de Pucara Museum showcases the culture that developed in the region from 1600 BC to 400 AD. Here, you can see ceramics and sculptures representing zoomorphic figures, including the famous Hatunñaqac sculpture, which translates to the “supreme beheader.” It’s an opportunity to learn more about pre-Inca history.

We recommend bringing a small backpack with warm clothing, water, and snacks for the journey. Additionally, it’s important to wear comfortable trekking shoes, as some of the stops involve walks and explorations. It’s also advisable to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, as the sun can be strong at high altitudes. Staying hydrated is essential due to the altitude.

The tour has an approximate duration of a full day. It begins early in the morning with the pick-up from your hotel in Cusco and ends in the evening, around 5:00 PM, at the private terminal in Puno, where transportation to your hotel in Puno will be arranged.

Yes, it is recommended to make a reservation in advance to secure your spot on the Ruta del Sol Tour, especially during the high season. This ensures availability and that all services are efficiently organized to provide you with the best possible experience during your journey between Cusco and Puno. You can make your reservation online or through the agency offering the tour.

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