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The Sun Route Cusco – Puno – Cusco

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  • Cusco to PunoCusco to PunoStart Time: 07:00Available: 15 seats
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Tour Details

Sun Route in a unique way to travel between Cusco and Puno or the other way.

The Sun Route bus service lets you experience the renowned “Ruta del Sol”. The trip starts from the Cusco city to Puno or the other way and takes almost 400 km between the two cities.

Sun Route from Cusco or Puno includes five stops. You will be visiting the Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas, Raqchi Temple. We will be stopping for lunch in a village called Sicuani. We will be continuing the Sun Route to Puno and will be stopping in La Raya – beautiful Andean hot springs Resort, and Pucara – landscapes known as “the temple of fertility”.

Tayra Tours Cusco offers the state of the art bus service on the Sun route from Cusco to Puno or Puno to Cusco. Our busses are the last generation IRIZAR PB and now the latest model Irizar i6 2013. Our staff are tourism professionals. We aim to provide an unforgettable experience on the Sun Route.

Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer | Puno Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

0710 AM (From Cusco) | 0700 AM (From Puno)

Price Includes

  • Cusco or Puno Hotel Transfer
  • Bi-lingual Guide (English & Spanish)
  • Entrance Fees
  • Buffet Lunch

Price Excludes

  • Accommodation
  • Any Private Expenses


  • Sun Hat and Sun Glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Original Passport
  • Peruvian Soles in cash
What to Expect

The Sun Route from Cusco to Puno or the other way is an interesting way to experience the beauty of Southern Peru. On this trip we will be stopping in the following sites:

  • Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas
  • Raqchi
  • Sicuani Village (Buffet Lunch)
  • La Raya Pass
  • Pucara Museum

1Pickup from Hotel

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco.


The bus will be departing exactly at 0700 AM

3Sistine Chapel of Andahuaylillas

Andahuaylillas is home to the “Sistine Chapel of Americas”. This was built in the 17th century. The whitewashed church may not seem quite attractive on the outside but the interiors are eye popping. We will be stopping here for around 25 minutes.
Entrance Fees: 15 Soles.

4Archeological Site of Raqchi

Archeological Site of Raqchi is dedicated to Wiracocha or Viracocha. According to Incan mythology Wiracocha rose from Lake Titicaca. He is the creator of the Universe. Incas believe that Viracocha made the sun, stars and the moon. Here we will be spending 40 minutes. Entrance Fees: 15 Soles.

5Lunch in Sicuani

Peru is considered to be the gastronomic capital of the Americas. You trip will be incomplete without savouring an authentic Peruvian food. We will be stopping for lunch at an authentic Peruvian restaurant in Sicuani. You will be treated to buffet lunch with options for vegans.

6La Raya Pass

La Ray Pass is at 4,355 meters above the sea level and marks the border between Cusco and Puno. The view from La Raya Pass is stunning. You will get to see the renowned Chimboya Glacier from here. It is believed that the Amazon river originates from Chimboya Glacier. We will e stopping here for around 10 minutes.

7Pukara Museum

Pukara Museum is dedicated to Pukara civilization which is believed to have existed between 1600 BC and 400 AD. Pukara museum houses sculptures and potteries.
We will be stopping here for 30 Minutes.
Entrance Fees: 10 Soles

8Arrival in Puno

At around 0500 PM we will be reaching Puno bus terminal.