The route of the sun or also known as the Manco Cápac route is a journey that will take you on a 10-hour trip from the city of Puno to Cusco making stops at the different cultural attractions of the region, all this tour accompanied by a professional guide who They will provide you with all the information you request.
Our trip is carried out in a bus whose logistics includes an on-board service and buffet lunch to make the trip much more pleasant.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.
During a 10-hour trip we will enjoy the tourist attractions offered by the famous "Ruta del sol". Our trip will begin in the city of Puno towards the city of Cusco with an approximate distance between cities of approximately 400 kilometers, our service includes stops at different attractions along the way, such as Pucara, Raqchi, the Raya, Temple of Andahuaylillas, all this accompanied by our guide who will provide you with all the details and scope of the history of each place visited.
Day 1: PUNO – ROUTE OF THE SUN – CUSCO
We will start at 7 in the morning boarding the bus that will take us for 10 hours to the city of Cusco, at approximately 7:30 in the morning we will leave the city of the altiplano seeing Lake Titicaca for the last time, after about 2 hours of travel We will arrive at the town of Pucara, where we will have a stop to see and learn about the production centers of the famous Pucara bulls that are very colorful and our guide will inform us about its history and why it can be seen on the roofs of the houses in the Peruvian Andes, we will continue our trip for 2 more hours until we reach the area known as the line, which is the dividing zone between Puno and Cusco, we will take the opportunity to take some photos and then we will be able to have a buffet lunch included in our itinerary.
In the afternoon we will continue the trip in the Cusco region and we will arrive at the temple of Viracocha in the archaeological center of Raqchi, this temple is considered the largest in all that was once the Inca empire due to the large size of its walls that our guide will explain to you.
Already close to use we will make our last stop visiting the Andahuaylillas temple considered by many as the Sistine of America due to the presence of mural painting as decoration art throughout the interior of the church that presents many works of art from the Arctic that arrived together to the conquest and many other works by Cusco artists from the colonial era.
Finally at approximately 5 in the afternoon we will arrive in the city of Cusco where our team will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- Transfers hotel - Bus station - Hotel
- Professional bilingual guide for the entire journey
- Tourist bus between Puno and Cusco or vice versa
- Tourist tickets to the Uros, Amantani and Taquile
- Guided visit to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and the Lithic Museum of Pukará
- Buffet lunch in Marangani – Sicuani
- Service on board (Hot Drinks: Tea, coffee, coca tea, chamomile, anise)
- Hygienic services
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Entrance tickets to visiting places (Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Pukara)
- Extra expenses
BENEFITS OF TRAVELING WITH TERRA PERU AVENTURAS
- Assistance 24/7 a week in English.
- Qualified professionals on all tours
- Professional Guides in English on all tours
- Free transfer from the bus station to the hotel
Please read the following information carefully. This will help you resolve your doubts and/or questions about our services
ARRIVAL IN PUNO
All our services start at the Land Terminal of the city of Puno, in case you have a flight arriving in the city of Juliaca (city closest to Puno) we can coordinate with our driver to pick you up for an additional cost not included in the tours.
Already in Puno our team will be ready to provide you with all the necessary logistics at no additional cost.
For which it is necessary that you provide us with the details of your hotel address 2 days before your arrival in the city
The briefing is the information that is provided to our clients prior to a trip, this will be done one night before the selected activity at the hotel of their stay. In general, the schedule will depend on the other activities that you have planned to carry out, but many times it usually takes place between 6 and 7 at night.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE TOURS IN PUNO?
To start a reservation, the first thing we request is your personal data along with the details of the date you would like to do the walk or trip, then we will request an advance payment of 40% of the total value of the walk in order to generate the purchase of the necessary tickets for the tour.
After the deposit, our reservation staff will send you the confirmation of the reservation of the Tour which will include the DATE, NAME OF THE TOUR, PERSONAL DATA OF THE CLIENT, AMOUNT DEPOSITED AND AMOUNT PENDING PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
Terra Peru Aventuras offers you different payment methods depending on your needs, from bank deposits, transfers via Wester Union, as well as PayPal (consider +8% to the deposit to be made for reasons of bank commissions)
WHEN DO I MAKE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE TOUR?
In general, the total payment must be made upon arrival, we recommend making the payment in cash, due to commission issues from international banks that may be unfavorable to you in case you want to make a payment with your credit card. Our staff gives you more details about it.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS?
For all our tours with the exception of Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Salkantay, yes! is possible to modify the date without any cost, this must be communicated to our staff as soon as possible in order to carry out the procedures for the modification with a new date.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS?
Any good experience will depend on a good physical condition, if you practice any physical activity regularly you should not worry about a possible altitude sickness, however as an additional recommendation we suggest acclimatizing, in this sense you should consider spending at least 3 days to do some walk and 1 day to be able to carry out some activity or cultural tour.
There are medications that could achieve better acclimatization, but since we are not doctors, we suggest you drink plenty of water and coca infusions to achieve better acclimatization.
WHEN THE TOUR ENDS, DO YOU TAKE US TO THE HOTEL?
Everything will depend on the style of travel that you chose. Our clients who travel in a private service have the option of ending the tours at their hotel. However, those who opt for a group tour, our tour ends in the Plaza Regocijo or close to it so that you can walk without any worries to your hotel.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Bring light and warm clothing, the weather is cold in the morning, hot at noon and windy in the afternoon.
- Wear a hat and/or sunscreen
- Comfortable shoes for the walk
- Cash if you want to buy souvenirs they do not accept credit/debit cards
- Drinks and/or snacks
- Bring personal hygiene items