Route of the Sun Cusco – Puno
Route of the Sun Cusco – Puno this program unites two Andean villages steeped in history and tradition. The tour starts in the city of Cusco (3,339 meters above sea level), we move in a comfortable and panoramic bus by an asphalted road to the city of Puno, (3,810 m). On the way visit the chapel of Andahuaylillas, the Inca archaeological complex of Raqchi) and the famous Church of Pucara. In Puno, we expect the Titicaca Lake, the jewel of the Peruvian-Bolivian altiplano, is the highest navigable lake in the world that is located at an altitude of 3,800 meters above sea level, has many islands inhabited by populations native Quechua and Aymara, is an ecosystem that has rich and varied bird life, there is the floating island of the Uros, one of the oldest in America. Later we expect Islands, Amantani and Taquile, of great ethnic and cultural value, possess archaeological sites pre Incas and Incas, villagers are mostly engaged in crafts, fishing and agriculture, its textile art is very much appreciated.
During our tour 9 hours approximately will have 4 excursions and visits guided to them places tourist of the corridor South of the Highlands.
Departure of our tour will be from 7:00 am arrival cusca city left to puno 5:pm
Visit to the so-called Chapel: [Sistine of America] the interior of the church you see two different positions that correspond to the two stages of its construction separates at the current main arch; the oldest and most end of mudejar style (of architectural style that blends Christian and Arab elements, developed between the 13TH to the 16th Century). The High Altar is Baroque and the carved in Cedar and gilded with 24 carat gold leaf,
many murals that represent a road profane and attractive very busy that leads towards the hell and other virtuous to heaven and frames in bread of gold.
It is to the Vilcanota river at an altitude of 3500 m. Approximately. Raqchi was a complex population with multiple buildings of various kinds, citing agricultural terraces, “kanchas”, “wayranas”, “qolqas”, several temples, religious supplies, etc.; It was possibly an important tambo in the path of the collasuyo. Within complex highlights the Temple of “wiraqocha” of God top of them Inca, architecturally is rated as “kallanka” where are located gigantic columns built with bases in stone, continued in adobe, where will appreciate also them qolqas or barns where were used in time of the Inca.
TYPICAL BUFFET LUNCH:
Is formed by food Andean with what is prepares them meals typical of the area, meals international in mode Andean, and the diet includes vegetables, grains meat red and white and are served in comfortable restaurant typical of the city of sicuani
Is the point of the intermediate of the route of cusco, more high of the journey that is located to 4335 m. s. n. m. where appreciate auquenidos of them varied in its usual natural.
Is it more important ancient centre ceremonial of the Highlands of the culture TIAHUANACO, features by a series of platforms staggered.
Ending at 17:30 pm
Pick up the transfer who will take us to the previously selected hotel.
Breakfast at your hotel
Approximately to the 7:00 a.m. our team is directed to your respective hotel for direct us to the port of the Lake Titicaca for take our boat
We started our tour heading to the Lake Titicaca,
Uros Island: We visited two floating islands of the Uros, our guide will show us this beautiful place, making you know the life and the history of these fascinating people of Uros, excursion to the island of the Uros will have a duration of 3 ½ hours Aprox.
Island of Taquile Island: journey to the island of Taquile, in 2 hour and 30 min. We arrive at this island 11.30 am. Approx. A group of residents we will give it welcome, then will do a hike of at least 40 min. To reach the main square and the beauty of the place.
To hours of the average day have time free to walk, get views photo etc.
Hours from 1:00 pm. Approx. Is the time of the lunch we will serve a lunch tourist prepared with products of the area, can consist in a delicious soup of quinoa, dish of Fund trout e infusions of muña.
Later on that 14:30 p.m. approx. descent to the port to embark towards Puno.
5: 00 pm arrival to port of Puno later move us to our hotels
- Bus tourist and guide professional for the path of the Sun
- 1 night hotel
- Transfer Hotel-port Puno
- Professional Guide English – Spanish.
- Tickets of entry to each of places visited.
- Lacustrine and terrestrial transport services
- Comfortable backpack
- Light clothing for warmth
- Jacket for the cold
- Appropriate shoes
- Water-proof poncho for rain
- Hat, flashlight and sunglasses
- Bottle of water, natural water, and snack
- Towel and toiletries
- Camera, video camera and batteries
- Extra money