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Ruta del Sol

Discover the jewels of Cusco and Puno in a VIP bus tour

2 reviews
  • paso de la raya and the snowy chimboya
  • archaelogical zone on the ruta del sol
  • lithic museum in pukara
  • church on the ruta del sol
  • green vip bus of the ruta del sol
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1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: Option A: Cusco (Bus station at 6:40 AM), Option B: Puno (Bus station at 7:00 AM)
Ends: Option A: Puno (Bus station at 5:00 PM), Option B: Cusco (Bus station at 5:00 PM)
Free cancellation!

During this Ruta del Sol tour we will see a great variety of incredible places, among them The Sistine Chapel of America or Andahuaylillas, The Imposing Temple of the God Wiracocha, The Majestic Paso de la Raya or the Mythical Museum of the Pukara Culture. In addition, we will enjoy the journey of this tour in air-conditioned buses, food and beverage service on board and comfortable seats.

Get on board the bus and discover the hidden jewels of Cusco and Puno 🙂 Here are all the details:

Tour details


  • Bus ticket
  • Buffet lunch
  • Bilingual guide

Not included

  • Breakfast
  • Entrance fee to Andahuaylillas $15 SOLES
  • Entrance fee to Raqchi $20 SOLES
  • Entrance fee to Pukara $15 SOLES

Important information

The itinerary starting from Puno includes hotel pick-up and transfer to the bus station. The itinerary starting from Cusco does not include hotel pick, therefore the bus ticket and indications will be sent to your email address.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Example choosing option A: Cuzco - Puno

07:00 A.M.

On board the bus

After checking in and leaving the luggage on the bus, we will start our route leaving the bus station at 07:00 A.M., heading to our first place of the circuit.

start of the ruta del sol
11:30 A.M.


Stop at a 17th century church called the Sistine of the Andes, marveling at the murals, gold leaf work and paintings of the school located in the church itself. Later, we will visit the archaeological complex of Raqchi, also known as the Temple of the God Wiracocha, being this the Inka deity.

Temple of the God Wiracocha
12:00 P.M.

El paso de la Raya

We will have lunch in a buffet restaurant, offering a great variety of food and drinks. Then we will cross the cities of Cusco and Puno, El Paso de la Raya, also finding the snowy Chimboya, where the Amazon River is born. We will be able to stop for a while to take pictures.

snowy chimboya
03:30 P.M.


We will arrive at the Pukara Lithic Museum, where we can learn about the culture of Puno and where we will find different sculptures, among them is the famous sculpture Hatunñaqac. This museum will allow us to transport you to hundreds of years ago, being able to understand and discover the customs and fauna of the time. Around 17:00 we will arrive at the bus station in Puno.

pukara lithic museum

What to bring to Ruta del Sol

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

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