In the morning, We will pick you up from your hotel At 6:30 am to transfer you to the bus terminal of INKA EXPRESS or TURISMO MER (VIP service, Touristic Bus Cusco to Puno) The service is by an English speaking guide for tours of sites along the way; Andahuaylillas, Tipon , Raqchi , Pikillacta and Pucara with spectacular views. Along the way, you will stop in Sicuani to enjoy a nice traditional buffet lunch provided by our company. (Vegetarian optional) Upon your arrival to Puno aprox.5:00pm.
Andahuaylillas: The church is of simple construction, made of thick adobe mud-brick walls, common in colonial buildings, and features a relatively modest structure: a single nave with a bell tower and a façade with two solid stone columns that stand out against the others around the main entrance. While the exterior of the church looks rather humble, it is the interior, that makes this one of the most valuable jewels of the colonial art in Peru, sometimes called the "Capilla Sixtina" or "Sistine Chapel" of America.
Raqchi (Temple of Wircocha ) The most prominent structure is the Temple of Wiracocha, an enormous rectangular two-story roofed structure that measures 92 meters (300 ft) by 25.5 meters (84 ft). This structure consists of a central adobe wall some 18 to 20 meters in height with an andesine base. Windows and doors allow passage. It is flanked on each side by a row of eleven columns.
Buffet lunch at Sicuani : Sicuani is a relatively large highland town. The town is a major intersection, with the road to Puno/Arequipa passing through here. This town is surrounded by some very pretty hills. Afterwards, you have a buffet lunch in our exclusive restaurant with family atmosphere.
La Raya Pass: La Raya pass mountain views 4310 meters about sea level 14172 Ft here we have the change to get out and breathe the air and take some photographs of grazing llamas and alpacas extend to the broad Altiplano horizon...This point is the conjunctions of the cordillera and the origin of the Vilcanota knot.
Pukara : Located 106 km from the city of Puno. People of potters, which retains the name of the first civilization of southern Peru, which dates back to 1600 years BC and archaeological remains of which, besides its litchi and ceramic pieces are exhibited in the Museum site. Pucara Puno, Has its origin in the Late Formative Period (200 BC – 200 AD) around Titicaca Lake in the Collao Plateau, was one of an Aymara speaking cultures that flourished in that region.