Bus to/from Puno

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Bus Cusco – Puno

 

This service is the best value/price option to go from the city of Cusco to the city of Puno while visiting sites of tourism interest on route.

The bus departs at 7:30 am from the private bus terminal in Cusco and arrives in Puno at approximately 17:00 hours.

The bus journey includes stops on the way to see sites of special interest and natural scenery.

The service includes a Spanish/English speaking escort and buffet lunch at a restaurant. The same route can be done from Puno to the city of Cusco. Time schedules and visits are the same.

Tour Itinerary

ITINERARY: CUSCO > PUNO or PUNO > CUSCO

Daily departures

  • Colonial church of Andahuaylillas: This is a fabulous colonial church which preserves precious paintings and murals from XVI and XVII centuries.
  • The archaeological site of Raqchi: It is also called “Wiracocha temple”. On this site we will find remnants of exquisitely built Inca terraces, baths, and aqueducts.
  • Buffet lunch at Sicuani village: (lunch included).
  • La Raya is the border town between Cusco and Puno and the highest point on this route (4,313 mt – 14,147 ft). From this point we will enjoy the beautiful view of the highland plateau’s scenery.
  • The archaeological site of Pukara: The Pukara culture was the first great civilization of the Andean Plateau of Lake Titicaca area. We visit the small but very interesting museum of Pukara.
  • Upon your arrival in Puno, you will be picked up from the bus terminal and transferred to your hotel.

** The itinerary is the same in both directions.

  • Bus ticket
  • Entrance fees
  • Buffet lunch
  • English/Spanish speaking escort
  • Tips
  • Professional tour guide
Bus Cusco – Puno

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Puno – Cusco

 USD60 /pp

Cusco – Puno

USD65 /pp

BUS Chivay (Colca Canyon) ↔ Puno

 

This tourism service bus departs at 13:00 hours from the bus terminal located in Chivay’s Main Square in Hotel La Pascana.

Passengers are requested to be ready to embark 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

The arrival time in Puno is at approximately 19:30 hours at the bus terminal of Puno located in Avenida 01 de Mayo 700.

Tour Itinerary

ITINERARY: CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON) > PUNO 

ITINERARY: PUNO > CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON)

Daily departures

ROUTE: PUNO > CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON): DAILY DEPARTURES

  • 06:00 Pick up from your hotel in Puno.
  • 06:30 Bus departs from Puno bus terminal.
  • 08:30 Stop (10 minutes) at Lagunillas to see the lagoons and spot some Andean birds.
  • 10:15 Stop at Pampa Cañahuas (25 minutes rest). You can have some coca tea and use the W.C at the local restaurant.
  • 11:15 Stop (10 minutes) at the lookout point of Patapampa to admire the view of the volcanoes.
  • 12:30 Arrival in Chivay in bus terminal nexto to to Chivay’s Main square at restaurant La Pascana.

ROUTE: CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON) > PUNO: DAILY DEPARTURES 

  • 13:00 Boarding time starts.
  • 13:30 Bus departs from Chivay.
  • 14:15 Stop (10 minutes) at the lookout point of Patapampa to admire the view of the volcanoes.
  • 15:35 Stop at Pampa Cañahuas (25 minutes rest). You can have some coca tea and use the WC at the local restaurant.
  • 17:00 Stop (10 minutes) at Lagunillas to see the lagoons and spot some Andean birds.
  • 19:30 Arrival in the terminal of the city of Puno.
  • Bus ticket
  • Snack: water, chocolate bar
  • English/Spanish tour guide on board
  • The vehicle is equipped with an oxygen cylinder
  • Tips
  • Entrance fee to Colca Canyon
  • Lunch
Prices

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Puno – Chivay

USD40 /pp

Chivay – Puno

USD45 /pp

BUS Chivay (Colca Canyon) ↔ Cusco

 

Fixed departure days – This Bus between Chivay and Cusco runs:

FROM CHIVAY TO CUSCO: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY.

FROM CUSCO TO CHIVAY: TUESDAY, THURSDAY AND SATURDAY.

This tourism service bus departs at 7:00 a.m from the bus terminal located in Chivay’s Main Square in Hotel La Pascana.

Passengers are requested to be ready to embark 15 minutes prior the departure time. The arrival time in Cusco is at approximately 17:00 -17:30 hours at bus terminal located in Avenida 28 de Julio, Calle Ttio, Wanchaq. The time schedules and bus terminal locations are valid for both routes to/from Cusco Chivay.

Tour Itinerary: CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON) > CUSCO

Tour Itinerary: CUSCO > CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON)

Daily departures

ROUTE: CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON) > CUSCO: MONDAY – WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY

  • On the way to the highlands of Colca Valley you will go through the traditional little villages of Tuti and Sibayo.
  • At around 8:00a.m the bus stops at a lookout point to appreciate the rock formations of Callali where the wind and water erosion have carved these rocks into shapes that look like medieval castles.
  • At around 10:00 a.m the bus will pass by the “Condoroma Dam” located at an altitude of 4,737 meters above sea level.
  • Later, the bus stops in another lookout point to appreciate another natural formation called the “Forest of Stones” in the village of Yauri.
  • An hour later you will be delighted to see the Lagoon of Langui a beautiful lagoon in the middle of the highland landscapes.
  • Later, the bus will stop for about one hour in the village of Sicuani where you can have lunch in the restaurant.
  • After Sicuani, the bus will go through Andahuaylillas and Urcos and arriving at the city of Cusco at around 17:00 – 17:30 hours.

ROUTE: CUSCO > CHIVAY (COLCA CANYON): Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday

  • Same itinerary and stops as described above but on the other way  around.
  • Bus ticket
  • Snack: water, chocolate bar
  • English/Spanish tour guide on board
  • Tips
  • Professional tour guide
  • Buffet lunch: $15,00 per person at Restaurant Felipon or Machupicchu Service Restaurant

Bus Puno – Copacabana/La Paz

 

The bus departs at 7:30 am from the bus terminal in Puno. It arrives in Copacabana at 12:30 hours (Bolivian Time). There is a connection with the Bolivian bus in Copacabana and the bus arrives in La Paz at 16:30 h. (Bolivian Time)

> Bus ride to Copacabana: 3 hours.

> Bus ride to La Paz: 6 hours.

ITINERARY: PUNO > KASANI (PASSPORT CONTROL AT BORDER TOWN) > COPACABANA

ITINERARY: PUNO > KASANI (PASSPORT CONTROL AT BORDER TOWN) > COPACABANA WITH CONNECTION WITH BOLIVIAN BUS COMPANY > LA PAZ

  • Bus ticket
  • Tips
  • Professional tour guide
Prices

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Puno – Copacabana

USD12 /pp

Puno – La Paz

USD18 /pp