Tour of the Sun route: Starts in Puno, concludes in Cusco

Book the Sun Route tour leaving from Puno city and ending Cusco city. During this journey, you will discover pre-Hispanic artistic expressions in stone and clay at the Pukara Museum, the Inca archaeological site of Raqchi, the natural beauty of Mount Chimboya, and finally, you will observe the colonial/Spanish art at the Andahuaylillas Chapel.


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6:30 Meeting point
  • You have to be at the groud terminal at 6:30.
  • One day prior the tour, we’ll send you all the details so you can do your check-in.
  • Your bus leaves at 7:00.
  • You should read the Details and Notes tab so there are no misunderstandings at all.
Pukara museum

You’ll have a guided tour in the museum where you will find ceramics and zoomorphic lithic sculptures.

La Raya and the Chimboya mountain
  • La Raya is a viewpoint located on the border between the regions of Puno and Cusco; it is the highest point of the excursion, situated at 4,438 m.a.s.l.
  • From this location, you will have the opportunity to observe the famous Chimboya mountain covered in snow.
Buffet lunch at the tourist restaurant

You’ll enjoy a buffet lunch at the Marangani restaurant.

Inca archaeological site of Raqchi

At this place, you can see urban settlements and temples from the Inca period. This location was also considered the temple of the god Wirachocha, the creator of the universe, according to Andean beliefs.

The chapel of Andahuaylillas

It is considered the Sistine Chapel of America due to its beautiful murals/frescoes and oil paintings from the Cusco art school — Escuela Cusqueña de Arte.

17:30 Ending point

You’ll disembark at a private terminal on Las Américas H-16 avenue at the Parque Industrial, Cusco city.


The prices shown in the table are:

  • Per person in US dollars ($).
  • Pple. = people.
  • Group = group service, shared.
If your group is bigger, contact us.


Schedule6:30 to 17:30You decide
DaysEvery dayEvery day
Languagees/en simultaneouslyes or en
Size10 to 45 pax.You and your friends
Pick up from your hotel in Puno
Buffet lunch
Professional Guide
Tourist bus with air conditioning
Tickets to Pucara museum: 15 soles pp
Tickets for Raqchi: 20 soles pp
Tickets for Andahuaylillas: 18 soles pp
Personalized service
Drop off at your hotel in Cusco

Accessibility: Not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

What do I bring?

  • Sweaters
  • Rain ponchos
  • Anti-slip shoes
  • Caps or hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • A bottle of water
  • Tablets for high altitude sickness
  • Local currency in cash for your entrance tickets
  • * Dollars, Euros and cards are not accepted
  • * You can buy the entrance tickets the same day of your tour




  • The departure time from Cusco to Puno is approximate.
  • The time of bus arrival in Cusco is approximate.


  • The tourism infrastructure for this tourist destination is basic.
  • Both breakfast and lunch are basic, not many options, not many restaurants.
  • There are basic vegetarian options.

Bus type and seats:


  • Authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru.
  • The bus size is for 45 pax.
  • With air conditioning and fully reclining seats.


  • If you book at the last minute, we do not guarantee that you will be seated with your travel companion or partner.

Road type:

  • Much of the road is paved track.
  • The last part of the road is a dirt road (compacted earth) with bumps, therefore:
    • Dust comes in through the windows
    • The vehicle ride is sometimes bumpy

Operability and itinerary:

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation.


The cancellation is free as long as you do it 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 100% of the tour cost will apply.


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