The Sun Route, Titicaca Lake + Sillustani 3D/2N

Cusco, Puno, Titicaca Lake and Sillustani

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Sun Route, Puno & Sillustani

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Explore the majesty of the Andes on the tour of Cusco, Puno, Lake Titicaca and Sillustani. Immerse yourself in the rich Inca history, marvel at the mountain landscapes and discover the culture alive on the shores of the highest navigable lake in the world. An unforgettable adventure in the heart of Peru.

  • Duration: 2 days – 2 nights
  • Frecuency:  Every day, pre-booking.
  • Group: Máx 10 people
  • What Includes?: Transfers, Tourist Guide, lunch, income

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Summary

We will take you from your hotel to the bus terminal in our tour bus.
From there, we will board a bus that will provide you with a luxurious, comfortable, and safe trip.
The bus travels along the famous Sun Route where it will stop at archaeological sites and temples. The first few of those being the temple of Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, the town of Sicuani where you can enjoy a delicious lunch buffet prepared with food from the region. We will continue our tour to the Raya—the city limit between Cusco and Puno which also has an excellent view of highest, snow-capped peak en route. We will continue to the museum in Pucara before finally arriving to the city of Puno at approximately 17:00 hrs.
The transportation will be waiting there to take us to our respective hotels.
The next day, our transportation will pick you up from your hotel to start the tour of the Uros Floating Islands. We continue the tour on the island of Amantani, one of the most beautiful islands of the region. Then we will spend the night with the local families who will offer us lunch, dinner, and breakfast on the following morning. During this second day, you will have a variety of activities to do with the locals.
On the last day in Puno after a pleasant farewell, we continue our tour. The last visit will be to the island of Taquile where we will have lunch.
We will be returning to the city of Puno at approximately 16:00 hrs.

On the third day we will visit the archaeological complex of Sillustani, our last stop on this impressive itinerary.

You will have free time for the rest of the afternoon so that you can visit the city. During the night at 21:00 hrs, we will take a direct, non-stop trip via bus back to Cusco. We will arrive at dawn between the hours of 04:00 and 04:30 hrs.

Itinerary

DAY 01:

  • 06:10 hrs. Pick up from the Cusco Hotel.
  • 07:00 hrs. Bus Departure from Cusco-Puno.
  • Visit to the Andahuaylillas Temple.
  • Visit Raqchi Archaeological Site.
  • Stop in the town of Sicuani for buffet lunch.
  • Stop on the border of Cusco and Puno La Raya.
  • Visit to the Pucara museum.
  • 17:00 hrs. Approximate arrival to the city of Puno.
  • Transfer to the hotel.

DAY 02:

  • 08:00 hrs. Pick up from the Puno Hotel.
  • 08:30 hrs. Start of the Tour to Lake Titikaka.
  • Visit to the Uros Island.
  • Visit to Taquile Island.
  • 16:30 hrs. End of the Tour.
  • Transfer to the hotel

DAY 03:

  • 13:30 hrs. Pick up from the Hotel
  • 14:00 hrs. Start of the Tour.
  • Visit to the archaeological complex of Sillustani approximately 45 minutes.
  • Short walk to the necropolises of the Qolla and Inca time; where you can appreciate the advanced architecture and ancestral engineering shown in the Qolla and Inca cemetery chullpas, we will enjoy the positive energy of this sacred place.
  • Visit the South American camelids.
  • 18:00 hrs. End of the Tour.
  • 21:00 p.m. Transfer to the bus terminal.
  • 21:30 p.m. Bus Departure from Puno-Cusco.

DAY 04:

  • 04:00 to 04:30 hrs. Arrival in the city of Cusco

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    Frequently asked questions about the The Sun Route, Titicaca Lake + Sillustani

    What does the Ruta del Sol, Lake Titicaca + Sillustani tour include?

    The tour includes comfortable bus transportation, entrance fees to archaeological and natural sites, a bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English), buffet lunch, and all scheduled visits according to the itinerary. Additionally, it offers a rich cultural experience, visiting iconic places such as Lake Titicaca, the floating islands of the Uros, Taquile Island, and the Sillustani archaeological complex.

    What is the typical itinerary of the tour?

    The tour generally starts in Cusco and follows the Ruta del Sol, visiting places like Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, and Pucará. Then, it continues to Puno where an excursion to Lake Titicaca takes place, including visits to the Uros and Taquile islands. Finally, Sillustani is visited before returning to Puno or continuing to other destinations. Each stop includes a guided tour and time to explore.

    How long does the tour last?

    The entire tour usually lasts three days and two nights. The first day is dedicated to the Ruta del Sol, the second day to Lake Titicaca, and the third day to Sillustani. This itinerary might vary slightly depending on the travel agency and tourists’ preferences, but these are the main activities.

    What level of difficulty does the tour have?

    The tour is considered to have moderate difficulty. Although most of the journey is by bus, some walks at archaeological sites like Sillustani can be somewhat demanding due to the altitude. It’s advisable to be acclimatized to the altitude and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for walking.

    Is any special equipment needed for the tour?

    No special equipment is required, but it is recommended to bring comfortable and warm clothing due to temperature variations. It’s also important to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, water, and snacks. A pair of comfortable walking shoes is essential, especially for visits to archaeological sites.

    What is the best time of year to take this tour?

    The best time to take this tour is during the dry season, from May to October. During these months, the weather is more stable and there’s less chance of rain, making visits and walks more enjoyable. However, the tour is available year-round, and each season has its own charm.

    Is the tour suitable for children and elderly people?

    Yes, the tour is suitable for both children and elderly people, though it’s important to consider the altitude. It’s recommended to consult a doctor before the trip and ensure that all participants are in good condition to enjoy the tour. Agencies usually offer additional support for those who need it, such as assistance with walking or frequent rest breaks.

    What type of food is offered during the tour?

    The buffet lunch included in the tour offers a variety of local and international dishes, with options for vegetarians and people with other dietary restrictions. During visits to the islands, especially Taquile, it is common to enjoy typical regional dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients.

    Is it possible to customize the tour?

    Yes, many travel agencies allow customizing the tour according to the group’s preferences. This can include adding visits to other sites of interest, modifying the itinerary, or including specific activities. It is recommended to discuss these options with the agency at the time of booking to ensure a tailored experience.

    How are reservations and payments made for the tour?

    Reservations can be made through the travel agency’s website or by contacting them directly by phone or email. Payments are generally accepted by credit card, bank transfers, and in some cases, cash payments. It is important to book in advance, especially during high season, to ensure availability and the best prices.

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