We will departure from Cusco, on our home stay at titicaca lake tour, in Puno. This morning we will pick you up from your hotel and drop off you to the bus station.
Puno is a southeastern town of Peru, located on the shore of Titicaca lake, helds the legend of Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo. The trip is full of valleys with fabulous landscapes which indeed it will captivate your full attention.
During our travel to Puno, we will stopping at different locations, until we get to this altiplano city. Some of the locations are:
- Andahuaylillas: Sistine chapel of South America: this church is one of the most beautiful examples of Andean popular religious art.
- Raqchi (Wiracocha God Temple): This was an Inca church of monumental dimensions; 100 meters long, 26 meters wide and 14 meters high. The temple is divided in two naves and each nave shows 11 giant columns -
- La Raya: This is the halfway point between Cusco and Puno and also the highest point (4,335 meters above sea level). The landscapes here are stunning and typical Andean animals like the llama, alpaca and vicuña are common. It is also the geographic border between the two cultures - Quechua and Aymara.
- Pukara: This is the most important and oldest ceremonial center of the altiplano. There are interesting lite-sculptures and tombs.
At Punto town, we will pass the overnight in Puno.