Inka Express Cusco to Puno

Inka Express Cusco to Puno

Inka Express Tour Bus Service the exclusive service for tourist transportation from Cusco to Puno, or vice versa.

Our Route of the Sun tour

Our buses follow what we call the “Route of the Sun,” which is a day-long tour throughout Andean countryside with 5 stops to see various Incan ruins and historical sites. It is by far the most comfortable and fun way to make the trip from Cusco to Puno, or from Puno to Cusco.

What We offer between Cusco and Puno

Inka Express offers daily morning departures at 06:50 hrs from both Cusco and Puno. All trips are one-way and last approximately 10 hours with a mini tour about every 1.5 hours, including a buffet lunch.

Our buses are custom-built and feature wide, reclinable seats with extra legroom and an onboard bathroom. Other amenities include: A/C, heating, overhead storage space, trunk storage space, supplemental oxygen, hot and cold beverages, portable audio systems, and more.

Cusco to Puno Bus VIP Tourist Service


This tour Cusco to Puno bus Inka Express, also known as the ‘Sun Route’ lasts approximately 10 hours, in the course we will have 4 stops in tourist places and visit with the guide to each tourist attraction such as the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the pass of the Raya at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inka Aymara museum of Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take pictures and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable activity.

Buffet lunch: It consists of foods from the Andes with which they prepare typical food and international Novo Andina food, the diet includes legumes, grains, red and white meats, varieties of salads, a selection of desserts and a variety of hot drinks. which are served in a comfortable restaurant typical of the city of Sicuani. 

Departure Cusco to Puno bus

Bus departs from Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B. Cusco at 6:40 am


The bus arrives at Puno’s Earth Terminal at 05:00 pm.


6:40 am — Departure (Cusco) — 3400 meters of altitude. Av. Alameda Pachacuteq 499-B.

Andahuaylillas “Sistine Chapel of America”

7:40 am — 3122 meters of altitude.

There, you will find the church of San Pedro Apóstol de Andahuaylillas, built by the Jesuits in the 16th century. Like other Spanish and religious constructions of the time, it was built on top of a huaca or sacred place for the Incas. Made of adobe and brick, the church is a small structure consisting of a single nave, apse and bell tower. But there is a reason why it is known as the “Sistine Chapel of America“.

Raqchi “Temple of Wiracocha”

10:00 am — 3450 meters of altitude.

The most important building within the complex is the “Wiracocha temple” that according to the ancient chroniclers was built by the Inca Wiracocha in honor of the invisible Superior God of the Andean people: “Apu Kon Titi Wiracocha”. The “Wiracocha Temple” is a great construction for that age. Architecturally it is classified as “Kallanka”, that is, a tall building completely covered with straw (wood and “ichu”). Externally it is 92 meters long (302 feet) and 25.25 meters wide (83 feet).

Marangani Buffet Lunch

11:35 am — 3552 meters altitude.

Sicuani is a relatively large city of the highlands. The city is an important intersection, with the road to Puno / Arequipa passing through here. This city is surrounded by beautiful snowy hills. Afterwards, you have a buffet lunch in our exclusive restaurant with a family atmosphere.

La Raya

12:50 pm — 4335 meters of altitude.

Abra La Raya (La Raya) is the watershed between the valley that flows into Lake Titicaca and the valley that leads to Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The altitude is 4,338 meters (14,232 feet).

Pucará Museum

2:30 pm — 3900 meters of altitude.

Pucará was the first regional population nucleus in the Titicaca basin north of the lake during the Late Formative Period (500 BC-200 AD), which provides valuable information about the origins of the Andean civilization in the highlands. During its heyday it covered more than a square kilometer and housed thousands of bureaucrats, priests, artisans, farmers, shepherds, and possibly warriors.

The Pucará style is identified by impressive monolithic sculptures with a variety of geometric, zoomorphic, and more intricate anthropomorphic images, multi-colored ceramics in a variety of ritual and domestic forms.

Bus terminal Puno

5:00 pm – Arrival (Puno) – 3800 meters of altitude.

Note: “Our itinerary varies according to weather changes”

Regular Price USD 50.00

  • The tour from Cusco to Puno bus includes
  • Transportation to Puno
  • Guided visit to Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and the Lithic Museum of Pucará
  • Buffet Lunch in Marangani – Sicuani
  • Service on board (Hot Drinks: Tea, coffee, coca tea, chamomile, anise / Cold Drinks: Coca Cola, Inca and mineral water)
  • Hygienic services, oxygen, heating

The cost DOES NOT include

  • Access Fees to places of visit (Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, Pucará)
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation in Puno
  • Extra expenses

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If you have questions and doubts about this private Cusco City Tour, take your time in telling us your inquiries and we’ll show you a lot more options to do.

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+51 965154772 (Fredy, the guy responsible of answering your emails and inquiries at headquarter)

How to book

  1. You can get it fully booked by paying an Initial Amount via PayPal and the Total Balance must be paid in USD or PEN cash at the end of tour, then this is how you’ll get your Tour Confirmation from us.
  2. After we receive your “Booking Request”, we'll back to you as soon as possible with the PayPal link and the exact first amount to be paid.
  3. Additional information and requirements will be detailed on the email (or via WhatsApp).

After we receive your email we'll back to you as soon as possible with the PayPal link.

The exact amount and additional requirements will be sent to you later.

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