day 8: Crossing the Altiplano between Puno and Cusco
Departure from Puno to Cusco by bus.
You will cross the great scenery of the Andean highlands, making several stops at different sites of interest.
You will discover the lithic museum of Pucara, which portrays the evolution of the Andean people from the first men to the Incas.
Then you will make a stop at the Abra la Raya (4335 meters). There you will discover the majestic Cordillera Real, in the heart of the South American mountain range.
Stop for lunch in Sicuani.
Visit to the site of Raqchi where the Inca temple of Wiracocha, the creator god, is located.
Finally you will visit Andahuaylillas. This small town is famous for its early 17th century church, known as the "Sistine Chapel of South America".
Night in Cusco.
Steps: Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu PicchuAndahuaylillasCuscoRaqchi