Puno is connected to Arequipa via a paved road of 295 kilometers; the scenery is interesting, traversing from the Altiplano highlands to the lower valley. Along can be observed the natural habitat of the Vicuna. and some volcanoes on the distance. To go to Chivay ( to visit Colca Canyon ) we take a detour of nearly two hours to descent into the Chivay town valley.
BUS : PUNO / CHIVAY – With stops
Price: Puno / Chivay – US$ 45.00 usd.
Duration: 06 hours approximately, | Distance Puno – Chivay: 360 kilometers | Inclusions: Some beverages | Comfort: comfortable, on board service | Daily Frequency: Depart: 6:30 am. – Arrival: 12.10pm | Remarks: It is a tourist service bus with on board assistance. Itinerary 6.10 am. Pick up from your elected hotel, transfer to the Bus terminal, at 6.30 am depart. 08:30 am. Short 10 minutes stop at Lagunillas high lookout point, to see the lagoon. 09:30 am. Short stop at a lookout point. 10:15 am. Cofee stop. 11:15 am. Stop at Volcanoes lookout point. 12:10 pm. Arrival to the Main square of Chivay.
BUS : PUNO / AREQUIPA – Regular Public Bus
Price: US$ 19.00 ( It includes our reservation fee)
Duration: 6 hours approximately, | Distance Puno – Arequipa: 295 kilometers | Comfort: Very Relative, some times acceptable, with reclinable seats & toilette | Daily Frequency: Every 2 or 3 hours | Remarks: It is the regular public bus; it can stop along the way to pick up other passengers.