BUS AREQUIPA – PUNO – AREQUIPA – DIRECT
2016 DAILY DEPARTURES
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, of arrivals and departures between Puno and Arequipa, every day. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours. All prices bellow include reservation fees.
Arequipa: It is a beautiful city that was founded by the Spanish in 1540 in a place specially chosen for their natural beauty and warm climate. This beautiful city is located at 2400 meters above sea level and the Misti volcano over 5822 meters high. Arequipa known as the White City because most of its houses and buildings are constructed of white ashlar stone and dating from the colonial era surrounded by stunning natural landscapes.
Puno: Located at 3827 m above sea level, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Around the main square (Plaza de Armas) of Puno is located the Cathedral built in 1757 by Simon de Asto. The story says that in the past there was flooding and it covered all the city of Puno, where is now located the cathedral that place was covered with water of the Lake and the main port near the foot of Huajsapata hill, also there was drought where is now the Uros floating islands that place was dry.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: The prices INCLUDES the combined tourist bus ticket from Puno to Arequipa, non-stops, besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes (US$19.5 + US$3.5 sales tax 18%) which is about US$23. There are no hidden extras in our prices. The tourist bus has 54 comfortable seats for passengers + toilet on board + panoramic windows + reclining seats + carpeted floor + first aid kit. Other local companies 2016 prices, MORNING BUS PUNO to AREQUIPA: US$27 (2016), US$25 (2016), US$27 (2016).
NOT INCLUDED: Transfer from hotel to bus station, extras, tips (voluntary).
You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with association of the tour guides – Cusco. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupucchu, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.