Traveling from Nazca to Cusco by bus is a way of getting to know the most interesting misteries of the pre-hispanic civilizations of South america in an affordable way. Cusco is a colonial city best known for being the entry gate to the ruins of the city of Machu Picchu, the abandoned city of the inca empire. On the other hand, Nazca is the city where the pre-inca culture of the same name drew huge figures in the desert, which can only be seen from the sky.
The distance between the two cities is 655 km and the trip by bus taes 10 hours through paved highways. In order to travel from Nazca to Cusco by bus, the buses leave from the Bus terminal of Nazca every day at 21:00 and 22:00, and they arrive in Cusco in the morning at the Bus Terminal located on Vía Evitamiento.
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Nazca to Cusco Bus Timetable
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TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM ORURO TO SUCRE
Tickets Bolivia offers travel options to make this journey by bus:
Direct trip: You can travel directly from Oruro to Sucre. The journey takes about 8 hours. Buses leave at 10:30pm. The bus company offering this service is: Trans Azul (semi lie-flat buses). Buses go via Potosi.
Trip with stopover: On the road to Sucre, you can make a stop in Potosi, famous for its silver mines and colonial history. Potosi is 4-5 hours away from Oruro. You can travel to Potosi with Trans Azul and then take a bus with Trans Emperador to go to Sucre.
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN BE OF INTEREST
Convento de San Felipe Neri: The Convent of San Felipe Neri is a neoclassical style church built between 1795 and 1799. Originally a monastery, the convent now functions as an all-girls parochial school. You can enjoy excellent panoramic views of the city from the brick-floored rooftop and bell tower.
Parque Cretácico: This dinosaur park was built to showcase a selection of well preserved, prehistoric footprints. It also has an extensive selection of life-size fiberglass dinosaur models and a small but informative museum. The Dino-Bus takes tourists to the park from Plaza 25 de Mayo at 12:00pm and 1:00pm.
Casa de Libertad: Located right on the main plaza, this museum pays homage to the most important moment in the country. It was here in 1825 that Bolivia declared its independence, and the original document is on display. You can visit the landmark at the central plaza for 15 Bs.
Study Spanish: It’s a very popular place to study Spanish in Latin America. Not only are classes cheap (as little as US$6 per hour for individuals) but Bolivian Spanish is known for its clarity and for being spoken with an accent that’s easy to understand.
Museum of Indigenous Art (ASUR): Textiles and ceramic pieces of great antiquity are on exhibit and especially highlighting a collection unique to Bolivia from the Tiwanaku culture (A.D. 700) of a ritual and burial site. The music showroom exhibits dance, costumes and Andean musical instruments accompanied by information concerning the role that music plays in Andean cultures.
Museum of Ethnographic and Folklore (MUSEF): A regional version of Oruro’s MUSEF, Sucre’s MUSEF was established in 2004. Visitors to the MUSEF can learn about Bolivia’s traditional dances, ethnic groups, history and customs. You’ll find there the mask museum and a permanent exhibition dedicated to the Uru Chipaya culture. MUSEF also has three temporary exhibition halls dedicated to displaying art, photography, ethnographic goods, paintings and various archaeological items from around Sucre. Entry into the museum is free.
Maragua Crater: This trek will take you along the Cordillera de Los Frailes and let you explore the spectacular crater of Maragua, and will show you about a hundred amazing dinosaur footprints from up close. You can do a one day, two day or three day trek to the crater
Accommodation: From fun hostels and friendly homestays to luxurious lodgings and comfortable apartments, there are a range of accommodation options in Sucre to suit every travel style and budget.
Restaurants: The cuisine of the department of Chuquisaca, of which Sucre is the capital, is characterized by the skillful use of ingredients such as red pepper or yellow chili ground in their recipes. Chorizo chuquisaqueño, mondongo, qóqo, are some typical dishes of this Bolivian region.