The trip from Puno to Arequipa takes about 7 hours by bus. The trip covers 292 km where you can appreciate beautiful landscapes from Lake Titicaca to the highlands of Peru. Buses leave from the bus terminal in Puno located on Avenida Primero de Mayo and arrive in Arequipa at the bus terminal on Calle Arturo Ibañez.
is the second most important city in Peru. Surrounded by 3 volcanoes, it is
filled with baroque buildings built from sillar, a white volcanic stone. Its
religious, colonial, and republican architectural styles blend European and
native characteristics into a unique style.
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Puno to Arequipa Bus Timetable
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM PUNO TO AREQUIPA
Tickets Bolivia offers several bus travel options to make this journey:
: Buses from Puno to Arequipa are direct. It takes about 7 hours from Puno to Arequipa. The bus companies offering this service are: Tour Peru (semi lie-flat and lie-flat buses) and Transzela (normal and lie-flat bus).
: You can enjoy a more personalized experience with the tourist bus company 4PM Express. The journey from Puno to Arequipa includes stops along the way in Lagunillas, Patawasi, and Pampa Cañahuas where one can watch and take photos of the wildlife and scenery. Departure is at 6:00am from Puno. The bus picks and drops passengers at their hotels and provides snacks and drinks during the journey. There are also English speaking guides in the bus.
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN BE OF INTEREST
Walking Tour of the City
: Leaving from the Plaza de Armas in Arequipa, enjoy a free walking tour of the city with daily departures at 10:00am and 3:00pm (the afternoon tour ends at sunset which is recommended).
Plaza de Armas:
The Plaza is surrounded by classic colonial buildings making it part of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
: The Yanahuara view-point is one of the best things to see in Arequipa. It is about a 30-minute walk from the center of town and gives you a lovely view of the city.
: Alpaca World is the place to go if you want to learn about the alpaca. Entrance is free.
Santa Catalina Monastery
: The stunning Santa Catalina Monastery was built in the 16th century. Girls as young as 12 were sent here to be nuns by their families and lived out the rest of their lives inside its walls.
: The food in Arequipa is some of the best in South America. You can find food from authentic Peruvian cuisine to burgers and craft beers.
: There are over 150 hotels in Arequipa ranging from $20-$180 and plenty of hostels for smaller budgets.