Puno, Desaguadero, Tiwanaku, La Paz,
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Location and mapThis trip will take you to your hotel in La Paz from Puno in Peru via Desaguadero while visiting the ancient ruins of Tiwanaku, the largest pre-inca empire, on your way.
Leaving from the town of Puno in Peru, you will go through migration at the Peru-Bolivia border. Then we will head towards Tiwnaku, arriving there for lunch at about noon.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Ceramic Museum (Museo de Cerámicas) where you will see utensils and other artifacts belonging to the village, urban and expansive periods of the largest pre-inca empire's culture. You will see the seven leveled Akapana pyramid, the semi-subterranean temple with carved stone heads protruding from its walls and he Akapana temple where you will find the famous Sun Gate (Puerta del Sol). Each temple represents the different physical spaces: the heavens, the earth and the underworld.
You will see the "Pachamama" or "Benett" monolith, dedicated to Mother Earth and the largest in Tiwanaku during your visit to the Lithic Museum (Museo Lítico).
After the visit to the archeological complex, you will depart towards La Paz city.
The tour includes:
- Private transportation from your hotel in Puno to your hotel in La Paz
- Entry tickets to the ruins and museums in Tiwanaku
- English/Spanish guide
- Guided tour of the archeological complex
The rate does not include:
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages