PUNO – AREQUIPA + Stops
Private Tourist Transportation
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best private transport options, from Puno to Arequipa, all year around. 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.
PUNO – AREQUIPA + stops
|ORIGIN / DESTIN.||RATES||APPLY||TRANSPORT / SPECIFICATIONS|
|Puno / Arequipa: 310km||US$265.00||01 – 04 people||Minivan (Hyundai – H1) N° of Seats: 05 + luggage space|
|Puno / Arequipa: 310km||US$320.00||05 – 08 people||Sprinter (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 10 + luggage space|
|Puno / Arequipa: 310km||US$390.00||09 – 12 people||Large Sprinter (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 15 + luggage space|
|Puno / Arequipa: 310km||US$520.00
|Minibus Irizar (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 25 + luggage space|
|Puno / Arequipa: 310km||US$800.00
|Bus Irizar (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 42 + luggage space|
PUNO – AREQUIPA + stops
Private Tourist Transportation
DAY 01: PUNO – AREQUIPA: At apropriate time a driver will pick you up from your hotel located in Puno (Peru) to take you to Arequipa. During the journey we will pass over the Peruvian high plateau, as the towns of Juliaca, Cabanillas, Santa Lucia, making stop at Lagunillas Lake where we will see a magnificent geography of the Lagoon surrounded by the mountains of the Andes. On this area there are birds like flamingos and ostrich, also camelids as alpacas, llamas and vicuñas. Then following the journey we will pass over 4528m (limit Puno-Arequipa) another stop by pampa cañahuas place where there is the National Reserve of Vicuña (wild camels with the finest wool in the world). Here you can see the snowy peaks of Misti, the Vizcachani, The Pulpera Callalli, Sibayo and Tuti Village, the giant rocks castles as well as the flora and fauna. We continue with our trip where we will pass near to the foot of the volcano Misti and Chachani mountains. Arrival in Arequipa (Peru) located at 2400m above see level, 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. Then transfer to hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private transportation from Puno to Arequipa, including stops en route as Lagunillas lake, pampa cañahuas for vicuñas & alpacas. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Additional charge for pick-up from hotels located out of Puno city, as Hotel Posada del Inca, Casa Andina Private Collection, Eco Inn, Libertador, Jose Antonio, tour guide, drinks, extras, tips.
IMPORTANT: Our land transportation vehicles have comfortable seats + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + 2 types of insurances as Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record exclusive for foreign. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.
|BY RUMBO EXPLORA||OTHER LOCAL OPERATORS|
|Technical specificatications: Our modern & new tourist transportation vehicles: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)||Technical specificatications: Few tour operators work with good tourist transportation vehicles as: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)|
|First Aid Kit & Services: Oxygen & first aid kit, telephone charger and maps, which led us to be one of the best tour operators in the southern Perú.||First Aid Kit & Services: Few tour operators provide this service.|
|Insurance policy: Our tourist transportation vehicles have national permit circulation and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record)||Insurance policy: Most of tour operators work with vehicles which have local permits only.|
|Tours guides: We put at your disposal the most qualified staff of tourist guides, with degree of the Institute (3 years) or University (5 years) and certified from the language center of the university and Peruvian-American Cultural Center (US Embassy) with a high level of English.||Tours guides: Some travel agencies are not paying their guides or drivers, hiring them without experience. We are sure that you will be forced to buy souvenirs during the journeys with higher prices, and the guides will try living of their commissions, which can be a bad experience for you. ¡Be aware!
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 the tour guides in Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and 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.