Cusco to Copacabana Bus
The distance from Cusco to Copacabana is 328.5 mi (529 km) on the highway, which take approximately 8 hours of travel. The terrestrial transportation company Huayruro Tours covers this route, providing bus tickets from s/ 55 to s/ 65. The buses leave from the terrestrial terminal Wanchaq, located at the urban area of the city, destination to the terminal placed in Av. 16 de Julio, close to the Plaza Sucre. The weather in Copacabana is cold, with an average temperature of 51 °F (10.5 °C), besides being a rainy area, so take a raincoat with you.
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Cusco or Cuzco (both graphical symbols are acceptable according to the RAE, Real Academy of the Spanish language) is the main destination that you can get to know on your trips through Peru. Learn more about it in this section.The legend tells that Cusco was founded by 2 ancestral patriarchs, who, due to the design of the deity Sun, emerged from the Titicaca lake with the mission of putting in order the Andean men’s life. They would be the beginning of the vast Incan Empire, which as time goes by would reach its maximum glory consolidating as a powerful State. In 1911 the American explorer Hiram Bingham would refind the incan citadel to the world’s eyes with the discovery of Machu Picchu. From that day the growth of Cusco has been exponential, turning to be one of the most visited worldwide tourist destinations and favourite place for national and foreign tourists to “discover” the beauty of the Machu Picchu citadel on its travel to Cusco.
Copacabana is a city and municipality in Bolivia, capital of the province Manco Kapac. It was constituted between the Calvario and Niño Calvario hills. It is located in La Paz department, at the shore of the Titicaca’s lake. This place is known for the Virgen de Copacabana’s worship, the biggest religious tradition in Bolivia. It is located 155 km from La Paz city. The name “Copacabana” comes from the aymara’s words “kota kawana”, that means “view of the lake”. Currently, Copacabana is still visited by travelers that want to know its religious celebrations, landscapes, cultural heritage and traditional events.