The route from Juliaca to Cusco is at a distance of 214 mi (344 km) and takes about 6 hours of travel. Civa is the main transportation company that covers this destination, with bus tickets at s/. 30. The buses leave from the main terrestrial terminal of Juliaca city at 11:30 p.m., with destination Terminal Terrestre on the outskirts of the urban area of Cusco. The climate in Cusco is cold and dry, the average temperature is 52 °F (11 °C) and Cusco has a rainy season from November to April.
Bus Companies from Juliaca to Cusco
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Juliaca to Cusco. The buses come with features like trustworthy, punctual and comfortable services at all times. The listed operators offer various types of bus transport services from Juliaca to Cusco. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Juliaca are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Juliaca are as follows:
Dropping Points in Cusco
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Cusco. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Cusco at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Cusco are:
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The high plain territory where is located the current Juliaca -also known as the “city of winds”- is rich in history and traditions. It was settled more than 4000 years B.C. by tribes mostly dedicated to agriculture and Andean stockbreeding (llama shepherding and guinea pig breeding).Between the years 200 B.C. and 200 A.D. the Pukara culture dominated the high plain region, leaving traces of its presence in Juliaca on the founded archaeologic remains. In the following centuries, the Tiahuanaco, Colla and Inka cultures fought for the hegemony of the high plain. The incas were the ones who prevailed over the other ones in the fight for the Andean supremacy, under the leadership of Pachacutec.With the Spanish arrival, there was a high plain lands distribution, that culminated with the Spanish foundation of the town of Santa Catalina de Juliaca. During the colonial period the city was scenary of indigenous uprisings against the Spanish domination.In the Republic period, after obtained the Independence of Peru, Juliaca was a rural city until the construction of the railway station (1873) that allowed a greater communication and exchange with the most important cities of the Andean south as Cusco or Arequipa, besides making easier the access of Peruvian and foreign visitors.In 1926 was created, by a supreme order, the province of San Roman, what allowed for the ascent of Juliaca to capital.
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.