Copacabana to Puno to Cusco

Summary of Copacabana To Puno To Cusco pass:

Ticket Starts in Copacabana. Covers crossing the Peru/Bolivia border, Lake Titicaca and onto Cusco.

Perfect For: For those who want a more direct route to Cusco

Only 2 days needed to see and do everything (or hop off and stay anywhere longer).

Ticket Ends in Cusco. Start any Machu Picchu tour or trek from here. Email us for any questions regarding Machu Picchu and we can help with everything.

If planning on heading to Lima, we recommend to choose instead the Full South To Lima pass here

Price – $40. Full details of what’s included are below (here)

After booking, you will get a Hop Login code. With this, you can change all your buses, pickup locations and more up to 12 hours before the next bus!

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  1. Trip Highlights & What’s Included :Summary of the main attractions covered under this pass.
  2. Stop By Stop Information :Detailed informational guide to each stage of this pass.
  3. Our Recommended Itinerary :See our perfect plan for this pass and use it as a reference.
  4. Important Info & Notes :Up to date information regarding our service (e.g. around holiday periods)
  5. Bus Timetable :All bus times for each stage of this pass. Buses same time every day!.
  6. Accommodation Options :Exclusive discounts at various hotels and hostels at each destination.

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Trip Highlights & What’s Included

Summary of the main attractions
covered under this pass.

Stop By Stop Information

Detailed informational guide to each
stage of this pass.

Our Recommended Itinerary

See our perfect plan for this pass
and use it as a reference.


Important Info & Notes

Up to date information regarding our service
(e.g. around holiday periods)

Bus Timetable

All bus times for each stage of this pass.
Buses same time every day!

Accommodation Options

Exclusive discounts at various hotels and
hostels at each destination.

Trip Highlights & What's Included

Trip Highlights

  • Take a boat across Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and visit the indigenous families living on the floating islands – Puno
  • Discover all seven colors of the incredible Rainbow Mountain, recently found just outside of Cusco – Cusco

What’s Included

  • 3 stage hop on hop off bus pass valid for 1 year
  • Hotel/Hostel pickup and drop off (save on approx 10 taxi journeys)
  • On board local Peruvian Expert who will give tips, advice, and can help book tours, accommodation and more
  • All local taxes, fees and service charges – no hidden fees or tipping requests like other companies
  • Local customer service team accessible 24 hours via email and phone for any issue
  • EXCLUSIVE discounts on accommodation at each destination – better prices than any website
  • EXCLUSIVE access to Peru Hop APP, with up-to-date destination info, food discounts and tour information

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Stop By Stop Information

Hopstage 1 : Copacabana to Puno

Bus Details

Meeting point in Copacabana is White Anchor in Copacabana Port (within walking distance from all major hostels and hotels).

Buses depart at 5pm sharp.

Top Things To Do In Puno

  • Overnight stay on Isla Amantani with a local family (for more info just ask your guide)
  • Visit the captivating Sillustani burial towers
  • Kayak on the highest navigable lake in the world

Lake Titicaca Tour: See how locals build and live on the Uros Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.

Recommended Number Of Nights In Puno

We recommend spending 1 night in Puno so that you can enjoy both the city and the magnificent Lake Titicaca. You can take a day tour of the islands on the lake, including the famous Floating Islands of Uros, or you can even experience a homestay with a native family if you have a little more time to add to your schedule. This can be booked onboard with Peru Hop. Just ask our guides for any tips and advice!

As always, if you love Puno, you can hop off and stay as long as you want!. You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!

Accommodation

Book your own hotel/hostel or see below for our recommended partners who offer special deals to Peru Hop passengers. Accommodation CAN be reserved with your Peru Hop onboard guide but we recommend this mainly for dorm rooms as a lot of private rooms sell out in advance.

Hopstage 2 : Puno to Cusco

Bus Details

Pick up at your hotel or hostel in central Puno.

Choose between 2 bus options from Puno:

10:00am Day Bus:

For those who wish to travel during the daytime and see the incredible scenery en route from Puno to Cusco

9:30pm Overnight Bus:

For those who would like to sleep on the bus and avoid paying for accommodation that night

Top Things To Do In Cusco

  • Explore the historic city of Cusco
  • Venture to the Sacred Valley and explore the gorgeous trails and fascinating archaeological sites built by the Incas
  • Go white water rafting (Urubamba/Apurimac rivers)
  • Go quad biking near the fascinating Moray terraces and Maras salt flats
  • Go horseback riding to local places such as Qenko, Temple of the Moon, Puka Pukara, Tambomachay and more

Machu Picchu: Do a trek (Classic Inca Trail or Salkantay), a combined trek/biking tour (Inka Jungle Trek) or take the train roundtrip from Cusco (can be done as a full day but 2 days staying the night before in Aguas Calientes is advised).

Rainbow Mountain: Discover this mind-blowing natural wonder, famous for its many colors creating a “rainbow” effect. Only recently discovered, it’s become one of Peru’s must-see attractions. If you want to learn more, click here!

Recommended Number Of Nights In Cusco

We recommend spending at least 3-4 nights in Cusco, (not including a trek to Machu Picchu) so that you can experience as much of the Inca capital as possible. From the jaw-dropping Rainbow Mountain to the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuamán overlooking the city, there are endless amazing activities and things to see in Cusco. Ask our guides for more information if you’re not sure about what to do!

As always, if you love Cusco, you can hop off and stay as long as you want! You can decide this up to 12 hours before the next bus!

Accommodation

Unfortunately, we do not offer special discounts for hotels/hostels in Cusco. Just book independently from one of the many options to choose from for all types of travelers. Feel free to ask us for advice on where to stay if you’re unsure!

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We have developed a recommended itinerary based on our expertise, with the amount of time to spend in each destination and what to do. This is just a recommendation, you are free to stay however long you want in each place as we have buses running every day.

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Important Info & Notes

Who Is This Pass Perfect For:

Copacabana to Puno to Cusco is the perfect pass for those starting in Copacabana, and wanting to visit the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca at more than 3,600 meters above sea level. Once you’ve visited Puno, head onto Cusco to finish your trip in one of Peru’s most historic cities!

Departure Days
EVERY DAY

Time of Departure
17:00pm

Pick-up Location
White Anchor in Copacabana port.

Minimum Time Needed
2 Days

Price
$40


Travelling between any of the dates mentioned below? Click the tab for the corresponding important information.

24 - 26 , 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021 - CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS BREAK

Bolivia Hop will run as normal at the end of 2020 except on:

COPACABANA - PUNO NO BUS ON: 24 - 26 & 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021

PUNO - CUSCO NO BUS ON: 24 - 26 & 31 DEC 2020 & 1 JAN 2021

NEXT BUS DEPARTING COPACABANA: 2 JANUARY 2021

14 APRIL – 17 APRIL 2022 EASTER WEEKEND

Easter weekend holidays. Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. We will not be able to assist you in booking any accommodations during this period. Please book in advance.

Due to the heavy traffic, we will depart Lima 1 hour before the departure time mentioned above.

27, 28, 29 & 30 JULY 2022 - INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (PERU)

Hotel/hostel prices will increase during this period. Accommodation in larger dorm room sizes may apply. We won't be able to assist with room upgrades.

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Bus Timetable

Buses operate EVERYDAY in EVERY direction.
You can choose where our bus will pick you up in our booking system.
Follow our recommended plan here or hop on and hop off as much as you like
HOP STAGE 1
COPACABANA TO PUNO Every day
Copacabana (depart) 17:00
Bolivia/Peru border 17:30
Puno (arrive) 20:00

Departure from Copacabana:
WHITE ANCHOR – Please don’t be late or you will miss the bus!

Main activity in Puno:
2-Hour Floating Islands Tour at 6:00am at Lake Titicaca. Visit the floating islands and continue with bus to Bolivia the same morning or hop off in Puno and stay longer… Full Day or Homestay Tours (1 night) are also available.

HOP STAGE 2
A: PUNO TO CUSCO - Morning Bus Every day
Puno (depart) 10:00
Marangani lunch stop 14:00
Cusco (arrive) 18:30
B: PUNO TO CUSCO - Night Bus EVERY NIGHT
Puno (depart) 21:30
Cusco (arrive) 05:00

Puno pick-ups:
Start 30 minutes before departure time.

Main activity in Cusco:
Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley Tours and Treks.

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You are able to change your departure dates at no extra cost if you were to change your plans.

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