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.
Juliaca is located close to the Chacas lagoon, to the Titicaca lake, to the Marvillas river and to the ruins called "Las Chullpas de Sillustani". As a tourist city Juliaca offers many monuments and interest places as Santa Catalina church, whose construction was made in 1649, close to the Plaza de Armas. Another historic monument is the Convento Franciscano, that is also called Santa Bárbara. You can also visit the Galerías Las Calceteras, a famous market where you can adquire textile products hand made by the artisans of Juliaca.
The majestic city of Cusco, also known as the "imperial city", offer to the travellers the unique experience to get to know the legacy of the inca culture, ancient american civilization famous for its constructions, textile development and the architectural wonders, from where Machu Picchu stands out; it’s an antique inca citadel, where astronomical observations and religious ceremonies were made, besides events of high importance for the inca reign. Nowadays, Machu Picchu is the favourite destination for the well-known people, national tourists and foreigners, for the mysticism that harbors and the impressive natural landscapes, full of adventure rutes, the vast vegetation and culture. You can also find other tourist attractions that won’t let you indifferent, as the Sacsayhuamán fortress, the Qoricancha museum, the Cathedral, Ollantaytambo town, between many others.