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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Raya Pass (located 14,100 feet / 4,300 meters above sea level) is known for its lovely picturesque sloping hillsides, purple peaks and calm freshwater pools.There are quite a few vendors selling many alpaca's hand produced items.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The journey we undertook by bus from Puno to Cusco was a great exposition of life in the Andes with many little villages passed and the hard work of the locals clearly to be seen. This was especially seen on the Puno side - the...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

On the road from Cusco through to Puno you come to the highest point The air is thin so don’t rush it can be cold as it was the day we went There’s a number if sellers with their wares and of course the sign...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

The mountain views at this pass of high altitude are very scenic but coming from the Rocky Mountains in Canada it's not that spectacular. The air is thin and the locals charge for pictures of their llamas. Small kids walk around the bus areas with...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed May 22, 2018

All the tourist buses linking Cusco and Puno have a 10 minutes stop on this mountain pass at 4336 m above sea level. Being considered the natural border between the two provinces, at its highest point on the route, it is also the place where...More

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed January 15, 2018

We travelled by road from Cusco to Puno by private mini bus and the road takes you over this pass which at 4336 metres can get quite chilly and windy. The road journey between the two towns is is quite long and stopping at the...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Passed by this place with a short stop. The view is hardly magnificent, comparing to many other places in the area. However, this is one of the highest points, at apx.4400m and glaciers are well-visible from that point. So, it is worth stopping by for...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

If you travelfromPuno to Cusco you willpass this view. It is a tourist stop with a small marked. You can take picture with local girls with small goats but it will cost you.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

What a breathtaking view from this area. The crafts for sale were beautiful. It was a wonderful stop on the way to Puno. Has a great sign by it to take a great picture.

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We didn't find this roadside stop impressive. We had previously done the Salkantay trek, so this wasn't much to see. There are a lot of people selling things. No need to spend more than 5 minutes stretching your legs on your way to Cusco/Puno.

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June 13, 2017|
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Response from pilarplmn | Reviewed this property |
I agree, it's about 3 to 3:30 hours from Puno. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it though. It is half way between Cuzco and Puno.