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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The highest point on the road from Puno to Cusco. Awesome scenery. And the obligatory tourist's wallet rubbing. The population of Peru deserves more than a pathetic sale of synthetic goods.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

This was a great stop on our way to Pune. Highest elevation I have ever been at. My wife loves to knit and she bought all sorts of alpaca yarn. So inexpensive as well. The view up here was amazing

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 24 August 2019

We stopped here for a comfort break on our journey to Cusco. The views are amazing and the air is fresh and thin. Two mountain ranges converge here, The Andes and La Raya mountain range. The pass is at 5,489 metres above sea level and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 6 August 2019

Travelling by bus to Raqchi, we drove along the Andes mountains to the right and the Tectonic mountains on our left. The former had snow covered peaks, whereas the latter were a bit smaller but golden and rose colored. Beautiful, majestic and awe inspiring.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RenayTn
Reviewed 6 July 2019

On a very exciting bus trip from Cusco to Puno we stopped around 10 minutes at La Raya Pass(Alt. 4335 meters, 14,222 ft.) Max our guide on the bus, forewarned us that we would only stop for 10 minutes for fear that we may all...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jackiealfred
Reviewed 19 June 2019

This is a must see on the road through the Sacred Valley. It's the highest point, altitude 14,000ft, & most coach tours stop here. Beautiful views of snow capped mountains. Andean vendors selling local crafts

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Geoff E
Reviewed 17 June 2019

This is a must see on the road from Cuzco to Puno. It's the highest point, altitude 4335m, & most coach / bus tours stop here briefly. Beautiful views of snow capped mountain. Andean vendors selling local crafts.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 June 2019

We had to stop here. Our guide pointed out that the mountains were capped with snow but now they are barely visible. He pointed out that this is the highest peak. The vendors are everywhere selling their warm clothing. Beware, you touch and they fall...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 29 May 2019

At over 14,000 ft, Abra La Raya literally takes your breath away. Replete with woven alpaca goods, the pass is the bridge between the altiplano of Puno and the more lush valley region of Cusco. Just a pit stop on our trek from Puno to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

Our bus tour group from Cusco to Puno stopped by here for a short stop. There is a bathroom for 1 Sole. There are street vendors for souvenirs. The view of the mountains and Glacier is beautiful! The air is thin at over 14000 ft...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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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.