The weather is cold and semi-dry. The rainy season begins in October and ends in April.
From the city of Lima, the overland journey takes 18 hours with a stopover in the city of Arequipa: 1324 km / 823 miles. From Cusco to Puno about 10 hours, 384 km / 239 miles, also you can go by train (Cusco-Puno)
Juliaca is one hour from Puno. The Inca Manco Capac Airport receives flights from the cities of Lima, Cusco and Arequipa. Flights from Lima to Juliaca last 1 hour and 45 minutes, with a stopover in Arequipa, and from Arequipa, 25 minutes. Lan Peru has three daily flights from Lima to Puno with a stopover in Cusco.
|Lima||817 miles (1315 Km)|
|Arequipa||201.9 miles (325 Km)|
|Cusco||241.7 miles (389 Km)|