Sillustani - Puno.

the burial towers of sillustani.

Get off the beaten track and visit one of the archaelogical gems of the Altiplano. The Sillustani burial site is an amazing complex made up by huge cilindrical tombs where the Pukara Culture used to bury their elite. It is said the Incas conquered them in the XV century and continued building theses graves improving the technique. Nowadays it is still possible to obeserve well preserve tombs including some carving icons. This program also offer a magnificent scenary as the complex was built near a gorgeous lake called Umayo, a nice spot still venerated by the local people. Our trip also includes the visi to some local farmers who plant mainly potatoes and breed guinea pigs.

Photo Gallery The Burial Towers of Sillustani.

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SILLUSTANI ANCIENT BURIAL TOWERS

Description:

09:00 h. Our clients are collected from their hotels and then are conducted to the western part of Puno. The bus ride to Sillustani lasts about 30 minutes and offers along the way fine w¡ews of the Lake Titicaca. At the archaeological site of Sillustani, our local guide will show us the most important sectors of the burial site and will give us a good insight into the Andean culture. Our visit in Sillustani ends up with wonderful panoramic view if the Lake Umayo. Afterwards we will visit local farmers that live along the road. Here we will learn about the economical activity in the area, and also the farmers will explain how they plant their potatoes, breed their alpacas, vicuñas and guinea pigs. Finally we will return to Puno.

End of our service.

What is included ?

  • Pick up from your hotel in Puno.
  • Tourist transportation.
  • Professional english speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.

What is not included?

  • Extras & gratitudes.
  • Accommodation in Puno.

Duration:

  • 03 hours.

Daily Departures :

  • In the mroning from 09:00 h. to 12:00 h.
  • In the afternoon from 14:00 h. to 17:00 h.

You need to bring:

  • On this tour you must bring warm clothing, as temperatures might drop fast sometimes. We strongly suggest to bring along, gloves, wooly hats, chocolates, botle of water and sun block to avoid sun burning.

38.00

Important: We need a minimum of 2 participants for this program.

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