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Embark on a half-day tour to Lake Umayo's Sillustani, known for its impressive funeral towers. Set out from Puno to this pre-Incan burial ground belonging to Peru's indigenous Colla people. Explore the grounds and learn about the Colla civilization, inhabitants of the surrounding lands years before the Inca people. Your trip includes round-trip hotel transport.
Leave Puno behind and travel to Sillustani, a famous burial ground just off the road that leads to Juliaca. Located approximately 18 miles (30 km) from Puno on the shores of Lake Umayo, Sillustani is a delight for any history enthusiast! Follow in the steps of the ancient Colla people who roamed Lake Titicaca for centuries before the arrival of the Inca Empire. Although Sillustani’s history and culture are impressive, it is what the indigenous people left behind that stands out the most. Roam the ancient burial ground and marvel at the remaining chullpas, complex funerary towers built to honor a noble person in the Aymara culture. The high towers surrounding Lake Umayo boast impressive architecture, believed to be even more complex than that of the Incas. Despite their differences, the similarities between these two cultures are noticeable, as the ancient Aymara served as an essential building block for today’s Inca culture. After exploring these impressive burial grounds, enjoy a scenic drive back to your Puno hotel.
English speaking guide
Travel personal insurance
Meals and personal expenses
All our departures are from/to your hotel. If you wish to start or end your tour from different place, you can pre-arrange this in advance.
Departures are everyday at 9:00am and 2:00pm.This tour is 100% flexible, if you wish to changes your travel dates, just let us know in advance.
4 hours approximate
A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, a full payment will be required via PayPal. Once we got your Payment you will received your confirmation travel voucher.
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