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01 Day
Puno
Sillustani
Min Age : 5 years
Max People : 5
Tour Details Biking Puno to Sillustani

Our company offer biking from Puno to Sillustani, only in private service as follow:

8:00am: Suggested departure time. We will drive you until Puno to Paucarcalla village (called desvio or deflection point), a car trip of 25 minutes. On the way you will see rural houses, local villages (alpacas, llamas) and the landscapes of the peruvian highlands. At your arrival in Sillustani you will have the chance to visit this site.

14:00pm: Suggested return time (to hotel in Puno)

Departure & Arrival Location

Departure Location: Hotel in Puno. Arrival Location: Sillustani (burial grounds) (Google Map)

Departure Time

8:00am (Departure suggested time)

Price Includes

  • Private transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Biking equipment
  • Besides guided visit to Sillustani

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch during trip
  • Tips and others not included in the program

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
What to Expect en route to Sillustani?

Sillustani was a necropolis from pre-incan times, where there are tumbs (funeral towers), which is surrounded by umayo lake, providing a spectacular view to this place.

Besides farm houses (alpacas & llamas)

  • Funeral Towers of Sillustani (Inca & preinca tumbs)
  • Waru Waru Agriculture System
  • Farm House - Atuncolla Community
Itinerary

Day 1Biking Puno to Sillustani

8:00am: Departure by car from Puno to Paucarcolla (deflection point) where we start our program of biking. On the way we will see farming terraces and the landscapes of the peruvian highlands. Also visit a nice farm house of Atuncolla village where you will appreciate the custom of local people (Collas) living in their typical houses made of stone, clay and straw. Arrival in Sillustani, which is located the archaeological complex of Sillustani, to 34 km northwest of Puno city, a car trip of 50 minutes. Sillustani is a peninsula, where on the top of the hill lies a cemetery, stone tombs (Chullpas) from pre-Inca times, up to 12 meters high built by Kolla and Inca religious leaders 3000 years ago to bury their leaders, there are over 90 tombs of different sizes and shapes. Umayo lake lies at the foot of the Chullpas which surrounds to Sillustani and adds a great beauty to the landscape. On the shores of the Lake you may observe some types of agriculture irrigations called waru waru, platforms surrounded by water channels which creates a special microclimate that served as protection for crops against frost, this technique was created by Pucara culture. Also there are different types of birds and various wild animals as vizcachas (South American rodent). Then a return trip to Puno or you continue to the airport. Overnight in Puno.

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