Afternoon departure from Puno to Sillustani, Located 34km about 50 minutes by car north of Puno city, where on top of peninsula there are inca & preinca constructions.
Our highly trained guides will lead you to this archaeological complex located near Umayo lake, through high lands, local villages (Paucarcolla & Atuncolla) and remote andean settlements.
professional drivers and confortable transportation will be a your dispossal.
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)
Departure by car to Sillustani. The archaeological complex of Sillustani is located 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). On the way back to Puno you will 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. Then a return trip to Puno or you continue to the airport. Overnight in Puno.