Sillustani Tour Half Day

The archaeological site of Sillustani is located 22.3 miles away from the city of Puno (34 Km., 35 minutes’ drive) and at an altitude of 12,858 feet (3,840mts.) above sea level. This visit allows visitors to enjoy stunning highland landscapes and imposing pre-Inca architecture. The site is strategically positioned on the top of a peninsula surrounded by a beautiful lagoon called Umayo lagoon. The archaeological site of Sillustani was a cemetery built in the XIII century by a civilization that occupied the area before the Inka domination. The creators of the imposing burial towers are known as Kolla people. The most imposing burial towers were built for the chiefs and priests. For our ancient cultures, the cemeteries were important resting places for the deceased people.

Therefore, our ancestors would strategically choose for burial ground exceptionally beautiful spots. Cemeteries were considered sacred places.

When walking around this peninsula, we can feel the energy that emanates from this site. Many people come to appreciate this unique view of the vast highland surrounded by the Andean mountains and the beautiful lagoon Umayo, they cannot go away without feeling their hearts recharged with peace.

Group tour

Starts in Puno: 14.00 p.m. Returns to Puno: 17.45 p.m.

TOUR DESCRIPTIONS

Sillustani – Group Tour (Half-day tour)

  • 14: 00pm*: Pick-up from your hotel in downtown Puno
  • 14: 30pm: Bus departure
  • 15: 30pm: Arrival in Sillustani
  • 17: 00pm: Bus returns to Puno
  • 17: 45pm: Drop off by hotel

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Pick-up from hotels in downtown Puno,
  • English-Spanish speaking guide,
  • Entrance fee
  • Transportation

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch.
  • Tips.