OVERVIEW: Sillustani is the one of the most famous archeological sites in the region;an incredible and mysterious pre-Incan burial site. It is located on a peninsula surrounded by the Lagoon Umayo 35 kilometers from Puno on the road to Juliaca.
This guided tour walks you through the ancient burial grounds of 4 different tribes including the Incas, with an incredible vantage point vista of the Lagoon Umayo.
ITINERARY: 2 p.m.
- Pick-up from your hotel in Puno followed by 40-minute bus-ride to Sillustani through “The high plains” of Altiplano.
Upon arrival at the Sillustani Peninsula, we take a guided tour, which informs us about the local beliefs in the afterlife as well as observing the huge funeral towers known as Chullpas. Sillustani is a Peninsula surrounded by the Umayu Lagoon that gives the area an extraordinary contrast of colors and landscapes. We will also stop at a typical farmhouse on the way back to Cusco.
leave back for Cusco city from Sillustani.