Discover the Incan Burial Grounds from Puno

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Duration
3 hours
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Spanish, English

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What You'll Do
  • Join a international group
  • Sillustani half-day trip from Puno
  • Roam the ancient burial ground and explore the chullpas (funerary towers)
  • Learn about the intriguing history of this ancient civilization
Overview
Get off the beaten track and visit one of the archaeological gems of the Altiplano. The Sillustani burial site is an amazing complex made up by huge cylindrical tombs where the Pukara Culture used to bury their elite.
What to Expect
Escape Puno and take a half-day trip to Sillustani, an ancient pre-Incan burial ground located on the shores of Lake Umayo. Discover the roots of the Colla people who were conquered by the Inca in the 15th century. Stroll through the famous above-ground burial sites and discover a hidden city on Peru's beautiful eastern coast.

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.
What's Included
  • International Group
  • Bilingual Guides Spanish /English
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What's Not Included
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Tips
Meeting Point

We'll pick you up in your Hotel (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
What to Bring:

•Original Passport
•Small bag pack
•Local Money
•Sunscreen
•Sunglasses
•Hat
•Camera
•Battery’s
•Warn Jacket

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