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With its location so close to Puno, but a world away, weekends are very popular with nostalgic visitors from the big smoke who want a taste of pueblo (village) life.


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$68 Private & Custom Tours

Private Portal de Aramu Muru, Chucuito, and Inca Uyo from Puno

Aramu Muru or Hayu Marca, is certainly one of the most mystical places in Lake Titicaca. There is an enigmatic gate carved in one big stone located in the middle of the rocky formations. This place is a reference for many mystical people around the World. The tour will take approximately 4.5-hour.Our tour to Aramu Muru does interesting stops on the way. The first stop is in Chucuito village a colonial town. This town is close to the temple of Inca Uyo which has more than 20 penises carved in stone, probably related to fertility.We will then continue to Aramu Muru’s gate which located in a fantastic place among rocky formations. This temple works as an altar for past Andean cultures. The tour includes a short hiking around to admire the stone forest.

$200 Private & Custom Tours

Puno to Amaru Muru Private Tour with The Temple of Inca Uyo

Aramu Muru - Hayu Marca (Description) Aramu Muru or Hayu Marca, is certainly one of the most mystical places in Lake Titicaca, in Hayu Marka, there is an enigmatic gate carved in a one big Stone located in the middle of the rocky formations, also this place is a reference for many mystical people around the World. Our tour to Aramu Muru does interesting stops on the way. The first stop is in Chucuito village a colonial town, near is TheTemple of Inca Uyo which has more than 20 penises carved in stone, probably related with the fertility. After doing the visit, we will continue to Aramu Muru’s gate located in a fantastic place among rocky formations, the tour includes a short hiking around. Total time: 5:00 hours approx. Why do a tour to Aramu Muru? Mysticism: this place is full of mysticism, prestigious TV chains investigate about this place (History Channel, NatGeo, Discovery Channel, ExtremeTv, etc) Quiet Hiking’s: A place for relaxing and quiet energy, full of mysticism. Rocky Formation: The stone forest that is around is amazing. Archeology: This temple works as an altar for past Andean cultures (Tiahuanaco, Lupacas, Incas) Aramu Muru - Hayu Marca Itinerary (based on 9:30am departure)09:30am Pick you up from your hotel10:30am Visit Chucuito- inca Uyo, viewpoint of Farming Trout.11:30am Departure to Aramu Muru12:15pm Arrival in Aramu Muru and visit the interdimensional Gate for about 1 hour Visit13:30am departure to Puno14:30pm Arrival in Puno and transfer to your Hotel

$242 Cultural & Theme Tours

Aramu Muru tour with Andean Shaman

In this tour we will see and we will be part of an Andean ritual which is known as "Pago a la Tierra" or "Pachamama". The place where it will take is Aramu Muru or Hayu Marka one of the most enigmatic places in the region of Puno (Known like the place of the spirits) that this also near the Lake Titicaca, enigmatic altar carved apparently in a single a piece of rock of more than 5 meters, surrounded by a very particular landscape but before arriving to Aramu Muru we will pass through Chucuito to know a bit of a Temple dedicated to the Sun in the time of the Incas and now dedicated to the fertility of the Pachamama.

$72 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour Inka Uyo and Aramu Muro Portal - Puno

A few kilometers from Lake Titicaca in Puno - Peru, is the portal of Aramu Muru, also called “Hayu Marca” Aymara term meaning “City of Spirits” is. Aramu Muru is carved into solid rock, which is approximately seven metres at the longitudinal base and seven meters high in the center a door carved in high relief of little less than two meters high by little more than one meter wide and about thirty centimeters of depth. According to legend, about 450 years ago, a priest of the Inca Empire, hid in the mountains to keep from the Spanish conquerors a gold disk created by the gods in order to heal the sick and start to amautas the wise guardians of tradition. This priest knew the mysterious door, located in the mountains and thanks to his great knowledge, he crossed the door carrying with him the gold disk and was able to access other dimensions, from which he never returned. He knew the location of the mysterious door and a secret method to access the interior and other dimensions.ITINERARY IN THE MORNING: At 08:00 am.  Pick up from your hotel in Puno city. Trip by private car to Chucuito,  about 20 min. when you arrive our guide explain about: Church of the Asuncion and Santo Domingo, the Sundial, place to Inka Uyo. Depart to Puno, and arrival at 12:00 pm IN THE AFTERNOON: At 1:00 pm. Pick up from your hotel in Puno. Trip by privete car to Chucuito, when you arrive           our guide explain about: Church of the Asuncion and Santo Domingo, the Sundial, place to Inka     Uyo. Return to Puno at 05:00 pm.

$3500 Cultural & Theme Tours

12 - Day Peru Pilgrimage

Day 1. Cusco - Sacred Valley (Pisac or Urubamba) (B)Pick you up in Cusco & visit Awanakancha, a community-driven project that introduces us to the camelids and traditional weaving techniques of the area. Day 2: Sacred Valley (Pisac)Visit Señor (Lord) de Huanca. Then we will begin the three meaningful Ancestral Ceremonies by Andean Shaman to cleanse, tell future direction & show gratitude. Day 3: Sacred Valley – Visit to the ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo – Ollantaytambo (B)Visit Pisac archeological site, a spectacular Inca site located along the length of a ridgeline high. Then Ollantaytambo, the only continuously inhabited Inca town. Note that Pisac and Ollantaytambo require purchasing an additional entrance ticket at price S./130.Day 4: Ollantaytambo - Maras Moray – Ollantaytambo (B, L)Visit Moray. It was a sacred site representative of the female womb. Then salt pool Maras. Return to Ollantaytambo to catch the train to Aguas Calientes.Day 5. Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - CuscoUp to Machu Picchu to watch the sunrise. Have a two-hour tour of the Inca citadel, visiting the principle sites. Return to Aguas Calientes to catch the train to Cusco hotel.Day 6: Free Day in CuscoRelax in preparation for tomorrow’s journey to Ausangate.Day 7: Cusco – Tinki – Pacchanta (B, L, D)Hike to the highest mountain in Peru - Ausangate and rest in a hot spring for the night. Day 8: Pacchanta – Lake Uturunco (B, L, D)Begin an easy climb across the Puna. This spot is in front of the beautiful and sacred mountain Ausangate (6,372m/20,900ft). We’ll camp and have dinner right in front of Ausangate.Day 9: Lake Uturunco – PunoTake a trek descent back to Pacchanta (4,100m/12,464ft). Pass falcon and “vizcacha” (an Andean rodent similar to rabbits) habitat, with views of the former hunting the latter if we are lucky.Day 10: Puno – Taquile Island (Overnight stay in a family home)Visit the floating Uros Islands, which are man-made from local reeds. Next stop is Taquile. You can take in the splendid, unobstructed views of the lake and surroundings, including the Cordillera Real (Royal Mountain Range) in Bolivia.Day 11: Taquile – Puno – Aramu MuruWe’ll have a tasty breakfast with our homestay families then have the chance for a final walk around the island to see the sun rise. Back to Puno we are on to Aramu Muru, the most mystical and energetic places around Lake Titicaca. Along the way we will visit Chucuito, a home to a curious Inca temple known as “Inca Uyo,” or the fertility temple.Day 12: Puno / Juliaca and farewell Pick up to the Juliaca airport and your connecting flight to Lima

$63 Cultural & Theme Tours

Full-Day Tour of Juli from Puno

The tour starts at 08:30 a.m. With the collection of your hotels, we go to the city of Chucuito at 09:15 a.m. We visit the temple of fertility at 10:15 a.m. the drinking fountain of the Inca and 10: 45 the portal Aramu Muru. We're going to Juli. In Juli at 12:30 p.m. We will have 1 lunch with typical ingredients from the area, hence the most important thing in the recreational center on the beach, where the activities begin (2:00 p.m.- 05:00 p.m.) ride on watercraft, ATV and Zipline. Starting at 05:00 p.m. - 7 p.m. Trip back to the city of Puno. 07:00 p.m. arrival in Puno. End of service