Burial Tower Sillustani Half-Day Tour

Shore Excursions in Puno
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Tour description

Explore the unique cylindrical Burial towers of Peru’s Pukara and inkas  Culture during this 4 hour excursion to the Sillustani burial site. our Travel  agency provide  a guide, transportation, and entrance fees through the ‘Altiplano’ (High Plains) to this ancient indigenous funerary site where you’ll visit the “Chullpas” burial towers and learn about this Pre-Columbian culture’s belief in the afterlife.

We  picked up in the afternoon  at 2 pm from your Puno hotel, traveling afterwards by bus through Puno’s “Altiplano” High Plains region toward the Sillustani Peninsula.While en route you’ll have time to observe the region’s unique plant life and its rural communities. When you arrive on the Peninsula, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the local burial towers (called “Chullpas”) as you learn about the belief system of the ancient Pukara Culture. The design was so popular that even the Inca people, who conquered the Pukara in the 15th century, adopted its use. While on the Peninsula, you’ll also explore the Umayu Lagoon, offering a glimpse of the region’s striking natural beauty. You’ll then return to your hotel in Puno, pausing while en route to explore a typical farmhouse. Your return time is around 6:00pm.

What's included

  • Local taxes.
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup.
  • Transportation in shared departure and return.

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks