Half Day: Group Tour of Sillustani Funeral Towers

At Sillustani visit the Funeral Tombs built above the ground in tower-like structures named Chullpas, vestiges of the Colla people later conquered by the Incas in the 15th century.

Overview

  • Pick up from hotels.
  • Driving to Sillustani site.
  • Guided tour of the place.
  • On the way back to Puno visit local families.
  • Upon arrival drop off by your hotels

Itinerary

This affordable tour begins with pick up from your hotel in Puno at 2 pm. We then go by bus through high plateau landscapes. In the ancient time before the Inca Empire arrival, the Aymara Kingdome Colla flourished in this lands that had especial beliefs in the afterlife. On the top of the peninsula there are several towers commonly named “Chullpas” which were used as tombs surrounded by the Lagoon Umayu. Inside were buried the Mallku the king of Colla culture, one of the Aymara Kingdoms that ruled after Tiwanaku civilization.  On the way back to Puno we´ll visit a local farmhouse. Get back in Puno at 5:40 pm.