Lupi Jaqe the Aymara South Route

Want to explore more places during your stay in Puno? So, the Ayamara South Route is a good option to have on mind.

Overview

  • This Day Tour leaves Puno at 8:00 hrs for a straight transport to Pomata.
  • Dominican Church of Saint James in Pomata is our starting point then Juli “The Little Rome of America” Town, following that is the enigmatic Doorway of Aramu Muru and the Temple of Fertility in Chucuito in the end of the Tour.
  • All transfers from/to hotels.

Itinerary

Depart Puno early in the morning, since it is a round-trip private tour non-stop driving to Pomata Town is a better way to spent more time visiting at stop points on the return.

Your journey begins with an explanation of Aymara Kingdoms, Lords of these lands, who fought against the Tiwanakotas or the Incas. There are stories behind the history of “Sun God’s children or Lupi Jaqe” to tell about.

The Aymara Language village of Pomata is keeper of the imposing Dominican Colonial church with lookout to the Lake Titicaca; gain a better understanding of their lives and the struggle against invading Spaniards some centuries ago.

Pomata´s viewpoint is a lovely place to spend some minutes for great pictures over the world’s highest navigable lake backed by the snowcapped peaks of Bolivia’s Cordillera Real range.

Your trip continues on with a visit of the Colonial Jesuit Heritage in Juli village, little Rome of South America, admire its standing Baroque style Jesuit churches, and know more about local festivities.

Then, arrive at the Doorway of Aramu Muru, a portal sculpted into the ancient landscapes by a mysterious lost civilization. Time permitting learn more about local legends, their legends will surprise you, while you get closer at the portal the energy that emanates is stronger and you’ll be able to realize the mystery it hides.

This Lupi Jaqe Private Tour will end in the afternoon with a last exploring of the Inca Uyo or Temple of Fertility located in the historical village of Chucuito, with its elaborate stonework is supposedly an Incan building ever discovered! Once was capital of the Lupacan reign, one of the Aymara Kingdoms. The Aymara was their mother language that dates back from before the Incan times, fortunately until nowadays it´s still widely spoken among the natives of this region. You’ll love to learn some essential phrases during the Trip!