Sillustani Half-Day Tour

3 hr

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Sillustani is one of the largest necropolises in the world. Surrounded by a landscape of striking beauty, it stands out for its gigantic "chullpas" (stone towers), built by Collas and Incas in order to bury noble people.

It is located 34 km away of the city of Puno and at an altitude of 3,840 meters above sea level.

The archaeological site of Sillustani is a cemetery that was built in the 12th century by the...
Sillustani is one of the largest necropolises in the world. Surrounded by a landscape of striking beauty, it stands out for its gigantic "chullpas" (stone towers), built by Collas and Incas in order to bury noble people.

It is located 34 km away of the city of Puno and at an altitude of 3,840 meters above sea level.

The archaeological site of Sillustani is a cemetery that was built in the 12th century by the Qolla civilization that occupied the area before the Inca civilization begun. The most imposing towers were built for important nobles and priests. These ancient civilizations considered the cemeteries places of rest and rebirth, that is why they chose beautiful places to build their cemeteries and which is considered as sacred places.

It is a magical place that surrounds us with its charm and energy that fills us with peace and harmony due to the unique landscape surrounded by mountains that are reflected in the Umayo lagoon.
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Stop At: Sillustani, Puno 00159 Peru

From your hotel in Puno your driver and tour guide will pick you up and depart to Sillustani. As we arrive to the archaeological complex we will take a short hike for around 30 minutes to see the different funeral towers that rise up to 12 meters and belongs to the Pre-Inca and Inca cultures. These towers are located on a small peninsula surrounded by the Umayo Lagoon where we can appreciate the amazing views of the landscape. At Sillustani we will visit the interesting archeological site. This site is a sacred pre-Incan burial ground that holds above-ground tombs constructed in the shape of tall towers made from giant stones. You will also have the opportunity to visit some local houses where you will learn about daily life in this part of the Andes. After...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sillustani, Puno 00159 Peru

From your hotel in Puno your driver and tour guide will pick you up and depart to Sillustani. As we arrive to the archaeological complex we will take a short hike for around 30 minutes to see the different funeral towers that rise up to 12 meters and belongs to the Pre-Inca and Inca cultures. These towers are located on a small peninsula surrounded by the Umayo Lagoon where we can appreciate the amazing views of the landscape. At Sillustani we will visit the interesting archeological site. This site is a sacred pre-Incan burial ground that holds above-ground tombs constructed in the shape of tall towers made from giant stones. You will also have the opportunity to visit some local houses where you will learn about daily life in this part of the Andes. After the tour we will take you back to Puno.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Transportation from Puno to Sillustani (round trip)
  • All entrance fees
  • Pick-up at your hotel located inside the town of Puno
  • Entry/Admission - Sillustani
Not Included
  • Drop-off (the tour ends in the center of Puno)
  • Meals
  • Tips
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up at your hotel inside the town of Puno (if you are staying outside Puno we will charge an additional amount for the pick-up)

2:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.