Experiencing Sillustani & Amantani
04 Days / 03 Nights
Puno is one of the highest cities in Peru. In Puno it is located Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
Staying overnight in a local family house in Amantani will definitively be an unforgettable experience. This tour also include a visit to Sillustani.
Arrival in Juliaca and transfer to Puno (located at 20 kms). Day free for acclimatization.
Early breakfast and transfer to the local pier. Then we will visit the floating islands of Uros. Main Activities in these Islands -made of totora- are fishing, hunting, and taxidermy. We will then continue towards Amantani island where we will stay overnight in local families houses. After lunch we will visit Pachamama and Pachatata ceremonial centers, where we will enjoy the beautiful fauna and flora of the Lake Titicaca Reserve. At night typical dinner and folk show offered by the villagers. Overnight.
After breakfast we will return to Puno arriving around noon. Lunch. Afternoon excursion to the Temple of Fertility in Chucuito (18 kms from Puno). Here we will observe several archaeological pre Inca remains and monuments such as the famous Inca Uyo. Return to Puno. Overnight.
Breakfast and visit to the archaeological center of Sillustani. We will observe impressive funeral tombs belonging to the Kolla culture (1200-1450). Their noble class (Caciques, priests) were buried in funeral towers called chullpas. Their corpses were previously mummified and placed in fetus position together with some of their belongings, such as gold and silver objects, jewelry, ceramics, and food. Transfer to the airport, bus, or train station. End of services.
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Prices from US$408.00 (per person based in double occupancy)