The Chullpas of Sillustani is a Pre-Inca Necropolis located around 1 hour from Puno, the ancient Peruvians took the dead as a very sacred process, and it was the reason why they decided to put their ancestors in these towers located close to the Titicaca Lake.
Lake Titicaca is still a very important place in the traditions and rituals of the people who live around it. The tradition said the beginning of the Andean Civilization is located in this place, that is why in the past and still now has great importance.
Just imagine how important was the people who were buried with an eternal view of this sacred place is exciting and the place is beautiful, all the towers located in the upper part of a hill with an overview to the lake and to the rest of the Peruvian high plateau.
Chullpas of Sillustani is located just one hour from Puno the tour can do it during the morning or afternoon. So the tour guide and the transportation will pick you up from your hotel located in Puno City in order to go directly to Sillustani town.
Once to arrive at the town it will be necessary to pass over the checkpoint before entering to the market where multiples sellers are going to offer their work that consists of handicrafts and textiles.
From the checkpoint it will be around 10 minutes’ walk to arrive in the main area where the most preserved Chullpas (towers) are located, there you will have all the explanation about the place and the rituals that the ancient Peruvians have in the past.
Furthermore, After the tour, you will have some free time to explore the Chullpas of Sillustani on your own or to visit the market where the sellers are going to wait for you.
The return to the city of Puno, lasts approximately 1 hour, in the course of the trip. You will have a view of Lake Titicaca and the multiple villages.
Finally, the tour ends when our guide and driver drop you off at your hotel.
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