Sillustani has about 90 inverted cone-shaped chullpas. According to history, before the corpses of the highest Kolla authorities were placed in the tombs, they were mummified in the fetal position. These authorities were the most representative of the Inca Empire.
From 1:45 pm to 2:00 pm pick up from your respective hotels (city center), Plaza de Armas, to
then go to the funeral towers of Sillustani, the trip lasts approx. 45 minutes. A 1 hour visit
30m. To contemplate and admire the great necropolis of funerary towers, the largest in Peru
built from volcanic stone, towers up to 12 meters high where they buried their
KOLLAS leaders with all their outfits, utensils and instruments that they used in life of gold and silver
in order to demonstrate their belief in eternal life, that is why it was called the house of the dead a
place chosen by many cultures such as the KOLLAS, LUPACAS, TIHUANACO AND THE INKAS for the
rest of the spirits on the SILLUSTANI peninsula surrounded by the excellent Umayo lagoon
place to watch the sunset in the Andes at 4000 m.a.s.l. where figures such as
the head of the puma, the image of the lizard and snake in high relief and its temple "INTI WATANA" of
return to Puno you can visit a typical house in the area.
It includes :
Entrance to the complex
Guide (English, Spanish)
Does not include:
Pick up from hotels outside the city
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Duration: UROS TOURS – AMANATANI TWO DAYS ONE NIGHT
Price: US$ 42.00