TRANSFER TO THE HOTEL – “CHULLPAS DE SILLUSTANI
The chullpas of Sillustani were pre-Inca tombs and massive Inca stone up to 12 meters high, built by religious leaders kollas and Incas almost 3000 years ago to bury important leaders. There are more than 90 chullpas of different sizes and shapes. The lagoon Umayo is located at the foot of the chullpas which adds a great beauty to the landscape. In this ecosystem you will be able to observe different types of birds and different wild animals, as well as the system of agriculture called "waru waru" that served as a protection for the cultures of the frost, this technique was constructed by the Pucara culture and developed by the Incas, the local population is still using these systems.
Arrival to the city of Puno, transfer to the hotel and Overnight in Puno.
TOUR PUNO – UROS + ISLA TAQUILE - PUNO
A trip to the island of Taquile, located in the area of the greater lake, famous for its production of handicrafts and its beautiful textiles (declared cultural heritage of mankind). In addition, people still practice the principles of Inca morality like "Ama Sua" (not steal) "Ama Quella" (do not be idle) and "Ama Lulla" (not to lie). Currently living about 2000 people, the villagers wear a very special cap (singles, married or authorities). Visiting the non-tourist areas, you will appreciate temples, tombs and terraces of the pre-Inca period (Pucará), its landscapes, techniques of traditional cultivation and their ancestral customs. This visit may be tiring, due to the 565 steps that must be taken to descend towards the main port and by the altitude (13, 000 feet / 4,030 meters above sea level), but worth the effort.
Return to Puno. Overnight in Puno.
PUNO - EXIT TRANSFER
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