BIKING TOUR PUNO TO SILLUSTANI
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, Biking in Puno Peru, with guided visits to Sillustani burial grounds, all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours.
01DAY BIKING TOUR PUNO TO SILLUSTANI
|PRICE PER PERSON (SUPERIOR CLASS)||INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS|
|US$00.00 (based on 02 persons)||Inclusions: Private tourist transportation for 01Day Puno – Sillustani – Puno, experienced guide in biking in Puno, basic biking instructions, biking equipment, guided visit Sillustani burial grounds, entrance fees. Optional: Lunch during trip, could be arranged at restaurant of farm house.
Exclusions: Mineral water, tips and others not mentioned in the program.
|US$00.00 (based on 03 persons)|
|US$00.00 (based on 04 persons)|
|US$00.00 (based on 05 persons)|
|On request 06 persons up|
|Pick-up from hotel: 8:00am
Starting of Biking Tour: 08:30am
Return in Puno: 13:00pm. Then transfer to hotel.
|Distance of pedaling to Sillustani: 15km (en route to Sillustani)
Duration of biking activity: 1:30 to 2:00hrs paddling (one way)
|ROUTE OF BIKING (Group Tour):
Departure point: Paucarcolla village
Arrival point: Archaeological complex of Sillustani
|First Aid Kit & Services: Oxygen on board during the journey, first aid kit|
01DAY BIKING PUNO TO SILLUSTANI
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
PUNO – SILLUSTANI – PUNO: A driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Puno (Peru) to take to Paucarcolla village, from where start our biking program. We will pass en route the plantations of potatoes, quinoa, barley, also the local village of Atuncolla and its typical country houses. The archaeological complex of Sillustani is located 34 km northwest of Puno city, a car trip of 50 minutes. Sillustani is a peninsula, where on the top of the hill lies a cemetery, stone tombs (Chullpas) from pre-Inca times, up to 12 meters high built by Kolla and Inca religious leaders 3000 years ago to bury their leaders, there are over 90 tombs of different sizes and shapes. Umayo lake lies at the foot of the Chullpas which surrounds to Sillustani and adds a great beauty to the landscape. On the shores of the Lake you may observe some types of agriculture irrigations called waru waru, platforms surrounded by water channels which creates a special microclimate that served as protection for crops against frost, this technique was created by Pucara culture. Also there are different types of birds and various wild animals as vizcachas (South American rodent). On the way back to Puno you will visit a nice farm house of Atuncolla village where you will appreciate the custom of local people (Collas) living in their typical houses made of stone, clay and straw. Then a return trip to Puno or you continue to the airport.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private tourist transportation Puno – Sillustani – Puno, experienced guide in biking in the high andes, basic biking instructions, biking equipment, guided visit to Sillustani burial grounds, entrance fees to archaeological site of Sillustani US$5.0. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Additional charge in group service for pick-up and drop-off, for hotels located out of Puno city as Jose Antonio, Mirador del Titikaka and others. Drinks, tips and others not mentioned in the program.
IMPORTANT: Our tourist transportation vehicles have nation wide circulation permit and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record) + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + reclining & confortable seats, exclusive for our demanding customers. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.
|BY RUMBO EXPLORA||OTHER LOCAL OPERATORS|
|Technical specificatications: We provide biking equipment as Mosso & Atom bikes, mountain bike helmet, padded cycling gloves, elbow, knee and shin pads, mineral water.
Technical specificatications: Our modern & new tourist transportation vehicles: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)
|Technical specificatications: Few tour operators work with good tourist transportation vehicles as: Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus (25 to 30 seats), Buses (40 seats)|
|First Aid Kit & Services: Oxygen & first aid kit, telephone charger and maps of Colca valley, which led us to be one of the best tour operators in the southern Perú.||First Aid Kit & Services: Few tour operators provide this service.|
|Insurance policy: Our tourist transportation vehicles have national permit circulation and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record)||Insurance policy: Most of tour operators work with vehicles which have local permits only.|
|Tours guides: We put at your disposal the most qualified staff of tourist guides, with degree of the Institute (3 years) or University (5 years) and certified from the language center of the university and Peruvian-American Cultural Center (US Embassy) with a high level of English.||Tours guides: Some travel agencies are not paying their guides or drivers, hiring them without experience. We are sure that you will be forced to buy souvenirs during the journeys with higher prices, and the guides will try living of their commissions, which can be a bad experience for you. ¡Be aware!
You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with association of the tour guides – Puno. Our staff are some of the best paid in Puno & Lake Titicaca, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.