1/2DAY SILLUSTANI BURIAL GROUNDS
RATES 2019 – PRIVATE TOUR
DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
PUNO – SILLUSTANI – PUNO: Departure by car to Sillustani. 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. Overnight in Puno.
1/2DAY TOUR SILLUSTANI BURIAL GROUNDS – PRIVATE TOUR
|PRICE PER PERSON (SUPERIOR CLASS)||INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS|
|US$38.00 (based on 02 persons)||Inclusions: Private luxury tourist transportation, english-spanish speaking guide, entrance fees to Sillustani. Also stop to visit a rural farm house en route. Note: You can visit at any time in the day.
Exclusions: Mineral water, tips and others not mentioned in the program.
|US$27.00 (based on 03 persons)|
|US$22.00 (based on 04 persons)|
|US$23.00 (based on 05 persons)|
|On request 06 persons up|
|Departure: In the morning or afternoon.||Distance: 34km (from Puno to Sillustani)|
|Return: According the departure time.||Time of travel: 50 minutes one way (03.30 hours round trip)|
WHAT IS INCLUDED: The prices INCLUDE entrance fees to archaeological site of Sillustani US$5.0, land tourist transportation, English-Spanish speaking guide for ½ Day. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices. In the price now includes all money transfer fees. 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
NOT INCLUDED: Additional charge for transfer for hotels located out of Puno city as Hotel Sonesta Posada, Casa Andina Premiun, Xima, Libertador and Jose Antonio.
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.