Immerse yourself in a world where life floats harmoniously atop the shimmering waters of Lake Titicaca. Welcome to the Floating Islands of Uros, Puno, a fascinating spectacle of human ingenuity and resilience. Crafted entirely from totora reeds by the Uros people, these floating islands have existed for centuries, predating even the mighty Inca civilization.
As you step onto these buoyant islands, you step into a life intertwined with nature, steeped in ancient tradition. Observe homes, watchtowers, and boats, all made skillfully from reeds, that display the inventive spirit of the Uros people. Experience their daily life as you learn about their fishing techniques, appreciate the intricate handcrafted textiles, and listen to the enchanting local folklore.
Beyond the unique way of life, the Floating Islands of Uros present you with an unparalleled natural panorama. Set on the world’s highest navigable lake, the islands offer breathtaking views of the expansive blue waters against the backdrop of the snow-capped Andean peaks.
Join us in exploring the Floating Islands of Uros in Puno, where life is a beautiful dance with nature, and traditions float on the lake’s rhythm. Be part of an unforgettable journey through living history and awe-inspiring landscapes. Welcome to the world of Uros!
Welcome to the remarkable world of Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno, Peru. A testament to a long-lost civilization, the Chullpas of Sillustani stand proudly against the vast Andean landscape, holding secrets of a time shrouded in mystery.
The towering cylindrical tombs, known as chullpas, are a fascinating display of the advanced architectural capabilities of the Colla people, predating the Incas. Each intricately built chullpa houses the remains of noble families, encapsulating their stories, waiting to be unraveled.
As you wander through the site, the serene beauty of Lake Umayo captivates you. The dazzling blue waters create a striking contrast with the earthy tones of the tombstones, making Sillustani a photographer’s paradise.
At Sillustani, immerse yourself in the ancient culture, learn about burial rituals, explore the complex stone structures, and delve into the area’s captivating folklore. Marvel at how these relics of the past withstand the test of time, narrating the tale of a bygone era.
Discover Sillustani, a place where history and nature converge to create an unforgettable journey through time. It’s more than just a site; it’s an experience that allows you to step into the past and feel the echoes of a centuries-old civilization. Dive into an adventure that promises to be as enlightening as it is enchanting. Welcome to Sillustani!
A very merry experience on my full day Lake Titicaca Trip with Planet Odysseys. It was worth every cent i paid.
After booking the tour, the night before... read more
A perfect full day trip to two islands on Lake Titicaca. The pre tour coordination was excellent. The lady who picked me up from the hotel was kind. We had... read more
Most people travel to Peru to see the Inca sites scattered around Cusco. However, the Chullpas of Sillustani are trully unique. During the tour, I was able to admire their... read more
Super nice tour to the islands on Lake Titicaca. These guys are experts and truly know what they are into. Very friendly staff and informative guide. The highlight was lunch... read more