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Sillustani Kayak Tour

US$ 250 one person (private)

US$ 145 per person (2 up to 3)

Sillustani Kayak Tour is a Lake Titicaca Day Tour combining outdoor activity and archaeological site visit, beginning early in the morning.

You’ll get land transfer from Puno to Umayo lagoon shore, down foot the Funeral Towers of the Incas.

Then paddle to Umayo Island, on the way enjoy unique views, when reaching the Island you’ll see Vicuña, Andean rabbit, sheep and impressive landscape.

More Things to Do: Puno Boat Tours

Later disembark on Sillustani peninsula where the tombs were built. Get a guided visit of this site and finally be picked-up and drive to Hatuncolla restaurant (15 minutes).

After lunch, we’ll be heading back to Puno by the same road. You’ll be dropped-off at your hotel in the afternoon.

Sillustani One Day kayak Tour Features

Activity level: Moderate

Paddling Distance: 8 km + round-trip

Tour Route: Puno to Umayo Lagoon, Umayo Island, Sillustani tombs, Hatuncolla and Puno

Hotel Pick-Up Time: 8:30 am.

Drop-Off at Hotels: 3:30 pm.

Kayak Frequency: Daily (mostly operated as private trip)

Sillustani Kayak and Funeral Schedule of Departures and Arrivals

8:30 am pick-up time from your hotel and land transfer to Sillustani

9:15 am arrival time at the kayak point departure, your guide provides basic instructions.

9:30 am set up kayaks and go paddling surrounding the Peninsula of Sillustani on the waters of Umayo Lagoon.

10:50 am we’re approaching Umayo Island and watch Chinchillas, Vicugnas and sheep living around.

12:30 pm disembark on the area where the funerary towers are located.

1:00 pm on the way back visit a local farm family and have lunch at Julio’s house.

2:45 pm drive back to hotel through the same paved road

What you’ll do on Lake Titicaca Day Kayak Tour

Kayaking at Umayo lagoon takes about 2 hours, with plenty of good Inca lookout ruins from your kayak.

It is a great way to get and stay physically active and enjoy a very different perspective of the place.

Sillustani kayak adventure begins at 8:30 am, with pick-up from your Puno hotel to Sillustani kayak dock (45 minutes).

You will want to be on the water quickly for having a great time enjoying the natural habitat.

Sillustani’s lagoon is a unique off the beaten path destination for kayaking. Our passionate and eager guide talks to you about elemental kayak paddling instructions, paddling techniques and more before embarking in the kayaks.

You would stir your single or tandem fully equipped kayak to Uros floating Islands from Puno shore as well. Daily departures, trip lasts from 9 am to 12:00 pm.


Kayak to Uros Islands

US$ 40 per person

Now, you can begin kayaking around part of Umayo Island, 2 hours kayaking sounds like a lot, but it is really just perfect to visit this one particular place. This exciting kayak adventure drives you through unique landscapes; Inca towers will be seen from this lagoon.

After a time kayaking you step on ground. Your first impression “how the Inca would have built these astonishing Towers?”

And more importantly “what was built for?”

Your guide leads you and takes his time to explain everything related to Sillustani Incan Burial Towers. Surrounded by beautiful landscape walking around for getting great pictures will be worth it!

With Uros Kayak Company you can’t miss anything! If it is all about adventure tours, we are the number one in Lake Titicaca. We brought for you Puno to Sillustani Cycling Day Tour, you’d pedal for about 2 hours, meet up with a local family to cross Umayo lagoon by wooden boat, disembark on Sillustani peninsula, guided tour of the Funeral Towers to finally head to the restaurant by bike or car.


Puno to Sillustani Cycling Day Tour

US$ 85 per person

Finally, get back to initial point by Kayaks and we’ll head to Julio’s farm house where we’ll taste local homemade lunch.

After an authentic experience day, you’ll go back to Puno through the same paved road and get transferred to your hotel around 3.45 hrs.

What to bring

– Sun protection

– Sunglasses

– Hat/Cap

– Long sleeve T-shirt

– Warm Jacket

– Extra snacks

– Water  

What’s included (what we provide)

– A private land transfer from your Puno hotel to Sillustani.

– High quality single sea kayaks or one double tandem kayak with pedal rudders easy to drive.

– Kayak gear/equipment.

– Entrance fees to Sillustani and Umayu lagoon.

– English speaking kayak tour guide.

– Lunch at Julio’s homestay house at Hatuncolla.

– Private mobility and land transfer back to hotel in Puno.

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Hopefully we then head out on the Umayu Lake kayaking together through its beauty landscape.