Jr. Independencia Nº 132 – Cercado - Puno - Peru

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Tourist Corridor the Quechua of Puno

Sillustani Archaeological Complex.

On a peninsula of the lagoon Umayo, 34 km from Puno, is Sillustani, a cemetery where you can see a series of impressive tombs belonging to the Kolla (1200-1450) culture that developed in the northern part of the lagoon, in the locality known as Atuncolla. The particular form of the tombs, inverted cone trunks, called chulpas, are constructions in smaller numbers are also found in several other local highland as Acora, wrench, etc. This in turn has abundate flora and fauna of the highlands.

During the way to Sillustani is located Atuncolla district, where he lives with tourism.

Capachica Peninsula.

Capachica District is located 1 hour away with paved road from Puno, in turn forms part of one of the two peninsulas emerging in the highest navigable lake in the world “Titicaca”.

  • Rural housing in communities Capachica (Tikonata, Ccotos, Llachón, Siale, Hilata, Escallani and Ccollpa).
  • Toilets and showers.
  • Transport Lacustre boating sailing or rowing.
  • Participation in activities: Agriculture, customs, dances, music, rituals, myths, traditions, customs campfires.
  • Wild fauna and flora, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, rides horses.
  • Treatment with medicinal plants and animals, land payment, reading of coca among others.
  • Axhibición typical of that locality handicrafts.

In Capachica experiential tourism is practiced or also called as rural community tourism, it presents a beautiful landscape, lush vegetation, varied climate, beaches and traditional crafts Capachica.

Lampa Province.

Known as “The Pink City” or “City of the 7 Wonders”, is located in the department of Puno in southern Peru, is the capital of the Province of Lampa integrated to the department of Puno, among its attractions the following account:

  • Cal colonial bridge and Canto.- Made in 1845, is stone-lined blocks.
  • Queñuales.- forest located in the districts of Lampa, Palca and Vilavila.
  • Santiago church Apostol.- Eight towers, roofs are glazed and multicolored tiles.
  • The Piedad.- Replica of “Pieta” by Miguel Ángel.
  • Virgin Inmaculada.- anda frame is iron, but completely coated silver.
  • Chinchillas.- Hatchery Located in the district of Palca, this rodent is highly prized for its fine skin.

Pucara sanctuary.

A 114 km from the city of Puno, is Keluyo buildings of culture, and is famous for its pottery, which highlights the “Torito of Pucara”.

  • Pojpoquella hot springs. Located at the foot of the hill Kolkeparque.
  • Church of San Francisco de Asís.- was built in the seventeenth century, based on granite stone.
  • Tinajani.- cannon is a stone citadel, due to erosion and geological formation.
  • Pre-Inca Citadel Maucallacta.- 2.5 Km.- Nuñoa.
  • Mountaineering Nevado de Propio Kunurana.-.
  • Laguna de Orurillo.- for adventure tourism and esotericism.

Azángaro Province.

Azángaro is located near the eastern ridge, away from the influence of Titicaca. It is the third province with the largest number of inhabitants in the Puno region is primarily agricultural production, among its attractions:

  • Assumption temple. Built in 1624 colonial Baroque style.
  • Tintiri sanctuary. Built in 1860 it has underground mud.
  • Tennis court. ceremonial center of Pucara culture.
  • Kunka Cruz beaches and Iscayapi. Located 5-6 km from Arapa.
  • Church of Santiago de Pupuja. Built in 1767, still Cusco and mixed ornaments puneños architectural trends.
  • Church of St. Jerome. Built in 1678-1696.

Carabaya Province.

Located in the extreme northwest of the department of Puno where Carabaya mountain range that forms the high Andes, among its attractions you have is:

  • Tambopata Reserve – Candamo.- has natural resources of flora and fauna.
  • Qquilli Qquilli cave paintings. It includes terracing and chullpas.
  • Q’encasaya. Ashlar rock 12 km from Macusani, inside presents paintings.
  • Machuccollo. Peñolerías has crystallized, there are fossils of fish and shellfish.
  • Allin Ccapac, Huayna Ccapac, Chichi Ccapac. Nevados propitious for mountaineering and adventure tourism.
  • hot springs of Aguas Calientes. A 500 mts. Ollachea population.

“Last wealth of Carabaya” is the product of the warm valleys, cocoa, coffee, coca, and rubber apart metallic gold deposits that have earned that epithet.