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Tour Chucuito – Inca Uyo (1/2 Day)

Description

Chucuito, also known as the city of the royal treasury, located 18 km south of the city of Puno in the road Puno - Bolivia on Lake Titicaca. It contains attractions such as Inca Uyo, Church of the Asuncion, viewpoint of Chucuito, Santo Domingo Church, pisciculture, Totora reed museum, among others.

Total duration: 2:30 hours approx.

INKA UYO

The "Inca Uyo" or temple of fertility, is an Inca ceremonial complex rectangular form containing monuments phallic (penis), where sacred rituals payment is made to the Pachamama (Andean fertility) and sun worship besides being used as an astronomical observatory.

ASUNCION CHURCH

Built with columns and arches, it is considered one of the best in the region for its outstanding Renaissance Peruvian colonial architecture. Also famous for the festival that takes place on August 15, is a religious event where the start of the agricultural season is manifested through various Andean religious symbolism as the "huajjcha" where are thrown quispiños (cooked quinoa and lime mass) from the towers of temple Asuncion.

VIEWPOINT CHUCUITO

Ancient ceremonial center of the Aymara kingdom Lupaca, now farewell ceremonies of the feast of carnival, built of mud bricks and tiles are made is ideal to appreciate the beautiful views of the lake.

SANTO DOMINGO CHURCH

This temple is dedicated to the Virgin del Rosartio every second Sunday in October, bringing together many faithful and devotees where the existing cultural syncretism shown in Aymara culture.

Founded in 1539, we find the altar carved in wood with gold leaf and two bells made of bronze.

Beside the church also we found catechetical The cross carved in stone with images of the Virgin Maria and the apostle San Juan,  which cross with indoctrination began at the Indians.

FISH FARMING TROUT (OPTIONAL)

Centre dedicated to the production and selling trout, you can see the entire development process for trout, we can find 03 types of trout (Arroyo, Morena and Rainbow), the latter being the largest for good adaptation to the geographical environment.

Belonging to the Altiplano National University was created to repopulate the species in Lake Titicaca as it was in the process of extinction due to overfishing of the species.

TOTORA REEDS MUSEUM (OPTIONAL)

Located 7 km from the city of Puno, we will appreciate well-crafted work of totora reeds, built entirely of this material revives the artisan spirit of the people from Chimu.

ITINERARY APPROX TIME
 Pick up from hotels in Puno and departure to Chucuito  9:30 AM
 Arrival in Chucuito to visit Inca Uyo, Santo Domingo and Asuncion Churches, Viewpoint and Trout Farming (if it`s open).  10:00 AM
 Return to Puno  11:30 AM
 Arrival in Puno Hotels Center  12:00 PM

Include

  • Private Transfer hotel - chucuito - hotel
  • Guide Spanish / English
  • Entrance fee to Inca Uyo and Trout farming.

Not Included

  • Lunch.
  • Tips.

Recommended

Bring wearing something light and a windproof jacket (it is very hot and sometimes windy), comfortable walking shoes, hat or cap, sunscreen and water bottles.
# OF PEOPLE PRICE PER PERSON (USD $)
 2  40.00
 3 30.00
 4 28.00
Note: More than 5 people, ask for a final budget.

Recommendations

  • Wear light clothing and also warm, the weather in the mornings is cold, at noon hot
  • and windy by afternoon.
  • Wear Cap and / or sun cream.
  • Comfortable shoes for the walk.
  • Cash if you want to buy souvenirs, they do not accept credit / debit cards.
  • Drinks and / or snacks.
Private tour chucuito half day

Tour Chucuito - Inca Uyo (1/2 Day)

Ahora puede pre pagar su reserva con tarjeta de credito o debito y asegurar su reserva

TOTAL US$ 80


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