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The best vantage point to view Lake Umayo is from the top of the Sillustani Tombs site. The lake is a beautiful blue lake. There is an island in the lake that has a wonderful mesa on the top of it, so the island is...More
The water on Lake Umayo was very calm, flat, and peaceful looking the afternoon we visited Sillustani where the ancient tomb towers are located. Once at the top, we could see the lake all around and it was beautiful. There were a couple of small...More
This is a massive lake outside Puno (for us - on the way to Juliaca airport). Whilst it's not as big as Lake Titicaca, it's pretty big and quite pretty from the vantage point of the funeral towers at Sillustani.
Worth a visit to see...More
I visited in the morning and I had the entire lake to myself! Well, there was the boatman as well and the guide who toured me around the peaceful lake for an hour before disembarking at Sillustani. But no other tourists, woohoo! The island in...More
We went to Lake Umayo as part of the trip to Sillustani but you will need to climb up past Sillustani to see the lake. From what I could see, this lake is higher than Lake Titicaca and we could all see a boat navigating...More
The Chullpas de Sillustani are perched on the edge of Lake Umayo. If you visit here, you will find yourself a couple of hundred feet above it, with its mysterious flat-topped island in the middle. It's a pretty breath-taking view looking out onto it, and...More