Puno and Lake Titicaca Tour

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Duration

2 Days

Tour Type

Hike

Group Size

10 people

About this tour

Welcome to the enchanting world of Puno and the awe-inspiring Titicaca Lake! Our Puno and Titicaca Lake tour offers a remarkable opportunity to explore the cultural wonders and breathtaking landscapes of this captivating region. Nestled in the highlands of Peru, Puno is known for its rich indigenous heritage and its close proximity to the legendary Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world. As you embark on this unforgettable journey, be prepared to immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions, ancient ruins, and the natural beauty that define the essence of Puno and its surroundings.

During your tour, you will have the chance to discover the fascinating cultures that call this region home. Visit traditional communities and engage with local inhabitants, gaining insight into their way of life and age-old customs. Explore the mystical islands of Titicaca Lake, where time seems to stand still, and witness the incredible floating Uros Islands, constructed entirely from totora reeds. Experience the tranquility of Amantani Island, where you can stay with a local family and be embraced by their warm hospitality. Marvel at the intricate craftsmanship and vibrant textiles produced by the talented artisans of Taquile Island. With each step of your journey, you’ll be captivated by the beauty, history, and cultural richness that Puno and Titicaca Lake have to offer.

Trip Itinerary

FIRST DAY:

At 7:30 a.m., we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the port, where you will board a motorboat to begin your journey. Our first stop is the renowned Uros Islands, where the Uros people reside on floating islands made of totora reeds. Experience their unique way of life and witness their fascinating traditions. After approximately 3 hours of navigation, we will reach Amantaní Island, where you will be divided into smaller groups to stay with local families. You will have the opportunity to hike to the mountaintop (4150 meters) to see the Pachamama and Pachatata temples and immerse yourself in the islanders’ traditional customs. Enjoy lunch and dinner provided by your host family.

SECOND DAY:

After breakfast at 8:00 a.m., we will head back to the boat to continue our journey. After a 1-hour sail, we will arrive at Taquile Island, known for its inhabitants’ distinctive attire and renowned hand-woven fabrics, recognized as UNESCO Cultural Heritage. Take in the breathtaking landscape and enjoy walks on the island. A typical lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After spending approximately 3 hours on the island, we will return to Puno, with an estimated arrival time of 4:00 p.m.

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