|Locations Visited||:||Titicaca Lake|
|Type of Activity||:||Trekking|
|Time of Tour||:||2 Days|
Lake Titicaca is a lake located on the border of Peru and Bolivia. It sits 3,812 m (12,500 ft) above sea level, making it one of the highest commercially navigable lakes in the world. By volume of water, it is also the largest lake in South America.
The lake is located at the northern end of the endorheic Altiplano basin high in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. The western part of the lake lies within the Puno Region of Peru, and the eastern side is located in the Bolivian La Paz Department.
Located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. At 3,612 meters above sea level, the largest lake in South America is a frequented tourist stop for visitors travelling to Peru. The gateway to Peru’s region of Lake Titicaca is the city of Puno. Various day tours are offered from Puno taking visitors to the many islands in the lake. Three of the most popular islands for tourists in the Peru side of Lake Titicaca include Uros Islands, Taquile Island and Amantani Island.
We leave the port of Puno early in the morning (8: 00 pm), and we will start our cruise on the Lake Titicaca, in the direction of the Archipelago of Islands Uros. Our small boat passes fields of totora, Reed with which are made all the Uros floating islands.
After half an hour of navigation, we arrive in the Islands, 40 in total, with
their houses, their boats, their watchtowers of totora. People, especially the
women with their beautiful very colorful dresses, welcome us on their island,
where we will discover their traditional way of life. Our guide explains the
technique of construction of the floating island and the multiple properties of
We take the boat for a crossing of 2 hours through the immensely Blue Lake surrounded by mountains. We disembark on Amantani Island, where we will start a short walk in the middle of the agricultural terraces; we will be enjoying a magnificent view on the island and the Lake below.
We continue our walk (1 hour) to the sacred Summit of Pachatata (father Earth), where we enjoy a panoramic view on the Lake, the island and the nearby Summit of Pachamama (mother earth). We will be on one of the two sacred Amantani Island. Our guide explains the mode of community organization, and the beliefs and ceremonies conducted in this place in honor of mother earth.
We descend through the other side, the village of El Pueblo, where we are going to be installed in our family home, in a rustic but comfortable house. We enjoy the tranquility of the place, then time of dinner; we will have prepared our food, based on products grown on the island.
We will spend a wonderful night, without noise or electricity.
After a good breakfast we have to take our boat. We live up to the island of Taquile, just opposite of Amantani. We will climb long stairs that leads to the main village of the island. Taquile residents still live in accordance with their ancestral traditions and dress of magnificent colorful and traditional costumes. They are also well known for their handicrafts, particularly of beautiful weavings.
You will have free time to explore the island or to admire the crafts of the inhabitants. Then we have to take our boat back to Puno with 2 hours of crossing approximately.
pick up from your hotel or terminal terrestre in Puno to the port of the city and return.Private tourist boat
Puno - Uros - Amantani - Taquile – Puno.
Entries to the Islands Uros, Amantani and the island of Taquile
Meals: Picnic and dinner on day 1 on Amantani, breakfast and lunch in a typical restaurant of Taquile on day 2
Night home on the island of Amantani (rustic but comfortable home, toilets in the Court)NOT INCLUDED: alcoholic drinks
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