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Lake Titicaca

By Viator, February 2014

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Not only is Lake Titicaca South America’s largest lake, it’s also the highest navigable lake in the world, sitting a lofty 3,820m (12,500 feet) above sea level.

The water truly sparkles here in the clear air of the Andean altiplano, and the panoramic views seem to stretch forever. The lake is surrounded by the ancient ruins of funerary towers and colonial churches.

Titicaca is also dotted with islands, including the artificial islands of the Uros people. Known as the Islas Flotantes, the islands are made of reeds and are still lived on today. Island hopping and spending a night or two on the lake with the locals is the best way to explore Titicaca.

Another island well worth visiting is Amantani, where visitors can join in nightly festivities and don traditional dress.

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Lake Titicaca and Sun Island Catamaran Cruise from Puno

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Explore Lake Titicaca on a full-day catamaran cruise from Puno! First, travel across the border into Bolivia where you'll board a catamaran that will take you ...  Read more

Location: Puno, Peru
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $261.99

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