Lake Titicaca

By Viator, April 2016

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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

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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 $298.99

3-Day Lake Titicaca and Puno Tour from Cusco

Visit the highest navigable lake in the world: Lake Titicaca and explore the Uros Floating Islands on a 3-day tour from Cusco. Your tour includes a ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $395.00

6-Day Best of Peru: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Puno Including Titicaca Lake

The best of Peru with Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas with Pisac, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and the traditional market along the Urubamba river. Enjoy this ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 6 days (approx.)

From USD $799.00

4-Day Home-Stay and Cultural Experience On Lake Titicaca from Cusco

Enjoy Puno with a home-stay on Lake Titicaca and by interacting with local people and families to give you a taste of the real daily lives on the high islands. ...  Read more

Location: Cusco, Peru
Duration: 4 days (approx.)

From USD $485.00

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