Puno & Lake Titicaca Independent Adventure

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Overview

Lake Titicaca is not only the largest lake in South America, it's also overflowing with culture and history. Sitting at 3838m above sea level, this is the highest navigable lake in the world. Spend a full day on the lake and meet its most famous residents—the Uros people, who live on floating, man-made islands made of reeds collected from the lake. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the lunch spot at the top of Taquile Island before browsing through the handwoven textiles at a local weaving cooperative.

Itinerary

Day 1: Puno

On arrival in Puno, transfer to the hotel. Overlooking Lake Titicaca, Puno is a wonderful town for cultural discovery.

Located 3830m (12,565 ft) above sea level, Puno’s weather can be extreme with very cold nights and strong sun during the day.

Day 2: Puno

Take a full-day boat excursion on the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. Visit Taquile Island and the floating islands of Uros before returning to Puno.

Enjoy an included lunch with spectacular views on Taquile Island before continuing on to the renowned floating islands of Uros. Learn about its inhabitants and the tortora reeds used to construct the islands themselves as well as traditional reed boats. Return to Puno and opt to visit the Sillustani burial site.

Includes: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Puno

Transfer to the airport for onward travel.

Includes: Breakfast

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