day 12: Lake Titicaca
Transfer to the port of Puno (about 10 min.).
Departure by boat to discover Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
You will begin the discovery of the lake with the visit of the Uros Islands archipelago, made up of about forty islands made of a base of braided aquatic plants, and reinforced with reeds of the lake, the "totora".
This stage of the excursion will allow you to meet the Uros community that lives on the different islands: several families who live mainly from fishing and tourism.
Then, the island family will propose you a tour in a tourist boat made of reeds to reach the next island.
Taquile is a peaceful island with green hills, all a contrast with the bright blue of Lake Titicaca.
This will be an opportunity to discover the customs and traditions of the island's inhabitants, who have a high quality textile tradition.
The typical costume, reflecting civil status and function in the community, is also a particularity that the inhabitants will be proud to share with you.
Return by boat to Puno after lunch. Transfer to your hotel.
Lunch and dinner at leisure. Night in Puno.
Steps: Puno and the Titicaca lakeTaquile IslandUros IslandsTiticaca Lake islands: Uros and Taquile