Puno: Titicaca lake Experience

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Level Moderate
Duration 3 Days / 2 Nights
Location Puno, Lake Titicaca the highest navigable lake in the world
Season All year round
Departures Every day upon request

Itinerary Description:

DAY 1: CUSCO – RAQCHI – LA RAYA – PUNO

This experience will start in Cusco City, we will pick you up from your hotel to take to the bus station that will take you to Puno the bus departs at 7:30am. Along the way, you will make stops at various Archaeological sites: Andahuaylillas, Raqchi, La Raya and Pukara, with guided tours at each stop. You will also enjoy a delicious buffet Lunch at a local restaurant along the way. Eventually, you will arrive to Puno at about 5:30pm, there will be our representative waiting your to take you to your hotel for the night.

DAY 2: PUNO – UROS – AMATANI (Home Stay)

This day will start early around 7:45am with a pickup from your hotel and transfer to the docks on the lake where we will depart by a traditional boat. After about 30 minutes we will arrive to the world famous Floating Islands of Uros. We will just stop there for a brief tour before continuing on to visit the gorgeous Amantani Island. On the way to Amantani we will be getting out of Puno´s bay to enter into the lake, from here we will have an amazing view of the Real Mountain Range in Bolivia and also of Taquile Island. After some time on the boat we will arrive to Amantani this Island is located 45 km from Puno the weather is warm and dry during the day and very cold during the night, we will find host family house where we will spend the night, dinner will be served at the family house so you will have the opportunity to try some of the local products like quinoa. An optional hike after bed time is available.

DAY 3: AMANTANI – TAQUILE – PUNO

In the morning our host family will make a delicious and typical breakfast, we will depart at about 8:30am from Amantani to Taquile Island, 45 minutes away. Once at Taquile, we will walk towards the main square in the center of the islands, appreciating some beautiful views along the way. Once there, we will visit the Plaza de Armas where we will be able to appreciate some of the local crafts and customs of the locals. After having another typical Lunch, we will begin our return route back to Puno, arriving at about 5:30pm.

 

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