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Puno - Peru



Puno - PeruPuno is a city in southeastern Peru, located the Titicaca lake tour is the most gorgeous and unique lake in the world, because it's the highest navigable lake in the world at 3812 m.a.s.l. 

 the capital and largest city of the Puno region and the Puno province.

Puno is also believed to have been the cradle of the Inca civilization, as legend has it that Manco Capac, the first Inca, rose from the waters of Lake Titicaca, under the orders of the Sun God, to found the Inca Empire.

In 1668, viceroy Conde de Lemos established San Juan Bautista de Puno as the capital of the province of Paucarcolla. Later, it was called San Carlos de Puno, in honor of the ruling king, Charles II of Spain.


From that moment, the town began to change physically, as the Spanish priests, in their eagerness to evangelize the natives, built the churches which still stand today.


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This region of Peru is famous for its varied and colorful folk traditions, as it has some of the most dazzling and richest folklore ceremonies to be witnessed in this part of the continent.
Today, Puno is an important agricultural and livestock region; particularly of South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) which graze on its immense plateaus and plains.


 



Titicaca Lake Tour

Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake and the center of a region where thousands of subsistence farmers eke out a living fishing in its icy waters, growing potatoes in the rocky land at its edge or herding llama and alpaca at altitudes that leave Europeans and North Americans gasping for air. It is also where traces of the rich Indian past still stubbornly cling, resisting in past centuries the Spanish conquistadors' aggressive campaign to erase Inca and preInca cultures and, in recent times, the lure of modernization.
When Peruvians talk of turquoise blue Titacaca, they proudly note that it is so large it has waves. This, the most sacred body of water in the Inca empire and now the natural separation between Peru and Bolivia, has a surface area exceeding 8,000 square kilometers (3,100 square miles), not counting its more than 30 islands.

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Below our selection of package tours, please make a choice

Services Duration
SILLUSTANI CHULLPAS HALF DAY TOUR Half day
CHUCUITO JULY AND POMATA HALF DAY TOUR Half day
QUECHUA ROUTE FULL DAY TOUR Full day
THE AYMARA ROUTE FULL DAY Full day
UROS AND TAQUILE ISLAND FULL DAY EXCURSION Full day
UROS AND AMANTANY ISLANDS FULL DAY TOUR Full day
UROS ISLAND AND LLACHON PENINSULA FULL DAY TOUR Full day
UROS LLACHON PENINSULA OVERNIGHT AND TAQUILE ISLAND 2 DAYS 2 days and 1 night
UROS AMANTANI OVERNIGHT AND TAQUILE ISLAND 2 DAYS 2 days and 1 night
SUN ISLAND FULL DAY EXCURSION Full day
SUN ISLAND OVERNIGHT EXCURSION 2 days and 1 night
PUNO - LA PAZ FULL DAY CRUISE Full day cruise
PUNO LA PAZ OVERNIGHT 2 days and 1 night
PUNO - COPACABANA SUN ISLAND 2 DAYS TOUR 2 days and 1 night
SACRED LAKE OF THE INCAS TOUR- 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS 4 days and 3 night
MILLENARIAN PUNO TOUR - 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS 4 days and 3 night
LIVING IN TITICACA TOUR- 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS 4 days and 3 night

 

 



 
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