While puno itself doesnt have the best reputation it makes a great base for exploring both the floating reed islands of the uros people and the permanent islands of amantani and taquile. Titiqaqa qucha titiqaqa lake is a large deep lake in the andes on the border of bolivia and peru often called the highest navigable lake in the world.
Depart from puno and head out across lake titicaca toward uros a group of man made floating islands constructed entirely out of reeds.
Lake titicaca uros floating islands. They live on an approximate and still growing 120 self fashioned floating islands in lake titicaca near puno. Its also the largest lake in south america with a surface area of 8372km 2. Qhas qut suni are an indigenous people of peru and bolivia.
Luxury getaway titilaka. Lago titicaca pronounced lao titikaka lake titicaca. Uros and taquile islands day trip from puno.
The uru or uros uru. Depart from puno and head out across lake titicaca toward uros a group of man made floating islands constructed entirely out of reeds. Theres plenty to see on the peruvian side of lake titicaca.
Located on a remote private peninsula this all inclusive resort is well off the beaten path and has only eighteen rooms so youre guaranteed peace and quiet. The mysterious lake titicaca. The uros people famously built their homes on floating totora reed islands to escape the invading incas centuries ago and still maintain that way of life today.
At 3800 meters above the sea level lake titicaca is the highest navigable body of water in the world. From the shores of the pacific ocean to the banks of lake titicaca in puno immerse yourself in the natural splendor and rich history of peru. Independent visitor guide to puno including information about the uros islands taquile islands amantani island the best hotels and restauarants and recommended tour operators.
If youre looking for luxury accommodation around puno titilaka is a fantastic choice. Uros and taquile islands day trip from puno.