On the shores of the Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake of the world and at 3860 metres above sea level you will find Puno, a City that will capture and enchant you by the strange magnetism that seems to radiate out from its hills, from its Lake, which looks like a sea and from its people.
A part of the Tiahuanaco culture (800 to 1200 A.D.), the original ancient expression of the Aymara people that was born between what is today Peru and Bolivia.
Puno the Capital of the Peruvian folklore.
The surrounding landscape is spectacular with the outstanding Chullpas of Sillustani, with their set of imposing funeral towers constructed by the Collas; Juli, famous for its beautiful Colonial churches; Lampa, with its vice Royal Church constructed between 1675 and 1685; Llachón, a community that still conserves its cultural customs and manifestations since centuries and Pucará, famous for its pre Inca pottery and by the so called `Toritos of Pucará pottery bulls that today the craftsmen make out of clay.
The Lake also has several islands. The Uros Islands that are `man made floating islands’ made with Totora reed and they also sail around the lake in their traditional boats made of Totora.
Taquile, Suasi and Amantaní.
Are known for the friendliness of their inhabitants and their ancestral weaving techniques still kept alive today.
Tour packages in Puno Peru
Discover The Andes of Peru, traveling around the marvel of Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca for 5 days. Day 1…View More