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Lake Titicaca

Address: Peru
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Lake Titicaca and Sun Island Catamaran Cruise...
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bodies of water, Islands, Lighthouses, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This is the world's largest navigable lake to large vessels, which...
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Type: Bodies of water, Islands, Lighthouses, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This is the world's largest navigable lake to large vessels, which lies more than 12,500 feet above sea level and covers 3,200 square miles in the Andes Mountains between the border of Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east.
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Bogota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Got up super early to visit the Lake, took a little boat, nothing crazy in the beginning, when we got there, is an unknown world..60 floating little islands made by their habitants, they showed us their school, houses, crafts and took us for an amazing ride around the lake. Weather change in Peru every minute, carry your sunblock, light rain... More 

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wales
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We had a day trip to the Lake, the weather was rather changeable sun,wind, rain, but we really enjoyed ourselves, the lake was very rough with waves of nearly 2 metres but this only added to the fun, the boat bouncing around and jolting. The floating islands are very interesting the people so friendly. Our lunch was good we had... More 

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Lima, Peru
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

To truly enjoy it you must do the two day tour and stay out on the island for a night. It's the only way you can truly experience the most amazing part from the top of Pachamama and Pachatata. The local families are very nice. The sleeping arrangements are... Rustic. The tour groups the lead the tours are hit and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We purchased an all-inclusive stay at Hotel Titilaka to see the area. It's outside town on the lake. Views are gorgeous. There are morning and afternoon excursions. The trip to Tequila Island was a bit strenuous because of the altitude, but the guide was patient and the opportunity to see the local culture was well worth it. The floating islands... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have just spent two days at Lake Titicaca and are glad we did! The lake is beautiful. We took an all day boat tour yesterday, stopping at the Uros Islands and Taquile Island. The Uros Islands are floating islands made from reeds and it was fascinating to find out about life on these islands. On Taquile island we took... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I've been to the Amazon, Machu Picchu, the desert, hiked a lot of the peaks, and Lake Titicaca is my personal favorite. I understand it's not for everyone, but I found it extremely peaceful and serene. The water is so clean and clear, and the views from Taquile Island are phenomenal. The floating Uros Islands blew my mind. I had... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This has to be one of the most amazing experiences, to travel on the world's highest and largest body of fresh water. It's like a high altitude sea. The reed settlements and the reed boats are extraordinary, as are the indigenous Aymara people, the women with their colourful costumes, vast wide flared skirts, jaunty little bowler hats and long plaited... More 

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Gold Coast
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We did a 2 day 1 night homestay tour on Lake Titicaca, in some respects it was great to get up and personal to the locals but they have so many guests, it is a well oiled machine. in hindsight we would just do the floating island day tour which were great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our trip from Puno to La Paz incorporated an overnight trip on Lake Titicaca in a catamaran. The tour company for the Bolivian leg of our South American trip was Transturin and they were excellent. Lake Titicaca is an incredible place, the sheer size of the lake is mind boggling. The trip included excursions to Sun Island and involved visiting... More 

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Podgorica, Montenegro
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Maybe because we expected much more of the Lake but we ended the tour rather disapointed. Prior to tour, we check some pictures on the internet and read some comments and conclude that Titikaka is must spot on our tour trough South America. But we were wrong. First of all, Puno is very ugly town but we could take this... More 

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