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Address: Peru
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This is the world's largest navigable lake to large vessels, which lies...
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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I'll never forget my time on the lake, visiting the Uros islands and tequile. I was in awe the whole time - well worth the travel time to get there!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I'll never forget my time on the lake, visiting the Uros islands and tequile. I was in awe the whole time - well worth the travel time to get there!

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Slave Lake, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This lake is famous and really is a must see for any tourist. There are cheap ways to see it by boat, or even by the shore of Puno. Really beautiful, very special. Spent a day out on the lake, the history all around us. Half Peruvian, half Bolivian, this lake will take your breath away!

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turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This lake is between Peru and Bolivia. Floating islands are unique to this lake. It is made by Quechua people who ran away from Inka's in the past. These people rejected to be part in Inka civilization and preferred to live in their hand made islands in lake Titicaca. They live in challenging conditions with cold, limited food and place.... More 

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Basingstoke UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Lake is like a sea but at altitude. It is difficult to believe that only 30 years ago the islanders did not welcome anyone from outside their community, now they welcome visitors warmly - tourism being a significant part of their lives. I just did a one day tour, not an overnight. The itinerary was; - Enter the Lake... More 

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scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Lake Titicaca takes several days to explore fully. We visited the floating islands, Isla Amantani and did a home stay on Isla Tauile. Each island is completely different. Experiencing a home stay was the highlight of our 2 days there.

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Springfield, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited the floating islands on Lake Titicaca, Peru. Hard to believe that people live this way! Our visit, by boat from Puno, was one of the highlights of our visit to Peru!

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited Taquile and Uro islands - in addition to viewing other neighboring islands as well! An in depth understanding of the Uro Islanders - very interesting and lot of learning points gathered! What a wonderful handicrafts the Islands prepare..... just amazing! Boat ride was very entertaining! (costs extra) Well worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A fantastic place, with plenty of opportunity to learn and explore the culture of Peru. I loved visiting the islands and understanding how people live, and the traditions of this amazing culture. Thoroughly worth a visit - and take some money for a handmade souvenir!

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were with a tour group and were taken from our hotel to a small motorized boat which brought us to one of the floating islands where we visited with the residents there and took a short banana boat ride.

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Alcochete, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a review about Puno, at the shores of Titicaca. Puno is probably the ugliest city I’ve ever been in my life. This is mostly due to the unfinished look of virtually all buildings (excluding churches and some houses in the city centre) in this Peruvian city. A typical house will be unpainted, showing its raw reddish bricks, and... More 

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