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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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BEST THING IN PERU.

Forget Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu etc. This is worth seeing. World's highest lake? A couple of friend's dived in from the boat as the water looked so clean and inviting. It was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Fidelscastrol
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Manila, Philippines

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Manila, Philippines
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118 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu etc. This is worth seeing. World's highest lake? A couple of friend's dived in from the boat as the water looked so clean and inviting. It was absolutely freezing. I have never seen anyone swim so fast back to a boat. LOL.... Spent a day at Taquile Island and visited the Uros Islands. Stayed with... More 

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1 Thank Fidelscastrol
Burnaby
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! the lake is prestine, the air is fresh. It was an amazing experience to visit the reed islands. The locals a humble and welcoming. Do what you can and support the locals.

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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing lake with colour of the sky and water you will never forget. amazing sunrise , sunset storms... LAKE TRIP VISIT O F ALL FLOATING ISLANDS IS A MUST, Also city Puno is very unusal especialy with all those ladys from islands comint to spend thier earinings on the market.

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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid our trip 30S The only thing weird is people ask you all the Time for extra money For example when we arrive on Uros they explain us everything and it really interesting but after you must follow a lady and show you what she's doing...and buy things from her.... It you want to take the boat is 10S... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the unique floating islands of the Uros people was a lifetime experience for me, around 50 reed islands altogether built using layers of the buoyant totora reeds that grow abundantly in the shallows of Lago Titikaka, really nothing quite like them anywhere else! Moreover I had a dedicated guide by the name of German (pronounced as Herman) from Titicaca... More 

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BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The lake and it's floating islands. The only place I've ever been to that is close to this is halong bay in viet nam. At 12,000 feet above sea level it is the highest lake in the world. The floating islands of Eros Are truly amazing as they're made out of reed and need to be replaced every... More 

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Venetia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

we spent time in Lima, Cusco, the sacred valley and of course Machu Picchu but the drive to Puno was amazing - the view of the mountains was superb. at one point you can see where the amazon river begins and if you get a running start (which is tough to do in the terrain) you can jump over it.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

The lake is beautiful and well worth a day out cruising to the Reed Islands and visiting the Uros tribe who live there. It certainly is a temporary lifestyle as they have to build a new island every 20-25 years as the reeds deteriorate over time and start to sink. Fascinating how they build the islands out of reeds and... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We travelled with Edgar Adventures to one of the floating islands and Taquile Island. The floating island "natives" had TVs in their straw huts, carried cellphones and were keen to make a buck out of us. For 10 sol we were taken around the island, not to another island as advertised. Not especially authentic.But Taquile was ridiculous. A painfully steep... More 

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1 Thank TonyTonyC16
Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We came from Cusco with the VIP shared bus. The ride was ok but the tour on the lake itself was a disappointment. Took 45 min to get to The " floating islands" and it looks like one big show. After a short demonstration of how they build the island, The "natives" took us on a traditional ride and demanded... More 

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