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Address: Puno 21001, Peru
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+51 945 716 329
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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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The Highlight of Lake Titicaca: Uros Floating Islands Half-Day Tour
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Private Full-Day Tour to Titicaca Lake and Copacabana Village from La Paz
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Lake Titicaca and Uros Floating Islands Day Trip from Puno

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Interesting but touristy

Amazing place to visit but definitely tourism is the way to make an income! Lake was amazing and seeing the life on these reed islands but don't be fooled, this is the way they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Milwaukee, WI
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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place to visit but definitely tourism is the way to make an income! Lake was amazing and seeing the life on these reed islands but don't be fooled, this is the way they make a living!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a couple of days on the lake, visiting the Uros Islands the first morning, Amantani for a homestay and then Taquile the second day after breakfast. Each destination was very different - see individual reviews - and the trip overall was fabulous. The lake is more like a sea as you can't see it all at once. I... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is on many a bucket list. Now I can check that one off. There's not much more to say. Weather's foul at times, parts of the shores are littered with plastic bottles and such. But still: it is Lake Titicaca.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved visiting the floating islands and becoming acquainted with the people who live there. We were fascinated by their simple lifestyle and their welcoming greetings. We spent one half day visiting several islands. We purchased several touristy items which helps the islanders to make a living.

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washington, dc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited all three islands, the Uros Islands, Amantani Island and Taquille Island. Loved all three of them - the fascinating people, the views, the food. Spent the night with a family on Amantani Island and saw the most amazing stars.

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Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of Lake Titicaca from the shore is lovely, and it's nice to take a day trip to the floating (Uros) islands even more so to Taquile Islane, which has an authentic UNESCO recognized village.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to explore and so much phenomenon on site. This is the highest lake in the world and it is said that there may be alien cities under the water of the lake. Who knows but the different animals and creatures near around the lake are very strange. Like a rare seahorse that is only found in this lake.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Titicaca evokes thoughts of remote and exotic rural lifestyles that aren't that far from the reality. It is just a bit different than that which might be imagined. After the elevation adjustment haze wore away, we found the people to be kind and welcoming, happy to host the travelers brave enough to come visit. It is a beautiful lake,... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go to Peru you also need to visit Lake Titicaca. The Uros Islands were interesting as they are quite springy when you step on them. There is an expectation that you buy something on whichever island you visit, but you don't have to if you don't want (plus you need to haggle on the price).

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southport
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a half day boat tour of Lake Titicaca which was ok. We stopped off on one of the floating villages and has a short boat ride in a traditional boat and spent a short time watching a presentation by the locals on their way of life. This part was interesting and the local costume is very colourful and... More 

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