Guide to Lake Titicaca / Puno
Located in South of Peru and bordering Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is one of Peru´s premier tourist attractions. Steeped in history the mystical waters of Lake Titicaca offer visitors a unique insight in to Peru that is full of tradition and culture.
Considered the highest navigable lake in the world Lake Titicaca is situated in the high Andean altiplano at roughtly 3,860 masl (12,420 ft). Covering an area of 8,370 sq km (3,205 sq mi) it is home to over 1 million native residents living on and around its shores.
In this section of our Guide to Peru, we offer an insight into the most popular tourist attractions on Lake Titicaca including the famous floating Uros Islands, the traditional island of Taquile, Amantani and the beautiful islands of the Sun and Moon.
Also, included in our Guide to Lake Titicaca we include information on hotels, places to eat in Puno, home stays and cruise operators.
For those that want to travel from Puno to Bolivia on Lake Titicaca, we also include details on multi day catamaran tours across the lake.