Puno (San Carlos de Puno, November 4, 1668), is a city in southeastern Peru, capital of the department of Puno, homonymous province and district. They span from northwest Esteves Island, the population center of Alto Puno and extends north to the village center Jayllihuaya south, the physical space runs from the west shore of Lake Titicaca in Puno Bay (formerly Paucarcolla) on a slightly undulating surface, surrounded by hills, ranging from 3810-4050 m (between the lake and the highest parts). Puno is one of the highest cities in Peru and the fifth in the world.
Day 1 - Reception at the airport or bus station. Transfer to hotel and overnight.
Day 2 - Breakfast. Today will cross the highest navigable lake in the world: Lake Titicaca.
We will first visit Uros Islands, islands floating in the still living descendants of this ancient race, now attached to the Lineage Aymara, whose livelihood is
partly supported by tourism. Continue towards Taquile Island, island
Quechua Incas whose customs and traditions are still palpable. In the afternoon return to Puno. Accommodation.
Day 3 - Breakfast. First thing in the morning and already with the luggage on board, we will first visit the archaeological site of Sillustani to appreciate the "Chulpas" or Torres
Funeral on Lake Umayo. Continue to the airport in Juliaca (Puno) or
END OF SERVICES.
Note: You can add one more day for those wishing to spend a night at Community (Taquile - Amantani or Capachica).
TRANSPORTATION NEEDED FORESEE:
- FROM Lima / A Lima: 02 flights. Lima / Juliaca / Lima.
- From Arequipa Bus Arequipa / Puno and then with the base program.
- From Cusco: Tourist bus Cuzco / Puno and MODIFY (Base Program) flying Cuzco / Lima, for Juliaca / Lima.