Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca

LAKE TITICACA, PUNO

Lago Titicaca

 

DESCRIPTION:

Lake Titicaca is a major tourist destination in the Andean region, attracting visitors from all over the world who come to admire its natural beauty, explore its islands and learn about its rich culture and history. Boat trips on the lake, visits to the floating islands and Isla del Sol, as well as interaction with local communities, are some of the most popular experiences for tourists.

Lake Titicaca is one of the most emblematic and fascinating bodies of water in South America. Located on the Andean plateau between Peru and Bolivia, it is the highest navigable lake in the world and one of the largest lakes in South America by volume of water.

LOCATION:

It is located in the Andean region, at an altitude of approximately 3,812 meters above sea level. Its location covers parts of the territories of Peru and Bolivia, with most of the lake’s surface belonging to Peruvian territory.

CULTURE AND METHODOLOGY:

Lake Titicaca is revered by several indigenous cultures of the Andean region, such as the Incas, who considered it a sacred place and the place of origin of their civilization. According to Inca mythology, the creator god Viracocha emerged from the depths of the lake to create the sun, moon and stars. This cultural richness is reflected in the traditions, festivities and customs of the communities living on its shores.

RESERVATIONS:

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