"The highest lake and some islands" Top 5 Page for this destination Lago Titicaca by SirRichard

Lago Titicaca Travel Guide: 127 reviews and 370 photos

Titicaca is considered the highest lake in the world that can be sailed. It has witnessed many civilizations, from the aymaras to the Incas. It is located in between Peru and Bolivia and has some interesting islands to visit.

The most touristic places around the lake are:
PERUVIAN SIDE: Puno, Uros island and Amantani and Taquile islands.
BOLIVIAN SIDE: Copacabana and Sun island.

To visit the Peruvian side you may go to PUNO and from there take boats or daytrips to Uros and Taquile. You can sleep in Taquile island, with locals, at their homes.

To visit the Bolivian side, go to COPACABANA and there you can take a ferry to "Isla del Sol". There are hostels there to spend the night and restaurants.

  • Last visit to Lago Titicaca: Apr 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Sue08080's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2006 at 4:35 AM

    Fascinating place...maybe someday. Is the watercolor on your homepage of this place?

  • andrea.d's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2006 at 9:49 AM

    Interesting place and very nice page!

  • Interlingua's Profile Photo
    Jan 6, 2006 at 2:46 PM

    My guide leader made it very clear exactly how much we'd have to pay for the boat trip. It was a little touristy, but still fun. None of us felt that we'd been cheated or taken advantage of.

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2005 at 3:33 PM

    It's funny how basic the living is here and yet they have solar panels for TV!! What would they do without totora? Sounds like it is the basis for everything!

  • Jul 6, 2005 at 7:11 PM

    hola good sir! very interesting page! i am currently reading "fingerprints of the gods" - graham hancock, which explores the theories behind the inca and other ancient civilizations. it talks alot of titicaca, so here i am visiting your page! great stuff!

  • ATXtraveler's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2005 at 2:10 AM

    I have always wanted to go to Lake Titicaca!! Muchas Gracias.

  • Birsen's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2005 at 6:59 AM

    Hola! I want to go Lake Titicaca one day. I enjoyed to read your nice trip. I loved your external page. You are great artist! Greetings from Gran Canaria:))


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