With an altitude of 3,810 m.a.s.l., it has an extension of 36,180 hectares.
The name of Lake Titicaca, comes etymologically from Titi which means cat or Puma, and Kaka with the meaning of stone.
Lake Titicaca is the protagonist of two of the best known legends of the Peruvian region. It is said that the world was born here and also that the two founders of the Inca empire emerged from the depths of Lake Titicaca.
The island of Uros is located in the city of Puno. In order to get there you have to take a boat from the port to the floating islands of Uros, which sail on the waters of Lake Titicaca.
Overnight stay on the floating island of the Uros.
Chullpas of Sillustani
Sillustani is a funerary complex in which you can see a series of tombs belonging to the Kolla culture. One of the most famous is the chullpa de Lagarto (lizard chullpa).
Let yourself be captivated by the magic and Andean mysticism of Amantani, one of the largest islands in Lake Titicaca, where every corner is a source of energy and every moment a reason to celebrate and learn with the locals.
Tinajani is a tourist attraction in the region of Puno. Where natural wealth and culture come together. The very same that surrounds its ravines and its stone forest.
Island of the Sun
The Island of the Sun is located in the centre of Lake Titicaca; considered as one of the highest formations in the world at 3.814 m.a.s.l. and with an approximate surface of 9.6 kilometres, being one of the biggest surfaces of the Sacred Lake. There are many stories about the Island of the Sun.
One legend mentions that the main god Inti lived there. The legend also says that he created his son, Manco Capac and his daughter Mama Ocllo there.