Titikaka lake at Puno|
3 days / 2 nights Difficulty: 1/3
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Titicaca lake Tour and the Uros Island for 3 days
Puno is exceptional for its rich heritage of musics and dances. We count more than a hundred different dances in this region. Every year at February, before the carnival, the celebration of "La Virgen de la Candelaria" is a pretext to expose those dances in the streets of Puno.
The dancers wear colorful suits. Today, this city is considered like the folkloric capital of Peru.
Day 1 : Arrival at Puno
At your arrival, transfer and installation to your hotel.
Guided visit of the city center and the historic village of around Puno like Chucuiti, Acora and Juli. Futhermore, it's possible to visit the Chullpas of Sillustani, archeological site located on the shores of the Umayo lake. It's a funeral site composed of tombs in form of towers which named are Chullpas.
Day 2 : Titicaca lake : Uros and Taquile island
After the breakfast, transfer to the harbor on the Titicaca lake and visit by boat of the Uros Island. The old inhabitants have built the island, and add regularly a layer of totoras (reeds) to fortify it. After, we will visit the Taquile Island. Its inhabitants have developed an effective system of welcoming in inhabitant’s houses. To arrive at the center of the village, you have to climb more than 500 steps.
Day 3 : Puno
The morning, after the breakfast, transfer to the airport or to the train or bus station.
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