Island Located south of the island Suasi (45 minutes by boat), considered the highest mountain and the place of greater depth of Lake Titicaca (280 meters) by nature and by the Pachamama is a natural sanctuary for the practice of ceremonies and rites, why there are specialists predict characters through the coca leaf fate of individuals. Its population is of Aymara origin, has social, cultural and ideological roots Bolivian-Peruvian for being in the border area. Soto Island is beautiful, for its microclimate, vegetation and flowers that is diverse, especially the roses.
Ancient inhabitants despite the time that today remain living in artificial islands of reeds, where more than 40 years, receiving tourists in the world today. Uros its origins do not accept strangers, were shy of human contact coastal needed to enter the reeds, dressed previously coca leaves and bread and other pleasures to be accepted, eventually the islands were an hour and 30 minute journey have moved closer to Puno, because they wanted to be in more contact with the city, this from the flood of 1986.
You can visit all day. Over time many of them are entrepreneurs lake transportation and offer tourist trips to the islands.
Located on Lake Titicaca at 3817 m to 35 km. Puno (5 hours by boat) off the island of Taquile, 15 ° 50 20 'south latitude, 70 º 01 43 "W, with high social, ethnic, scenic, environmental and craft with great potential.
The rural communities of the island still live very traditional and far older platforms are emerging built on pre-Columbian times. On the island you can admire sacred sites of pre-Inca cultures and Lupaka pukaras and Inca culture. Currently around 4,000 people living on the island are mostly peasants who speak Quechua (native language). Dedicated to the breeding of sheep and agriculture in their platforms grow the "GRAIN OF THE INCAS" quinoa. At the top of the island are the ancient religious center dedicated to the Pachamama and Pachatata, ceremonial centers where you can see archaeological remains, adoration and worship centers which remain in use until today.
It is located on Lake Titicaca, 36 kilometers from the city of Puno on 3808 meters above the sea with 5.5 km long by 1.5 km. At its widest point, 15 º 13 19 "and 16 º 35 37" south latitude and 69 º 33 36 "and 70 º 02 13" longitude. It is famous for its fine weaving and the indescribable beauty of its sunrises and sunsets, but also by the industriousness of its inhabitants and by the fierce social organization that has allowed to preserve their traditional way of life despite the increasing pressures of the modern world.
The first written mention of Taquile is a document of 1580, when the island was awarded the Spanish Pedro Gonzales, since then the property passed through several hands and its inhabitants worked as settlers on these farms. The island also served briefly in the twentieth century as a prison, but in 1937 an extraordinary event happened where he ancient inhabitants, who were using the Quechua, began buying plots of land and over the next thirty years he continued to do until finally the island, after nearly four centuries, turned completely to their former owners.
Anyone wishing to visit must take a boat in Puno and after almost four hours away in the rustic port land and climb a high, steep stairs at the top, await the visitor a spectacular view of lake and a simple stone doorway that you welcome to one of the most unique communities in Peru, its approximately 1400 inhabitants, before dedicated to agriculture and fisheries, have organized to serve the growing number of tourists, and today are these services and the fine weaving made with traditional materials which employ the majority of the population.
Located at the north end of Lake Titicaca 70 km. vía lacustre ya 175 km. via Lake and 175 km. By land, at 4000 meters, this island retains its magical natural beauty with a great variety of flora and fauna that inhabited for millennia the vast grasslands of the plateau and the basin of the highest navigable lake in the world.
Small private island where a major project develops integrated ecotourism, agro-ecology, culture, recreation and rest. For its special characteristics is considered a private protected area.
O "Isla Titicaca, is located on Lake Titicaca, Bolivia sector belongs to the province Kapac Manco has a length of 9.6 km by 4.6 km wide and covers an area of 14.3 km ², its original name is Isla Titicaca and therefore the lake is named after him, which means "rock of the puma".
It has a rugged terrain with many terraces due to growing old settlers and several archaeological sites, highlighting the "Sacred Rock" or Rock of the origins, the story went that was the site from which Manco Capac and Mama came to found Ocllo Cuzco.
Also called Koati Island is an island that is Bolivia on Lake Titicaca near the Isla del Sol, is a small and rugged island, has an area of 105.1 hectares which has a rough terrain by wind and also as an island plateau.
At the time of the Inca empire had a temple called Uyo Inac or Palace of the Virgins of the sun, inhabited called Virgins of the Sun, the site was a house acllahuasi or those chosen, were learned many trades for women , especially the tissue.
Nowadays it is populated by a few families of indigenous Quechua and Aymara origin, both dedicated to agriculture, grazing and sale of handicrafts to visitors.
Llachón is a rural community strategically located at the tip end Capachica Peninsula, on Lake Titicaca, in the northeast of the city of Puno, off the island of Taquile, Amantani, Uros, Suasi and Chucuito peninsula. Today, Llachón is a people living from farming activities, livestock, fisheries, handicrafts and tourism.
Its population keeps the elegance that grows between their costumes, their artistic expressions, customs and values. We may share activities of the customs of the inhabitants of Llachón by staying at the house of Families of Farmers and Fishermen also show (and if you want we will participate) its agriculture and fisheries activities, organized around different walks Llachón Peninsula, with wonderful beaches on Lake Titicaca, ritual spaces, some pre-Hispanic ruins.
Chucuito Peninsula as an important opportunity to assess and approach the larger part of the lake, we saw at the front and Taquile Island Amantaní, there are beaches and cliffs quirky, from here you have a shorter and faster access to various attractive scenery of Lake Titicaca, will also see the chullpas Chucro ventilla in the ruins of Luquina Chico.