The City of Puno:
Puno is a city at the shore of Lake Titicaca, which is situated at a height of 12,555 feet above sea level. While visiting Puno, you could visit the highlights around the city like the Church of San Pedro, the main square – the Plaza de Armas, the shoreline of Lake Titicaca at the Puno harbor and the Sixtine Chapel of the Americas. On your Puno Titicaca Lake tour, you will get to visit plentiful gift shops, check out the boats at the harbor, etcetera. However, the lively nightlife makes Puno more active. Even outside the city of Puno, you will indulge in spectacular views of the city and Lake Titicaca.
Lake Titicaca, source of many legends and covered in true mystery, is a huge lake is situated between Bolivia and Peru, surrounded by picturesque landscapes of the snow-capped Andean peaks and immense blue skies during dry climate, Lake Titicaca is a beautiful and inspiring place with a windswept, high altitude water body. It’s the home to sub-tribes of the Inca and Aymara people which have maintained their customs and culture for many centuries. Visitors taking Titicaca Lake tours get to experience a spiritual connection and a palpable sense of the natural spectacles. In short and simple words, a trip to Lake Titicaca offers a feeling that transcends the physical surroundings of wonderful nature.
The Floating Islands of Uros:
Located just 9 miles (14 kilometers) away from the city of Puno, the floating islands of Uros can be reached from the city to the island by boat – which will hardly take around 30 minutes. Earlier, the name Uros was referred to a very particular ethnic group which was existed in Lake Titicaca with Incas, the Aymaras and older civilizations. In fact, those people were simple and survived through fishing and hunting birds as well as didn’t want to join modern civilizations. This is why they preferred to remain isolated. Even, they decided to stay in mobile houses on the lake. As the days goes on, they eat the reeds, build boats and houses with it, feed animals and use reed to cook and make fire. If you are ready to explore Uros Islands at your own pace, consider booking a Puno Titicaca Lake tour and let the tour operator design your tour itinerary to discover the Peruvian sightings at the best.
Seeing the awe-inspiring scenery on vacation around you, enjoying fresh and clean air, the magnificent greenish blue colors of the lake will give you a unique perspective of Peru and how nature influence the local lifestyle! If you want to discover Puno and Lake Titicaca, plan a Puno Titicaca Lake tour with Sweet Travel Peru now. Get in touch with us today at 0031 - 6 - 87141770 for more information on the different Puno Titicaca Lake tours!
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