Bolivia and Peru, Lake Titicaca is one of the most fascinating
lakes in the world. It is situated at a very high
altitude, at over 3800 meters above sea level, and a tour
at Titicaca is definitely an unforgettable experience for
When visiting Lake Titicaca, the town of Puno is the best place to stay, on the Peruvian side of the lake.
The town of Puno is an interesting place to visit as it is the capital of folklore of Peru. It also has a beautiful old cathedral, and it is close to many attractions of Peru like the Macchu Picchu or the town of Cusco.
Lake Titicaca is a sacred place for the Inca
civilization, as the Incan mythology says that the first
Inca king, Manco Capac, was born here. According to the
Incan mythology, this is the place where the world was
created from, when the god Viracocha came out of the lake
and created the sun, the stars and the first
people. You will have many places to
discover on the shore of Lake Titicaca, as well as on the many islands
that exist on the lake.
On the Bolivian side of the lake
you will find the fascinating town of
, home of the famous labyrinth (Chinkana). Also on the Bolivian
side, you can find the biggest island of the lake, Isla del Sol
of the Sun). While there
are no roads on the island, making it not tourism friendly, the
over 180 ruins from the Incan period are making it worth to
Copacabana, Bolivian town on