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Lake Titicaca Travel Guide


High up at 3800 metres on the Andean Plateau sits Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America and highest navigable body of water in the world. The huge lake spans the border of Peru and Bolivia and has several islands which have been inhabited for thousands of years. There are many different indigenous groups in the area including the Uros people who live on floating islands that they have entirely constructed from the tortora reeds found in the lake. With beautiful warm light, Lake Titicaca is one of the most unique destinations in Peru.

Take a trip across the highest navigable lake in the world, meet the indigenous Uros people who live on floating islands made of reeds and visit Taquile island for its world renown textiles and panoramic views.

Best months to visit Lake Titicaca

Our hand-picked hotels in Lake Titicaca

A well thought out selection of hotels can make a good trip truly exceptional and here at The Latin America Travel Company we put a lot of resources into sourcing and visiting hotels. Below are a few of our favourites in Lake Titicaca.

Best reasons to visit Lake Titicaca

As one of Peru’s most beguiling destinations, magical Lake Titicaca never disappoints. Here are our essential highlights.

The extraordinary floating Uros Islands

Go to Taquile island for world renown textiles

Absorbing lake views from our collection of lake side hotels

Visit the old funerary towers of Sillustani for great views and birdlife

Go further to remote Llachon a peaceful rural idyll

Weather Averages for Lake Titicaca

Other destinations in Peru

Travel further to Machu Picchu, Cuzco and Peru’s other fascinating destinations. Use the links below to discover more.

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