Puno and Lake TiticacaMonday, 21 December 2009 20:09 Written by Peru TravelPOINTS
Puno and Lake Titicaca 3 Days / 2 Nights –
Extension from Cusco or Lima.
Day 1, Puno.
Upon Arrival to Puno you will be met by our staff. This morning, en-route to the hotel, you will visit the shores of Lake Umayo to see the Chullpas of Sillustani, ancient tombs built for religious purposes. Later, you will be driven to the hotel of your choice and assisted with check-in procedures.
Day 2, Puno.
Breakfast at the hotel. Puno sits on the banks of Lake Titicaca – the highest navigable lake in the world. This region is the birthplace of Inca mythology. According to the legend, Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo emerged from the sacred Lake Titicaca to found the Inca Empire and gave birth to the Inca civilization. During colonial times, the Spaniards settled in Puno attracted by its mineral richness. Visit the floating islands of the Uros and Taquile; lake tribes that live today much as their forbears did thousands of years ago. Enjoy lunch with the local natives in the islands. Overnight at the hotel of your choice in Puno.
Day 3, Puno
Buffet Breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board your morning flight to the destination of your choice.