The Puno and Lake Titicaca extension is designed to complement your travel to Machu Picchu or other Peru travel. Lake Titicaca straddles Peru and Bolivia, is surrounded by snow-capped peaks and, at 13,120’, is the highest navigable lake in the world. Its landscapes of indescribable beauty have been the origin and cradle of pre-Hispanic civilizations such as: Tiahuanaco, Collas and Aymaras. Puno’s wealth of indigenous dance, arts and culture makes it the folklore capital of Peru. The native residents of Puno are the ethnic Aymara and they make up 13% of Peru’s population. They are fully adapted to this high-altitude environ and many of them are dedicated to the elaboration of beautiful crafts and fine alpaca wool fabrics.
Single $995 per person
2 people $500 per person
4+ people $400 per person
*Prices are per person based on double occupancy
Internal flights not included.
Departs daily upon request
Highlights of the Peru and Lake Titicaca tour include visiting the floating reed islands of the Uros and the indigenous communities Taquile. Many of the inhabitants of the islands still practice the old traditions of fishing, trapping and living on the totora reeds.
Our Peru travel experts can also customize your Puno and Lake Titicaca tour to add more days, enjoy kayaking on Lake Titicaca or travel to other regions within Peru.
Day 1 - Arrive Puno
Upon arrival at the Juliaca airport in Puno you are greeted by out local representative for the transfer to a hotel by Lake Titicaca. Visit the Sillustani ruins en route if time permits.Accommodations: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Lake Titicaca PunoIncluded Meals:
lunch and dinner
Day 2 - Lake Titicaca - Taquile & Uros
Leaving from the dockside at the Puno harbor we travel by boat on Lake Titicaca to visit the famous floating Uros islands to the island of Takile. Takile is home to a community of weavers and spinners in a Mediterranean-like setting - a unique experience navigating at 13,120 feet on the highest navigable lake in the world.Accommodations: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Lake Titicaca PunoIncluded Meals:
breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3 - Return to Cusco
Transfer to Juliaca for your return flights to Cusco or on to Lima.Accommodations:
Extend Your Trip:
Call AdventureSmith Explorations about the possibilities of combining the Peru Amazon Adventure with the Machu Picchu Explorer
The Puno and Lake Titicaca tour is designed to be a trip extension and may only be booked in conjunction with our Peru or Galapagos small ship cruises, our longer Peru tours or as part of a custom Peru tour. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Internal flights not included.
Accommodations, meals as indicated, naturalist guided activities, national park entrance fees and transfer from vessel to airport on day of disembarkation.
Airfare to Peru, excess baggage charges, taxes and port fees, domestic flights estimated at $350-$500 per person, gratuities to Naturalist Staff and crew, items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, and insurance of any kind.
Arrival & Departure:
The Puno & Lake Titicaca Extension begins and ends at the Juliaca Airport. You will need to arrange internal flights from Lima to Juliaca and returning from Juliaca to Cusco. You may arrive anytime on day 1 of the itinerary and depart anytime on day 3.
Payment & Cancellation:
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of $500 is required at the time of booking. A Reservation Form
, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Cancellations are subject to the following fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
Up to 91 days - 50% of deposit
90 to 31 days - 50% of total trip cost
30 to 0 days - 100% of total trip cost
Terms & Conditions:
This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions
. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information is sent upon confirmation.
We highly recommend our travelers protect their investment with travel insurance. Please note that you must purchase your travel insurance policy within 14 days of booking your trip for it to cover pre-existing medical conditions. Click the link below for a selection of policies from our partners at Travelex.
The Puno & Lake Titicaca trip is available to any traveler with a love of nature and sense of adventure. The trip does take place at high altitude.