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Sail at dazzling altitudes across South America’s largest lake

Lake Titicaca

Sitting at 3,812 metres above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest navigable lake. Take a boat ride across this incredible expanse of freshwater, exploring some of the natural and man-made islands along the way. Sitting at 3,812 metres above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest navigable lake. Take a boat ride across this incredible expanse of freshwater, exploring some of the natural and man-made islands along the way.
Why Lake Titicaca?
Lake Titicaca links Peru and Bolivia. Many of its islands on the Peruvian side are man-made and inhabited by the indigenous Uru people, considered by many to be the ancestral owners of the lake. The town of Puno is a great point from which to visit the islands of the Uru. Amantani is another noteworthy island in Lake Titicaca where it’s possible to stay with a local Quechua family. There’s also Taquile, a former Spanish prison colony that is today beloved for its original textile art.

Your time on Lake Titicaca can easily include a day or two in the historic city of La Paz in neighbouring Bolivia. Wander the cobblestone streets and browse boutique shops with a spectacular view over the lake.
  • The world’s highest navigable freshwater lake.
  • Recreational boat rides.
  • Cultural encounters with Uru and Quechua people.
  • Peaceful nature walks on natural islands.
  • Easy to combine with a visit to La Paz.
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