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Fully Experience Local Life on Lake Titicaca

Meet and live amongst the people who have kept and honored the traditions of the highest navigable lake in the world
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Fully Experience Local Life on Lake Titicaca


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Navigate the largest lake in South America and experience local life on this unforgettable Lake Titicaca tour from Puno. Visit unique communities filled with important ancient traditions that are still practised today. Become part of a fascinating rural village when you take your place as a member of a new local family. Experience an everyday Quechua life as you walk through this enchanting setting, mingling with the local inhabitants. Learn about beautiful textiles and after a light trek, take in views of the stunning lake and agricultural terraces that surround you.

Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno - Beautiful Lake Titicaca views.

Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno to Experience Local Life – Highlights:

Gain an exclusive, firsthand look at local life when you embark on this spectacular Lake Titicaca tour from Puno.

• Navigate the waters of the expansive Lake Titicaca, feeling its refreshing breeze and enjoying the deep blue water and sky.
• Experience community-based tourism with a homestay in the rural village of Llachón.
• Walk through this delightful village and enrich your knowledge of the local people and their ancient traditions.
• Rise to the top of Cerro Carus, where you can admire all the beauty of the fascinating views of Lake Titicaca.

Local Life on Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno – Itinerary Overview:


Please see the “Tour Plan” tab for the the full itinerary for the Local Life on Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno.

Day 1 | Puno to Lake Titicaca: Venture on this remarkable Lake Titicaca tour from Puno. After arriving at the lake, you’ll have the opportunity to visit Uros. Travel on to Llachón where Quechua Peruvians still practice a traditional lifestyle. Here, you will experience a local meal and have the chance to shop handmade Peruvian textiles before a comfortable homestay.

Day 2 | Lake Titicaca to Puno: After an indigenous breakfast, embark on a short hike to Cerro Carus for tremendous views of the lakeshore and agricultural terraces. In the afternoon, you’ll have the chance to sail over the world’s highest navigable lake on a local fisherman’s boat before returning back to Puno.

To learn more about Puno and Lake Titicaca, read our ultimate travel guide here.

Important Information:

We recommend you book the Local Life on Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno at least 3 weeks  in advance.


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  • Departure
    Puno / Puno
  • Departure Time
    7:30 am
  • Return Time
    5:00 pm
  • Include
    Activities described in the itinerary
    Tour guide
  • Not Included
    Travel Insurance
    Domestic flights

Day One: A warm welcome to Lake TIticaca

Lake Titicaca Tour from Puno After an early pick up from your accommodation, you begin your exciting Lake Titicaca tour from Puno by heading out on a motorboat excursion to traverse the blue waters of the lake. Straddling the border of Peru and Bolivia, this is the largest lake in South America. The first destination of the day, at your request, will be Uros, a unique cluster of floating islands. From Uros, your next stop is Llachón, a pretty rural village located in the peninsula of Capachica. This peninsula offers fantastic views of the lake and short hikes to surrounding hills with beautiful lookout points and ancestral ceremonial centers. About 1300 inhabitants are spread out over the peninsula, belonging to the ethnic group of Quechuas. They are mainly farmers, fishermen and artisans. Spend your time mingling with the locals, checking out the textiles they produce, visiting family houses and tasting delicious food of the region. This is a unique opportunity to have an authentic look into the lives of Quechua Peruvians, who still continue thousand-year-old traditions, while also practicing sustainable and responsible tourism. Inclusions:
    • Transfer from accommodation in Puno to the port
    • Visit Uros Island  in private service
    • Transfer from Uros to Llachon community
    • 1B, 1L, 1D 
    • Overnight with a local family. You will have your own bedroom.
    • Local activities like fishing with sail boat, hiking and weaving with your host family.
    • Kayak available as a optional activity (3 hours ) - US$70.00 per person

Day Two: Hike to Cerro Carus for uninterrupted lake views

Lake Titicaca tour from Puno - Local handlooming demonstration. This unique Lake Titicaca tour from Puno continues as you enjoy the finest indigenous breakfast and take the opportunity to learn more about unique traditions while conversing with members of your host family. You can choose one of these activities to do today: Activity A: You will travel back in time, before getting ready for a fascinating 90-minute hike to Cerro Carus, a place enchanted with ancient ceremonial traditions. Upon arriving at the top, you are greatly rewarded for your efforts with a view of the beautiful lakeshore and the agricultural terraces of the peninsula of Capachica. Here you can truly admire the impressive vastness of Lake Titicaca. From Cerro Carus, you will head towards Chucarillo, on the Titicaca lakeshore. Sail over the world's highest navigable lake on local fishermen’s boats, an experience you will never forget. After lunch, you will retrace your steps by water to Puno. Activity B: After breakfast , you will continue  by motor boat to the famous Taquile Island, where you can learn more about this unique island and discover their fascinating ancient traditions . Lunch will be served in a restaurant managed by locals. Return to Puno. Inclusions:
    • Private boat to Taquile or return to Puno
    • Visit Taquile Islands or do more activities in Llachon
    • Private tour guide (English-speaking guide)
    • 1B, 1L, 1D
    • Transfer back to Puno

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  • Tamara Roper
    April 12, 2017 at 10:38 am

    We started our day on Lake Titicaca early, in comfort. The whole day was well planned and each part of the trip was easy and comfortable, from the boat tours around the island to the walk up on the Taquile Islands. We were told before by Katherine that we would need to bring extra for lunch, which was appreciated- some tours leave hidden costs hidden so we were grateful for the openness of the organisation from PIE Peru. Would really recommend booking this tour with PIE!

  • Sarah Finch
    September 21, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    This was a brilliant tour. Our guide, Elvis, was very informative and friendly, as were the people whose homes we visited. It was great to experience island life on Lake Titicaca and meet the residents. We would definitely recommend this tour.

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