Extension to Lake Titicaca

See a different way of life with your visit to Lake Titicaca. Visit the the indigenous Uros people, who have for hundreds of years used the totora reed to build their homes, boats and the floating islands they live on. Meet a family who share the importance of the reed in their life and culture. Afterwards, continue to Taquile Island, which is inhabited by Quechua-speaking communities. Taquile is just 0.6 miles wide and around 4 miles long, but home to Inca and pre-Inca ruins and Inca terracing. Through the generations, the islands' inhabitants have developed an efficient social system and fine handweaving techniques. See farmers, fishermen and weavers wear distinctive outfits.

  • Day 1
    Cusco - Lake Titicaca

    After breakfast, fly to Puno from Cusco. Upon arrival, be transferred to your luxury lodge "located on the cradle of Andean civilization" at Lake Titicaca. Enjoy lunch and an afternoon siesta before teatime at your lodge. Afterwards, begin your exploration of Lake Titicaca.

    Be transferred from your hotel in Cusco to the airport for your flight to Puno.

    After breakfast, fly to Puno from Cusco.

    Upon arrival, be driven to your luxury lodge on the shores of Lake Titicaca

    Upon arrival, be transferred to your luxury lodge "located on the cradle of Andean civilization" at Lake Titicaca. Enjoy lunch and an afternoon siesta before teatime at your lodge. Afterwards, begin your exploration of Lake Titicaca.

    Enjoy outdoor activities by your lodge

    Partake in activities such as kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boarding, and sailing, or ride a bicycle through the fields of Plateria. For a more leisurely experience, take a walk on country paths, or watch local birds and drink in the striking landscape.

    This evening, enjoy cocktails and dinner.

    • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 2
    Lake Titicaca

    Explore all that the region has to offer on a full-day tour

    For early risers, witness the sun rise above Lake Titicaca. Afterwards, following breakfast, meet your guide who will take you by car and boat to visit the famed Uros floating islands, near the Titicaca National Reserve.

    Here, you will have the opportunity to meet a family that inhabits these unique islands. The Uro and Aymara people are a proud culture, where the men skillfully traverse the lake with rafts made from reeds, and the women are expert weavers. Calling themselves kot-suna or, "people of the lake," the Uro and Aymara were once persecuted by other groups and forced to relocate to Lake Titicaca, where they found refuge by creating the islands out of totora reeds. Considering themselves guardians of Titicaca, the Uro and Aymara claim to have black blood that supposedly makes them impervious to the cold.

    Later, visit the island of Taquile to learn about the beliefs and culture of the Quechua through their rich weaving tradition. Declared a part of UNESCO's Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the vivid textiles convey complex messages about the wearer's social status and life. As the island enjoys a privileged microclimate, you'll likely see men weaving distinct outdoor clothing.

    In the afternoon, enjoy a picnic against the stunning backdrop of Titicaca's deep blue skies, the lake's sapphire waters, and on the horizon, Bolivia's Cordillera Real.

    • Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Depart Lake Titicaca

    until your departure for the airport. If time permits, enjoy activities by your lodge or embark on an excursion to the ancient site of Sillustani, home to the area's best preserved chullpas, or funerary towers on the burial grounds for the Pucara, Tiahuanaco, and Ccolla pre-Inca cultures, and the Incas themselves. Symbolizing life and birth, these ancient tombs were used for chiefs and other dignitaries. Made of stones weighing up to six tons, the biggest tower took around 50 years to complete and are an impressive and historic site. A visit to Sillustani can be made en route to the airport if time permits.

    Following breakfast, be transferred to the airport for your flight to Lima

    The morning is at your leisure until your departure for the airport. If time permits, enjoy activities by your lodge or embark on an excursion to the ancient site of Sillustani, home to the area's best preserved chullpas, or funerary towers on the burial grounds for the Pucara, Tiahuanaco, and Ccolla pre-Inca cultures, and the Incas themselves. Symbolizing life and birth, these ancient tombs were used for chiefs and other dignitaries. Made of stones weighing up to six tons, the biggest tower took around 50 years to complete and are an impressive and historic site. A visit to Sillustani can be made en route to the airport if time permits.

    • Meals Breakfast
  • Accommodation on double / twin sharing basis on bed and breakfast basis.
  • All transfers, sightseeing tours and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of a local guide.
  • Tips for local guides and drivers.
  • Porterage at hotels.
  • Wi-fi in hotel room.
  • All taxes.
  • Any other services not mentioned under 'Package Inclusions'.
  • Domestic or international airfare.
  • Tips for tour director.
  • Expenses of a personal nature like laundry, telephone / fax calls, alcoholic, beverages, still camera / video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
  • Lake Titicaca

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    Titilaka - 2 Nights 5 Star Deluxe

    The mere mention of Lake Titicaca is enough to conjure up a dramatic, mysterious world. At an altitude of more than 3800 meters in the Andes, on the border between Peru and Bolivia, this cradle of Inca civilization is still home to one of the oldest communities in South America. Titilaka Lodge is tucked away in this unique landscape, totally off the beaten track on its own private peninsula, in a refurbished building. The rooms, each with a splendid lake view, are decorated in a contemporary style with touches of local heritage, in symbiosis with the luxuriant natural setting. Just outside the village of the same name, Titilaka offers a taste of the lake dwellers traditions and way of life.

  • *Final hotel selection based on availability. If primary property is not available, one of a similar standard will be provided.
Trip price per person
Departure Date(s) Category Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Jul 13, 2019 To Aug 23, 2019 5 Star Deluxe $1,375 $1,700
Aug 24, 2019 To Sep 27, 2019 5 Star Deluxe $1,375 $1,700
Sep 28, 2019 To Oct 18, 2019 5 Star Deluxe $1,375 $1,700
Oct 19, 2019 To Nov 01, 2019 5 Star Deluxe $1,375 $1,700