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Lake Titicaca Extension

3 Days
From AUD 856

STYLE:

Extension package

Trip Code: PEKIPTA

DIFFICULTY RATING: 2 (light adventure)

Start: Cusco, Peru

Finish: Puno, Peru

DestinationDestination

Peru

MealsMeals

2 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L)

TransportTransport

Shared tourist bus from Cusco to Puno, Private Arrival/Departure Transfers in Puno & Fast Ferry around Lake Titicaca

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Hotel



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Included SightseeingIncluded Sightseeing

Visits to Pucara, Andahuaylillas & the Raqchi Archaeological Complex & Taquile Island, Llachon & Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca

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OVERVIEW

Follow the path of the Inca’s from Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire, back to the shores of Lake Titicaca. There legends say the Incan empire began when Wiricocha, the Incan sun god, rose up from these waters and sent his children off to explore Peru. You will travel across the Altiplano from Cusco to Puno by bus, stopping at Andean villages and visiting pre-Incan architecture at Raqchi Archaeological Complex. In Puno you will stay in superior accommodation before taking a speedboat tour of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. There you will visit Taquile Island and Santa Maria-Llachon, where you can learn about the local’s handwoven textiles be taught the ancient language of Quechua. Finally, you will visit the last remaining floating islands of the Uros people before returning to Puno.

On this all-encompassing personalised itinerary, Chimu will provide travel logistics for your travel party for the duration of your journey, plus expert guides for all the major sightseeing as per itinerary. Each night you will stay in superior accommodation, handpicked by our experienced team for their creature comforts, convenient locations, and impeccable service. 

ITINERARY

Cusco to Puno

Board your tourist bus in Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire, and travel across the Altiplano to Puno. Along the way, you will stop in the Andean towns of Pucara and Andahuaylillas and at Raqchi Archaeological Complex where you will see examples of pre-Incan architecture. On arrival in Puno, which lies on the shores of Lake Titicaca, you will be transferred you to your hotel for the night.

Today you will head to the port of Puno to board a fast ferry to visit various islands on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
The first stop is Taquile Island, where you will hike along a pre-Incan trail before meeting the locals and learning about their handwoven clothing and textiles. You will then visit Santa Maria-Llachon, a small Quechuan speaking community who will teach you their language and prepare a traditional feast cooked underground known as Pachamanca. You can then choose to kayak along the coast of Llachon. After lunch we will head to the Uros Islands, the floating islands of the Uros people. There you can see their traditional homes and way of life and choose to ride on a reed boat. We will then head back to Puno and transfer you back to your hotel.

Puno

Spend what time you have left exploring Puno before your transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Once the home of a silver mine, there’s many jewellery shops where you can buy keepsakes or you can take a wander along the stone tiled mall and main street of Jr. Lima.

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WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS ITINERARY

  • Visit the former capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco

  • Travel across the Altiplano, stopping at Andean Villages and at a pre-Incan ruin

  • Take a speed boat to various islands of Lake Titicaca

  • Witness ancient local cultures including the Uros reed island people

Accommodation

We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.

Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Superior

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service.

Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

Pricing per person & date


Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service

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Superior

Tried & tested upmarket properties with above average facilities and service

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Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

3 Days FROM AUD 1,219 Enquire Now

Important Information

  • Inclusions

    Private airport transfers
    Accommodation with breakfast daily
    Other meals where stated
    Sightseeing with local English-speaking guide as detailed in the itinerary

    Exclusions 

    International and internal flights not indicated
    Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable) 
    Travel Insurance
    Beverages
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities for tour guides/drivers
    Any items not mentioned as included

  • 2 (light adventure)
  • A single supplement surcharge applies and is subject to availability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Prices are based on per person, twin share.
    Prices are correct at time of publishing but are subject to change at any time.
    All entrance fees are subject to change without prior notice.
     

  • Seasonality and availability at time of booking.

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