Catamaran & Hydrofoil Cruises of Lake Titicaca
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Cruise along the shimmering waters of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Situated on the border between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is allegedly the birthplace of the Inca Empire. Descendents of the Incas still live here, on and around the lake. Take a hydrofoil or catamaran cruise across the lake, stopping in the Isla del Sol and the Isla de la Luna to explore Inca ruins and see quiet farming villages. You can even spend the night on a floating reed island! Or head straight through from Puno, on Peruvian shores, to Copacabana, on Bolivian shores.Customize your Lake Titicaca Cruises & Tours
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When you're visiting Lake Titicaca, you should spend at least one night in the area, and take your time visiting the towns, islands, and ruins nearby. Lake Titicaca is the largest navigable lake in the world, and so it's well worth it to spend some time sailing around this massive lake, enjoying the sunrise or the sunset.
Here are some of the key attractions on Lake Titicaca:
The Isla del Sol - an inhabited island with some small farms and a village, plus Inca ruins
The Isla de la Luna - this island was home to the Temple of the Virgins. Now there is a small village, some farms, and the ruins of the temple
Island of Taquile - you can walk around this island and spend the night in a local family's house. There is a mirador with amazing views of the lake, a community restaurant, and a small temple
Island of Amantani - another island with great views, a local community, opportunities for homestays, and some hiking. There is a museum and temple, and places to purchase handmade goods
Floating Islands of Uros - these are unique floating islands made of totora reeds, which are handmade by the locals. The intricate handmade islands, reed boats, and other reed materials are an amazing sight to see.