Puno Points of Interest and Places to Visit



5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Puno’s most enigmatic attraction lies 35km (21mi) from the port city, overlooking Lake Umayo with dignified mystery. Tours are easily arranged; consider coming around sunset, and staying to enjoy ...  Read more

Uros Islands/Islas Uros

4.5 star rating: Recommended 67 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The 40-plus floating Uros Islands are perhaps the most photographed attraction on Lake Titicaca, famously constructed with springy totora reeds. The reeds are collected from around the shores of ...  Read more

Taquile Island (Isla Taquile)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 42 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As famed for its handicrafts—the island’s traditional knitwear has been proclaimed a UNESCO Masterpiece of Intangible Human Heritage—as its dramatic, rocky topography topped with windswept ...  Read more

Sun Island (Isla del Sol)

4 star rating: Recommended 22 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The most important island on the lake, according to pre-Columbian tradition, is the Isla del Sol, “Sun Island.” It is the largest of the lake islands (14.3 square kilometers, or 5.5 square miles), ...  Read more

Lake Titicaca

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lake Titicaca, glistening atop the Andes Mountains, is a tourist attraction, spiritual oasis, and cultural hub all in one. It is also South America’s highest (at 12,507 feet/3,812 meters) and ...  Read more

Amantani Island (Isla Amantani)

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For those wishing to avoid heavily touristed Taquile Island, but still enjoy a smoothly operating system of homestays and a taste of traditional lake lifestyle, Isla Amantani is the perfect option. ...  Read more

La Raya Pass

Tours & Tickets

Adventurers planning to voyage to well-known Lake Titicaca from the town of Cusco will likely find themselves traveling along the famed La Raya Pass. Nestled atop the Andres Mountains, the rugged ...  Read more

Suasi Island/Isla Suasi

Luxury lovers eager to spend the night on one of Lake Titicaca’s magical islands may be put off by the prospect of the basic hotels and even simpler homestays that make up most of the lake’s ...  Read more

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