Peru - Lake Titicaca (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Lake Titicaca chapter from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.

In Andean belief, Titicaca is the birthplace of the sun. In addition, it’s the largest lake in South America and the highest navigable body of water in the world, serving as the longtime home of highland cultures steeped in the old ways.

  • boat the serene blue expanse to the islands of Lake Titicaca
  • maps
  • celebrate festivals with blaring bands and crazy costumes in Puno
  • transportation
  • admire the elaborate temples that dwarf Lake Titicaca’s bucolic south-shore towns
  • restaurants & accommodations

Coverage includes: Juliaca, Lampa, Pucará, Abra la Raya, Puno & around, Lake Titicaca Islands, Capachica Peninsula & around, South-Shore Towns and Bolivian Shore.

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