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Wonderful things to do in Puno!

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I’ve recently know about a wonderful trip, In Puno- Peru. This trip is about making a tour around the Lake Titicaca via bus and cruise
14 years ago, May 20th 2008 No: 1 Msg: #35885  
Hi everybody!

I’ve recently know about a wonderful trip, In Puno- Peru. This trip is about making a tour around the Lake Titicaca via bus and cruise. You can start your trip doing various activities in Puno as: The Island Uros Island, which hosts a large number of pre-Incan people who live on 42 self-fashioned floating man-made islets. The Uros use the totora plant to make boats (balsas mats) of bundled dried reeds as well as to make the islands themselves. Also you can visit the Sillustani ruins located 34 km northwest of the city of Puno, on the shores of Lake Umayo. This archaeological complex was a cemetery of Culture Kolla. Established by a group of stone towers called "Chullpas" whose height varies from 10 to 13 meters. Aymara buried where their high priests.
After this visit, you can tour the lake by a great cruise. The activities start sailing to Sun Island, the legendary birth place of the Inca Empire. Visit the Inca Garden, steps and fountain then the Inti Wata Cultural Complex including the Ekako Underground Museum, the traditional medicine and the Titikaka Reed Shipbuilders display centers, visitors have the opportunity to interact with one of the most unspoiled indigenous Titikaka villages through an innovative program organized with the local community sharing rituals, ceremonies, folkloric demonstrations, etc.
You can finally complete the journey and return to Puno, or continue traveling to Bolivia where you will still experiencing the wonders of the Andes.
It is amazing to know so many wonderful places, cultural heritage innate from our past before, where each one lives an unforgettable experience.

Hey! let's visit The Titicaca Lake!!!

For more information about this place, do not hesitate to e-mail me!!!

Good Luck!!!

Roxana
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14 years ago, May 26th 2008 No: 2 Msg: #36472  
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Roxana,
I am going to Puno and travel to the Uros.
How many days should I allow?
Did you take a tour or just do your own thing
Tim Reply to this

14 years ago, May 26th 2008 No: 3 Msg: #36473  
Hi Tim

there are some advices to do your trip.
first is better take at least 3 days to stay in Puno.
second some time is better to take a book in some travel agency. some are very good quality service and low prices

I hope to have been helpful

Good Luck

Roxana Reply to this

14 years ago, May 26th 2008 No: 4 Msg: #36483  
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Hi Tim,
If you want to do a trip to the floating islands it's very easy to do from Puno. There are loads of tour companies that take motorboats out to them. Personally I'd say just book it when you're there or you may end up paying a lot more to travel agencies than you need to. Reply to this

14 years ago, May 27th 2008 No: 5 Msg: #36533  
Hello,
If you go in Puno, do not forget to visit the Chulpas in Sillustani. It takes just an hour to go there and the place is really worth a visit!

Take a look for an idea of the wonderful landscapes you could see!
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14 years ago, May 28th 2008 No: 6 Msg: #36674  
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Massimo,
Thanks for the photos, They're are great
Tim Reply to this

14 years ago, May 28th 2008 No: 7 Msg: #36680  
thanks Tim! 😊 Reply to this

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