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Taquile Island

Known for its ancestral culture, weaving traditions and breathtaking landscapes.


The island has in the lower part a port made of stones of the same island, in which the boats or rafts that bring passengers from Puno or from other neighboring islands disembark. Then you have to climb a staircase of more than 567 steps to reach the town of Taquile. At the top, a spectacular view of the lake and a simple stone gateway welcome the traveler to one of the most unique communities in Peru. From here you can see almost the entire island and much of the domains of the lake, is the best view of the entire lake route.


It is located on Lake Titicaca, belongs to the district of Amantaní and is located 45 km from the regional capital.


The most impressive thing that can be observed on this island is formed by nature, which has been generous with the island because it has given it a varied wild vegetation, which has been enriched with eucalyptus and cypress trees brought by man in the 50's. These species adapted to the climatic conditions of the region. These species have adapted to the climatic conditions of the region. In the waters surrounding Taquile, totora reeds grow and on the slopes, the grass known as ichu, which is used both as food for sheep and to make the roofs of the houses.

The trips in small totora reed boats around the island are really impressive.


Consult with your travel agency.

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