Your question: Why should I visit Lake Titicaca?

Why is Lake Titicaca so popular?

Spanning the borders of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest navigable lake at 12,507ft (3,812m). The region is famous for its islands and crystal-clear waters as well as its festivals and archaeological sites.

Why is Titicaca so special?

It is world-record breaking

The highest navigable body of water in the world, Lake Titicaca sits 3,800 meters above sea level. At 12,500 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains of South America, it sits astride the border between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east.

What can u do at Lake Titicaca?

Top 5 Lake Titicaca & Puno Attractions

  • The Uros Islands. The top tourist attraction at Lake Titicaca is a visit to the infamous man-made floating islands. …
  • Taquile Island. …
  • Island of the Sun. …
  • La Candelaria Festival. …
  • Sillustani Ruins.

What does Titicaca mean in English?

The name Titicaca comes from the two Quechua words Titi which means Puma and Caca which means mount, this name is a reminder of the felines that lived many centuries ago in the vicinity of the territory. …

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