Lake Titicaca, at an elevation of 3,800 meters (12,500+ feet) above sea level, is the highest navigable lake in the world. It is also the largest lake in South America, with a surface area of 8,340 km2 (5,560 square miles). Among the various islands lying offshore is the Island of Taquile. Inhabited since the pre-Inka times, Taquile possesses several archaeological sites, a vast amount of terracing and a wide network of walkways and footpaths connecting all points on the island. The present day population retains its traditional customs, native dress, and socio-political system. Furthermore, the people of Taquile are renowned for their talent as musicians and weavers, their fine textiles having attained international fame and officially recognized by UNESCO, in 2005, among 42 other Masterworks of World Cultural Heritage. We spend 3 days and two nights paddling the waters of legendary Lake Titicaca and we have the opportunity to explore the islands and interact with the local Indigenous people. This is a very authentic adventure and will leave you with a sincere feeling of whats its like to have been suspended in time in a culture untouched. by the rest of the world.
A non paddling less expensive option is available, please call of details.
- Sea Kayaks
- Sea kayaking equipment
- Motor boat
- Lodging in Llachón and Taquile
- All tours listed
- Bilingual Guide
- Back up boat and support Kayak
- Admission fee into Taquile
- Meals described on the itinerary
- Hotel accommodation in Puno (Last night of the trip – Casa Andina Private Collection Puno)
- First Aid kid