Altitude: 3,827m. / 12,556 ft.
Best time to visit: March – December
Although not especially attractive in itself, this lakeside city is the gateway to some of southern Peru’s most awe-inspiring natural scenarios, traditional towns and fascinating local cultures.
It’s most famous attraction is Lake Titicaca where one can visit the Uros their floating reed islands, the traditional communities of the Islands of Taquile and Amantani, and the coastal community of Llachon from where you can launch unique sea kayaking adventures on the highest navigable lake in the world. Vast expanses of highland savannahs and immense pastures set among colonial and traditional villages