Taquile Island, Puno

4.3
A lonely land mass in the middle of the expansive Lake Titicaca, Taquile Island charms visitors with its serene nature and unique culture. Stepping onto the isolated island feels like traveling back in time, as many of the local "Taquilenos" make their living by traditional means, such as farming and producing hand-woven textiles. The island's residents, who live based on a philosophy of collectivism, have created a sustainable tourism model, providing accommodations, transport, cultural activities, and food for visiting guests. Stay for a few days to immerse yourself in the island's distinct culture. By using our Puno online visit planner , you can arrange your visit to Taquile Island and other attractions in Puno.
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  • Easy going. No noise of cars or motorcycles. Nice footpath to walk around the island. Very friendly people. Off course people want to earn money with selling items. We had a very good lunch with the p...  more »
  • To get fabulous views, you need to pay a price. It's a moderate climb up the hills of this unique island, a rather flat walk and a steep descent again to the port on the other side. Very rewarding. Fr...  more »
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  • Prepare for a half an hour hike uphill. Not easy.
  • Wonderful place. Reaching the place is difficult because of steep ramps from the lake. Senior citizens and those who are having arthritis problems should take care. They can install handrails for the convenience.
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