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Taquile Island, Puno

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web
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. Put Taquile Island into our Puno vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Puno.
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  • You have to walk up a mountain to get to the village which is small and nothing much there but to get there you walk past terraced farms and the scenery is lovely. What was best was it was Saturday, m...  read more »
  • It was very interesting to visit Taquile island and try and see the traditional way of life that dates back to the Inca times of communal sharing and agricultural self sufficiency. But after leaving I...  read more »
  • Panorama paisajisitico from Lake titicaca. Food and people very healthy, Center craft in the Plaza that offer a myriad of presses colorful
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