The community of Llachon is located in a very
scenic part of the Lake, in the peninsula of Capachica, which
separates the Bay of Puno (or shallow section of the Lake) from
the main Lake, or Lago Mayor; its scenery, beaches, typical
accommodation and kindness of its families, allow for a
comfortable stay. From the peak of the Inka Carus ceremonial
grounds, one can admire the small archipelago where is located
the Ticonata island with its rustic houses and its friendly
Llachón is a community of skillful and fine weavers and artisans,
at the border of the lake, which offers the possibility of
sharing the day to day work with visitors.
You will be picked up from your accommodation at 7:00 a.m., to
go to the port of Puno to take a tourist motor boat and to
direct towards the wonders floating islands of the Uros. After a
1 hour motorboat ride, you will arrive at the Uros island in the
Titikaka lake. Fishermen and hunters inhabit the floating
islands of the Uros. The residents of the Uros are known as the
“water tribe”, because they must construct its own Islands
periodically, adding new layers of totora reeds, which grows in
the lake, to create the conditions that ensure the islands stay
afloat. The dense roots that the plants develop support the
island. The roofs are waterproof and the houses are extremely
humid because of the surrounding water.
They used it as home and trade centers for the natives, who use
hand-made boats of the same material as their means of
transportation. At present, they speak Quechua and Aymara.
Following this exciting tour, after this tour we will continue
our trip and we will arrive to Llachon Peninsula.
In Llachon, we will appreciate the Inca´s custom that still stay,
the behavior and the interrelations of the residents. We will
take lunch in the local community restaurant. After lunch, we
will take a hike to the Akikarus tutelary hill, located to 3km
from Llachon town, in this place we will appreciate the
Commercial Center and Ritual Inkakancha, that has the form of a
circulate template, inside we will observe two stone tables, one
of them is circulate and the other one is rectangular, this is a
sacred places where every year, in February, the residents
renders tributes (ritual
ceremony) to the Pachamama (ground), as a gratefulness for the
Then, will we return to Puno, and in the way, we will enjoy a
beautiful natural Andean landscape of the Inca’s sacred lake.
Then, we will arrive to a beautiful beach of white sand. We will
continue visiting the craft center.
After that, we will take a motorboat for 40 minutes bordering
Llachon peninsula and we will appreciate the natural landscape
that this peninsula offer us. Finally, we will return to Puno.
International or domestic airfares,
airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage
charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight
cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or
bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry,
phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of
international flights and items of personal nature.