Titicaca Lake in Peru | Get to know the highest lake in Peru

Hello dear readers, today write the about Titicaca Lake in Peru, which without a doubt cannot be missed when you are visiting Peru.

Lake Titicaca tourist attractions:

The spectacular natural landscape, the lake has tourist attractions such as the floating islands of Uros, Taquile, Isla del Sol, Amantani and Isla Suasi, where visitors come for a stroll. The Titicaca National Reserve has protected the vast natural wealth offered by the 36,180 hectares of Lake Titicaca since its creation in 1978. – LIMA

You can visit the tourist attractions on the lake, such as the floating islands of Uros, Taquile, Isla del Sol, Amantani and Isla Suasi. In addition, there is an abundance of natural wealth on the 36,180 hectares of Titicaca, which is currently protected by the Titicaca National Reserve since it was established in 1978. CUSCO

Lake Titicaca is the largest fresh water lake in South America and the highest of the world’s great lakes. Titicaca is one of the less than twenty ancient lakes on Earth, and is believed to be there millions of years old. Lake Titicaca is 3,810 m above sea level and is situated between Peru to the west and east of Bolivia. The Peruvian part is located in the department of Puno, in the provinces of Puno and Huancane. – LIMA

In Andean belief, Titicaca is the cradle of the sun. Located between Peru and Bolivia, it is the largest lake in South America and the highest body of navigable water in the world.Also is the most important lake in Peru, since, according to legend, the founders of the Inca Empire were born from its waters. – CUSCO

The legend of Lake Titicaca:

The most important Incan legend occurs in Lake Titicaca, that is, the birth of the Inca Empire by Inca Manco Capac and his wife Mama Ocllo. According to legend, the couple descended from the Sun god, came from the water of Titicaca and, once landed , the god Viracocha (the god of rain and the universe) ordered them to find a place where the Empire would be built and found the city of Cusco.


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