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URUS ISLAND – AMANTANY ISLAND – TAQUILE ISLAND

Titicaca is a lake in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. By volume of water, it is the largest lake in South America. Islas flotantes de Urus

It is often called the highest navigable lake in the world, with a surface elevation of 3,800m. (12,507 ft). Although this refers to navigation by large boats, it is generally considered to mean commercial craft.

Amantaní is another small island on Lake Titicaca populated by Aymara speakers. About 9,000 people live in nine communities
Life on Taquile is still largely unchanged by mainland modernities.
Culture is very much alive on Taquile, which can be seen in the traditional clothes everyone wears.

The Taquileños run their society based on community collectivism and on the Inca moral code ama sua, ama llulla, ama qhilla, (do not steal, do not lie, do not be lazy). The island is divided into six sectors or suyus for crop rotation purposes. The economy is based on fishing, terraced farming horticulture based on potato cultivation, and tourist-generated income from the approximately 40,000 tourists who visit each year in the Urus , Amantany , Taquile islands there is not cars and hotels ,all agriculture is done by hand, small stores, health clinic, not electricity, they uses small solar panels.

This program can be changed or modified depending to client’s requirement

This program We can combined with walk in the Cordillera Blanca, Cordillera Huayhuash Cuzco, ( please let us know )
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