Lake Titicaca Tour Extension
Touring one of the most beautiful high lakes in the world by boat, Titicaca offers and combination of beauty and culture like no other. During our 3 day tour we will visit the Titicaca National Reserve, stop by the island of Taquile, visit the Chucutio Peninsula and more. Join us for the 3 amazing days on Lake Titicaca.
ALL LAND COSTS INCLUDED!
• Boat tour on Lake Titicaca Tour
What’s Not Included
• All airfare to and from Lima (Inquire to learn more about our flight booking service)
At Backwoods Adventures we know that well fed travelers are happy travelers! We aim to please your palate. These examples may not be the exact fare of the day and may change from day to day, but following are a few examples of our daily meals:
Breakfast: Breakfasts are typically eggs, toast, meat, and fruit along with a selection of hot drinks.
Lunch: Lunches will be some combination of bread, cheese, cucumbers and tomatoes, fried potatoes, fried bread, fruit, biscuits, and hot drinks.”Tea” is served mid-to-late afternoon with peanuts, popcorn, and/or biscuits.
Dinner: Dinners will be served with soup and bread first, followed by pasta, potatoes, or rice with different sauces, which are o en tomato-based with meat, beans, and vegetables.
Note: Vegetarian and other special diets can be accommodated. Because of the exercise and high altitude, you should drink 3-4 liters of water a day. The porters will boil water along the route for you.
Our accommodations will vary based on our location. However, all hotels are among the highest rated in the country both for location and amenities. On our Lake Titicaca Tour we have the opportunity to stay in family owned lodge. This is a wonderful way to get a better understanding what the culture is truly all about. For all those not wanting to partake, you will have the option to take a boat ride back to Puno, where the group will meet you in the morning.
*All accommodations are on a twin sharing basis, unless otherwise arranged.
Our Lake Titicaca Tour is considered a luxury trip. That said, we do ask that you get with your guide, director of BWA Joe Koehly, and discuss any major medical issues you may have. This will help us better determine if this trip is right for you.
*If you are over 50 years old, talk to your doctor about doing a “stress EKG”. Should you require any medication whatsoever, you must provide your own and be able to administer it yourself. Medical supplies in third world countries are not reliable or guaranteed though we will have a fully stocked medical kit on the trip. Talk to your doctor about the following vaccinations: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), Malaria pills, prescriptions you are currently taking, or should take in case you get sick.
No tourist visa is required for stays of up to 90 days in Peru. Documents required for most entries in to Peru. Include: Valid Passport (must be valid for at least 6 months beyond entry), Pre-paid airline ticket to exit Peru, If you wish to learn more about travel requirements in Peru you can email the embassy at: firstname.lastname@example.org You should carry a photocopy of your passport, insurance information and emergency contact numbers with you at all times. You should leave a copy of this information with a friend or relative at home.
• Lake Titicaca is the largest lake, in terms of volume, in South America
• Lake Titicaca sits higher (elevation wise) than any other navigable lake in the world
• Lake Titicaca is predominately fed by rainfall and glacier melt
• There are approximately 25 rivers, from all sides, that deposit water into Lake Titicaca
• Lake Titicaca is so big it actually has the ability to forms its own waves
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" Thank you to Joe for being our trip leader. His sense of humor and patience played a huge part in the success of the trip. It was a great experience that was planned well!"
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