Lake Titicaca is an enormous lake found very high up. it is the highest navegable lake in the world and a very popular tourist destination. It provides for the surrounding communities as well as having man made islands where people live and survive on a daily basis.
The lake is located high in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. The western part of lake titicaca lies within the Puno Region of Peru. and the eastern side is located in the Bolivian La Paz Department. You will enjoy traveling along its banks and taking pictures of the famous lake Titicaca floating islands.
There are many peru hotels surrounding lake Titicaca as well as one on the lake itself. While here it is wise to take advantage of the lake Titicaca tour cruises that travel across the lake. This way you can visit the many islands as well as the man made floating islands and see how the locals live. This place is filled with history as well as a variety of cultures; since this lake crosses borders with Peru and Bolivia. This popular Peru destination has much to offer travelers and should be on your “places to visit in Peru list” along with Cusco. Machu Picchu. Arequipa. etc. etc.
Lake Titicaca is fed by rainfall and meltwater from glaciers from the andes. Five major river systems feed into Lake Titicaca in order of their relative flow volumes these are: Ramis. Coata. Ilave. Huancané. and Suchez. More than 20 other smaller streams empty into Titicaca. and the lake has 41 islands. some of which are densely populated.
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