The Peruvian Altiplano is the area of the Andes above about 3500m in Peru. The altiplano stretches into neighbouring Bolivia and also Argentina. The Puno region & Lake Titicaca are considered to be the cradle of the Inca civilization.
Popular destinations: Puno
, Isla Taquile
and Isla Amantani
Puno is a port city at an altitude of over 3,800 msnm, on the shores of Lake Titicaca on the Altiplano of Peru.
Chucuito is a city on the western shore of Lake Titicaca south of Puno.
Cutimbo is a tiny settlement some 30 km from Puno, in the Peruvian Altiplano, mostly visited on a short daytrip.
Juliaca is a city in the Peruvian Altiplano. The airport in Juliaca has flights from Lima and you can then take a short bus ride to Puno on Lake Titicaca.
La Rinconada is a small city in Altiplano, Peru. It is known for being the highest permanent city of the world at a height of 5,100m.
Popular Destinations in Peru