The Southern Andes and Lake Titicaca Travel Guide
Plan Your The Southern Andes and Lake Titicaca Vacation
Though often overshadowed by Cusco and the Sacred Valley, the south of Peru has some of the most dynamic, jaw-dropping geography and exciting cultural attractions anywhere in the country.
Arequipa and Puno are overloaded with hotels. This is good for you, the traveler, considering that you reap the benefit of... read more
You can find everything from cuy (guinea pig) to wood-fired pizza at the many excellent restaurants in Arequipa and Puno,... read more
Things To Do in The Southern Andes and Lake Titicaca
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Wild Rivers: Fantastic rapids and gorges make Colca Canyon and Cotahuasi Canyon the region's best-known kayaking and rafting... Read more
The border with Chile, about 40 km (25 miles) from Tacna or 440 km (272 miles) from Arequipa, is open daily and very easy to cross. All... Read more
Although any time of year is suitable for traveling to Puno and Lake Titicaca, visiting during a festival of dance, song, and parades is... Read more
With its altitude and cool weather, southern Peru is famous for its hearty and savory soups. Quinoa and potatoes typically provide the... Read more
Quechua farmers once irrigated narrow, stacked terraces of volcanic earth along the canyon rim to make this a productive farming area.... Read more
Llamas, vicuñas, guanacos, and alpacas roam the highlands of Peru, but unfortunately not in the great herds of pre-Inca times. However,... Read more
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