The department of Puno is located southeast of Peru in the Collao Plateau on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
Puno was founded by the Spanish in 1666, its population is indigenous Aymara who still maintain and preserve its ancient heritage. The weather is frigid with temperatures ranging between 0 Â° C and 13 Â° C.
On the shores of Titicaca, Puno is a true landscape of natural beauty that surrounds the city. Puno has several beautiful places and tourist hospital within the attractions are magnificent testimonies of Hispanic cultures to some of the most colorful festivals like the popular religious festival of Candlemas. From Puno is possible from sailing between the blue waters of the famous and increasingly popular islands of Titicaca and the islands of Amantani and Taquile through the wonderful floating islands of the Uros.