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Luquina Chico 2 days & 1 night

LOCATION:

ON THE SHORES OF LAKE TITICACA - PENINSULA DE CHUCUITO SOUTHEAST OF THE CITY OF PUNO At 3,812 meters above sea level.

WEATHER: Due to the thermoregulatory effect, it has a pleasant climate, it is mild during the day and a little cold at night, with an annual average of 10 and 14 ° C

ACCESS: TERRESTRIAL AND LACUSTRE

  • TERRESTRIAL:
    • PUNO – LUQUINA   67 Km.     Tiempo: 1.40 Hras. a 2.00 Hras.
  • LACUSTRE:
    • PUNO – LUQUINA  LANCHA NORMAL    Tiempo: 1.40 Hras.
    • PUNO – LUQUINA  LANCHA RÁPIDA       Tiempo: 50 Min
  • TERRESTRIAL AND LACUSTRIAL:
    • PUNO – LUQUINA CHICO VIA  LACUSTRE
    • LUQUINA  CHICO – PUNO VIA TERRESTRE

*THE SERVICE FOR 2D / 1N INCLUDES THE VISIT TO THE UROS FLOATING ISLANDS AND TO THE NATURAL ISLAND OF TAQUILE

LUQUINA

Aymara Community

It is a good option to carry out activities of rural community tourism, the comuneros maintain their ancestral customs, traditions, history and typical gastronomy.

The place has an excellent location in a landscape where you can appreciate nature and Lake Titicaca.

The tourists arriving at Luquina, are greeted by the locals with music (flute, drums) and in sign of expressing their affection they give them flower necklaces (kantuta, carnations, roses).

PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Tourist lookout
  • Agricultural spaces
  • Rural Houses of the Comuneros
  • Natural Viewpoints

Currently in the community of Luquina has 45 rooms including double, matrimonial and triple, the same as found in the homes of the locals, making a total of 111 beds.

The rooms are equipped with everything necessary to have a comfortable stay, the beds are made of adobe with comfortable mattresses, clean sheets, pillows and private bathroom with hot water all day.

All rooms overlooking the lake, almost all houses have solar panel or electricity and ecological tank.

Each lodging has a dining room where the visitor savors of the typical dishes of the area prepared based on the products that they themselves cultivate and fish in Lake Titicaca

The food is prepared with local products (potatoes, quinoa, corn, peas, etc.)

Lunch:

Lemon soup (dehydrated potato with vegetables) and grilled fish (trout, pejerrey or ispi)

Dinner:

Soup of semolina with vegetables and matasquita (stew of vegetables like peas, carrots, potatoes, beans with rice)

Breakfast:

Coffee, tea, milk, infusions of anise, chamomile, coca, muña with pancake, tocci and jam.

Tourists are installed in the houses and participate in community tasks, everything depends on the preference of the guest.

The activities that can be carried out are.

  • Cut firewood
  • Kitchens food of the place
  • Participation in agricultural activities
  • Recognition of traditional medicine
  • Observation of flora and fauna
  • Camitas towards the natural viewpoints
  • Learn to work the craft of the place

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES (ADDITIONAL COST):

  • Boat ride
  • Artisanal fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Ancestral Ceremonies to the Pacha mama
  • Coca Leaf Reading

One of the best moments they share is when the tourist is dressed as a local and invited to the dance organized by the community, this activity takes place at night....

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