4 DAY - TITILAKA – A LUXURY EXPERIENCE

Program departs daily

4 Days

Indulge and immerse in the splendor and spirit of the lake at Titilaka. Surrounded by stunning scenery and astounding Andean geography, Titilaka’s contemporary design integrates with the natural environment, paying homage to the ancient Titicaca, origin of the great Inca culture.

Eighteen fully serviced lake-view suites feature heated floors and spa bathrooms, with large oversized tubs and massage showers, plus an array of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Here you will find a haven for re-energizing after a day of excursion by boat, mountain bike, hiking or car — the choice is yours.

Explore the Andean communities on the islands of Taquile or Uros; visit the archaeological sites of Chullpas de Sillustani and the splendid colonial churches in the towns of Juli, Pomata and Lampa; or simply absorb the spirit of the region.

Please note that this is sample of what a stay at Titilaka could be like. Most likely, a stay may differ based on the guest’s interests, weather or scheduling.

NOTE: Longer or shorter Stay and extra tours are available on request.

Day 1

Juliaca OR Puno – TITILAKA Hotel

Welcome at Juliaca Airport or Puno Station by our Guest Services Representative and transported to Titilaka lodge.  Upon arrival at the Lodge, check-in, rest, and enjoy the scenery as you acclimate.
Lunch is based on the region’s local cuisine served from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. We recommend a siesta and plenty of liquids to acclimate to the altitude. Enjoy Teatime at 3:30 pm followed by an afternoon excursion, Rowing through the Reeds near the lodge, where you can observe interesting endemic birds, striking landscapes of a unique geography.
Evening cocktails are served from 6.30 pm followed by dinner from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Then join other guests and interpreters to share highlands experiences and tales.

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Day 2

TITILAKA Hotel

After rising at the hour that suits you, enjoy breakfast in bed if you wish wake at dawn to a magnificent sunrise. In the morning your guides will take you by car and boat to visit the legendary islands of Uros and meet one of traditional families that live there. The Uros Floating Islands are located near the protected National Reserve of Titicaca. The people of Uros are a proud culture who due to persecution by other groups found refuge by living on man-made islands many years ago. They call themselves kot-suña or people of the lake who claim to have “black blood,” as they are immune to the cold and consider themselves to be owners of the lake and its waters. Learn about their history, uses for totora reeds and customs after exploring one of these impressive islands. The site is a must for travellers to the area; thus expect to see many other visitors. Return to the hotel for lunch and a siesta.

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Day 3

TITILAKA Hotel

After rising at the hour that suits you, enjoy breakfast in bed if you wish wake at dawn to a magnificent sunrise. Take a morning excursion from the activities offered at the lodge.
Return to the hotel for lunch and siesta.
Take an afternoon excursion of your choice.
Return to the hotel.
Cocktail at 6:30 pm followed by Dinner at 7.30 pm

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Day 4

TITILAKA Hotel / Juliaca or Puno

After breakfast, prepare for checkout and transfer to the airport. On your airport transfer enjoy a guided excursion to Sillustani, a spectacular peninsula facing the Umayo lagoon and home to the area’s best preserved remains. In addition to its unique geography, this site was a burial ground for the Pucara, Tiahuanaco and Ccolla pre-Inca cultures long before the Inca expansion. The tower-like structures known as Chullpas, which symbolised life and birth, are ancient and impressive tombs for chiefs and other dignitaries. Later the site was inhabited by the Incas, who made their own version of these towers. The difference in periods and cultures is seen in the two types of chullpas- the rough, smaller pre-Inca towers, and the smooth, larger ones made by the Incas. The biggest tower took about 50 years to construct and holds rocks weighing anywhere from 2 to 6 tons. This is an impressive site that combines archaeology, history and an amazing landscape.

Farewell takes place at the Juliaca airport or train Station where you will board your plane or train to your next destination. You may wish to travel across Lake Titicaca to Bolivia.

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Included:

Three night accommodation with private facilities
Full board: Breakfast Buffet, lunch and dinner a-la carte with wine included, tea time, room's mini-bar.
Return airport or station transfers
Hotel activities and excursions
10% Service and taxes
DONATION of US$10 for conservation programs in the surrounding communities

Not Included:

Visa fees - Insurance - Any items not specifically mentioned as included - Gratuities to local guides etc.
Early Check-in or Late Check-Out

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice and availability.
Shorter and longer stay are available on request.

Indicative Tour Cost

Per person in USD

***** King Suite Share Twin $1,293.00

***** King Suite Single $1,627.00

***** Dawn or Dusk Suite Share Twin $1,613.00

***** Dawn or Dusk Suite Single $2,010.00

MEALS:

B.  Breakfast included
L.  Lunch included
D.  Dinner included

Why Choose BFirst Travel?

BFirst Travel, a wholly owned Australian tour company, ATAS/AFTA accredited and helloworld affiliate. For the past 15 years we have specialised exclusively in Latin America. We know a few parts of the world, and we know them well. Our been there, done that expertise elevates your experience beyond the ordinary, to the level of adventure with comfort! "Travel is all about the experience, which starts with your travel preparations”.

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