Lake Titicaca is one of the most important natural heritage sites in the world, as well as a great source of resources for the communities that live around its blue waters, maintaining ancient traditions and customs.
The island of Taquile has pre-Inca terraces and ceremonial sites. Its inhabitants are experts in the art of traditional textiles, which was recognised by UNESCO in 2005 as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
On the island of Amantaní, members of the community show visitors their agricultural work, textiles, stone carvings and furs.
Covering 43 hectares (106 acres), Suasi island is a unique example of a lake-side habitat. It is 1 km (0.6 mile) from the shore. In this place ecosystem protection is encouraged, with man and nature coexisting in harmony.
The archipelago of Wiñaymarca is made up of 8 islands, one of which, Anapia, offers visitors the experience of a home stay in a rural area, sharing cultural experiences with the people who live there.