Full Day Aramu Muru Spiritual Tour
Aramu Muru, is one of the most spiritual places in Lake Titicaca, there is an enigmatic carved in a one big Stone to connect you spiritualism and find your self.
Folklore Capital, the cheeky but charming guided tour of Puno Peru is the largest and capital city of the city of the Puno region in southeastern Peru, a city full of traditions and colour, sitting on the edge of Lake Titicaca.
Puno is a place where on one street you are walking past fabulous buildings and on the very next street the buildings are old, slightly dilapidated but charming.
The people of Puno steal your heart with their real nature and cheeky characters, so much, so you forget about traffic jams or the fact that you are being run over by the three-wheeled cycle tricycles (taxis by bicycle) when they decide to ride in the walkways.
The entertainment of this city is brilliant and not only during their annual parade Virgen de la Candelaria, where the locals get all colourful in their traditional wear, and the drinking is infamous, it is an all year round festival feeling.
Agriculture and livestock are crucial in Puno in particular llamas and alpacas. The guided trekking tours are a fabulous way to see the sights.
Puno city is steeped in history as is the surrounding areas which include where the Aymara civilisation began.
On the island of Taquile which can be seen from Puno in the middle of Lake Titicaca, men and women are renown for their textile art and knitting
Lake Titicaca is one of the largest and due to its size and depth one of the busiest. A well-known landmark in the area of Puno is the Yavari, a steamship from the 19th century which is now bed and breakfast. Also, the Puno Cathedral in the Andean Baroque-style is another interesting place to go.
The Cuisine of Puno is very varied; you have trout from Lake Titicaca, Quinoa soup, authentic pizzas from old brick ovens or you can always try a slow cooked dish of Alpaca. In the markets, you can always afford the authentic stews like stifado or lomo Salado which is like a stir fry.
At nighttime after the evening entertainment, soup is a popular choice, mainly broths made of sheep head! The Famous Cuisine Tour of Puno Peru is a must !!
The nicest time to travel to Puno is May to September when the weather is warm and sunny in the daytime, and there is a refreshing little chill in the air at nighttime. However, even though it is the rainy season the big event of the year is the religious festival of the Virgen de la Candelaria is in February, and no rain can dampen the celebrations. You can visit Puno anytime as it is an all year round destination.
Reglardless of where you visit in the world you will get a choice of expensive and cheap places to eat and drink. In Puno, you can get a clean but basic hotel for 30 Pen a night (1 dollar is approx 3.30 pen). For eating authentically, there are always cheap but tasty meals to be had at the market. Book any tours prior to arriving and save some money. There are reasonable priced, very nice restaurants everywhere with set menus for 20 Pen
Bring lots of suncream and sunglasses for the summer season as the sun’s UV rays are still high and don’t forget to drink lots of water Bring an umbrella for the rainy season! The local tour guides are cheap and helpful. Be careful when eating food from the street stalls and make sure anything you get has been cooked in front of you.
January and February, in Puno, it is mostly raining, so not necessarily a great time to visit. The weather is dry in May, June, July and September and reasonably warm with a slight chill in the air at night. The warmest month in Puno, is usually October and the coldest month January.