Titikaka was the sacred lake of the Incas, being that its legends explain that the Inca Empire was born on the Island of the Sun. In itself, this lake was of vital importance for pre-Hispanic cultures such as Chiripas, Wankaranis, Tihuanacotas, Incas and Aymaras, of which archaeological remains are currently preserved in different places such as Isla del Sol, Isla de la Luna, Pariti Island, Sampaya and the Copacabana Peninsula. These ancestral cultures bequeathed the bond of union and respect with nature, in addition to their worldview.
Thus, this majestic lake, with its landscapes of exceptional beauty and all its legacy, is one of the main tourist destinations of Bolivia that has important landscape, artisanal, historical, festive, archaeological attractions and many traditions that invite the traveler to explore its waters , shores and sacred islands. Archeological and pre-Hispanic sites in the towns located on its shore islands. In addition boat trips, fishing, trout farms and community tourism.
Lake Titikaka begins 70 kilometers west of the city of La Paz, which is fed by the Apolobamba glaciers and the Cordillera de La Paz, becoming the highest navigable surface in the world. It is divided into two basins: Lake Maggiore or Lake Chucuito and Lake Minor or Lake Wiñay Marka.