Puno Free Walking Tour
Puno free walking tour showcases the best of Puno city, located on the shores of Lake Titicaca in southern Peru. It is considered the capital of Andean culture and is renowned for its rich folklore and traditional festivals, such as the Inti Raymi or Sun Festival. Puno is also a starting point for visiting the floating islands of the Uros, where visitors can learn about the traditional way of life of the indigenous people who inhabit them. With its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Puno is a must-visit destination for those traveling to Peru.
♦ Meeting point: Plaza de Armas
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Language: English
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking this tour is mandatory
Free Walking Tour Puno – Itinerary
Free walking tour Puno starts at the Plaza de Armas, the city’s main square, surrounded by colonial-style buildings and a 17th-century cathedral. From here, the tour will take you to the local market where you can witness daily life in Puno and purchase souvenirs.
Next, you’ll visit the Amano Museum, which showcases pre-Columbian artifacts and textiles from the surrounding area. The tour also includes a visit to the indigenous Uros floating islands, made entirely of reeds and inhabited by the Uros people. Here, you’ll learn about their unique way of life and observe their traditional boats and homes.
The tour ends at the Temple of the Sun, also known as the “Chinkana”, an ancient Inca ruin that offers panoramic views of Lake Titicaca and the surrounding area. This site is an important symbol of the region’s rich cultural heritage and is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and traditions of Puno and the Andes Mountains. Whether you are a history buff or simply a traveler looking for a unique experience, a 2-hour walking tour of Puno is a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the city’s rich history