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Organizing Team

Proposed dates

From: 02/10/2016 To: 06/10/2016

About Puno

The department of Puno was once home to the great civilization of the Tiwanaku who were once the most advanced civilization of all the Aymara people. The area was conquered by the Incas in the 15th Century, and later by the Spanish Empire in the 16th Century. The capital city, also known as Puno, serves as magnificent evidence of the combination of cultures which have left their mark on the region. Puno lies on the shores of Lake Titicaca and is the folklore capital of Peru. The city's beauty is characterized by its location next to Lake Titicaca, as well as the colonial architecture which it contains. The nearby city of Juliaca is a transportation hub for the department. Nearby are the Chullpas de Sillustani a monument built by the Collas which is still perfectly preserved today. Lake Titicaca is home to the Uros, artificially made floating islands made of totora reeds. Titicaca National Reservation is refuge to many species of plants and animals, as well as breathtaking stretches of Lake Titicaca.

Puno city.

Major Local Airports and Their Distance Lodging and Venue

International Airport Inca Manco Capac

Inca Manco Cápac International Airport known as Aeropuerto Internacional Inca Manco Cápac in Spanish, is an airport situated in the city of Juliaca, thirty minutes from the city of Puno at Titicaca Lake. Airport operation are run by Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A. (CORPAC), the government entity that oversees management of Peruvian airports. Despite being classified as international, Inca Manco Cápac International Airport does not feature any scheduled international connections. The airport has one of the longest runways in Latin America.


Distance From Airport to Puno

The distance from International Airport Inca Manco Capac to Puno is 50Km, it's about 40 minutes by car. Ruta-manco-capac.png

Outline of Local Mass Transit

The city has public transport minibuses and taxis. The public transport (minibuses) will cost $ 0.25 per person and the taxi service has an average cost of U.S. $ 1 per race being the maximum of up to U.S. $ 2.5.