Special places excellent
choice for the ecological tourism lovers and the observation of these species.
Location: Department of Puno, provinces of Puno and
Area: 36,180 hectares.
Creation: October 1978.
Unit for the conservation and protecting of the flora, fauna and scenic
beauty of the Titicaca Lake. Also to
maintain the cultural traditions from the surrounding populations of the lake
and those related with the rational use of the resources; intangible area. The
reserve is divided in two sectors, one located on the Chucuito bay (Puno sector)
and the other to the north, denominated Ramis in the province of
The Titicaca Lake harbors numerous species of flora, birds, fish and
amphibians, some of them unique in their specie.
Special places, excellent choice for the ecological tourism lovers and the
observation of these species.
In the flora mainly outstands the totora (Quechua voice) (Typha
Angustifolia) it is a plant with a flat and flexible shaft, reed specie,
used in the construction of crafts, houses and artificial islands (See Uros). The totora group is denominated
Some species of fish native from the lake, as the suche, carachi, pejerrey,
boga (Orestias Petlandii), among other, have been threatened and
diminished in quantity, due to the artificial introduction of the trout.
To visit the reserve you have to take a craft from the port of Puno; minimum advisable time is 6