Puno, one of the best destinations for rural community tourism

Puno, one of the best destinations for rural community tourism

Puno is one of the most important tourist regions of Peru. Its colorful landscapes and the  Lake Titicaca are a focus of attraction for national and foreign visitors who want to know our country.

Therefore, a new way of tourism: captivating, retailer and that will create ties of friendship between the visitor and the locals, through the community rural tourism.

According to information from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), there are currently six packages available in the Puno region that allow visitors to know the destinations Amantaní, Llachón, Taquile, Uros, Atuncolla and Ccotos.

Through the experience, the villagers will be able to share with their visitors their unique lifestyle, such as participating in their traditional ceremonies, fishing activities, build totora rafts, among others.

These tourist packages were elaborated by entrepreneurs, who received technical assistance, for that reason, attention is guaranteed, as well as diverse services such as lodging, food, among others.

In this way, families, couples, groups or those who enjoy traveling alone can enjoy captivating scenes, authentic activities, and tourism products of high added value, which create ties of unity and strengthens the values ​​between people from the comunities and outsiders.

As it is remembered today, Puno celebrates every year the festivity of the Virgen de la Candelaria, proclaimed Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. This celebration brings together dancers from various regions of Peru, in addition to the significant presence of domestic and foreign tourists. For this reason, visitors who attend this festival can take advantage of knowing the rural communities of Puno through community rural tourism.