Puno is a Peruvian city located on the shores of Lake Titicaca that has greatly helped it develop in the field of tourism and the trade of products such as cereals, gold and tobacco.
At a good 3812 meters above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It offers incredible landscapes of natural scenery on a breathtaking backdrop of its many islands, such as Soto, Amantani and Uros.
The pre-Columbian archaeological site of Jisk'a Iru Muqu is justabout 50 km from Puno. Found at 4100 meters above sea level, it was discovered in 1994 and thanks to its findings has played a key role in the identification of pre-Columbian civilizations of Peru.