Amantaní Island is a territory with an area of 9, 28 km₂, and a diameter average of 3,4 km.
Its shape is at first sight circular, and one of its profile looks like a toad.
This is the island of dream and delight, situated at 38 km from the inside of Titicaca Lake, at an altitude of 3817 m. Close to Capachica Peninsula and to Chucuito. Travelers will find two ceremonies centers called Pachatata (Coanos) and Pachamama (Llacastiti). They will also admire the panoramic view of the lake and a wonderful sunset if the sky is clear.
- Boat trip with veil boat and oar boat
- Traditional fishing
- Stone cutting
- Mystical ceremonies
- Typical dance and music
- Connection with nature and its positive energies
Rural guest house
Visitors will stay in beautiful traditional rustic rooms, which are made with pisé and with authentic decoration. All the communities offer clean accommodation for a good stay, which goes with nature. Sanitary fittings are to be shared, and there are shower with hot water (solar shower).
Travelers will eat typical dishes from the region in rural restaurants with views on Titicaca Lake, or in host families’ kitchens.
ASTURS association offers to the travelers its guide services for the different tours and suggested activities.
Access from Puno:
From Puno port : the journey lasts around 3h and goes through Uros floating islands, but also the South of Chuchito peninsula and the North of Capachica.
By boat and bus:
Take the tarred road between Puno and Juliaca, in North-East direction up to the 25th kilometer.
Here you will find the detour which goes to Chifrón landing stage, at 37km.
From the detour in East direction, the journey by boat begins on board a boat up to Amantaní Island. The journey lasts around 40 min and will be unforgettable.
From Capachica (capital):
To reach Inti Wasi Lodge, take a mototaxi or a taxi. Please contact us before you come, ASTURS also gives information to its office at Plaza Principal Jirón Juliaca, N°229 – Capachica.
In Juliaca, you can take a bus to the bus terminal which is situated between Avenue Tacna and Avenue Circunvalación. The journey lasts around 40 min.