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getting to Titicaca from Cuzco

by micky_d Online Now Nov 26, 2005 at 9:02 PM

hi,
does anybody know how much time it would take me to go from Cuzco to Titicaca?
also, what is there to do once i get there?
and, will 2 nights be enough to get the gist of it?

lastly, can i "use" the couple of nights in Titicaca as my altitude acclimatization?

Thanks for any help
md

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  • RE: getting to Titicaca from Cuzco

    by lukejp Online Now Nov 27, 2005 at 3:36 AM

    By bus or car, it is between 4.5 and 5.5 hours. The train takes over 10 hours.
    Puno is the main town on the Peru side of Titicaca, and is worth a couple of nights. Puno is higher than Cusco, but may help acclimatise if you were going on to the Altiplano in Bolivia, which is higher again.

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