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Luquina Chico

Chucuito peninsula, Lake Titicaca, Puno 21520, Peru
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Homestay provides insight to local culture

Our visit to the Luquina Chico was put together by Valencia Travel Cusco. There was a group of 17... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Los Angeles, California
Take warm clothes & a book!

Lake Titicaca is really beautiful & we were looking forward to this stay. Unfortunately my tour... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Jennifer W
Melbourne, Australia
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" Luquina Chico is certainly a good choice for activities of community based tourism , community members maintain their ancestral customs, history , typical food and are very friendly . Tourists are recepcionados to the tune of joyful music as families wear their best costumes typical for you "
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“lake titicaca” (2 reviews)
“homestay” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Chucuito peninsula, Lake Titicaca, Puno 21520, Peru
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Our visit to the Luquina Chico was put together by Valencia Travel Cusco. There was a group of 17 of us, and we were split among seven families. After some rest, we changed into traditional Peruvian dress and walked to the nearby playground for some...More

Thank curiousgeorge1052
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Lake Titicaca is really beautiful & we were looking forward to this stay. Unfortunately my tour group (only 2) was not greeted in the same way as larger groups. We were left to our own devices until dinner and there isn't much to do on...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed with a family on the Luqina Chico peninsula as part of a tour with GAdventures. The locals were extremely welcoming as soon as we arrived on the island, greeting us with music and dancing, and dressing us in traditional clothing. We even managed...More

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 9 April 2015

took an Edgars tour and they included lunch at this site. Wonderful trout, chicken, potatoes and veggies cooked under hot rocks. Some local dancing for entertainment with lunch.

Thank 1,521
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as part of a G-Adventures trip. Friendly, welcoming family hosts with lovely and surprisingly comfortable accommodation and good, rustic food. Fun activities including football against local team and traditional dancing. All an easy boat trip from Puno.

Thank TomJ76
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night as part of the g adventure trip. It was good fun- dressed up in traditional clothes & joined the locals dance. We stayed with Albano and his mother. The accommodation was comfortable with our own toilet. No hot water....More

3  Thank jsg103
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We did an overnight homestay at Luquina chico as part of our 15-day G Adventures Peru Panorama tour. We got to stay with one of the families on the island, and in return, we brought them food as a gift. The families were very welcoming....More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 19 June 2013

This place is located around 01 hour and 30 minutes by car or by boat, is in the Peninsula of Chucuito, the people there is very kind and also they have really good infrastructure for the accommodation with hot water to take a shower, they...More

3  Thank BryAnR35
Reviewed 11 June 2013

To enjoy the scenic southern shores of Lake Titicaca, we went on a day's drive to the Chucuito Peninsula and the tiny village of Luquina Chica. The road winds around the lake and then up and over the peninsula, with stunning views of tranquil farming...More

1  Thank YwanT
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