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December 13, 2022
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I know you already know the most famous islands of Lake Titicaca, such as Taquile Island, Uros, Amantani; however, now we will talk about one of the largest islands found in the Peruvian territory.

Soto Island is the fourth-largest island of Lake Titicaca, with an extension of 5 km, it is known that the place was used for ritual ceremonies that are still practiced to this day by the local people.

In which you can also do experiential tourism, live with the villagers and learn about their customs, lifestyle, etc.

Soto Island, the 4th largest island of Lake Titicaca

Soto Island is considered the fourth largest of the islands located on the Peruvian side, after Amantani, Taquile and Chirita.

The island has a maximum length of 5 km and a width of 1.3 km. To the north of the island is the deepest part of the lake. At the point inhabits an aymara peasant community that is dedicated to handicrafts, fishing, and agriculture.

As I mentioned below, the place was used to perform ritual ceremonies and even today the villagers continue to perform this ancient practice, they also continue to practice the reading of the coca leaf to predict the future.

If you want to participate in the development of all their ancestral ceremonies, stay overnight in the native houses, you must visit on holidays, when there are more boats or hire a tour to take you to this mysterious and spectacular tourist destination.

Where is Isla de Soto located?

Soto Island is located in the district of Conima, province of Moho, Puno. It is at the highest point of Lake Titicaca, with an altitude of 3969 meters above sea level.

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