The Peruvian Altiplano is the area of the Andes above about 3500m in Peru. The altiplano stretches into neighbouring Bolivia and also Argentina. The Puno region & Lake Titicaca are considered to be the cradle of the Inca civilization.
Puno is a port city at an altitude of over 3,800 msnm, on the shores of Lake Titicaca on the Altiplano of Peru.
Isla Amantáni is an island on the Peruvian side Lake Titicaca. It's a very peaceful place where times seems to have taken a halt a century ago.
Chucuito is a city on the western shore of Lake Titicaca south of Puno.
Cutimbo is a tiny settlement some 30 km from Puno, in the Peruvian Altiplano, mostly visited on a short daytrip.
Juliaca is a city in the Peruvian Altiplano. The airport in Juliaca has flights from Lima and you can then take a short bus ride to Puno on Lake Titicaca.
La Rinconada is a small city in Altiplano, Peru. It is known for being the highest permanent city of the world at a height of 5,100m.
Maps of Altiplano
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