Taquile
in Provincia de Puno of Puno, Peru

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.767 and -69.683 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 46' 0" and W -69° 40' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Sol - PEN
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:57 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Lima
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 5:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
15.367 and 109.133 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
An Vinh Phuong
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Peru in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Peru.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Peru. Last Update: 2024-05-28 08:22:27

Discover Taquile

Taquile in Provincia de Puno (Puno) with it's 2,000 citizens is a town in Peru about 556 mi (or 894 km) south-east of Lima, the country's capital city.

Current time in Taquile is now 09:57 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Lima with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 9 airports near Taquile, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Peru is Inca Manco Capac International Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa in a distance of 53 mi (or 86 km), West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Capachica, Ilave, Huata, Coata and Puno. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 56 °F

Morning Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 16%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 2% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

14°C (56 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

13°C (55 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

12°C (54 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Taquile Sumaq Wasi - Adults only

Address
0,2 mi
Sector Chuñopampa
Isla Taquile
Peru

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Magical Peru #17: Lago Titicaca's Isla Taquile

Published: September 08, 2013
Length: 00:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Diogo Kyrillos

Magical Peru: http://www.youtube.com/diogok We woke up very early in Puno to go on a boat trip on lake Titicaca! Please watch the morning part of this trip when stopped by the floating islands...


Isla Taquile

Published: February 12, 2015
Length: 54:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Enkarnau

La isla de Taquile, está a 35 km. de Puno y sus pobladores son de origen quechua y están muy arraigados en sus costumbres y tradiciones. Nos resultó un poco agotador subir hasta el pueblo...


Danza de la Agricultura en la Isla de Taquile (Lago Titicaca, Perú) [HD]

Published: June 14, 2014
Length: 24:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Leandro Chico

Una familia que vive en la Isla de Taquile (en el área peruana del Lago Titicaca) baila la danza de la agricultura para los turistas que visitan el lugar. Video filmado el 4 de junio de 2014....


Titicaca tours Taquile Island Isla de Taquile

Published: May 27, 2012
Length: 45:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Inca Lake

www.incalake.com Video sobre la isla maravillos de Taquile // Video about the amazing island of Taquile.


Vista Del Lago Titicaca Desde Isla Taquile Puno / Titicaca Lake View From Taquile Island HD

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 55:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ONEILLPERU

Hermosa vista del lago Titicaca desde la isla Taquile. Beautiful view of Titicaca Lake from Taquile Island. The highest navigable lake! Si te gusto la vista regalame un dedo hacia arriba ;)....


Taquile Peru jamesrnr

Published: June 16, 2012
Length: 10:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jean-marc Halbwachs

Taquile au Perou est une île au milieu du lac Titicaca...


Daniel Zamalloa & Kike Pinto • SURGE • Violín Vernacular del Perú

Published: December 08, 2008
Length: 26:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: iturrizaga25

This tune was field recorded in Taquile by Xavier Bellenger in the early 1980s. Taquile is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca, 22 miles offshore from the city of Puno, and has...


VIAJE A PUNO NOVIEMBRE 2012

Published: November 26, 2012
Length: 08:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Elinor Salazar Vicentelo

LAGO TITICACA, ISLA DE UROS, TAQUILE MUY BELLO!


LAGO TITICACA, Perú

Published: January 13, 2011
Length: 13:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FernandoSerinyaGarza

Cápsula de Fernando Seriñá Garza de la serie ambiental cultural; "El Mundo en que Vivimos" transmitida por Multimedios TV, Monterrey, México. Temporada 2007-2010. Breve documental sobre...


TURISMO PENINSULA DE CHUCUITO KARINA y CHURO LAGO TITICACA PUNO PERU

Published: December 03, 2009
Length: 03:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Valentín Canales Ramos

Promoviendo y Diversificando la oferta del producto turistico.... Ubicación Peninsula de Chucuito - comunidad de Karina y Churo, una alternativa potencial para el turismo Rural Comunitario...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Taquile Island

Taquile is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca 45 km offshore from the city of Puno. About 2,200 people live on the island, which is 5.5 by 1.6 km in size (maximum measurements), with an area of 5.72 km². The highest point of the island is 4050 meters above sea level and the main village is at 3950 m. The inhabitants, known as Taquileños, are southern Quechua speakers.

Located at -15.7772, -69.6842 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Peru, Islands of Lake Titicaca, Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Taquila, Taquile, Isla de Taquili, Intika