Puno is located in the south eastern region of the county on the Collao plateau, on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
71 999 km2
12,550 feet (3,825 meters).
Max 66 F (19º C) and 23 F minimum (-5º C). Rainy season runs from December through March.
The most recommended way is the Lima-Arequipa-Juliaca-Puno route (1,302 km) which takes about 24 hour drive.
There are daily flights to Juliaca from Lima (about 1 h 45 minutes) and from Arequipa and Cusco (about 45 minutes).
There is a train service linking Puno from Cusco. The train leaves on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and journey takes 10 hours.
• Cancacho (roasted suckling or lamb marinated in chili and oil).
• Pesque de quinua (very nutritious quinua cheese).
• Chairo (soup prepared with beef and lamb meat, potatoes, lima beans, pumpkin, cabbage, potato flour, wheat and chalona or cured lamb meat).