Uros Taquile and Amantani Islands tour 2 days / 1 night Lake Titikaca
Lake Titikaca situated on the shores of Puno, the highest navigable lake in the world. Home to the legendary Uros people, who live on the floating reed islands. Travel to Puno is most popular by the good quality tourist. Visit to Taquile Island for the beautiful culture of the famous weavers and a trout lunch to remember before heading back to Puno.
Max 08 people
Puno - Lake Titikaca
Shared or Private Service
Day 1: Uros Islands and Amantani Island departure from Puno.
Day 2: Taquile Island return to Puno.
7:30 - 7:45 a.m.
Pick up from your hotel
Uros, Amantani and Taquile islands.
Day 2 at 5:00 to 6:00 pm, arrival to Puno.
Please be ready at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or force majeure events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as close as possible.
DAY 1: Uros Islands and Amantani
Pick-up from your Hotel in Puno between 07:30 to 07:45 am, Transfer from the hotel to the port and by motorboat, we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 metres in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4150 meters) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family.
Meals: Lunch, dinner. Accommodation: Homestay with local Family. Maximum Altitude: 4150 meters.
DAY 2: Taquile Island - Puno
After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighbouring Taquile island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world-famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, After lunch, we make the return trip to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to your hotel approx 5-6 pm. End of service.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Group boat transport.
Entries to the Islands.
Guide in English.
1 night with a family on Amantani Island (Rustic accommodation /bedding and blankets supplied).
THIS TOUR NOT INCLUDE:
Extra drinks and snacks for the boat.
Tips for guide or boatdriver.
THE THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING:
Warm clothing layers.
Bottled water for the boat, money for snacks, souvenirs.
Great to take some fresh fruit or some pens, notebooks etc for the children of the families.
Please avoid lollies /sweets.They really appreciate oranges and other fruit as it is impossible to grow on the islands in these altitudes.and it will save their teeth and their environment.
USD 75 pp
$ 75 USD deposit per person is required to reserve space on a first come,first serve basis.
Pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club, 75 + 5% card fees