Uros and Taquile Islands 1 Full Day Tour Lake Titikaca
Travel to Puno is most popular by the good quality tourist. 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 and the famous weavers of Taquile Island.
Max 08 people
Puno - Lake Titikaca
Shared or Private Service
Day 1: Uros islands and Taquile Island departure from Puno.
7:00 - 7:30 a.m.
Pick up from your hotel
Uros and Taquile islands.
5:30 - 6:00 pm
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 island and Taquile Island
Pick-up from your hotel in Puno between 07:00 to 07:30, transfer to the port. Then by motorboat (35 feet long with a covered section in case of rain or cold weather, 25 individual seats) we visit the Uros floating Islands. Stepping on them feels very much like a water bed (but it is quite safe). We see the houses, the islands and meet its inhabitants. Uros people are descendants of one of the oldest South American groups. Rides on traditional reed boats can be arranged. In the mornings these islands can be crowded. We visit two of the 60 islands before continuing on to Taquile Island. After a relaxed navigation of an extra 2 1/2 hours when we enjoy the spectacular views offered by Lake Titicaca, we get to Taquile island. There a unique community can be observed. A long path gradually ascending will take us to the village (45 min. hike approx) to visit the communal cooperative where you will find handy craft textiles. Lunch at one of the many local restaurants. The views are magnificent. Then we descent 500 steps down to the main port of the island. at 2:30 pm approx. depart back to Puno City (3-hour return journey). At 5.30 pm Arrival to Puno then transfer to your hotel in Puno.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Group boat transport.
Entries to the Islands.
Guide in English.
THIS TOUR NOT INCLUDE:
Extra drinks and snacks for the boat.
Tips for guide or boatdriver.
THE THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING:
Water and a snack for boat.
Money for souvenirs.
USD 50 pp
$ 50 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, 50 + 5% card fees