Full-Day Uros and Taquile Island Tour from Puno

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  • 9 hr

Spend a full day exploring the islands of Uros and Taquile in Peru's Lake Titicaca. On these unique floating islands, made of native "totora" reeds, as you interact with the people who live there. Learn about their customs and traditions, and be treated to a traditional lunch. A professional guide and all transportation to, from, and on the lake is included.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Machupicchu USA

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lake Titicaca

At 7:10 am pick-up from your hotel in Puno, transfer to the port. Then by confortable motor boat, (30 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 descendant 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 80 islands before continuing on to "Taquile Island".

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Taquile Island

After a relaxed navigation of extra 1 hour and a half 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 600 steps down to the main port of the island. At 15:40 hrs. Arrival to Puno then transfer to your hotel in Puno.

Duration: 5 hour
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