Tour to the Lake Titicaca

TOUR TO THE LAKE TITICACA.

The Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the World at 3856 metres above sea level, it is bigger than Switzerland. Its shores and islands, such as Amantani and Taquile, are home to the Aymaras and Quechuas, who are amongst Peru's oldest peoples, predating the Incas by a thousand years. Here visitors may wander through old traditional villages where Spanish is a second language and where ancient myths and beliefs still hold true. Our program also includes the visit to the famous Uros Floating Islands. Our tour is led by a local guide who will introduce you its inhabitants and will explain about their history and traditions. Here we will take a nice ride on their little handmade reed boats around the floating villages.

Photo Gallery of The Lake Titicaca.

Uros Islands The Uros Community Lake Titicaca. Lake Titicaca
LAKE TITICACA CLASSIC BOAT EXCURSION

Full Day Program

DESCRIPTION:

06:45 h. Early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Puno by our local guide and then transferred to the harbor. We start off our boat excursion of Lake Titicaca by visiting “The Uros Floating Islands”, a small community that has lived on these reed Islands for decades. Centuries ago the small indigenous Uros tribe conceived of the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas. The Uros people harvested the reeds in the shallows of the lake, bundled them together tightly and built floating island platforms complete with reed houses and canoes, creating in this way their own little world. On the islands we will learn with our local guide about the life style and customs. After strolling around the floating Islands, we continue our journey towards “Taquile Island” (2 hour aprox.), a traditional Quechua speaking community, full of ancient agricultural terraces. The Taquile population was relatively isolated from the mainland until 1950s, and the notion of the community and family is still very strong among them. The weaving tradition of the Taquile Island goes back to early civilizations, thus keeps elements from pre-Inca Andean cultures alive in the present. All weaving is done on pre-Inca fixed and pedal looms. The most characteristic garments are the so-called “Chullo”, a knitted hat with an earflap, and “The Calendar Waistband”, depicting the annual cycles connected to ritual and agricultural activities. When we reach the shores of Taquile Island, we will have to walk up along a narrow path, enjoying on the way impressive views of the Lake Titicaca and also see gorgeous little houses inhabited by the direct decedents of the Inca Culture. At the top of the Island, you will have free time to explore this place on your own and afterwards you will meet the group for lunch at one local restaurant. After lunch, we will descent to the harbor to take our boat back to Puno. We will be back in Puno by 17:00 h. approximately.

End of the tour.

What is included ?

  • Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor of the Lake Titicaca.
  • Tourist boat transportation with toilet facilities on board.
  • All entrance feesv & Professional English speaking guide.
  • Lunch included on the Taquile Island.
  • Pick up from the harbor and drop off at your hotel in Puno.

What is not included?

  • Extras.

Daily Departures Time:

06:45 hrs.

Finishing Time

17:00 hrs.

You need to bring:

  • On this tour you must bring warm clothing, as temperatures in the afternoon are very cold sometimes. We strongly suggest to bring along, gloves, wooly hats, chocolates, and a botle of water.
  • Sun block is extremely important as at this altitude the sun rays are sometimes unmerciful.

Additional information:

  • All your personal information is required at the moment of your booking.
  • Confirmation of the excursion will be received at time of booking.
  • All tours are operated in English unless otherwise stated.

Travel voucher :

  • You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.
  • For every confirmed booking you will be required to print your electronic voucher for presentation at the moment we start the excursion. The electronic voucher acts as a confirmation for all the services you request.

Local Operator Information:

  • We will send you complete operator information, including phone numbers at your destination.
  • Our Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

60.00

NOTE: No minimum of passengers required.

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