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Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

Uros Floating Islands - Lake Titicaca. (0)
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Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

Our Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour includes the visit to Taquile and the Uros floating Islands.
First, we explore the surroundings of the amazing Uros community with a local guide.
Besides, we also take a ride on a typical reed boat from one island to another.
Finally, we visit the traditional Taquile Island, a small community where Spanish is a second language.
Our visit includes a short trek to the top of the Islands as well as a short visit to a textile workshop.

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

Part I: Uros Floating Islands.

06:45 h. Our tour starts at your hotel in Puno. Our guide will pick you from there.
Shortly after that, we take you to the local harbor where we board a small motorboat.

First, we visit The Uros Floating Islands, a small community that lives on these reed Islands for decades.
Long ago the Uros tribe conceived on the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes.

The Uros people built floating platforms, made reed houses and canoes, creating their little world.
During our visit, we will learn about their lifestyle, traditions, as well as their beliefs.

Additionally, we also take a short ride on a typical reed boat.
After strolling around the floating Islands, we continue our journey towards Taquile Island.

Part II: Taquile Island.

Taquile is a traditional Quechua-speaking community, located at the heart of Lake Titicaca.
Once at the harbor of Taquile, we will walk up along a narrow path to the center of the island.

Along the way, we will enjoy stunning landscapes, including the Bolivian mountain range.
As soon as we get to the top, our local guide will explain about traditional life on Taquile.
Afterward, we visit a workshop where Taquile islanders elaborate beautiful garments.

Moreover, the iconography of their textiles reflects their way of life, nature, as well as their beliefs.
Among their garments, stands out the Calendar Waistbands, which depicts the annual cycles connected to agricultural activities.
Later on, you will have free time to walk around, and by noon we meet up for lunch at one local restaurant.

Finally, we will descend to the harbor to take our boat back to Puno.
Upon arrival in Puno, our driver will take you back to your hotel.

End of the tour.

Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour

  • 06:45 h. Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
  • Tourist boat transport.
  • All entrance fees & Professional English-speaking guide.
  • 12:30 h. Lunch included on Taquile Island.
  • 14:00 h. Return to the city of Puno.
  • 17:30 h. Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.

  • Extras & Gratitude.

1° – Contact us via WhatsApp to confirm the availability of the tour you wish.
2° – Once availability is confirmed, please send us an email or WhatsApp with the following information:

  • Names & Last names.
  • Nationality.
  • Passport number.
  • Date of Birth.

3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.

  • We suggest wearing light clothing.
  • Bring sunblock, sunglasses and a hat.
  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Bring a warm jacket for the afternoon.

Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.

Cancellations:
If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.

No Shows:
100% cancellation fee.

Important:
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.

Is there a lot of walking on this tour?
This tour involves a significant walk on Taquile Island.

How long does the whole tour take?
It takes around 10 hours.

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