Tour to the Uros Floating Islands
Overview – Tour to the Uros Floating Islands
Our tour to the Uros floating islands involves a boat ride around magical sights on Lake Titicaca.
Discover gorgeous sceneries around the lake and learn about the fascinating life of the Uros people.
Additionally, visitors will take a ride on a little handmade reed boat around the islands.
09:00 h. Our tour starts at your hotel in Puno, therefore our guide will pick you from there.
Shortly after that, we take you to the local harbor where we board a small motorboat.
An English speaking guide leads our tour, along with the boat captain.
As soon as our boat gets in motion, you will be able to make out the beauty of the Lake Titicaca.
Along the way to the Uros Islands, we will pass through waters ways of Totora reeds.
After 30 minutes you will arrive at the community of Uros, a large archipelago with over 50 floating islands.
Before the Incas conquered Lake Titicaca, the Uros people lived on the shores of the lake in rustic villages.
Due to the Inca invasion, the Uros conceived on the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves.
Consequently, they built floating platforms, made reed houses and canoes, creating their little world.
Besides using the reeds as a living foundation, they also use reeds to make their mattresses and furniture.
Likewise, men eat the totora reeds to cure a hangover, while women use it for stomachache and stabilize digestion.
Moreover, we will learn about their lifestyle, traditions, as well as their beliefs.
Additionally, we also take a ride on a reed boat, visiting some islands around and make stops for pictures.
Finally, we get back to our boat and return to the city of Puno.
Upon arrival in Puno, our driver will take you back to your hotel.
Our Tour to the Uros Floating Islands is subject to availability.
We highly suggest to send us an e-mail and ask for availability. You can write us to [email protected]
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Departure Point:City of Puno.
Departure Time:09:00 h.
Tour Code:PUNO 139
Tour to the Uros Floating Islands:
What is included?
- Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
- Entrance fees.
- Professional English speaking guide.
- Drop off at your hotel in Puno at the end of the tour.
What is NOT included?
- Extras & gratitude.
Tour to the Uros Floating Islands.
We are delighted you are thinking about joining one of our tours.
The fastest way to check if the tour you wish in Peru is available is by contacting us via WhatsApp or calling us to our main office in Lima to the following number +51-56-778394.
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If you already contacted us, and the tour you wish is available, then you may proceed with your payment.
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1°: Online Payments.
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Another good option to make your booking is using WESTERN UNION.
This is the name of the receiver in Peru:
Names: Viana Silvana.
Surnames: Lévano Salinas.
Telephone: 0051 + 56 + 778394.
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