Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour
Overview – Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour
Our Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour takes you to visit the magic of the Lake Titicaca.
Don’t miss out on this tour and learn about the fascinating life of the Uros people.
Day 1°: Visit the Uros Floating Islands and homestay.
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.
Afterward, we will take you to a restaurant where you will enjoy an excellent lunch.
Later on, we will visit the zone of Chullini, a friendly community inhabited mainly by fishermen.
Here we will learn about old fishing techniques used by the locals.
In this zone, you can also appreciate nice stores outdoor where Uros women sell typical handicrafts.
Eventually, we will head to our island, where we spend the night.
Your local family will provide dinner. Overnight.
Day 2°: Visit
08:00 h. Shortly after breakfast, we say goodbye to our Uros family and continue our tour.
Later on, we will take you to a zone where you can observe some residents birds of the Lake Titicaca.
Here we will learn a bit more of the flora and fauna that exist on the Lake Titicaca.
Finally, we return to the harbor.
Upon your arrival at the dock in Puno, our driver meets you there and then takes you to your hotel.
End of the tour.
Our Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour 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:Your hotel in Puno.
Departure Time:09:00 h.
Tour Code:PUNO 142
Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour:
What is included?
- 09:00 hrs. Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the harbor.
- Entrance fee to the National Park of the Lake Titicaca.
- Private Boat transportation with toilet facilities.
- Tour on the little Totora reed boat.
- English speaking guide.
- Lunch & dinner at a local family house on the Uros community.
- Homestay on the Uros floating islands.
- Breakfast at the family house.
- Private boat transportation back to Puno.
- Pick up from the dock in Puno and transfer to your hotel.
What is NOT included?
- Extras & gratitude.
Uros Floating Islands Homestay Tour.
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.
You might also send us an e-mail to [email protected], and we will reply within the next 24 hours.
If you already contacted us, and the tour you wish is available, then you may proceed with your payment.
We offer you the following payment options:
1°: Online Payments.
We accept the following credit cards VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, and DINER CLUB.
We do not charge any commission or surcharge for using the online payment system.
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2°: International Wire Transfer.
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Payment is due upon confirmation of tour date. The amount must include all wire fees.
Once you had made your deposit, please kindly scan the bank transfer receipt and send it to us as an attachment by e-mail.
3°: WESTERN UNION.
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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You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your payment is confirmed.
For every confirmed booking you will be required to print your electronic voucher for presentation at the moment we start the excursion.
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