Our Lake Titicaca Full Day Tour invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning landscapes of Peru.
Delve into the heart of the Andes and immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the region.
This tour is a unique opportunity to experience the wonder of the Uros Floating Islands and the traditional charm of Taquile Island.
Step into a world of wonder and cultural immersion with our Uros and Taquile Islands Tour on Lake Titicaca.
This extraordinary journey is designed to showcase the most captivating and enriching aspects of these two distinct islands, providing an experience that lingers in your heart and mind.
“Reed Realms: Where Tradition Floats on Titicaca”
Immerse yourself in the fascinating heritage of the Uros community.
Explore the intriguing concept of reed-based living as you navigate the crystal-clear waters aboard a traditional reed boat.
Engage with the resilient Uros people and uncover the secrets behind their floating platforms, reed houses, and the ingenious canoes that have been integral to their way of life for centuries.
Discover the profound significance of their isolation and how it shaped their unique culture.
“Taquile Island’s Cultural Charm”
Ascend the winding path to Taquile Island, where tradition and charm blend seamlessly.
Marvel at panoramic views that stretch across the pristine waters of Lake Titicaca to the distant Bolivian mountains.
Delve into the world of the Quechua-speaking community, where Spanish serves as a secondary language.
Engage with locals and absorb the intricacies of their daily life, as our knowledgeable guide unravels the tapestry of their rich traditions.
“Textile Workshop Exploration”
Experience the artistry of Taquile Island’s textiles firsthand.
Venture into a vibrant workshop and witness the craftsmanship behind the exquisite garments.
Discover the stories woven into each piece, reflecting a deep connection with nature, agricultural cycles, and profound beliefs.
Admire the iconic Calendar Waistbands, which encapsulate the essence of the island’s yearly rhythms and cultural symbology.
Savor the flavors of the region with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant.
Indulge in a culinary journey that complements the visual feast of Lake Titicaca’s landscapes.
This moment of relaxation amidst natural beauty and cultural exploration is a true highlight of the tour.
“Bridging the Past and Present”
Traverse the waters that have nurtured generations of Peruvians and connect with the historical significance of Lake Titicaca.
As you step ashore at the end of your journey, you’ll carry with you not just memories of breathtaking vistas, but a deep understanding of the profound cultural and geographical importance of this remarkable region.
“Craft Your Titicaca Tale”
Our Uros and Taquile Islands Tour invites you to craft your own unique story amidst the enchanting allure of Lake Titicaca.
Join us on a voyage that reveals the beauty of isolation, the power of tradition, and the treasures that lie within Peru’s watery heart.
Reserve your spot today and let the highlights of this tour leave an indelible mark on your travel adventure.
Part I: Uros Floating Islands.
06:45 h. Our tour starts at your hotel in Puno. Our guide will pick you up 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.
PICK-UP TIME: 06:45 am.
PICK-UP LOCATION: Your hotel in Puno.
TOUR DURATION: From 06:45 am to 5:30 pm.
DROP-OFF LOCATION: Your hotel in Puno.
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:
3° – Proceed with your payment online through our web.
4° – Finally, receive confirmation via e-mail or WhatsApp.
Change of Tour Date:
You can change the date of your trip at least 3 days of anticipation at no extra charge.
If you cancel your tour 48 hours before the tour begins, we will charge an administration fee of 20%.
100% cancellation fee.
Please note that refunds are not issued due to inclement weather or any other problems caused by a third party.
Some frequently asked questions about the Uros and Taquile Islands Tour:
What is the Uros and Taquile Islands Tour?
The Uros and Taquile Islands Tour is an immersive day-trip adventure on Lake Titicaca that takes you to explore the unique Uros Floating Islands and the traditional Taquile Island.
It offers insights into the cultures, traditions, and natural beauty of these two distinct island communities.
How do I book the tour?
Booking the tour is easy. You can make your booking on our website.
Follow the instructions to select your preferred date, provide the necessary details, and make the payment to secure your spot.
What is the duration of the tour?
The Uros and Taquile Islands Tour is a full-day excursion.
It starts early in the morning, around 6:45 AM, and concludes in the late afternoon, returning you to your hotel in Puno.
What should I expect during the tour?
During the tour, you can expect a combination of cultural immersion, stunning landscapes, and engaging experiences.
You’ll visit the Uros Floating Islands, learn about the Uros people’s unique way of life, take a reed boat ride, explore Taquile Island, visit a textile workshop, enjoy a delicious local lunch, and more.
Is the tour suitable for all ages?
Yes, the tour is designed to be accessible and enjoyable for travelers of all ages.
However, please note that there might be some walking involved, especially on Taquile Island, so comfortable footwear is recommended.
Are there restroom facilities available during the tour?
Restroom facilities are available at various points during the tour, including on the boats and at specific stops on the islands.
Can I purchase souvenirs on the islands?
Yes, both Uros and Taquile Islands offer opportunities to purchase locally crafted souvenirs, including textiles, handicrafts, and unique cultural items.
This is a great way to support the local communities.
What language will the tour be conducted in?
The tour is typically conducted in English.
Is the tour environmentally responsible?
Yes, we prioritize responsible tourism and respect for the environment.
Visitors are encouraged to follow Leave No Trace principles and respect the local cultures and ecosystems.
What should I bring with me on the tour?
You should bring essentials such as comfortable clothing, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, and a camera to capture the beautiful moments.
For any further inquiries or to make a reservation, feel free to contact our customer service team. We’re here to ensure you have a memorable and enriching experience on the Uros and Taquile Islands Tour.