From Puno: Uros and Taquile Islands Full-Day Tour with Lunch

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Enjoy your time in Puno with a tour of the Uros Floating Islands, where you can meet the local community and learn about their fascinating way of life in the middle of the highest lake in the world.

Highlights

  • Sail by boat to Taquile Island and learn more about the locals' lifestyle
  • Admire the island of the Uros, made entirely of the local Totora plants
  • Taste a delicious lunch in front of the lake while taking in the lovely views
  • Explore the highest lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, and meet local residents
  • Marvel at the stunning chain of mountains that can be seen from the lake

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Explore one of the marvels of Puno with a tour of the Uros and Taquile Islands in Lake Titicaca, explore the floating islands in the lake, and learn more about the lives of the people who live on the islands in the highest lake in the world. Begin the tour with pickup from your hotel in Puno or the Puno bus station, and make your way to the pier or main port. Start the departure at 07:30 am and travel towards the floating islands of the Uros, currently considered the National Reserve of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Learn about the people of the Uros, who still maintain their own culture and tradition, as well as artisanal fishing, especially carachi and silverside. Spot some of the 75 islands that are inhabited at present. Sail by boat for 2 hours and a half, to the natural island of Taquile, during the navigation you will be able to observe the chain of mountains. Find out more about the people of Taquile and their famous textiles. Enjoy approximately 2 hours for the visit, a 1-hour delicious typical lunch in front of the lake, before returning to the bus station or your accommodation.

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Pickup and drop-off from hotel or bus station in Puno Tourist boat Guide service Spanish-English Entrance ticket to the Islands Lunch

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