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From Puno: Uros Islands and Taquile by Fast Boat with Lunch

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Spend the day exploring the Uros Islands by fast boat and stop for a tour on the island of Taquile. See cultural demonstrations, learn about the Taquilean's unique textile art, and enjoy a typical lunch in a local restaurant on this full-day tour.

Highlights

  • Spend the day exploring the Uros Islands and Taquile by fast boat
  • Meet the weavers, fishermen, and farmers of Taquile island and learn their traditions
  • Discover Taquile and its textile art, declared a craft of intangible heritage by UNESCO
  • Enjoy a typical lunchtime meal in Taquile

Description

Spend the day discovering the natural and cultural heritage of Lake Titicaca. One of the first ethnic groups in the Andean region, the Uro people built their homes and livelihoods on floating islands made from reeds. Tour the islands by boat before stopping off at Taquile to meet the locals and enjoy a traditional lunch on the lake.  The adventure starts with hotel pick up from central Puno at 7:00 AM. Drive to the shores of the lake before hopping in a boat for the 1.5-hour journey to Taquile. Ride in comfort on a fast boat with an experienced guide. Restrooms are available onboard and along the way you'll enjoy stunning views of the lake. Upon arrival at Taquile, enjoy a 1-hour walk around the island. Stop by a village to see a cultural demonstration by the locals and learn the art of Taquile textile making which was recognized by UNESCO for its intangible heritage. At 12:00 PM, a lunch of quinoa soup, fresh fish, and vegetables will be served. Enjoy the local flavors while learning about day-to-day life on the island.  After lunch, walk back to the main dock in Taquile for the return transfer. At 3:30 PM, the group arrives in Puno for hotel drop-off.

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Hotel pick up and drop-off Entrances fees Roundtrip boat transfer Bilingual guide Lunch
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