Half Day Lake Titicaca Tour to Uros Floating Islands

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Embark on a half-day tour to the Uros Floating Islands. Discover how these unique islands are built and maintained entirely from totora reeds, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture & traditions.


  • Unique opportunity to visit and walk on handcrafted, buoyant islands.
  • Authentic cultural immersion with the indigenous Uros community.
  • Picturesque boat ride across the pristine waters of Lake Titicaca.
  • Insight into the ancient traditions of reed boat making and weaving.
  • A compact yet profound experience perfect for time-sensitive travelers.


Embark on a half-day journey to the incredible Uros Floating Islands, a marvel of human ingenuity on the shimmering waters of Lake Titicaca. This tour offers a rare opportunity to step onto islands that are unlike any other landform on Earth, handcrafted from totora reeds by the Uros people. Experience the warmth of their culture, learn about their unique way of life, and create unforgettable memories on these buoyant wonders. Itinerary & Main Activity Features: Start of the Tour: The adventure begins with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Puno. Board a comfortable boat and set sail across the placid waters of Lake Titicaca towards the Uros Floating Islands. Arrival at Uros: Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by the local inhabitants, who proudly maintain their ancestral way of life. Walk on the spongy surface of the islands, marveling at the craftsmanship that goes into maintaining these floating homes. Cultural Interaction: Engage with the Uros people, witnessing firsthand their traditional practices such as fishing, weaving, and reed boat making. You’ll have the chance to learn about their history, myths, and the challenges of living on these man-made islands. Optional Activities: Opt for a ride on a traditional reed boat (additional cost), providing a unique perspective of the islands and the vastness of Lake Titicaca. Return Journey: After an enriching cultural experience, bid farewell to the Uros people. The boat will take you back to the mainland, leaving you enriched by the profound connection with this extraordinary community. End of the Tour: The tour concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel in Puno, or at a central location in the city, allowing you to continue exploring or enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. This Half Day Uros Floating Island Tour is a compact yet deeply enriching cultural excursion, perfect for those who wish to experience a unique way of life within a limited time frame.


Round-trip boat transportation Professional English-speaking guide Entrance fees to Uros Islands Puno Hotel Transfer (Within the city)

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