Puno: Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island Full-Day Tour

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Explore the highest navigable lake in the world on this tour from Puno. Share experiences with the Uros people and admire amazing views of Lake Titicaca from Taquile island.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the manmade floating islands of the Uros people
  • Take in the scenic splendor of Lake Titicaca
  • Sample some of the local food in Taquile island
  • Get amazing views of lake Titicaca

Description

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in downtown Puno in the morning, and then sail across Lake Titicaca to discover the islands built from reeds by the indigenous Uros people. Get stunning views of the natural reserve and look for wildlife, such as ducks, flamingos and other native birds. Receive a friendly welcome from the local people on arrival and listen to their traditional songs. Hear their extraordinary history from your bilingual guide, and take in amazing views of around 70 small islands that can be prone to drifting! Get some free time to walk around the islands and see how they are made. Enhance your experience and take a ride on a reed boat with the locals. Float peacefully across the lake and watch the world go by. Following with the journey, cruise over to Taquile Island located in the largest area of Lake Titicaca. Experience life on the lake up close and get some stunning views of the lake and the Andes Mountains as a bonus.  Hear about the inhabitants of Taquile Island and how they descended from the Inca people to mostly work as farmers and weavers, and how they have inherited some distinct Inca traditions. Go for a medium-level hike on the island, known for its handwoven art and collective farms, and enjoy a lunch of local produce served in a local restaurant. Then, return to Puno city on the shore of the lake for the end of the tour services. The arrival to Puno will be by 4:00 PM.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Puno Bilingual guide (English and Spanish) Speedboat transportation Entry fee to the Uros Floating islands Entry fee to Taquile island Lunch

Important Information

  • The Pick-up and Drop-off valid only for accommodations located in Puno city. The following hotels requires prior arrangement to meet in Puno city: Sonesta Posada del Inca, Casa Andina Premium, Xima Hoteles, GHL Hotel Isla Esteves, Jose Antonio Hoteles and Mirador del Titicaca.

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