City
Puno 
Duration
Full Day (1 day)
Minimum passengers
2 passengers
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Pacha Titicaca Standar

Description

The floating islands of the Uros are located in the bay of Lake Titicaca, only 14 km (9 mi) approx. of the city of Puno. The boat trip only takes 30 min. approx. to get to the nearest islands ... more than 85 in total!
  • "URU" is an ethnic group that lives in Lake Titicaca from previous civilizations (Aymaras, Lupacas, Incas and others). In fact, it is believed that they would be the first to populate the high Andean region around Lake Titicaca.
  • They were fishermen, hunters and gatherers of bird eggs that coexist with the inhabitants, who preferred to remain isolated from the most advanced civilizations on the mainland.
  • The Totora, aquatic plant of the lake, is a very important element in its daily life. They use it to feed the animals, build rafts, build houses, make fire, cook, etc.

Departure place

  • Puno: Pick up at hotel.
  • Confirm the operator, after your purchase, the place of pick up.
  • Additional cost for transfers to the port from hotels: Libertador, Eco Inn, Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inka, Jose Antonio and hotels in the village Chucuito and Hotel Mirador del Titicaca.

Itinerary


Day 1
PACHA TITICACA STANDAR
  • 7:00 am - Pick up from hotel and transfer to the port of Puno.
  • 7:15 am - Boarding to Taquile.
  • 8:00 am - Visit to the Uros Islands. Here we participate in a cultural demonstration and visit two (2) floating islands, designated by the authorities in charge of the place
  • 11:00 am - We arrive at a secondary port of the island of Taquile from where we are going to climb a gentle slope towards the main town.
  • This hike lasts about 1 hour. and during the tour, with the assistance of the guide, we will discover many aspects of local culture and history.
  • 1:00 pm - Lunch in a traditional village restaurant: Quinoa soup and fresh fish from the lake (Optional: Vegetarian menu).
  • 2:00 pm - After lunch begins the return to the main port of Taquile. The walk takes about 1 hour. passing the traditional route.
  • 2:30 pm - Departure time to Puno.
  • 5:00 pm - Arrival time and transfers to your hotel.
  • End of our service.

Includes

  • Transfer Hotel / Puerto de Puno / Hotel.
  • Shared tourist boat - Return to Puno.
  • Tickets islands Uros and Taquile.
  • Official guide in Spanish and English.
  • Traditional tourist lunch (Optional Vegetarian menu).

Not included

  • Boat ride on the island of Uros.
  • Gratuities for service.
  • Additional cost for transfers to the port from hotels: Libertador, Eco Inn, Casa Andina Private Collection, Posada del Inka, Jose Antonio and hotels in the village Chucuito and Hotel Mirador del Titicaca.

Activities

  • Natural Areas Visits (included)
  • Boat Rides (included)
  • Cultural visits (included)

Notes

  1. If you wish, you can hire a Private Guide at your service, which will allow you to know more in depth both islands. The guide will be at your side throughout the tour, making this tour more personalized, will only share the transport.
  2. The tours and trips made by this Operator have a low level of risk and difficulty and provide the necessary security.
  3. Any material loss or accidents is the responsibility of the customer.
  4. Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather issues (rain, mudslides, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
  5. Any cancellation of the service for the indicated reasons, does not apply return.
  6. The Itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety.

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