Island of the Uros and Taquile

Island of the Uros and Taquile

Tipo de excursión:

Boat ride, Culture.

Bueno para:

Those who enjoy the rides on boats.

Program Itinerary

The tour to the island of Uros and Taquile Island begins when our representative will pass through the respective hotels to take them to the port of Lake Titicaca. We will board a boat to go to our first visit the floating islands of the Uros, where we will make a walk knowing his people, their customs and their way of life. Our guide next to a resident of the same community explain about the customs of these islands who live for years in the altiplano.

The villagers displayed, how to make their homes, boats, with the material called totora, we will present their work, crafts, fabrics made by them and that they offer for their daily sustenance. Then to share a pleasant moment with the villagers, the women of the community recite songs in their native language, the Aymara, as a symbol of giving thanks for the visit.

Continuing the tour we boarded the boat and go to the Island of Taquile. The trip will last approximately one hour. Taquile Island is a large island that is characterized by its beautiful fabrics, here visitors can observe how the people of the island produces ponchos, belts, gloves and other clothing typical in the high Andes, all prepared by hand.

To be able to get to the top of the island, we are to walk by a beautiful path, somewhat inclined that offers spectacular views of the lake. Our group will have lunch in a typical restaurant, after lunch visitors will have free time to visit the workshops of tissues and take pictures with the islanders.

Later we descend toward the pier and we will embark on our return trip to Puno, arriving to the city at approximately 17:00 hours approximately.

The program includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel in Puno and transfer to the pier of Lake Titicaca.
  • River transport.
  • Tickets to Lake Titicaca.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Lunch on the island Taquile.
  • Transfer to your hotel.

It does not include:

  • Expenses extras.
  • Duration:
  • 10 hrs approximately.

To book call you to the following post:

Email: info@aventurasecotrekperu.com

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Cell phone: (051) 984 562266 – (051) 964 382540

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